Santa Clara University

Department of Art and Art History

Calendar of Events

Ukiyo-e: Woodblock Prints from Japan

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June 8 to Aug 21

2nd floor Hallway Exhibition Space
Santa Clara University, Library
Opening Reception: June 10, 5:30pm
Free and open to the public

Charged Abstraction

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Sept 21 to Oct 23

10:30am-5:30pm
SCU Fine Arts Building Gallery
Opening Reception: Oct 7, 5:30-7:30pm

Free and open to the public

Charged Abstraction consists of ceramics sculptures that are created with a socially conscious intension utilizing sophisticated personal visual language.

Welcome Back Night

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October 6

5-7pm
Fine Arts Building
Free and open to Art and Art History majors, minors and enthusiasts

Art and Art History majors, minors and enthusiasts may join the department in a Welcome Back Night. A casual gathering to meet faculty, staff and fellow students, and to find out what's going on for the year. Great company + great food = lots of fun!

World and Wings

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Nov 2 to Dec 4

10:30am-5:30pm
SCU Fine Arts Building Gallery
Opening Reception: Thurs, Nov 5
Free and open to the public

Wanda Sullivans' paintings are conceptually based on landscapes, landscape principles and a concern for climate change. She strives for a conglomeration of weather, light, color and texture; all combined into an abstract pictorial space containing vague references to organic and fundamental landscape characteristics such as horizon lines. She uses circles to allude to the world or remains of worlds.

Dreams in the Midst of a Nightmare

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Jan 11 to Feb 5, 2016

10:30am-5:30pm
SCU Fine Arts Building Gallery
Opening Reception: Jan 14, 5:30-7:30pm
Free and open to the public

Many of the components in the photo collages come from happier days, including ravens and landscape elements from camping in Death Valley, and a photo of ruins of an old chateaux. Collin's sees this project as a challenge to create something meaningful from her suffering, while she longed for her old life back.

Photographic Stories told from The Rwanda Orphanage Project



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Feb 16 to Mar 11, 2016

10:30am-5:30pm
SCU Fine Arts Building Gallery
Free and open to the public

The photographs in this exhibition are featured works produced by several students at Rwanda Orphanage Project in Kigali, Rwanda. After composing  their self-portraits and hand-coloring their prints, each student crafted a sentence in Kinyarwanda (their native language) that compared a dominant part of their body to another object. Several students chose to liken their features to that of an animal while one student compared his back to several hip hop artists.

Bay Area Undergraduate Art History Symposium

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April 23, 2016

1-4pm
de Young Museum, Koret Auditorium
Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, CA
Free and open to the public

The symposium event will be paired with the Museum's college art "New Generations" Showcase exhibition in the Spring. April 22-24, 2016.

 

Art History Student Research Symposium and Paper Prize Competition

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May 13, 2016

The Annual Art History Student Research Paper Prize Competition occurs in April. Contact the Department of Art and Art History the first week of Spring Quarter

The Twelfth Annual Art History Student Research Symposium event provides students with an opportunity to present their research in a formal setting.

3:30pm-5pm
de Saisset Museum, SCU
Free and open to the public

 


 

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