The Center for Creativity and the Arts  

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Welcome to the Center for Creativity and the Arts (CCA) at Fresno State. CCA is California's Central Valley's leading interdisciplinary institute for the arts.  

CCA is a collaboration and dialogue across the university's colleges and disciplines; the Central Valley's multicultural roots, cultures, and industries; and local K-12 arts education affiliates. Serving a diverse university and regional community, CCA engages the public through innovative art exhibitions, university-wide programming and curricula, and community events.

Our goal is for the university and the community to be partners that partake in an active conversation on the arts, why the arts matter, and how the arts can enrich our lives. 

This March and April: 


We are very pleased to welcome our visiting artist, Cannupa Hanska Luger! He will be with us through April 7th and we want to invite you all to join us in working with this artist.

The artist  will be working on his commission and exhibit pieces on campus and he has invited students and the public to participate.

Cannupa Hanska Luger will be working during open lab hours: 10-12am and 1-3pm on Mon. (3/27), Wed. (3/29),  and Mon. (4/3) at the ceramics lab in the Art Department.

Spread the word about this great opportunity! Everyone is welcome, even if they are not a student.

For more information please click the link here for our press release HERE.

For more information on participating please email


California & Mesoamerican Native Art and Archeology Colloquium

  • April 20th- The Indigenous Heritage of the Central Valley: From First Californians to Mesoamerican Diaspora. 2pm-4pm Conley Art 101. Parking code for free parking: 261726

jamie show

CCA is co-sponsoring the reception for Dean's Medal nominee, Jamie Boley's M.A. Graduate Exhibition - Standing in the Gap of here and in between

  • March 30- Opening reception for Jamie Boley's graduate exhibit 5pm-8pm. Parking Code for free parking during reception: 262714
  • March 30- April 7- The show will be exhibited at the Phebe Conley Art Gallery on the Fresno State campus in the Conley Art Building. Gallery Hours: Mon-Fri 10am-4pm