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Tom Loeser: Please Please Please

Tom Loeser, LA/Chicago/New York, 2016; wood, paint, felt, 12 x 17 x 26 inches; image courtesy of the artist Exhibition runs August 4, 2018 through October 28, 2018 If the furniture we sit on every day were totally different, would our lives be different too? That is one question posed by Madison-based designer/maker Tom Loeser. […]

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New Comics and Sequential Media Course to Debut at the School of Art + Design

This coming fall, SDSU’s School of Art + Design will add a new, exciting course to its regular offerings, Art 296: Comics and Sequential Media. Taught by filmmaker, artist, photographer and writer, Neil Kendricks, Art 296 will embrace the interdisciplinary world of comics and animation, photography and cinema, and will examine how these different media […]

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Art Council Ambassadors Student Scholarship & Awards Program/Exhibit

May 11, 2018
5:30pm – 8:00pm

For the sixteenth year in a row, SDSU’s School of Art + Design will converge on the Athenaeum Music and Arts Library in La Jolla for its annual Art Council Ambassadors Student Scholarship and Awards Program and Exhibit. The evening kicks off with presentations in the Library’s downstairs studio where student winners will give short […]

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SDSU’s School of Art + Design’s Open Studios

May 03, 2018
4:00pm – 7:30pm

Please join us at SDSU’s School of Art + Design for Open Studios, our annual, school-wide open house event, on Thursday, May 3, 2018, from 4:00 – 7:30 p.m. Open Studios is a great way to become acquainted or reacquainted with the School of Art + Design and the many exciting things we do here! […]


Give-and-Take: Poster Design by Nancy Skolos and Thomas Wedell

Apr 19, 2018 – Jul 22, 2018

Nancy Skolos and Thomas Wedell, Public Bike, 2012; poster, 60 x 40 inches; courtesy of the artists Exhibition runs April 19, 2018 through July 22, 2018 Give-and-Take: Poster Design by Nancy Skolos and Thomas Wedell presents the work of this graphic design twosome, who pioneered the medium from a traditional analog approach to its contemporary […]

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Spring 2018 Lecture Lineup

Helen Britton– Jewelry Designer March 15, 5:30pm HH-221 Richard Keely– Sculpture March 20, 5:30pm HH-221 Reed Hansul– Furniture Design April 3, 5:30pm HH-221 James Luna– Multimedia Installation Artist April 4, 6:00pm Union Theater Guerilla Girls,– Art Activists April 6, 7:00pm Smith Recital Hall Regina Kurtz– Interior Design April 9, 12:00pm Location TBD Bhavna Mehta– Visual […]

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Study Art in France

Mar 01, 2018

Study Art Abroad in France Information Session Thursday, March 1, noon, Summit Room Eva Struble, Professor Intro to Advanced Painting (for credit: Art 204, 404,or 504) No art experience necessary Aix en Provence, Southern France Cost for UG:$3,491; Cost for Grad: $3,560 (covers fees, housing, and most meals. Airfare not included.) Marchutz Art School at […]

Entrepreneurship Lecture Series

Spring 2018 Entrepreneurship Lecture Series

Feb 08, 2018 – Mar 21, 2018

Now in its second year, the School of Art + Design’s Entrepreneurship Lecture Series is a yearlong event that brings well known industry leaders — who also happen to be artists and designers — to campus to share their personal and professional stories of success, and to provide guidance, advice and inspiration to undergrad and […]

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20th Annual Student Award Exhibition

Mar 05, 2018 – Mar 17, 2018

The SDSU School of Art + Design at SDSU will present its 20th annual Student Award Exhibition (SAE), a show featuring the juried work of upper division and graduate students, in the University Gallery, March 5-17, 2018. The SAE includes artwork from all disciplines at the School. Originating in 1999, the exhibition demonstrates the University’s […]

Downtown at Sundown

Downtown at Sundown: Film Screening and Conversation

Jan 18, 2018
5:00pm – 8:00pm

(left) Group leader, Sal, speaks of how the writing program deeply changed lives inside RJD; photo by Lori Sutton. (right) Prisoners in RJD work with SDSU students in innovative writing program in maximum security in RJD prison; photo by Paul Sutton.) For this installment of Downtown at Sundown, join us for an evening of film […]