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department is recruiting.
MFA Candidate Caz Azevedo (MFA 2020) is participating in the
upcoming group show “Biomythography: Making Visible.”
Curated by alum Jessica Wimbley (MFA 2005) and Chris
Christion, “Biomythography” will be on display from
February 10- March 13, 2020 at the Cerritos College Art
Professor Lucy Puls will have a solo show at the Foyer-LA
gallery opening Saturday January 18. ”To_Fall”Freely”
will be on display until February 21. An opening reception will
be held January 18 from 5-7 pm.
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Los Angeles, CA 90012
The Elaine L. Jacob Gallery and University Art Collection at
Wayne State University is presenting a solo exhibition of the
works of Professor Shiva Ahmadi. The exhibition — “Labyrinths”
— will run from January 16 to March 20, 2020.
Alum Shawn Sullivan (BA, 1991) has been the Sheldon High
School animation teacher since 1998. He has also been a
mentor to his Elk Grove students, helping many launch into
successful careers in the arts, media and the entertainment
industry, including performance artist David Garibaldi.
Today the mentor and the former student are collaborators on a
nonprofit called Creator X
which links student artists with practicing professionals.
Congratulations to alum Julia Couzens (MFA 1990) who participated
in the 2019 Cheongju Contemporary Craft Biennale in Cheongju,
South Korea. She also addressed the 3rd Academic
Symposium of the Biennale on “Dreaming the Crafts of the Future!”
Currently on display at the Berkeley Art Museum & Pacific Film
Archive is the exhibition “Strange”
featuring the work of artists whose art captures the spirit
of Surrealism. Among these featured artists is alum Julia Couzens
Leonardo Drew, known for creating reflective abstract
sculptural works that play upon the dystopic tension between
order and chaos, will give the sixth Betty Jean
and Wayne Thiebaud Endowed Lecture on Thursday, Feb. 6,
In 1965, art Professor William Wiley purchased an odd object in a
thrift store and brought it to campus. The Slant Step is a green
linoleum-covered plywood stool with a slanted – and seemingly
nonfunctional – step that has inspired artists for decades at UC
Davis and beyond.
Works by Professors of Art Hearne Pardee and Gina Werfel will be
featured in “Coast to Coast,” an exhibition opening at the Paul
Thiebaud Gallery in San Francisco on Sept. 26. The show
highlights works by New York Studio
School of Drawing, Painting and Sculpture, West Coast Alumni
The Art Building is located on Hutchison Drive, about halfway
between the Memorial Union and Mrak Hall on the UC Davis campus.
There is limited parking behind the building, but there is
visitor parking nearby, across the Arboretum in lot VP5.