Christopher Woodcock (MA 2010) will be participating in “Common Ground: a Celebration of Our National Parks” at the David Brower Center.
For its 2016 juried show, the David Brower Center presents Common Ground: A Celebration of Our National Parks, celebrating the hundredth anniversary of the National Park System and our parks as seen through the eyes of twenty Bay Area artists. Join us for a beer & wine reception, free and open to the public.
Opening reception: Friday, May 20, 2016 from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Recognized as a portrait and landscape photographer, Jonathan Sprague, MFA class of 2015, is among the artists whose work is featured in I’ll Tell You Later, Graduate Fellows Exhibition at the Headlands Center for the Arts in Sausalito. Opening on May 15 at noon, Sprague is one of seven emerging artists showcased in the show.
I’ll Tell You Later, Graduate Fellows Exhibition, Headlands Center for the Arts, May 15-June 5, Opening Reception: Sunday, May 15, 12–5pm. Hours: Sunday-Thursday: 12–5pm Free
UC Davis Art Studio alumna Sofia Lacin along with artistic partner, Hennessy Christophel, recently finished a vast mural which covers 70,000 square feet on the underside of US Route 50 between 6th and 7th Streets — making it Sacramento’s largest outdoor mural.
For one night only, CuriOdyssey will celebrate science, technology, engineering, art, and math in “STEAM.” On Friday, March 18 from 6-9 pm, join Joyce Nojima (MFA 2014) and contribute to her dream catcher installation.
Additional participants include Kinetech Arts, Museum of Craft + Design and the Bay Area Garden Railway Society.
Tickets are $15 for non-members and $10 for members.
Hedwig Brouckaert (MFA 2005) is participating in the group exhibition offspace.xyz, a curatorial project by Maxime Van Melkebeke in NYC. offspace.xyz will run from January 15 – March 3, 2016 during a residency in artist Anouk Kruithof’s studio at 195 Chrystie Street, New York.
offspace.xyz is an online exhibition available 24/7 but Brouckaert’s work, “In the Presence of Absence,” will display January 27, February 6, February 13, February 16 and other days to be announced.
Lisa Rybovich Crallé (MFA 2011) and collaborator, Sophia Wang, are presenting a new art/movement piece that starts at 8 PM and will last approximately twenty minutes. Their work is part of the free Community day marking the opening of BAMPFA, the visual arts center of the University of California, Berkeley.
Julia Elsas (MFA 2009) will participate in The Drawing Center’s Basement Performances on February 6, 2016. The performance, in collaboration with Kenry Wollesen and curated by John Zorn, will present handmade one-of-a-kind instruments and multiple video projections.
Art Studio alumna Juliana Paciulli (MFA 2004) has a new exhibition, “Uh-Huh,” opening January 16 at Greene Exhibitions. In her second solo exhibition at Greene Exhibitions, Paciulli advances her examination of the complex psychological relationship between women and popular culture with a new series of photographs, video, and three-dimensional objects that employ the language of the absurd.
Jessica Wimbley (MFA 2005) has co-curated a new exhibition entitled “Biomythography: Currency” for Eastside International. Participating artists include Albert Lopez Jr., Marton Robinson and Glen Wilson. This exhibition runs from November 14 to December 12, 2015.
Photos from a recent trip to London, where Art Studio Faculty, Gina Werfel and Hearne Pardee, visited the four scholarship-winning UCD students who are currently attending the Drawing Intensive Program at London’s Royal Drawing School. The faculty enjoyed their time with the students and shared these photos showing the students’ work.
Inspired by the biblical exhortation of Deuteronomy (16:20) to “pursue justice and justice alone,” The Contemporary Jewish Museum’s new exhibit ”Chasing Justice” features the work of Arnold Mesches, Johanna (Joby) Barron (MFA 2010), and Robbin Henderson, three artists of Jewish heritage who have, through activism, research, and engagement with the government, produced bodies of work that explore different approaches to this Jewish commitment.
“Making Waves” is creating a statement that challenges viewers’ eyes and minds. In this show, Hong combine long hair (her identity) with nature (water, wind and Kansas prairie) to present 6 large charcoal drawings that reflect traditional skills and contemporary ideas.
Sarah Chan (MFA 2016) participated in the group exhibition “Hi/Lo” at the Embark Gallery in San Francisco.
Inspired by the rapid economic changes in San Francisco, “Hi/Lo” aimed to challenge extant systems of value, exposing disparities and fallacies. Artworks feature elevation of “low” materials, address trappings of wealth and venerate the domestic sphere.
Angela Willetts (MFA 2016) participated in the group exhibition “This is Not a Painting” at the Embark Gallery in San Francisco.
“Painting is king. Painting is dead. We’ve heard it all before. This exhibit aims to showcase radical painting practices that challenge contemporary discourse surrounding the medium. “This is Not a Painting” shows artworks that push boundaries, shatter expectations and expand the definition of painting as we understand it today.”