The Living Earth Show presents: Luciano Chessa’s “Squeeze! Squeeze! Squeeze!” If Michael Gordon’s Timber, one of Luigi Russolo’s futurist noise intoners, and Captain Ahab had a ménage à trois in a dentist’s office, the resultant surreal, minimalist, psychosexual, microtonal tour-de-force of a music-baby would be Luciano Chessa’s Squeeze! Squeeze! Squeeze!: A Meditation Over Chapter 94 of Herman Melvilles Moby Dick, commissioned for and performed by Bay Area extreme chamber music iconoclasts The Living Earth Show.
Hedwig Brouckaert (MFA 2005) will participate in a 2-person exhibition with Vanessa Albury at the Clara M. Eagle Gallery at Murray State University. The exhibiton will run from November 18, 2016 to February 2, 2017.
Hedwig Brouckaert (MFA 2005) has curated “Liminal Lyrics” at Kunstraum in Brooklyn. The exhibition runs from October 16 to November 20, 2016. Artists showing in “Liminal Lyrics” include Hedwig, Lucy Puls, Nelleke Beltjens (MFA 2001), Carol Hepper, Taney Roniger, Sofie Muller, Alexander Gorlizki, Stephanie Leblon, Max Razdow and Bart Stille.
20 Grand Avenue, Space 509
Brooklyn, NY 11205
“Paper Pushers,” an exhibition curated by Mel Prest and Rob de Oude, will be on display at Trestle Gallery in Brooklyn from September 23 to November 4, 2016.
In addition to Hedwig (MFA 2005), Sarah Bednarek, Joan Grubin, Nils Karsten, Paul Loughney, Francesca Pastine, Zachary Royer Scholz, Viviane Rombaldi Seppey, Oriane Stender and Lawrence Swan are participating.
Two UC Davis master of fine arts graduates, Lisa Rybovich Crallé (2012) and Richard Haley (2007), have exhibitions at the Verge Center for the Arts in Sacramento.
“Bangles” by Crallé fills the vertical space of the gallery with an immersive installation comprised of large, suspended sculptures made of pleather, cloth and artificial hair. Crallé’s sculptures reduce the human figure to its most basic linear form, adorning the gallery like architectural jewelry. She lives in the San Francisco Bay area.
Lisa Rybovich Crallé (MFA 2011) and collaborator, Sophia Wang, bring back “Heavy Breathing!” The series Sophia Wang and Lisa launched last summer, returns this year in partnership with the Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive (BAMPFA). They will be organizing six monthly events from June through November, featuring artists: Stephanie Syjuco, Jacqueline Kiyomi Gordon, Olive McKeon, Sofía Córdova, Cassie Thornton, and Chris Sollars.
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.