A stalwart of the UC Davis Department of Theatre and Dance,
Professor Emeritus John Iacovelli died April 14 at 64. An
award-winning artist, he designed numerous theatrical productions
in regional theaters across the country while maintaining a
distinguished teaching career at UC Davis where he co-created the
Master of Fine Arts program in theatre design.
Assistant Professor of Cinema and Digital Media Lishan Az has been named an
Emerging Artist at The Museum of the African Diaspora (MoAD)
in San Francisco for the 2023–24 season. Lishan’s work is
titled Eugene’s Cove, and will be on view December 13,
2023, until March 3, 2024.