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Allebe Art after Dark Opening

Nov 6, 2015

Adrienne Allebe, instructor in the Department of Art and Design, will have work up at Change of a Dress in downtown San Luis Obispo for the months of November and December.  It will open this Friday evening, November 6th, from 6-9 pm, as part of Art after Dark.  Change of a Dress is located at 785 Marsh Street, suite B, San Luis Obispo.  The opening will be a lively party with crostini and sangria!

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Exhibit Photographs by Clint Baclawski Oct. 29-Dec. 4

Nov 5, 2015

Cal Poly's Art & Design presents an exhibit titled “Lush,” featuring the work of photographer Clint Baclawski, will open Thursday, Oct. 29, in the University Gallery in the Dexter Building (No. 34) at Cal Poly.

The evening will open with a talk by Baclawski at 5:10 p.m. in Room 150 in the Dexter Building; a reception will follow at 5:45 p.m. in the University Art Gallery.

Jobs Available to Alumni - Curran & Connors, Inc.

Oct 6, 2015

Curran & Connors, Inc. is a leading communications/creative services/design company that is looking for a talented Graphic Designers. Curran & Connors is a nationally recognized corporate communications design firm with over 70 employees. For almost 50 years, we have provided the corporate, private and non-profit communities across the United States with solutions to improve their visual communications to stakeholders. We pride ourselves on supporting our clients with a unique blend of experienced service, innovative products (including a newly created Professional Services unit) and incomparable support, while keeping their strategies and goals forefront.

Art Gallery Hosts Cal Poly Artists and Faculty Triennial Exhibition

Oct 2, 2015

Faculty members from Cal Poly’s Art & Design Department will display their artwork for four weeks at Cal Poly’s University Art Gallery, culminating in a special closing event on Thursday, Oct. 15, at 5 p.m. 

Faculty Research Triennial 2015

Sep 11, 2015

For the opening show of 2015, Cal Poly’s University Art Gallery will be exhibiting art and research work from the Art and Design Faculty. Work will showcase work from the areas of photography, sculpture, graphic design, painting, illustration, video and art history.

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Cal Poly’s Annual Student Exhibition Opens at University Art Gallery May 28

May 20, 2015

Cal Poly’s University Art Gallery will kick off an exhibit of diverse works by graduating art students with an opening reception at 5 p.m. Thursday, May 28. The exhibit, appropriately titled “Exit,” runs through June 13.

May 15: Talk by Facebook Product Designer Andrew Saluturi

May 6, 2015

What I didn't learn in school, a presentation by Andrew Saluturi

Cal Poly Art and Design alum and Facebook Product Designer, Andrew Saluturi, will give a talk about his career as a design professional on May 15 at 4:00pm in Dexter 34, room 150.

Preview of the film "Lives Well Lived" will be shown May 15

Apr 13, 2015

What is a Life Well Lived?

Art & Design professor Sky Bergman asked this question of some amazing women and men aged 75-100, and got some incredible answers. All are captured in the soon-to-be-finished documentary film Lives Well Lived, and now an exhibit at Kennedy Library. You will be inspired by wisdom and wit of those featured in the exhibit.

Presentation by New York-based painter Michael Berryhill on April 21

Apr 13, 2015

Michael Berryhill’s work occupies the territory between drawing and painting, fusing an intuitive expressionism with a highly self-aware painterly language built from previous art historical styles.  While his works are fundamentally synthetic in their combination of diverse influences, he strives to extend beyond a catalog of cultural or historical references.  Instead, Michael creates work that utilizes his medium’s long history while also responding to his in-process sensory reactions, eclectic cultural taste, and the material conditions of painting.  As such, his paintings manage to be both sophisticated and raw, offering experiences that feel simultaneously complete and unpredictably open.

Cal Poly Annual Student Exhibition opens on Thursday, April 16

Apr 8, 2015

Student artwork will be featured from the areas of photography, graphic design, illustration, video, painting and sculpture. Join us as we celebrate this diverse body of work made in the Cal Poly spirit of learn by doing!


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