CSSSA College Connection Visits Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts

Marshall Ayers College, Drawing & Painting, Getting Into College, High School, Sponsors, Student Resources, Summer Program, Visual Arts, Visual Arts

Meet Chuck Chuck Alston attended California State Summer School for the Arts (CSSSA) in 2013 and studied painting. He is currently a freshman at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA) in Philadelphia. Growing up in Richmond, CA in the San Francisco Bay Area, Chuck knew from a very young age that art was part of his identity and …

Your College Application Super Power for Artists (and everyone else)

Mo Hyman Getting Into College, How To, Parent/Educator, Performing Arts, Student Resources, Tips, Visual Arts

The college application process can be challenging, but not if you know what your super power is and how to use it. So you know how X-Man Scott Summers — or Cyclops — has these really powerful laser eyes that he can’t control until he puts on those glasses that kind of look like the ones Geordi La Forge from …

CSSSA People – Pablo Lopez

Heidi Kershaw Acting, College, Conservatory, High School, Performing Arts, Performing Arts, Playwriting, Sponsors, Summer Program

“Being an artist is such a lucky thing to be.” Meet Pablo! Pablo Lopez attended the California State Summer School for the Arts (CSSSA) Theater program in 2012. As a high school student, he didn’t know what to expect from the experience, but he was open to whatever was going to happen that summer. He admits, “Little did I know …

Career Pathways in Arts And Technology With Eddie Lee

Marshall Ayers 3D (Gaming & Printing), Career Advice, Get a Life in the Arts, High School, Internships, Sponsors, Student Resources, Visual Arts

You like music. You like art. You like tech. How can you learn what a career pathway in the arts and technology is really like while you are still in high school? Take a play from Eddie Lee. Eddie was born and raised in Los Angeles, California. He has a deep passion for real-time graphics technology and a fascination in mending …

Want to Get a Life in the Arts? 7 Things You Need Now

Marshall Ayers Career Advice, Getting Started, High School, Performing Arts, Performing Arts, Sponsors, Student Resources, Tips, Visual Arts, Visual Arts

The Armory Relaunches Get a Life in the Arts by Janine Christiano Every artist has particular tools they use to create their art and express themselves…pencils, brushes, a laptop, pedals, bows, etc. There are also personal, behavioral tools that every young artist should start to acquire if they want a successful career in the arts. Here they are in no …