March 17, 2019
'Star Trek' Gets Three Limited Edition Fine Art Prints From Bye Bye, Robot
Artist Cliff Cramp has created three new pieces of art inspired by Star Trek: The Original Seriesand Star Trek: The Next Generation.
August 11, 2018
Cliff Cramp: Arts & Entertainment Exhibit Video Review
Artist Cliff Cramp has created illustrations for Dark Horse Comics, Lucasfilm, Nickelodeon and Penguin Random House, among many others. Cliff Cramp: Art & Entertainment offers a brief examination of the artist’s work in both traditional and digital media and highlights the work of California State University, Fullerton alumni who studied under him during his tenure as a professor of illustration.
April 13, 2017
Most of us remember the first time we saw “Star Wars.” Its iconic imagery is etched in our collective mind’s eye forever.
CSUF art professor Cliff Cramp is now tasked with conjuring up those images in paint. He recently signed a licensing deal for fine art based on “Star Wars,” “Indiana Jones,” “Firefly” and “Halo.”
Professor of art Cliff Cramp’s cover illustration of the “Blake Edwards’ The Pink Panther” film series on Blu-ray is the latest of a long list of cover art that he has created for books and TV and film collections. Others include the Blu-ray collection of “Star Wars: The Complete Saga” and the DVD set of “All in the Family: The Complete Series.”
Exploring the influence of Philip K. Dick in science fiction — and his connection to Cal State Fullerton — are the topics of “Philip K. Dick: Here and Now,” on display through June 16 at the Pollak Library’s Salz Pollak Atrium Gallery.
Co-curators Cliff Cramp, professor of art, and David Sandner, professor of English, comparative literature and linguistics, teamed up with their students for an exhibition that highlights some of the author’s books, manuscripts and correspondence — housed at the library’s University Archives & Special Collections — and 59 faculty and student illustrations.
Philip K. Dick revealed a playful sense of humor in a 1973 letter to the Pollak Library’s University Archives and Special Collections, where alternate worlds, alien beings and scholarly pursuits had begun to converge a few years earlier.
Illustrator Cliff Cramp has worked with Lucasfilm, 20th Century Fox, Disney and Nickelodeon – but some of his most exciting moments are when he walks through his classroom doors at Cal State Fullerton to meet his new students each semester.
It sounds like the beginning of a joke, but in fact it’s the true story of an inspiring collaboration at Cal State Fullerton that has resulted in the just-launched exhibit and speakers series celebrating the 50th anniversary of the publication of Frank Herbert’s classic science fiction novel, “Dune.” (Well, a true story, minus the bar.)
ART PROFESSOR CLIFF CRAMP NAMED A COREL PAINTER MASTER
August 01, 2013
Real-World Experience: WORKING AS PROFESSIONALS, FACULTY BRING LESSONS TO LIFE
ringing current, cutting-edge industry information into the classroom, a significant number of Cal State Fullerton faculty members work in their professions while teaching at the University. Here's a look at several CSUF faculty members who hone their expertise on the front lines, and enhance student learning through sharing their firsthand experiences and leveraging their network of professional contacts.
In the West Gallery of the CSUF Pollak Library, the exhibit, Illustration: The Creative Process, featuring six Cal State Fullerton illustration faculty, reveals the seldom seen: thumbnails, sketches, pictorial research, color studies, tools, and techniques that lead from budding visual concepts to final illustrations.
Have you ever wondered what inspired the images on your favorite album covers? With Uncovered, we discuss the stories behind the artwork with the people who made them. This week, we talk with Cliff Cramp, the artist responsible for the cover of the new Plain White T’salbum, The Wonders of the Younger.