CalArts graphic designers create a body of work that is uniquely individual.

BFA 4

BFA 3

BFA 2

BFA 1

MFA 2

MFA 1

PMFA

  • Caihui Chen
  • Makena Janssen
  • Quinglin Jin
  • Zhen Lu
  • Austin Prouty
  • Luyao Zhang
Portraits of the CalArts graphic design student

At CalArts, students take the lead.

The design department has a long history of student-led initiatives. Many have become annual traditions...

T-shirt Show 2019

T-Shirt Show

BFA3 students host the T-Shirt Show, an annual fundraiser for the department. Students, alumni, and faculty are invited to submit designs, which are printed and sold at the event.

More about last year's T-Shirt Show
Print Fair 2018

Print Fair

BFA2 students host the Print Fair, an annual event where students and other vendors sell their work. Proceeds go directly to the makers.

More about last year's Print Fair

Mosho

BFA4 students curate and produce the annual Motion Show, which features motion design created throughout the year. Students, faculty, and recruiters gather in the Bijou Theater for a night of kooky, wild, and breathtaking visual work.

More about last year's Mosho
End of the Year Show 2019

End of Year Show

BFA 3, 4, and MFA students collaborate to design an annual gallery show, which showcases the work of all the graphic design students in the department.

More about last year's End of Year Show
CACA Group Photo

CACA

CalArts Collage Association is a student-run club where designers gather to make collages out of scrap materials.

CACA on Instagram
CUT Experimental Type

CUT

CalArts Unlicensed Typography (CUT) is a brand new club started by BFA3 students. Students meet to make experimental type using uncommon methodologies.

CUT on Instagram

CalArts graphic design alumni help create our visual culture.

Our alumni work for prominent creative studios worldwide, and many lead their own companies. Below are a few notable designers who studied at CalArts.

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