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
Amy Lincoln’s (B.A., ‘03) solo show
“Radiant Spectrum” is on view at Sperone Westwater through
April 22nd, 2023. Lincoln’s 12 large-scale seascapes and
landscapes reference atmospheric elements—air, water, light and
clouds—and engage concepts of light reflection and refraction.
Sky Hopinka, who was
born and raised in Ferndale, Washington, is a member of the
Ho-Chunk Nation/Pechanga Band of Luiseño Indians. His video,
photo, and text work centers around personal positions of
Indigenous homeland and landscape, designs of language as
containers of culture expressed through personal, documentary,
and nonfiction forms of media.
Shimon Attie is a multidisciplinary artist who
creates site-specific installations in public spaces using video,
photography and collaborative processes with local communities.
Attie’s art reflects on the relationship between place, memory
and identity and explores how contemporary media may be used to
re-imagine new relationships between space, time, place and
Lynn Hershman Leeson’s work investigates the
relationship between humans and technology as it relates to
identity, surveillance and the use of media as a tool of
empowerment against censorship and political repression. She
is internationally recognized for her pioneering
contributions to the fields of video, film, artificial
intelligence, and interactive and net-based media art.