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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.

Packaging and Design Students Stand Out Among the World’s Best at Global Competition

Mar 5, 2018

SAN LUIS OBISPO — Teams of Cal Poly packaging, business, and design students received two of the top three awards at the 2017 World Packaging Organisation (WPO) WorldStar International Packaging Design Student Competition that featured innovative package designs from university students from more than two dozen nations.

In addition, two other Cal Poly teams received WorldStar Student Certificates of Merit given to the next 10 highest scoring entries.

The Cal Poly students were honored for designing creative, functional and eye-catching packaging systems for food, healthcare and sports products. The interdisciplinary teams combined industrial technology and packaging students with art and design students to develop a physical prototype of their product complete with branded graphics.


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