This annual installation, timed to coincide with UC Davis Picnic Day, is a lively survey of undergraduate student talent and creativity that reflects the multi-disciplinary breadth of the Department of Design.
Opening Reception and Curator's Talk Thursday, January 24, 6–8 p.m Museum Walk with Curator Sunday, January 27, 2-4 p.m
Featuring stunning examples from the UC Davis Design Collection, this exhibition of global ethnographic and contemporary textile design coincides with the book Textiles: The Art of Mankind by Mary Schoeser, published by Thames and Hudson in December 2012.Over 200 objects from the design collection are illustrated in the book, underscoring the significance and importance of the collection as a teaching and research resource.From identity to ingenuity, societies to environment, the viewer will see how textiles comm
This remarkable assemblage of silkscreen prints and posters represents the best in visual communication and artistry from California’s Latino/a printmaking community. Spanning the decades conveys powerful Serigrafía from the 1970’s to topics of concern today, images and typographic messages ranging from political and economic to social and cultural. Part of the exhibition will highlight the TANA community art workshop, conceived and operated by the UC Davis Department of Chicana/o Studies.
Illuminating both an historical and contemporary perspective on the natural and human forces that have shaped the current landscape of California, IGNITE! The Art of Sustainability presents original artworks by California’s foremost contemporary artists who have long focused their work on issues of the environment and sustainability. These artists communicate a heightened connection to their natural surroundings through rich imagery using a variety of media from the traditional (photographs, painting, and video) to the unnerving (smog particulate matter on porcelain).