Category Archives: SJSU Art Alumni News

Art & Pancakes, October 21st, 2012

Art news tidbits for your Sunday morning. From The Guardian, by Michael Prodger…’Photography: Is it art?’ http://gu.com/p/3b7bm/tw Maybe he should have asked Michael Fried. Rotterdam art theft: The stolen paintings – in pictures http://gu.com/p/3b6ek/tf  And this begs the question…Museum Defends Its … Continue reading

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Art & Pancakes, July 8th, 2012

Art news tidbits for your Sunday morning. From ArtInfo: ‘Why Curator Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev’s Documenta May Be the Most Important Exhibition of the 21st Century’ by Steven Henry Madoff  http://artinfo.com/news/story/811949/why-curator-carolyn-christov-bakargievs-documenta-is-the-most-important-exhibition-of-the-21st-century Maybe they should add the words ‘thus far’ into the headline. Summer … Continue reading

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Art & Pancakes, June 17th, 2012

Happy Father’s Day…Tell Dad an art news story over pancakes….enjoy! ~b Social Media Popularity Contest: Cindy Sherman versus Damien Hirst http://hyperallergic.com/52621/social-media-popularity-contest-cindy-sherman-v-damien-hirst/   And it all means…? Someone has lots of time on their hands? Will Thomas Kinkade’s Museum Be Founded … Continue reading

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Art & Pancakes, January 8th, 2012

  Another entry in a series of Sunday morning posts called Art & Pancakes…. A smattering of art news tidbits of possible interest for your Sunday morning enjoyment…hopefully over a fine Sunday breakfast with a friend and some Kick Ass … Continue reading

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Art & Pancakes, October 9th, 2011

Hard to believe it is already October. Some art news tidbit links for a lazy, Sunday morning…hopefully over a tall stack of pancakes with slabs of butter on top. ~b Richard Serra’s Sculpture at Gagosian Gallery – “I consider space … Continue reading

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Art & Pancakes, September 11th, 2011

Art news tidbits for your Sunday… The art world in NYC commemorates 9/11 on the 10th anniversary of the attacks – artnet Magazine http://bit.ly/q3uVBB 9/11 Exhibitions Rekindle Grief in 3 Ways…from the NYTimes:http://nyti.ms/oppvTP Art Internships…Unpaid, of course…A viewpoint from ArtSlant, … Continue reading

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Art & Pancakes, September 4th, 2011

 Art reading tidbits for your Sunday morning pleasure…and if it’s your birthday, have a happy one! ~b From the NYTimes..Legislator Calls for Clarifying Copyright Law Revision… Arguing that Congress has an obligation “to preserve fairness and justice for artists”   … Continue reading

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Art & Pancakes, August 14th, 2011

Sunday pancakes…everyone wants them! Some art tidbits for your reading pleasure on a fine, Sunday morning. ~b Obey the anarchist……Shepard Fairey beaten up after spat over controversial Danish mural http://t.co/fEoyWTm via @guardian,  Dutch Anarchists call Fairey Yankee Hipster’ and ‘Obama … Continue reading

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Refused Art Culture Magazine now available at Utrecht Art Supply Store in Berkeley, CA

Refused Art Culture Magazine is now available at Utrecht Art Supply Store in Berkeley, CA REFUSED Art Culture is an edgy magazine that fuses the youthful culture of fine art, street art, illustration, and independent music into an informative and … Continue reading

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Monterey Museum of Art, MontereyNOW: Greg Mettler

Monterey Museum of Art, MontereyNOW: Greg Mettler July 21st 2011 to November 6th, 2011 Opening Reception July 21st 2011 from 5:00pm – 7:00pm The Monterey Museum of Art presents San Jose State University Alumni Greg Mettler (MFA Photo ’09) in … Continue reading

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San Jose State University MFA Graduate Exhibition, Lift Off, opens Saturday July 2nd, 2011 at SJICA

Lift Off 2011: San Jose State University MFA Graduate Exhibition at the San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art The exhibition runs July 2nd through September 10th, 2011 with a Closing Reception on Friday, September 2nd, 2011, 5pm – 8pm during … Continue reading

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t.w. five murals, The Luggage Store Gallery, San Francisco

Check out the smashing images of t.w.five’s murals on display in San Francisco on Jones Street between Ellis and Eddy, as reported on FecalFace.com: http://www.fecalface.com/SF/index.php/good-stuff/3289-twfive-mural-in-the-tl Congratulations t.w.five!! Link the the Luggage Store Gallery and t.w. five’s murals: http://www.luggagestoregallery.org/2011/06/t-w-five-vinyl-mural/ t.w.five is … Continue reading

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San José State University Graduates, 2011

Congratulations to the SJSU Class of 2011!! Yippee! You did it!  

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Wendy Crockett, 200 Yards at Free Gold Watch, San Francisco, opening reception March 12th, 2011

Show Three: 200 Yards at Free Gold Watch, San Francisco, Ca Opening Reception March 12th, 2011 6:00 – 10:00pm SJSU Alumni Wendy Crockett’s (MFA, Photo, ’10) fabulous photographs will be on view at the group exhibition 200 Yards at Free … Continue reading

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Congratulations to SJSU Alumni Kimberly Cook!

Congratulations to SJSU Alumni Kimberly Cook (MFA Spatial, 2008) for being chosen to be part of the juried exhibition “Ink & Clay 37.” Established in 1971, Ink & Clay is an annual competition of prints, drawings, ceramic ware and clay … Continue reading

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SJSU Alumni Kirkman Amyx included in CREAM from the Top: Surfacing Talent for 2010 MFA Programs in the San Francisco Bay Area

CREAM from the Top: Surfacing Talent for 2010 MFA Programs in the San Francisco Bay Area at the Performance Art Institute Artists Forum Moderated by Kenneth Baker of the San Francisco Chronicle: Saturday February 12th, 3:00 – 5:00pm. To attend the February … Continue reading

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Refused Art Culture Magazine, Issue 8 now available!

Refused Art Culture Magazine Issue 8 includes art, interviews, and photos from Alex Pardee, Randy Bricco, Victor A. Malagon, Swet, Krush, C215, Nychos, and photo tribute to graffiti legend Dare! Refused Art Culture Magazine Issue 8 Promo:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CZzUPc0-_z0 REFUSED Art … Continue reading

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SJSU out and about, near and far, current and alumni, students and faculty, September – October 2010

a sampling thus far… Pantea Karimi solo exhibition, Mediated Sense-Mixed Media Print, at Mohr Gallery in the Finn Center, Mt. View, CA.  Artist Talk & Reception: Friday October 8th, 2010 6-8 PM. Exhibition form October 8th to November 21st, 2010. … Continue reading

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SJSU Alumni Andy Muonio exhibition at Mohr Gallery, reception June 25, 2010

SJSU Alumni Andy Muonio (Pictorial ’08) will be exhibiting at the Mohr Gallery located at the Community School of Music and Art, June 18 – August 1, 2010. Artist’s Reception & Artist talk: Friday, June 25, 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. … Continue reading

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Kickstarter Congratulations to Amber Shields

Congratulations to SJSU Alumni Amber Shields (Photography ’02) for meeting her monetary goal via Kickstarter to raise money to have her portfolio images printed from her project Visions of Johanne to present at the selective Santa Fe Portfolio Review. The … Continue reading

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Jonathan Brilliant: World Tour

Los Cabos: SJSU Alumni Jonathan Brilliant (Spatial ’07) continues his Have Sticks Will Travel World Tour and is creating a piece in San Jose Del Cabo, Mexico. Follow his blog detailing his progress: http://jonathanbrilliant.com/2010/05/?cat=7

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San José State University Graduates, 2010

Congratulations! Huzzah! You did it!! Images from the 2010 SJSU Commencement ceremony from the SJ Mercury News: Click HERE

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Orchard Commercial North First ARTSpace presents Triangle Gallery, SF/Fifty Years of Artwork

Orchard Commercial North First ARTSpace presents Triangle Gallery San Francisco Gallery Artists | 50 Years of Artwork April 5 – June 25, 2010 Artist Reception: Friday, June 4, 5 – 7:00 pm Now on view at Orchard Commercial North First … Continue reading

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15th Anniversary Exhibition of the Women Environmental Artists Directory (WEAD) reception May 22, 2010

Arts & Consciousness Gallery: WEAD Exhibition Reception at JFK University Saturday, May 22, 2010, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM A reception for the 15th Anniversary Exhibition of the Women Environmental Artists Directory (WEAD).  This exhibition is sponsored by JFK University’s … Continue reading

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Arts Council Silicon Valley Fellowship Awards 2010, May 26, 2010… including SJSU Instructor and alumni Ema Harris-Sintamarian

The Arts Council Silicon Valley Awards 2010 fellowships to six local artists for their ground breaking contributions to the arts in Santa Clara County, including SJSU instructor and alumni Ema Harris-Sintamarian. Also included are Linda Gass, Parthenia M. Hicks, Brian … Continue reading

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SJSU Alumni Greg Mettler, B & W Photo Magazine

SJSU Alumni Greg Mettler (Photo ’08) has been chosen to be one of the artists in the “spotlight” in the June 2010 issue (#75) of the  internationally distributed magazine of fine art photography B & W! His 7-page feature will … Continue reading

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SJSU Alumni Jonathan Brilliant: For Sale

Check out the goods: http://www.jonathanbrilliant.com/forsale

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Triton Art Museum, Bay Area Chicana exhibition including SJSU Professor Emeritus Consuelo Jimenez Underwood and SJSU BFA Graduate Betty A. Davis

Consuelo Jimenez Underwood: Undocumented Tortilla Happening, 2009 The Triton Museum in Santa Clara, CA presents Bay Area Chicana. This exhibition features the works of five Bay Area Chicana artists who explore the intentional use of indigenous elements as a conscious … Continue reading

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de Young Museum College Night including SJSU’s Hedwig Heerschop, Rod Ayers, Ryan Carrington, and SJSU Alumni Virginia Uhl

SJSU graduate students Hedwig Heerschop, Rod Ayers, Ryan Carrington and SJSU Alumni Virginia Uhl (now associated with Foothill College) will be exhibiting their work associated with the de Young Museum’s Celebrating Americana Art College Night exhibit April 16th beginning at … Continue reading

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SJSU Faculty, Alumni & Student art news…

…Just a few I found on the internet wires over this winter break…exhibitions/news going on now or upcoming… Valerie Mendoza (Photo Faculty): Professor Mendoza’s “Different, Naturally” is one of the videos to be shown at Homeland, curated by Philadelphia-based artist … Continue reading

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