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Laura Krifka at Luis De Jesus Los Angeles

Nov 12, 2020

Assistant Professor of Painting, Laura Krifka, currently has work on display at Luis De Jesus Los Angeles. Unreachable Spring, a group exhibition, is on view through the end of the year. Participating artists also include June Edmonds, André Hemer, Kambui Olujimi, Edra Soto, and Peter Williams.

Lana Z Caplan's films - November Screenings

Nov 10, 2020

Lana Z Caplan's films are showing at the Chicago Underground Film Festival and Moviate Underground Film Festival this weekend and will be streaming for the month of November as part of CutLog's November Moving Image Artists Video Showcase.

Art and Design Students at CSU Media Arts Festival 2020

Nov 1, 2020

2020 CSU Media Arts Festival

We are pleased to announce that Cal Poly SLO was well represented at the 30th Annual CSU Media Arts Festival.

Elizabeth Folk at LAUNCH LA

Oct 27, 2020

Logical Mutations with Elizabeth Folk and Colin Roberts at LAUNCH LA
October 24th – November 21st 2020


Continue reading Elizabeth Folk at LAUNCH LA...

Submissions now open for .RAW Journal of Art and Design

Oct 27, 2020

Submissions this quarter are FREE!!!   

Submissions accepted now until Sunday, November 8 at 11:59pm 

Submission Form with details: 

All mediums, all Art and Design majors and minors welcome, including moving image submissions. (see our Vimeo page) 

Announcing the 2020 Art and Design Student Scholarship and Award Recipients!

Jun 30, 2020

We are pleased to announce the well deserved 2020 Student Scholarship and Award winners!

Congratulations to all!

Lana Z Caplan Featured on

Jun 13, 2020

Lana Z Caplan on

Lana Z Caplan's photographic series Postcards from the Hanging: Sites of Public Execution featured on the prominent Fine Art Photography Daily website

Watch Cal Poly Short Cuts on Zoom - 6/14/20

Jun 10, 2020

Cal Poly Short Cuts Poster

Please join us to watch
"Cal Poly Short Cuts - Zoom Edition"
Sunday June 14th from 5-8pm

Cal Poly Short Cuts are a collection of films made in collaboration between students in ART 483 Advanced Digital Video and ISLA 341 Cinematic Process during this quarter.

Art and Design BFA Exhibition Launching June 5, 2020

Jun 1, 2020


Cal Poly Department of Art and Design
Bachelor of Fine Arts Exhibition 2020

- View the work of our impressive class of 2020​​​​ -
Launching Friday, June 5th

Sara Frantz Presents Solo Show at Left Field Gallery

Jun 1, 2020

Sara Frantz Presents Solo Show at Left Field Gallery

Sara Frantz will show a new body of work entitled, “Safety in The Shade” at Left Field Gallery, Los Osos, CA, opening June 6th, 2020.

Out of time and dislocated from the original space, Frantz’ latest series of paintings explore the false barriers that create more imagined than real distance between two points of view. Composed from the perspective of being inside a cave, the viewer looks up or out to the sky, unable to touch what the stars may bring.  Scenes of hope and want, but also powerlessness depicted in flat color and faux digital paint marks.  Alien and grand in their starkness, the result considers how technology simultaneously extends and amputates people’s senses – fragmenting experiences.  


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