Ed Ruscha plans on enrolling at ArtCenter College of Design in Los Angeles, but the student quota is full. Ruscha attends Chouinard Art Institute instead.
Stephen Prina teaches at the ArtCenter College of Design in Pasadena.
Jorge Pardo attends the ArtCenter College of Design in Pasadena, where Mike Kelley and Stephen Prina are his teachers.
Mike Kelley accepts a teaching position at the ArtCenter College of Design in Pasadena alongside Richard Hawkins and Stephen Prina.
Aaron Curry and Sterling Ruby move to California to get their MFAs at the ArtCenter College of Design in Pasadena, where Richard Hawkins and Mike Kelley are teachers. Ruby cites Kelley and the exhibition Helter Skelter as reasons he moved to California.
Sterling Ruby has a solo exhibition at the ArtCenter titled Reconfiguration of Monument to Interiority: Learned Helplessness in Students.
Sterling Ruby retroactively receives his MFA from ArtCenter when Diana Thater takes over as chair of the graduate department.
Aaron Curry Mike Kelley Jorge Pardo Stephen Prina Sterling Ruby Ed Ruscha Art Institute of Chicago California Chouinard Los Angeles Pasadena Helter Skelter
Douglas Huebler Mike Kelley Mary Kelly Cary Loren Stephen Prina Jim Shaw Ann Arbor ArtCenter CalArts California Detroit Los Angeles Michigan Pasadena University of Michigan Destroy All Monsters Helter Skelter
Aaron Curry Mike Kelley Amanda Ross-Ho Sterling Ruby Art Institute of Chicago ArtCenter California Chicago Los Angeles MCA Chicago Pasadena SAIC USC
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