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
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.
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.
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.