Alum Jamie Banes (MFA 2007) is participating in the exhibition
at Root Division in San
Francisco. This annual juried exhibition will include four
of Jamie’s wall sculptures, including two new pieces. Jamie and
eleven of the Bay Area’s most promising emerging artists are
featured in this show which is running from September 11-28,
2nd Saturday Reception: September 14, 2019, 7-10 pm
Three of the five artists in the exhibition “Empathy” at the
Cosumnes River College art gallery are UC Davis art alumni.
Arthur Gonzalez (MFA 1981), Julia Couzens (MFA 1990) and Tavarus
Blackmon (MFA 2017) are part of the exhibition on display
September 13 through November 21. An opening reception
will take place September 13 from 5:30 to 8:30
Consumnes River College
8401 Center Parkway
Sacramento, CA 95823
Alum Hedwig Brouckaert (MFA 2005) has a new solo exhibition
coming soon. ”Joyrides” will be on display at the Dhaese
Gallery in Ghent from September 1 to October 13, 2019.
Jan Dhaese Gallery
Ajuinlei 15b – 9000 – Gent
If you can’t get to Ghent, Hedwig will also be showing at the
Consul-General of Belgium Residence in New York City. This
September, Hedwig, along with 8 other Belgian artists, will be
displaying their work in “Art at the Residence” at the Residence
of the Consul-General of Belgium in NYC, 5th Avenue, 10th Floor
Alum Ben Diller (MFA 2002) has been selected to participate in
the juried exhibition “And Now for Something New”, Vol. 2 at the
LeMieux Galleries in New Orleans. “And Now for Something New”
runs from August 3rd – September 28th, 2019. The jurors were
Laura Richens, the Curator of the Carroll Gallery in the Newcomb
Art Department of Tulane University, and Dale Newkirk, professor
of Visual Arts and Director of University Art Galleries at
Southeastern Louisiana University. They will select a winning
artist who will receive a show at LeMieux Galleries in 2021.
If you were in SF this past weekend, I hope you caught alum Jamie
Banes (MFA 2007) in “stARTup Small Works.” For the second year,
Jamie participated in the art fair at The Midway in San Francisco
which features select artists showing small-scale works in a
variety of mediums.
Without Boundaries,” opening July 14 at the Jan Shrem and Maria
Manetti Shrem Museum of Art, explores the many ways
artists can approach the landscape. Drawn entirely from the
museum collection, the exhibition includes art by emeriti faculty
members Robert Arneson, Roy De Forest, Mike Henderson, Roland
Petersen, Cornelia Schulz, Wayne Thiebaud and William Wiley, and
alumni Deborah Butterfield and Maija Peeples-Bright.
Alum Ryan Meyer (MFA 2018), one of three artists in the
collaboration known as VINEGAR, will be showing at Freedom House
on Thursday, June 27 from 5-9 pm. “Spectacular Never the Same”
will present the launch of Vinegar’s first zine
Posterior, poetry readings by Halley Cotton, Daniel
DeVaughn, Carey Fountain, Ryan Meyer, Chelsea Wilkerson, as well
as the exhibition of VINEGAR’s latest drawings, paintings,
This event is free and one night only
4911 5th Avenue South
Alum Elisabeth Higgins O’Connor (MFA 2005) is having a solo show
as part of Lancaster Museum of Art and History’s exhibition
“Woven Stories.” This exhibition runs from May 11-July 21 with an
opening reception on Saturday May 11 from 4-6 pm. Congratulations
Mark your calendars for “The Ordinary Instant” — the 2018-2019
Graduate Fellows Exhibition at the Headlands Center for the Arts.
Join Alum Tavarus Blackmon (aka Tavarus Blackmonster, MFA 2018)
and the graduate fellows as they conclude their year-long
residency in the Marin Headlands. The exhibition runs from May 12
to June 2 with an opening reception on Sunday, May 12 from 2-5
Tavarus will also present micro performances with Derek Kwan on
May 25 and June 1 at 7:30 pm in building 961 inside the
immersive Blue Room Installation.
Alum Muzi Li Rowe (MFA 2017) is showing at The Garage on The
Grove in a solo exhibition entitled “Komorebi.”
Rowe’s ”immersive installation weaves memory with emotion”
with delicate photographs, drawings and handmade DIY
Receptions will be held April 27 from 7-10 pm and on 2nd
Saturday, May 11 from 7-10 pm.
“Komorebi” runs from April 27 through May 31.
If you are in the Portland, Oregon area, alum Noah Greene (MFA
2018) will be curating a one day show entitled “Pleasures
Thinning.” The show, which features fellow alum Joy Miller (MFA
2018) as well as Andy Garrison and Royce Allen Hobbs, will be
held from 6-9 pm on May 11 at 2241 NE 12th Avenue.
Alum Jared Theis (MFA 2012) has been awarded a Joan Mitchell
Center Artist-in-Residence. Theis will spend Fall 2019 at the New
Orleans based foundation, working along side Professor Lucy Puls
who also was awarded a Fall 2019 residency!
Alum Kyle Dunn’s (MFA 2012) solo exhibition “BUZZ” is on exhibit
at the First
Amendment Gallery in San Francisco. “BUZZ” runs from April
6-April 26. An opening reception will be held on April 6th
from 7-10 pm.
First Amendment Gallery
100 Howard Street
San Francisco, CA