Art Practice Faculty & Staff Exhibitions and Events

ehran working with clay
September 13, 2022

Marine Corps Veteran and Senior Ceramics Mechanician Ehren Tool (MFA’05) is featured in several public events: at the Museum of Northern California Art in Chico on Sept. 17; a Military Insignia Ceramics Workshop on Sunday, Sept. 25, at Marin Museum of Contemporary Art; and on October 12 at The Pop-Up Café with Vet Art at the Sacramento State Capitol, a statewide, creative arts engagement event with an emphasis on mental health and wellness for Veterans, Active-Duty, family members, care-givers, and community members.

Painting faculty Fred DeWitt (MFA’21) is currently an artist in residence at Black [Space] Residency in San Francisco. Black [Space] Residency was co-founded by Erica Deeman (MFA’21) and offers a physical container for imagination, inquiry, activity, and rest for Black creatives working across a myriad of disciplines. More info.

The Murphy and Cadogan Awards Exhibition featuring MFA students Gericault De La Rose (Murphy Award), and Irma Yuliana Barbosa, Eniola Fakile, and Tiare Ribeaux (Cadogan Awards) is on view at SOMArts Gallery, San Francisco, until October 7, 2022. More info.

Professor Al-An deSouza’s solo exhibition Elegies of Futures Past is at Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University, Sept. 10 - Dec. 4, 2022. This exhibition combines three recent photographic series in ways that question notions about photography in relation to family memory, diasporic identity, and the broader sweep of historical change linked to colonial empire and its ongoing repercussions.

Professor and Chair Ron Rael has a solo show A Country is Not a House at Arizona State University Museum until Oct. 30, 2022; his recent film “Mud Frontier: Architecture at the Borderlands” can be screened online for a limited time thanks to the support from the Smithsonian Latino Initiative at the Cooper Hewitt.

Ceramics faculty Emma Logan currently has work in a show at the Petaluma Art Center: Agri-CULTURED: Reflections on our Local Food Community by Land and by Hand, through September 24, 2022.

Worth Ryder Art Gallery Director Gazelle Samizay will be exhibiting work in Khamsa, a multimedia art exhibition showcasing twenty Black, Muslim, Immigrant, and Refugee visual artists and musicians traversing the five stages of grief at Aggregate Space Gallery, Oakland. Closing Reception: Oct 15, 6-9pm.

Painting faculty Chris Christion has a solo show Reclamation at Caestecker Gallery, Ripon College, Sept. 9 - Oct. 6, 2022.

Professor Stephanie Syjuco is included in the current exhibitions Undoing Time: Art and Histories of Incarceration at BAMPFA; Evergreen: Art From the Collection at the San Jose Museum of Art; At Home/On Stage: Asian American Representation in Photography and Film at the Cantor Art Center, Stanford; Double Vision at the Amon Carter Museum of American Art; On the Grid: Ways of Seeing in Print at The Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center, Vassar College.

Professor emerita Katherine Sherwood has a solo exhibition Pandemic Madonnas and Other Views from the Garden at George Adams Gallery, New York, September 9 - October 29, 2022.

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