Full Circle: 25 Years of First Street Gallery & CGU

By Greg M on

This group show, curated by David Pagel &= Seth Pringle, will feature 40 First Street Gallery studio artists and 40 alumni of Claremont Graduate University’s MFA Program to honor the relationship of creative exchange shared by these two innovativeprograms since First Street Gallery’s founding in 1989. The exhibition will occupy both the CGU and First …

December Events

By Jessi Rivera on

  Receptions: 12/3 Clayton Ehman & Blind Threesome (curated by David Pagel) 12/10 Blind Threesome Plus Ones (curated by David Pagel)   Receptions are from 6-9pm, and are free and open to the public.

Second Annual Poetry Reading and Art Exhibit, October 11, 2013

By Cheryl Angel on

On Friday October 11th, the CGU Art Department was happy to host the Second Annual Poetry Reading and Art Exhibit featuring poetry read by 2013 Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award winner, Marianne Boruch; Pitzer College Assistant Professor Brent Armendinger; Pomona College Assistant Professor Hillary Gravendyk, and CSU Fresno graduate student Steven Sanchez. The event also included …

May Events

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Special Events: 5/5 Open Studios Reception: 5/7 Adrian Culverson & Christine Marie Salama Visiting Artist Lectures: Lectures are open to the public, and held at 4:30pm in Albrecht Auditorium. 5/1 Brad Spence 5/2 Michelle Grabner (Atlantic Lecturer) Performance still, “Closer”, courtesy of Andrea Marie Breiling and Crystal Erlendson

April Events

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Receptions: 4/2 Leslie Love Stone & Suzanne Gibbs 4/9 Elisabeth Joung 4/16 Jeremiah Catling & Clarke Latta Henry III 4/23 Albert Contreras: Back and Forth 4/30 Patricia Burns & Jessi Rivera Visiting Artist Lectures: 4/24 Adam Ross Photo courtesy of Clarke Latta Henry III

March Events

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Thesis Receptions: 3/5 Kelsey Kimmel & Julie Orr 3/12 Kristin Frost & Stephanie Meredith 3/25 Jaqueline Bell Johnson & Matt Hillseth Visiting Artist Lectures: 3/6 Pamela Sztybel 3/13 Alison Saar 3/27 Ry Rocklen

February Events

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Thesis Receptions: 2/5 Katie Grip & Kristen Bradford 2/12 Crystal Erlendson & Phil Espinoza 2/19 Elisa Saether & Takeshi Kanemura 2/26 Scott Jamieson & Yoony Takeuchi Visiting Artist Lectures: 2/13 Caitlin Lonegan 2/20 Keith Boadwee 2/26 Sarah Cain (Visiting Adjunct)

Currently on View: Space Working/Tripod

By Jessi Rivera on

East Gallery Antonio Adriano Puleo Space Working selections 2009-present   Peggy Phelps Gallery Tripod: Kyla Hansen & Dion Johnson   Join us for the reception on Tuesday, January 22 from 6-9pm. Both shows are on view January 14 – January 25, With gallery hours M-F from 10am-5pm.

Media Blitz

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ONLINE & IN PRINT Kyla Hansen (MFA ’12) in Modern Painters’ December article “24 Artists to Watch.”  View the PDF of the article or visit Kyla’s website. Kathleen Melian (’12) talks with cdsavoia.com about her recent work.  View the short film online. Alumni Kathleen Melian (’12), Joe Lloyd (’12) Chris Trueman (’10) are featured in New American Paintings Issue #103 as winners of …

Fall ’12 Installation Class

By Crystal Erlendson on

Select student works from Rachel Lachowicz’s installation critique course, as well as their installation show Indecent Proposition, where each work was on wheels to be moved between the galleries during the course of the exhibition.