Wednesday, Jun. 11, 2014
On Thursday, June 5 the Department of Art and Art History hosted their annual BBQ and Awards Ceremony in the sculpture yard at the Fine Arts building. All majors and minors were invited to join this social gathering with faculty and staff in the department. The Juried Art Show and the Art History Research Paper Prize winners were announced. It was a successful and fun event and what a great turn out! Thanks to all of our majors and minors for coming, but mostly many thanks to all the faculty, staff and student workers for their help in preparing for this event.
Congratulations to the 2014 award winners!
Art History Awards
Justina Salinas - Recieved recognition for the designing of the Art and Art History Department brochure
Katie Peairs - Art History Research Paper Prize "Why Have There Been No Great Women Comic-Book Artist?"
Marina MacLatchie - Recognition for representing SCU at the Bay Area Undergraduate Research Symposium at the de Young Museum
Samira Almendras - Best Presentation at the 2014 SCU Art History Student Research Symposium
Studio Art Awards
Stefania Gueorguieva - Benson Memorial Center Purchase "Shaman"
Kyra Sjarif - Benson Memorial Center Purchase "Native Informant"
Briar Wren - Benson Memoria Center Purchase "Self-Portrait"
Natalie Kelly - Best in Show "Dream Big"
Stefania Gueorguieva - Painting Award "Shaman"
Marvin Garcia - Sculpture Award "Bird Mask"
Ian Teraoka - Photography Award "Ginza Streets"
Tess Cooper - Ceramics Award "Betrayal"
Kate Yanish - Printmaking Award "Pussy Riot"
Malu Veltze - Digital Media Award "Dreams"
Crystal Au - Mixed Media Award "Seun Tea Cups"
Eva Bray - Watercolor Award "Iris Barbudo/Blowing Kisses"
Julio Luna - Juror's Choice "Headhunter"
Fellowships & Scholarships
Helena Alfajora - CIVA Summer 2014 Fellowship
Tess Cooper - CIVA Summer 2014 Fellowship
Marvin Garcia - CIVA Summer 2014 Fellowship
Ashley Hemstreet - CIVA Summer 2014 Fellowship
Grace Ogihara - CIVA Summer 2014 Fellowship
Marina MacLatchie - CIVA Summer 2014 Fellowship
Briar Wren - Brooks Fellowship; A scholarship of tuition, room & board, and meals to attend a Summer 2014 workshop at the Anderson Ranch Art Center
Olivia Siverts - Mary F. Sullivan and Gerald P. Sullivan, S.J. Scholarship
Tess Cooper - Mary F. Sullivan and Gerald P. Sullivan, S.J. Scholarship
Acacia Briggs - Mary F. Sullivan and Gerald P. Sullivan, S.J. Scholarship
Monday, Apr. 28, 2014
We have two faculty in the Department of Art and Art History who received rank and tenure promotions. Let us congratulate Don Fritz, a studio art faculty in Ceramic Sculpture who was awarded tenure and promoted to associate professor in 2013 and Kathleen Maxwell, an art historian in Byzantine Studies and Medieval Art who recently was promoted to the rank of full professor effective in the Fall 2014. Kathleen also recently published her new book Between Constantinople and Rome this year.
Wednesday, Apr. 9, 2014
Our very own Marina MacLatchie, an Art History major, will be representing SCU at the 2014 Bay Area Undergraduate Art History Research Symposium at the de Young Museum in San Francisco on Saturday, April 12.
For more information go to https://deyoung.famsf.org/calendar/expand-18th-annual-new-generations-student-showcase
Tuesday, Mar. 11, 2014
The Department of Art & Art History is thrilled to announce the publication of Sandy Lin's essay "Chen Jin: Bodies Blurring Boundaries" in the online art journal Modern Art Asia, which features articles by graduate students and early career researchers (typically PhD students). Sandy's essay, based on her senior thesis, appears in issue 17, dedicated to "Unsettling Bodies: Beauty and Ideology in Asian Art."
Monday, Feb. 10, 2014
Edward M. Dowd was recently interviewed by NBC regarding his pledged of twelve million dollars to help build a new Art and Art History building on campus.
Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014
$12 Million Gift from Real Estate Investor Ed Dowd Advances the Role of Arts in Education at Santa Clara University. Check out more information on the press release at http://www.scu.edu/news/releases/release.cfm?c=18708
Monday, Dec. 9, 2013
Monday, Nov. 11, 2013
The Huffington Post recently interviewd Kelly Detweiler on his exhibit currently on display at the John Natsoulas Center for the Arts in Davis, California.
See Kelly's work at the John Natsoulas Center for the Arts
Opening Reception: Friday, November 8, 2013, 7pm
521 First Street
Davis, CA 95618
Click on this link to read the whole story on the front page of the Arts and Culture in the Huffington Post: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/john-seed/kelly-detweiler-_b_4220907.html
Friday, Oct. 18, 2013
To celebrate the years worked at SCU, Sam Hernandez will exhibit his last Swan Song Alumni show this Fall quarter. His student's work will consist of an exhibition of 37 years with pieces left behind as well as documentary photos that he has critiqued over the years.
Sam's Swan Song Alumni Show
Santa Clara University
Fine Arts Gallery
November 6 - December 6, 2013
Wednesday, November 6, 2013
Friday, Oct. 18, 2013
We have exciting news! The Department of Art and Art History has received a generous grant from the Hearst Foundation to support a variety of arts outreach programs over the next three to four years. The Community Initiatives for the Visual Arts grant ("CIVA") focuses on funding five key areas: (1) summer fellowships for sudents who undertake internships at local arts organization (2) special projects, such as student curatorial activities or social justice courses; (3) more courses in the summer for OSHER members (4) purchasing art for the university (5) exploring opportunities with the Leavey School of Business for expanded course offerings, such as classes in museum studies and arts management.
Check back on our blog for updates, announcements, and opportunities associated with this grant.