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Shiva Ahmadi has been awarded the Civitella Raineri Art Residency in Italy. This residency, which runs from June 14 to July 23, 2018, has hosted over 800 Fellows and Director’s Guests at its 15th century castle in Umbria since its founding in 1995.
Fellows receive a six-week stay of self directed studio work and time. Each period brings together 12-14 accomplished international artists, writers and composers at emerging and established moments in their careers.
“Notebooks of a Body,” UC Davis first year master of fine arts students exhibition, will be held at the Verge Center for the Arts, 625 S St, Sacramento, June 1 – Aug. 12.
Work by first year MFA artists, Bailey Anderson, Julian Childs-Walker, Adam Cochran, Rachel Deane, Sarah Frieberg, Brooklynn Johnson and Nathan Smith, make up “Notebooks of a Body.” The artists work in many and across mediums including painting, sculpture, photography, installation, video and performance.
At the edge of campus, beneath the first floor of the Art Building, is a unique and hidden pocket of the university unknown to most UC Davis students: the Basement Gallery, a space run entirely by students for students.
Congratulations to Annabeth Rosen for her inclusion in San Francisco’s Contemporary Jewish Museum’s exhibition, “Contraption: Rediscovering California Jewish Artists.” The show runs Feb. 22 through July 29.
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.