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.
“Mooving Forward: the Undergraduate Senior
Showcase” highlights the breadth, talent, and diversity
of the Department of Design, as shown through the outstanding
course work produced over the past year by senior undergraduate
students. The installation runs May 15 through June 18 at the UC
Davis Design Museum.
The China Shop, a new faculty-led initiative that embeds
and designers within scientific laboratories at UC Davis to
research, presents a conversation between scientists and artists
on May 30 at 4:30 p.m. in the Jan Shrem and Maria Manetti Shrem
Museum of Art.
The UC Davis Design Museum explores racism through cartoons in
the installation “STILL: Racism in America, A Retrospective in
Cartoons.” Showcasing the work of pioneering father/daughter
cartoonists the late Brumsic Brandon, Jr. and Barbara
Brandon-Croft, the exhibition runs Jan. 23 through April 21,