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The Department of Art will host its Change of Major meeting for Spring 2021 on February 16 at 12 p.m.
February 16, 2021

Considering changing your major to visual communication design (VCD) or art history in Spring 2021? Attend the Change of Major meeting organized by the Department of Art. 

Change of Major Meeting - Department of Art
Tuesday, February 16 | 12 p.m. (PST)

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Art department lecturer Jaime Scholnick (Courtesy of Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority)

Art department lecturer Jaime Scholnick returns to Leimert Park with some serious history.

The neighborhood was a beloved refuge during her grad school days. It was also there that she met and cultivated a mentorship under artist/community organizer...

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Rhythm & Hues: Artist Meet & Greet on Sept. 26 at the Bronco Student Center
September 26, 2019

For his first solo exhibition, visual communication design student Ethan Moll wants you to experience synesthia – that peculiar condition in which one of the five senses is simultaneously perceived by at least one other.

Rhythm & Hues is a collection of paintings...

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VCD major Carlos Aceytuno with his original sketch of the 2019 Cal Poly Universities Rose Float (Image by Tom Zasadzinski)

Cal Poly Universities Rose Float "Far Out Frequencies," designed by visual communication design major Carlos Aceytuno, won the Extraordinaire Award at the 130th Tournament of Roses Parade on Jan. 1.

The Cal Poly Rose Float, a collaboration between Cal Poly Pomona and Cal Poly San Luis...

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April 27, 2019

Poly-kroma 2019, celebrating Fine Arts and Visual Communication Design on the Cal Poly Pomona campus with its 2D3D Juried Student Art Exhibition, and Industry Day—a Senior Student Visual Communication Design portfolio showcase event and exhibition, all held held at the W. Keith and...

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April 29, 2019
ART 352 students pitch their design ideas to a Sowing Seeds for Life representative (Image by Sooyun Im)

In Spring 2018, Professor Sooyun Im's ART 352 (Graphic Design II) integrated a service project with the support of Cal Poly Pomona's Center for Community Engagement. The challenge: a branding campaign for La Verne-based nonprofit...

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"Fragile Nature," by Ann Phong (2017)
November 8, 2018

Lecturer Ann Phong from the Department of Art will kick off her latest art exhibition on Thursday, Nov. 8 at The Muckenthaler Cultural Center with a celebratory gallery opening. Admission is free.

Phong's art explores her trans-Pacific journey from Vietnam to California. Her works...

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Daigo Daikoku, art director and graphic design of his eponymous design institute, will give a lecture on Nov. 8
November 8, 2018

Daigo Daikoku, art director and graphic design of his eponymous design institute, will give a lecture about his holistic approach to design. His lecture, sponsored by the Cal Poly Pomona chapter of AIGA, is scheduled 12 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 8 at the Building 7 Atrium. The lecture is open to...

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"May We Suggest" by Associate Professor Alison Pearlman (Department of Art), available on Oct. 16, 2018
October 27, 2018

Alison Pearlman, professor of Art History, will give a gallery talk and sign copies of her latest book, "May We Suggest: Restaurant Menus and the Art of Persuasion" at the Pacific Food & Beverage Museum on Saturday, Oct. 27.

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Intellectual Property Workshop - Oct. 23, 2018
October 23, 2018

What is intellectual property? This workshop will explain how intangible products of human creativity and intellect are considered property that can be owned exclusively and protected by laws.

Sadiq Shah, Ph.D., AVP of Research, Innovation and Economic Development at...

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Associate Professor Alison Pearlman will be talking about her latest book with Los Angeles Magazine Food Editor Garrett Snyder
October 20, 2018

Come hungry to Now Serving Cookbook and Culinary Shop when Associate Professor Alison Pearlman sits down for a conversation with Garrett Snyder of Los Angeles Magazine.

What's on the menu is the menu: Pearlman's latest...

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"May We Suggest" by Associate Professor Alison Pearlman (Department of Art), available on Oct. 16, 2018

Professor Alison Pearlman visited more than 60 restaurants in the Greater Los Angeles area for May We Suggest: Restaurant Menus and the Art of Persuasion, a delectable exploration of how the design of a physical menu influence our dining experiences, choices and, ultimately, our...

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Design for Good: CPP 24-hour design-a-thon

At the end of this month, Cal Poly Pomona’s student chapter of AIGA (American Institute of Graphic Arts) is partnering with AIGA-Long Beach to host CPP’s first design-a-thon, Design For Good. For 24 hours from Jan. 26 to Jan. 27, participants will design visual materials...

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Art History Lecture, Department of Art
January 25, 2018

Paris Past and Present: Insights from New Technology in the Humanities

Paris Past and Present, a collaborative, web‑based research project, aims to revive the medieval city of Paris in 4D by resurrecting its lost monuments through digital...

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CPP AIGA Winter 2018 Events

From professional lectures and fundraisers, to art shows and a trek to South by Southwest, CPP AIGA has a full lineup of events open to all art department and ENV students.

Highlights include:

  • Jan. 23: A special lecture featuring illustrator/visual artist...
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Design for Good: CPP 24-hour design-a-thon
January 19, 2018

Calling creative thinkers! Design for Good, Cal Poly Pomona's first 24-hour design-a-thon is seeking participants to design visual materials for two local non-profits: the university’s ...

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