Project’s Billboard Gallery
showcases the work of emerging and established regional artists
on billboards throughout Reno’s surface streets. Three new
artists are installed every four weeks in 2022, including alum
Kristin Hough (M.F.A., ‘16). Hough’s “HOT! l o o s e $tinkin’
WICKED wild P O W E R” is on view at Wells Avenue and Pueblo
A Kind of Ache is a multimedia installation and concert from
sculptor and conceptual artist Terry Berlier (M.F.A.,
‘03), composer Sarah Hennies, and electroacoustic
duo The Living Earth Show (Andy Meyerson and Travis
Andrews) that reimagines a world designed from and for a queer
identity. The drums-and-guitar duo will play Hennies’ score on
Berlier’s sculptures, using objects, music and their imaginations
to wonder “What would it feel like to be the majority?”
On Friday, December 10 at 8 am-9 am (PST), alum Hong Chun Zhang
(M.F.A, ‘04) will give a zoom artist talk with Jessica Li (The
Wave Magazine, Harvard University) and Sarah Laursen (Curator of
Chinese Art at Harvard Art Museums).
Mercy Hawkins (M.F.A., ‘21) is particpating in a three person
show at Marrow Gallery in San Francisco. ”Two Moons in
Sagittarius,” which also features Tahiti Pehrson and Lindsay
Stripling, will run from November 29 to January 5, 2022
Alum Julia Haft-Candell (B.A., ‘05) has been included in an
upcoming show at LA Louver curated by Alison Saar. In
Saar gathers ten artists that display energy around the idea
of Spirit Portraiture — spirits captured in visual form.
Included in “SeenUNseen” are JOJO ABOT, Rina Banerjee,
Vanessa German, Kathy Grove, Julia Haft-Candell, Kenyatta A.C.
Hinckle, Ricardo Vicente Jose Ruiz, Alison Saar, Keisha
Scarville and Arthur Simms.
Alum Ryan Meyer (M.F.A., ‘18) is in the new group show “A Deep
Well” at Ground
Floor Contemporary in Birmingham, Alabama. In addition to
Meyer, artists Lauren Frances Evans and Sarah West are in
“A Deep Well” will be on view from November 4 to November 20,
An opening reception will take place Thursday, November 4,
5-7 pm and an artist talk on Thursday, November 11, 6 pm on
Zoom. The Zoom link will be available here.
Alum Hedwig Brouckaert (M.F.A., ‘05) is participating in the
group show “Rhapsody in
Blue” at the Villa Les Zephyrs in Belgium. The title
refers to the extreme mood swings from the twenties of this
and the past century. Curated by Isolde De Buck, the
exhibition includes artists Sadie Murdoch , Hadassah Emmerich,
Hans Op de Beeck, Johan Creten, Thomas Lerooy,
Hans Demeulenaere en Samyra Moumouh, Maaike Leyn, Sarah Yu
Zeebroek, Deogracias Kihalu and Sharon Van Overmeiren, as
well as Brouckaert.
How have artists and arts workers been conducting their careers
and their lives during the last eighteen months? In a piece
written for SF MOMA’s Open Space, alum Daniel Trejo
(B.A., art history and art studio, ‘13) shares his experiences of
making art in the Sacramento region as a Latinx
artist in “Thoughts
at 70 mph”.
Alum Sandra Ono’s (B.A., ‘03) solo show “Flowers” opens at
P.Bibeau in New York,
featuring sculptures referencing the 1979 Greensboro
Massacre and death of Ono’s namesake, Sandra (Sandi) Neely Smith.
At the age of 29, Smith was killed during a ‘Death to the
Klan’ protest against the continued racial injustice in
“Flowers” will be on view from October 28-December 18, 2021.
Alum Muzi Li Rowe’s (M.F.A., ‘17) solo show “Magical Thinking”
will open at Burb Contemporary on
October 28, 2021. The show will be available online and on Burb
Contemporary’s social media (@burbcontemporary).
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Alum Jesse Genepi (M.F.A, ‘21) is particpating in the new group
show at the Below Grand in New York. “The
Marble Oracle” is on view until November 7 and features, in
addition to Jesse, Joe Bochynski, Caleb Jamel Brown, You Ni Chae,
Gabriel Cohen, Sarah Miska, Erik Probst, and Randy Wray.
A new show at Anglim
Trimble features the works of Richard and Martha Shaw.
“Richard Shaw, Martha Shaw” highlights Martha Shaw’s
new paintings and monoprints and Richard Shaw’s (M.F.A.,
‘68) Palissy inspired dinner plates.
The show can be viewed online and
in person until October 30, 2021.