Ralph Rugoff, director of the CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, has accepted the position of director of the Hayward Gallery at the South Bank Centre in London, England. The Hayward Gallery is a popular London venue for the exhibition of contemporary art. Rugoff, who has been director of the CCA Wattis Institute since 2000, will leave California College of the Arts after the spring 2006 semester. Rugoff recently won the inaugural Ordway Prize in the category of arts writer and/or curator from the Penny McCall Foundation, an unrestricted monetary award of $100,000.

- Meredith Tromble [Wednesday, February 15th, 2006]


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