Category Archives: SJSU out and about

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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EF College Tour led by SJSU Alumni Vera Fainshtein, Spain: Land of Many Cultures

EF College Tour led by SJSU Alumni Vera Fainshtein, Spain: Land of Many Cultures Instructor Vera Fainshtein will be leading a study abroad tour in Spain, December 27, 2012 – January 6, 2013 leaving from San Francisco, CA. Vera is a … Continue reading

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Art & Pancakes, December 11, 2011

Another entry in a series of Sunday morning posts called Art & Pancakes…. A smattering of art news tidbits for your reading pleasure ..…hopefully over a fine breakfast of a stack of pancakes. ~b Charles Saatchi: The hideousness of the … 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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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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SJSU Professor Emeritus Rupert Garcia, Retirement Reception May 26th, 2011

SJSU Professor Emeritus Rupert Garcia, Retirement Reception, May 26th, 2011 Please join SJSU Faculty, alumni, former/current students and friends for a retirement reception in honor of Professor Garcia on Thursday, May 26th, 2011 at 12 noon at his de Young … Continue reading

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April 30th – May 1st, San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art: ArtHouse

San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art presents ArtHouse: A weekend of art-making, exhibitions, art selling, artist talks, cultural connections, and more! Saturday April 30th & Sunday May 1st, 2011, 9:00 am to 5:00pm San Jose ICA ArtHouse is a FREE … Continue reading

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Friday Nights at the de Young, April 22nd, 2011: Where To? The Call of the Times

This Friday, April 22nd, 2011, Friday Nights at the de Young and the de Young’s New Generations student and faculty advisory board presents “Where To? The Call of the Times” college night! Student work from California colleges, universities and art … Continue reading

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Marianne Lettieri, solo exhibition at Pacific Grove Art Center, opening reception April 15th, 2011

SJSU MFA Sculpture Graduate Candidate Marianne Lettieri, solo exhibition at Pacific Grove Art Center, opening reception April 15th, 2011 The exhibition, Memory Palace,  includes 17 mixed media constructions that use spatial relationships and visual metaphors, such as houses, wheels, and … Continue reading

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Artist Victor Malagon interview on Frank151 blog

Great interview of artist and Refused Magazine creator Victor Malagon (SJSU, Master of Fine Arts, ’09, Pictorial) on the Frank151 blog. Victor’s work combines graffiti and sculpture creating amazing pieces of art. Article link: http://www.frank151.com/blog/2011/04/06/victor_malagon_has_refused_to_remain_one_dimensional Refused Magazine link: http://www.refused.nu/

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South First Friday’s Art Walk, San Jose, March 4th, 2011

March 4th, 2011, 7pm ’til 11pm — ART WALK venues are free and open to the public An eclectic evening of Arts & Culture in downtown San Jose’s SoFA district every First Friday of the month in the SoFA District (So. … Continue reading

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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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New York Society of Illustrators Student Scholarship Competition, 2011: SJSU Animation and Illustration student scholarship winners

New York Society of Illustrators Student Scholarship Competition, 2011: SJSU Animation and Illustration student scholarship winners From the SJSU Animation & Illustration website (2/17/11):  Once again SJSU Animation/Illustration Students have distinguished themselves in the New York Society of Illustrators annual … Continue reading

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Southern Exposure’s 11th Annual Monster Drawing Rally on Feb. 25th from 6-11p

Southern Exposure’s 11th Annual Monster Drawing Rally, February 25th, 2011 6:00 PM – 11:00 PM Southern Exposure’s 11th Annual Monster Drawing Rally is a live drawing event and fundraiser featuring over 130 artists. SJSU Alumni Jessica Eastburn (’10 MFA Pictorial) … Continue reading

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Rupert Garcia: The Magnolia Editions Projects at the de Young Museum, San Francisco, CA, February 19, 2011 – July 17, 2011

Rupert Garcia: The Magnolia Editions Projects at the de Young Museum, San Francisco, CA February 19th, 2011 – July 17th, 2011 From the de Young Museum website: Renowned Bay Area artist Rupert Garcia is committed to creating artwork not only … Continue reading

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EF College Tour led by SJSU Alumni Vera Fainshtein: London, Paris, Rome, 10 days

Instructor Vera Fainshtein will be leading a study abroad tour in Europe in January 2012. Vera is a SJSU alumni and currently, an Adjunct Instructor at two local community colleges. Tour info: “London, Paris, Florence and Rome” – 10 days … Continue reading

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Exhibition at Art Ark Gallery: Small and High Quality, opening reception February 4th, 2011

Exhibition at Art Ark Gallery: Small and High Quality Opening Reception: First Friday, February 4th, 2011 from 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Small and High Quality: A group exhibition of beautifully small artwork, because bigger isn’t better. Art Ark Gallery, … Continue reading

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SJSU Photography Faculty Exhibition, Natalie & James Thompson Art Gallery and Tuesday Night Walk-through

SJSU Photography Faculty Exhibition, Natalie & James Thompson Art Gallery February 1 – 25, 2011 From the SJSU Art Department website, Events: A special opportunity to view recent works by current faculty in the Photography area within the Art Department, … 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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Tony May, Artist Talk at SJICA, Thursday January 13th, 2011

Artist Talk, Tony May: T and Toast Thursday, January 13th, 2011
, 7:00pm – 9:00pm at the San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art Join us for celebration, catalogue signing and conversation with artist Tony May. Admission:  $10 ICA members;  $15 non-members … Continue reading

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Wendy Crockett Exhibition, University of Santa Clara, Opening Reception, Friday, January 14th, 2011

Wendy Crockett Three Summers Portraits of Icelandic Youth University of Santa Clara Art Department Gallery Exhibition: January 10th – February 4th, 2011 Gallery Hours: Mon – Fri 9:00am – 5:00pm Opening Reception: Friday, January 14th, 2011 6:00pm – 8:00pm Artist’s … Continue reading

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San Jose South First Friday Art Walk, Dec. 3rd, 2010

8pm ’til LATE — ART WALK venues are free and open to the public SoFA District (So. First Street between San Carlos and E. Reed streets), San Jose. For a link to galleries, shops, events, music and venues:  http://www.southfirstfridays.com/ San Jose … Continue reading

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"Soft" exhibition, SJSU Gallery Three, Director's Choice Award

The Museum and Gallery Operations class presents “Soft” in Art Building Gallery 3, this week through December 2, 2010. “Soft” is a juried show produced by the class under the direction of Jo Farb Hernandez, professor and director of the … Continue reading

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Beverly Rayner, Solo Exhibition at the Monterey Museum of Art, Opening Reception Nov. 18, 2010 5 – 7pm

MontereyNOW: Beverly Rayner Opening Reception: Thursday, November 18, 5 – 7 pm Monterey Museum of Art, Pacific Street, Monterey, CA Free Admission The Monterey Museum of Art continues its MontereyNOW series of exhibitions with the works of Beverly Rayner. The … Continue reading

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Tony May at San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art, Nov. 13th, 2010 – Feb. 26th, 2011

Tony May: Old Technology Nov. 13, 2010 — Feb. 26, 2011 at San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art From the SJICA website: The first large-scale retrospective exhibition of works by San Jose artist Tony May opens in November 2010 at … Continue reading

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t.w.five, exhibition at The Luggage Store, San Francisco: my last darling

t.w.five: my last darling at The Luggage Store, San Francisco Exhibition runs from Nov. 5th – Dec. 17th, 2010   Opening Reception: Friday, Nov, 5th from 7 to 9 pm Dj Schmeejay t.w.five is the mastermind collaboration of Brazilian artist … Continue reading

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SJSU Animation and Illustration Student Priscilla Wong named Zankel Scholar

From the SJSU news site: For the second consecutive year, an SJSU animation and illustration student has received one of the field’s top honors. SJSU Senior Priscilla Wong has been named the 2010 Zankel Scholar by the New York Society … Continue reading

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