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Recent News

“About Books” exhibition featuring several School of Art faculty and alum!

September 8 - October 9, 2015
Reception: September 10, 5-7 p.m.

Artists: Heidi Kyle, Denise Figueredo, Inge Bruggeman, Julie Chen, Laura Russell, DeAnn Melton, Nancy Tokar Miller, Steve Phillips, Julia Andres, Laura Slenning, Catherine Nash, Chris Rush, Beata Wehr, Karen Zimmermann, Philip Zimmermann, Cerese Vaden, Kelly Leslie, Maria Lee, Alice Vinson, John Risseeuw, Dan Mayer, Carolyn Lavender, Fritz Scholder, Nick Georgiou, Helmut Löhr, Bruce McGrew, Todd Walker, Mark Pack, Margaret Suchland, Maria Mahar

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Faculty and Alumni selected for 2015 Arizona Biennial

Arizona Biennial 2015 | Tucson Museum of Art July 25–October 11, 2015 | 33 Artists selected out of 1,490 submissions by Irene Hofmann, Director and Chief Curator SITE Santa Fe New Mexico, including School of Art Faculty (Bradford, McMahon, Zielinski), Students and Alumni (Boswell, Chehak, Da Costa, Felber, Kitagawa, Monaghan).

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Book Art Collective meeting first Wednesdays at 5:30pm

The Book Art Collective, an ASUA club, will be meeting the 1st Wednesday of every month @ 5:30 pm. Please come if you are interested in Artist’s Books, making books, and anything related to the book. The meetings will be at the Book Art and Letterpress Lab, 1035 Mabel. Just two blocks north of Speedway between Park and Freemont. (Entrance is on the backside of the building.)

Please join us!

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Upcoming Events

2015 School of Art Faculty Exhibition

Venue University of Arizona Museum of Art (UAMA)

September 26, 2015 - November 8, 2015

2015 School of Art Faculty Exhibition event image Reception: Friday, October 2 from 5:00p.m. to 7:00p.m. | Join us for our biannual School of Art Faculty Exhibition, showcasing artworks in diverse media including drawing, painting, photography, sculpture, video and more. It includes the explorations, research and constructs of the dedicated artists and scholars who shape, strengthen, and sustain the School's programs.

2015-2016 VASE Lecture Series

Venue Center for Creative Photography

September 17, 2015 - April 14, 2016

2015-2016 VASE Lecture Series event image SHIFTING/GROUND: VISUAL ART IN THE AGE OF GLOBAL TRANSITION | In the second year of this series, internationally recognized artists and scholars will address contemporary social and political issues within the richness of aesthetic experience. Speakers will demonstrate how art practice and scholarship can produce critical awareness in an age fraught with challenges such as the destabilization of international economic markets, widespread social uprising, and increased competition for natural resources.

Ghosts, Ralph Ziman

Venue Joseph Gross Gallery

September 9, 2015 - November 4, 2015

Ghosts, Ralph Ziman event image Reception: Thur, Sept 17, 5–6:30pm | The Joseph Gross Gallery is pleased to present South African born artist, Ralph Ziman’s, Ghosts. Ziman’s work confronts the complex socioeconomic and political circumstances of the multinational; multibilliondollar African arms trade industry that moves weapons exclusively to Africa’s interior borders.

Impress(ive): An Intimate Gallery Talk with National Invitational Print Show Curators

Venue Davis Dominguez Gallery

October 17, 2015

Impress(ive): An Intimate Gallery Talk with National Invitational Print Show Curators event image This exclusive, one night only event features a gallery talk and print viewing led by the exhibition curators, UA School of Art Professor Andrew Polk and Kathryn Polk. You can explore the exhibition, view an informative video on printmaking processes and purchase original prints by 34 nationally-known artists. The Gallery has graciously agreed to donate a portion of the evening's sales to the UA School of Art!