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Come visit us during Cal Poly's Open House event

Apr 13, 2018

Cal Poly's 25th Annual Open House will be held April 12–14, 2018. This event welcomes prospective students, their families, Cal Poly alumni, and the San Luis Obispo community to get a glimpse into life as a Mustang. Art & Design related events are listed below in blue. For more events, view the full College of Liberal Arts (CLA) Open House Schedule.

.RAW Magazine

Check out .RAW magazine!

Apr 12, 2018

.RAW magazine is a collaboration between Cal Poly Art & Design students with the aim to showcase contemporary image making across disciplines such as photography, design, and studio. The magazine is meant to inspire, inform, and incorporate ideas old and new in an image-saturated world. How do you view the world and how does the world view you? Create to relate.

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Art & Design Lecturer creates game to engage art students in the current art market

Mar 16, 2018

Students in Art History – Art Since 1945 (ART 315) participate in a virtual art market through a game created by Cal Poly lecturer Matthew Fisk.

The game gives students a chance to participate in a virtual world of buying and selling art as well as building an art collection for clients. 

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'Lives Well Lived' showing at the Palm Theater

Mar 16, 2018

Sky Bergman's inspiring 'Lives Well Lived' documentary is now showing at the Palm Theater in San Luis Obispo until March 29, 2018. More screenings all over the nation are being added daily. 

Questions with an Educator: Sky Bergman

Mar 5, 2018

This week’s Questions with an Educator features Sky Bergman.

Sky is a commercial photographer as well as a Professor of Photography at Cal Poly State University in San Luis Obispo, CA. Her fine art work is included in permanent collections at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Brooklyn Museum, Seattle Art Museum, Santa Barbara Museum of Art, and the Bibliothèque Nationale de France. Her commercial work has appeared on book covers for Random House and Farrar, Straus & Girouz Inc., and magazine spreads in Smithsonian, Arthur Frommer’s Budget Travel, Reader’s Digest, and Archaeology Odyssey. Here, Sky shares a bit about her experience as a photography educator, and the advice she commonly shares with her students. Sky’s Film “Lives Well Lived” is currently in theatrical release across the country, so take a look at the film’s description at the end of this article.


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