Alum Kevin Frances (BA 2010) is participating in the group show
“Documents” at the George Adams Gallery.
“Documents” features paintings, photographs and woodcuts by
Frances as well as artists Jack Beal, Manny Farber, Kija
Lucas and Tony May.
The exhibition will be available both online, in a digital format
and installed at the gallery for viewings by appointment through
July 16 to September 26, 2020.
Valdez (BA 2009 and MFA, Boston University) is having
a solo show at Hashimoto Contemporary in San Francisco now
though June 27.
“Objects of Affection” is her third solo presentation at the
gallery and showcases Valdez’s maximalist still life paintings
which offer a glimpse through the artist’s lens into art history
and the familiar.
In response to
recent events at SFMOMA, alum Lisa Rybovich Crallé (MFA 2011)
and her collaborative “Heavy Breathing”
artist-lecture series ended their residency at SFMOMA’s
#museumfromhome Community in Residence Program which was
scheduled to present “How
to Eat Blackberries” with artists Leila Weefur and Elana
Gross on June 4.
Alum Zach Clark (MFA 2016) will be on the
Kala Art Institute’s Artist Publications Panel Discussion
this May 30 at 2 pm for Art Kala 2020. Clark and Amy Burek (both
Studio) will have a conversation with the artists of the
collaborative Riso Studio to discuss their Art Kala 2020
special publications, Risograph and will share their
experiences with the process.
The Chain Reaction series was launched in 1986 to celebrate Bay
Area artists. Chain Reaction mimics a chain letter where every
Monday for the eight weeks a new chain is initiated. Each
participant is selected by the featured artist the day
before—artists choosing artists choosing artists.
Alum Joyce Nojima (MFA 2014) is participating in the
exhibit Wander Woman 2.
Curated by Rea Lynn de Guzman, this exhibition explores complex
identity politics such as diaspora, femininity, liminality, and
power dynamics. Artists present work in a diverse range
of artistic media stemming from photo-based conceptual work and
material explorations such as performance, photography, print
media, sculpture, video.
Muzi Li Rowe and Vincent Pacheco, who received their M.F.A.
degree from UC Davis in 2017, have been awarded Ali
Youssefi Project residencies in Sacramento. Pacheco (M.F.A.,
art,’17, B.S., design, ’03) received the WAL residency which will
provide an apartment and studio space for three months.
Liv Moe, alum and Executive Director of Verge Center for the Arts in
Sacramento, was recently interviewed by Hyperallergic on how small
non-profits in the Arts are fairing in the time of
COVID-19. Read the full article
Alum Kevin Frances’ (BA 2010) solo show will open February 15 at
the Leon Gallery in Denver. “Man in the Moon” will feature
Kevin’s woodcuts, photographs and sculptures from his Monolith
series and will be on display until March 28. If you are in the
Denver area, the opening reception will be Feb 15, from 7-11 pm.
Alum Elaine K. Ng’s (BA 1999) solo show “OVER/UNDER” at
Interloc in Rockland, Maine opened Saturday, January 18.
“OVER/UNDER” showcases Ng’s recent work developed from her
exploration of materials, patterns, and their relationship to
place. Mined from research done in Taiwan during 2017-18, these
works combine, abstract, and transform commonplace things,
reimagining them in different contexts to offer alternate
interpretations of our material surroundings.
Alum Terry Berlier (MFA 2003) will have a solo exhibition at the
Stanford Art Gallery, starting January 22 and running to March
15, 2020. The exhibition titled ”I Am What I Am Not Yet”
references author/philosopher Maxine Green and speaks “to
our enduring, even grasping, pursuit of a sense of