Stephen Westfall received his MFA in 1978 from the University of California, Santa Barbara. His work has been exhibited regularly in the United States and abroad and has been widely reviewed. He is represented by Lennon, Weinberg Gallery in New York. Westfall was recently awarded the Rome Prize Fellowship, and previously the Guggenheim Foundation Fellowship and the Nancy Graves Foundation Grant.
Spring quarter the Basement Gallery celebrates the creativity of the Department of Art and Art History’s students with a rotating “Art Studio Senior Shows.” Each week throughout the quarter the work of a different series of artists is featured. The exhibition is free and open to all.
Basement Gallery hours: Mon-Fri, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
“Senior Shows” Schedule of Exhibiting Artists
April 8-13: Elena Peters
April 15-20: Jamie Cook, Emiko Ogasawara, Jason Pestana
“Who Is U.S?” explores and honors the diverse identities of artists in America. This timely exhibition opens on Inauguration Day, Friday, Jan. 20 at 7 p.m. in the Basement Gallery on the lower level of the Art Building. The exhibition is free and open to all.
The Davis Art Salon is a contest for the local art community created and hosted by the Art History Club.
Here is how it goes….
As a club we choose a theme for the salon-style show.
We advertise and receive submissions from the local community.
We put together a show of around 15 artists.
The local art community votes for their favorite piece.
The winner gets a two-week solo show organized by the club.
We start all over again next quarter!