CalArts Alumni Magazine

Issue 6


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Alumnx Services

Alumnx and current students pose during the 2019 CalArts Weekend, our annual homecoming. Back: Eloy Neira (MFA 16, MA 19), Martin Velez (MFA 16), Pablo Leñero (BFA 19), David Velazco (BFA Candidate), Emilia Desiré Moscoso Borja (MFA 19). Front: Diana Soto Teixeira (MFA 19), Susana Pineda Correa (MFA Candidate), Kevin McClellan (MFA Candidate), Johnny Miguel (BFA Candidate).

CalArts provides alumnx with wide-ranging support aimed at fostering professional development through training, funding, events, grants, mentorship programs, discounts, and other perks. The list below outlines services and programs available for you. If you have any questions, please contact us at 661-222-2742 or Benefits—More than 20 perks are available for alumnx, including discounts for…


CalArts Weekend 2019: Despite Fires CalArtians Reunite

CalArts Sharon Disney Lund School of Dance - Open House Dance Concert 2019

Noah Swiler (Theater 81) sat in the Main Gallery, his arms folded, leaning back in his chair as he gazed out at the crowd with a mix of nostalgia and giddy enthusiasm. “I haven’t been back here since 1982,” he said. “This was the site of an infamous Halloween party, but I also remember sitting behind…


CalArtsX Auctions Art for CAP

“My father built flying saucers in the front yard as I was growing up.” –Esther Pearl Watson  Alumni Donate Work to Benefit Community Arts Partnership The fourth annual CalArtsX Benefit Auction celebrated support for the Institute’s CalArts Community Arts Partnership (CAP), which offers free arts instruction for Los Angeles County students aged 6 through 18….



CalArts Graduation 2019

Images from 2019’s commencement ceremonies: a raucous celebration of creative freedom….


Harmony Frederick, Director of Alumnx & Family Engagement

Harmony Frederick, Director of Alumnx & Family Engagement in her Office

Dear Alumnx, Families, and Friends, In September 2019, it was my pleasure to join CalArts as the new Director of Alumnx and Family Engagement. The past few months have been a time of exploration as I learn more about what it means to be a part of the CalArts family. I have loved walking around…