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Art Center in the News, July 2013

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Alumnus Jim Root, art director at Cramer-Kasselt, was featured in the Milwaukee Wisconsin Journal Sentinel.

From fuel efficiency standards changing the look of your car to top ranked film schools, from Gibson Guitartown to backyard beehive designs – here’s where you can catch up on any Art Center news you may have missed with our latest media roundup.

The Hollywood Reporter, “The Hollywood Reporter Unveils the Top 25 Film Schools of 2013” July 31, 2013: Art Center moves up from #23 to #15 in  annual film school ranking.

The New York Times, “Carlab Mixes Natural Gas and Gasoline for More Efficient Vehicle”  July 9, 2013: Transportation Design instructor Eric Noble featured throughout the Wheels blog about rethinking the size of the natural gas tank.

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Grants to Benefit Scholarship, Williamson Gallery

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Long-time Art Center supporters the Pasadena Art Alliance (PAA) has announced that they are graciously awarding the College grants totaling $30,000. These grants will benefit the Pasadena Art Alliance scholarship, which supports undergraduate Fine Art students, as well as Williamson Gallery exhibitions in 2011.

Since 1955, the PAA has raised millions of dollars to support contemporary visual art in Southern California. All monies raised through the PAA’s fundraising, including its biennial art auction, go directly to the grants program. With each grant, the PAA hopes to encourage the creativity of the human spirit, and to enrich the cultural life of the Pasadena community.

Art Center has been a recipient of Pasadena Art Alliance grants since 1976, with totals gifts exceeding $620,000.

“These grants from the PAA have made a tremendous impact on our programs here at the College,” says Vice President and Director of the Williamson Gallery Stephen Nowlin. “Fine Art Department Chair Laurence Dreiband and I are both grateful and honored to have partnered with this important organization over the years.”