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  • de Maria Recognized for Recent Achievement

    Congratulations to Blake de Maria as the 2015 recipient for the University Award for Recent Achievement in Scholarship. The University Award for Recent Scholarship recognizes scholarly or creative work over the previous five years by a faculty member that represents a major contribution to a field of knowledge or to the arts.

  • Fritz Exhibition at Gallery IMA

    Associate Professor Don Fritz will be having his first two person exhibition with Gallery IMA in Seattle Washington on February 4-27 with Jacqueline Barnett.

  • Fraser Presentation at Asian Art Museum

    Karen Fraser, Assistant Professor of Art History, gave a presentation titled "Looking West: Japanese Visual Culture After 1850" at the Asian Art Museum on Saturday, December 12.

  • "Look Up" SCU

    Our very own SCU Art Club recently installed a public art piece at the Children's Discovery Museum made from recycled materials using the CDM's exhibition theme of reflection and light.

  • Mural Commissioned by Kelly Detweiler

    The Willow Glen retail district the City of San Jose Public Art Program has commissioned the work for multiple local artists, including our very own Kelly Detweiler, to create murals to encourage positive and vibrant artwork in the community.

  • Ryan Reynolds takes Residency in Ireland

    Assistant Professor Ryan Reynolds completed an eight week residency and fellowship at Ballinglen Arts Foundation in Ireland where he had a solo exhibit of his recent Terrestrial series of paintings.

  • Andrea Pappas Awarded NEH Fellowship

    Associate Professor Andrea Pappas received a four-month residential research fellowship from the National Endowment for the Humanities to study at the Winterthur Museum, Garden and Library in Delaware.

  • Kathy Aoki’s Solo Art Show: “Selections from the Museum of Historical Makeovers”

    Kathy Aoki is presenting her “best hits” in a solo exhibition at the Kaneko Gallery in Sacramento. Including works from her beauty waxing scenes, lithographs of dance styles of the 1800s, mascara forests and five artifacts from the Gwen Stefani Grand Burial Exhibition that were recently on display in her previous show in the stARTup Fair in Los Angeles.

  • Kelly Detweiler’s Solo Exhibit “Sanctuary”

    The Sandra Lee Gallery is presenting the work of Kelly Detweiler. Detweiler’s work blends nature, vivid imagination and fantasy within colorful compositions of mixed media pieces. Inspired by his childhood in Colorado and later travels, his work goes beyond typical landscapes and uses animals as representations of the human condition.

  • "All Summer in a Day” Exhibition at tmoro projects

    Starting March 12th “All Summer in a Day” will be on display at tmoro projects. Featuring the works of Maysha Mohamedi and Tama Seal the exhibit allows the Bay Area artists to display and engage with their community.

  • A Celebration of the Arts

    While it is no secret that the department needed a new building, none of us anticipated that it would be so beautiful.

  • East-West Encounters in the Visual Arts

    Based on a final project, this exhibition showcases the universality of religion through the visual exploration of female divinities across seven distinct cultures.

  • Alumna In Action

    Brittany Eames-Thies, Art History 2011, is helping people made homeless by the fires in Northern California; she is cleverly re-purposing Amazon's wedding registry to create a "disaster registry".

  • Art History alum Samantha Nelson in the Arts

    Art History alum Samantha Nelson is now working as an Exhibition Intern at the Palo Alto Arts Center after recently graduting this past June 2015. Sam wanted to remain in the Bay Area after graduation with hopes to acquire professional experience before applying to graduate school in the same field. Congratulations Sam!