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News Brief - 2018

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New faculty in Art & Design

New Art and Design Faculty and Staff

The Art and Design Department is pleased to welcome Laura Krifka to the studio art concentration faculty and Wesley Carr as our new studio art technician. 

Read about Krifka and Carr

Student Accomplishments

Student Accomplishments 

Over the past year, art and design students have been very successful both on and off campus. 

Read about student accomplishments

Kurt Brown

Kurt Brown Retires

Kurt O. Brown, the Art and Design Department’s beloved, award-winning instructional support technician III for photography and video — a dear friend, mentor and confidant to so many — retired at the end of December 2018.

Read about Brown's career and retirement

ART students at Getty exhibition

Cal Poly Art Historians Contribute to World-touring Getty Exhibition

Two Cal Poly art and design faculty contributed to the world-renowned touring art exhibition The Renaissance Nude, currently on display at the J. Paul Getty Museum in Los Angeles.

Read about the Getty exhibition

University Art Gallery exhibition

Upcoming University Art Gallery Exhibitions

The University Art Gallery is host to several incredible exhibitions throughout the year, from Victoria Fu to the BFA Senior Thesis Show.

Read about upcoming University Art Gallery exhibitions

Art and Design Department Reaccrediation

Accreditation Renewed

The art and design program is very pleased to report that our accreditation was renewed with the National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD).

Read about the department's accrediation

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