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
“Field Notes,” UC Davis first year master of fine arts students exhibition. May 5 – May 25, Beatnik Studios, 723 S St., Sacramento
Work by first year MFA artists, Noah Greene, Emily Clark-Kramer, Doug Loree, Joy Miller, Jodi Connelly, Ryan Meyer, Tavarus Blackmon and Darcy Padilla, make up “Field Notes.” The artists work in many and across mediums including painting, sculpture, photography, installation, video and performance.
Sondra Perry is an interdisciplinary artist who works in video, installation, computer-based media and performance. She has been in exhibitions at the Museum of Modern Art/PS1, New York, Seattle Art Museum, Brooklyn Museum, Studio Museum in Harlem and Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.
WHEN: Thu., May 18 @ 4:30 p.m.
WHERE: Manetti Shrem Museum, Community Education Room
Sondra Perry’s appearance is sponsored by Art Studio, Cinema and Digital Media and the Jan Shrem and Maria Manetti Shrem Museum.
Art Historian Shahar Marnin Distelfeld, Professor at Zefat Academic College and currently a Visiting Scholar in the History Department at UC Davis, will discuss the role of women in the field of botanical drawing.
When: Tuesday, May 23, 2017 from 12-1:15 pm
Where: Andrews Conference Room, 2203 Social Science and Humanities Building
Sponsored by Jewish Studies, the History Department, the Art History Program and the Center for Plant Diversity and Herbarium at UC Davis.
Expanding on the tradition of the Art Studio program’s annual show, this exhibition highlights the dynamic nature of UC Davis’ graduate programs in the arts and humanities. “from this point forward” features 28 graduate students from seven departments including Art History, Art Studio, Creative Writing, Design, History, Music, and Theater and Dance, are featured in this unique multi-disciplinary exhibition.
If you’ve been thinking about getting a job or internship, now is the time to start! This workshop will provide valuable information on how to start your search for a job or internship. Registration is not required. arts.ucdavis.edu
***This workshop will count toward the mandatory requirement for seniors.***
The Annual Art History Graduate Colloquium provides the Art History MA candidates with an opportunity to present their research projects. The subjects to be discussed cover various visual material spanning from the seventeenth to the twenty-first century. The topics of discussion include: Chinese Buddhist painting, the Fountain of Four Rivers obelisk, the Metropolitan Museum, transgenerational trauma, craft activism, and cannibalism in Latin American art.
The UC Davis Department of Art and Art History’s Art Studio Visiting Artist Lecture series brings artists, writers and curators to campus. All presentations are free and take place at 4:30 p.m. With the exception of the Nov. 3 lecture all will take place at the new Jan Shrem and Maria Manetti Shrem Museum of Art at UC Davis. The Nov. 3 lecture will be held in Room 107 of the Art Annex.
The Art Building is located on Hutchison Drive, about halfway between the Memorial Union and Mrak Hall on the UC Davis campus. There is limited parking behind the building, but there is visitor parking nearby, across the Arboretum in lot VP5.