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Athenaeum Music and Arts Library Honors Scholarship and Award Winners

May 12, 2017 – May 20, 2017


For the 15th consecutive year, the School of Art + Design at San Diego State University, along with the Athenaeum Music and Arts Library in La Jolla, will present the annual student scholarship program and exhibit, featuring the 2017 recipients of Art Council Ambassador prizes and awards. The student honorees and exhibitors include: Danni Bao, […]

Downtown at Sundown

Downtown at Sundown with DJ Professor Shadow

Jun 15, 2017
5:00pm – 8:00pm


DJ Professor Shadow Join us for an evening of music in the gallery as you view our current exhibition, All Natural. DJ Professor Shadow will be spinning a groovy set to get you moving. Downtown at Sundown is in partnership with the Museum of Contemporary Art (MCASD) and Stone Brewing Co. on the third Thursday […]

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All Natural – Opening Reception

Apr 20, 2017
5:00pm – 8:00pm


Join us for Downtown at Sundown to celebrate the opening of All Natural. Mix and mingle with the artists while viewing experimental, unique, and in some cases, never-before-seen works. All Natural includes the work of Stephanie Bedwell, Jennifer Anne Bennett, scott b. davis, Roman de Salvo, John Oliver Lewis, Jessica McCambly, Meghann Riepenhoff. A special […]

Design your future at SDSU

SDSU Design Week 2017

Apr 10, 2017 – Apr 14, 2017


Design is becoming more collaborative. We share, and have to share, methods, techniques, materials, theories and research with other fields and disciplines, to address complex real-world problems. Design education should inform upcoming designers to critically engage the foundations of their field and redefine the role of design in the twenty-first century. Designers must challenge existing […]

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All Natural

Apr 20, 2017 – Jul 16, 2017


SDSU Downtown Gallery Event April 20, 2017 – July 16, 2017 Thursday through Monday 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. (closed Tuesday and Wednesday) All Natural presents the work of seven artists who are working with natural materials or naturally occurring elements to create their finished pieces. Exploring the fringes of photography, sculpture and painting, and intersecting with notions of sustainability, […]

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Student Award Exhibition

Mar 06, 2017 – Mar 18, 2017


The School of Art + Design at SDSU will present its nineteenth annual juried exhibition of upper division and graduate student artwork as nominated by full time faculty.  Accepted artwork will be on display for public viewing at the University Gallery, March 6-March 18. The awards ceremony and reception is open to the public and […]

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Become an Art Council Ambassador


Support the School of Art + Design and Enjoy Exclusive Benefits The SDSU Art Council Ambassador Program is comprised of alumni, friends, and community members dedicated to supporting the School of Art + Design at SDSU. Art Council Ambassadors provide vital support to aspiring student artists, innovative programming and creative initiatives within the School. Art […]

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Every Which Way – Opening Reception

Feb 16, 2017
5:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.


Downtown at Sundown Opening Reception with DJ Mike Turi & screen printing activity led by faculty Scott Wyss Thursday, February 16, 2017 from 5:00 – 8:00pm For this Downtown at Sundown join us to celebrate the opening of Every Which Way. Meet the artists and mingle as you view the exhibition, featuring artworks from students […]

Downtown at Sundown

Downtown at Sundown with The AjA Project

Mar 16, 2017
5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.


Ale Uzarraga, Va y Ven (Come and Go), 2016, courtesy of the artist and The AjA Project For this month’s Downtown at Sundown, join us for a conversation with transborder artist Omar Pimienta & Borderclick participants around the ins-and-outs of life on both sides of the border, documentation as a tool for social justice & […]