In harmony with other venues on the UC Davis campus and across
the state of California, The Arts departments are committed to
providing as safe an experience as possible to our greater
community—and will do so until state or county guidelines are
The California Studio: Manetti Shrem Artist Residencies at UC
Davis presents contemporary forms of practice and approaches to
studio art education. The program brings a group of visiting
artists to the Department of Art and Art History every year.
We, the faculty in Art
Studio, stand with our community of students, faculty,
staff, researchers and colleagues to uphold our commitment
to listen, learn and to take action against social
injustice. We pledge to act in solidarity with those
who seek to end racism and achieve equity and justice for
The UC Davis Department of Art and Art History at UC Davis offers
a Bachelor of Arts in Art Studio with a broad range of studio
courses providing hands-on practice including painting,
sculpture, drawing, photography, ceramics, printmaking, and
The Basement Gallery would like to present the first show of
winter quarter, “Year 3000: The Simulation!” and announce an open
call for submissions.
The deadline to submit artwork is January 28th at 11:59PM.
“Year 3000″ will open February 4, 2022.
Jennifer Packer is a painter known for her portraits, still
lifes, and interior scenes. Packer has been recognized by the
American Academy of Arts and Letters and received the Nancy B.
Negley Rome Prize from the American Academy in Rome in 2020–21.
Kota Ezawa’s work explores the appropriation and mediation of
current events and images, referencing sources from the news, art
history and popular culture. Ezawa is known for creating
light boxes, videos and works on paper that distill found images
into his signature pared-down, flattened style.
Beatriz Cortez’s work explores simultaneity, life in different
temporalities, and different versions of modernity, particularly
in relation to memory and loss in the aftermath of war and the
experience of migration, and in relation to imagining possible