Artist Alida Cervantes in her studio touching a large painting

We Are Here/Estamos Aquí

Jul 27, 2017 – Oct 29, 2017


SDSU Downtown Gallery Event July 27, 2017 – October 29, 2017 Thursday through Monday 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. (closed Tuesday and Wednesday) Thomas Kiefer, Water Bottles, 2014; archival inkjet print; courtesy of the artist. © Thomas Kiefer/INSTITUTE We Are Here/Estamos Aquí focuses on the U.S./Mexico border from El Paso to Tijuana through storytelling and […]

large white ball comprised of small white balls

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 […]

Screenprinting Process in Blue ink

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 & […]

Photograph of white bowls floating in dark water

Every Which Way

Feb 11, 2017 – Apr 09, 2017


SDSU Downtown Gallery Event February 11, 2017 – April 9, 2017 Thursday through Monday 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. (closed Tuesday and Wednesday) Every Which Way is the third in an annual series of exhibitions inspired by San Diego State University’s campus-wide initiative, the Common Experience. Comprised of artwork created by faculty and students from […]

Ink drawing of a sarcastic monument

Sandow Birk: Depravities & Monuments – Opening Reception

Nov 17, 2016
5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.


SDSU Downtown Gallery Event November 17, 2016 – 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Meet artist Sandow Birk and mingle with other art lovers as we celebrate the opening of the Los Angeles artist’s exhibition Depravities & Monuments, featuring monumental prints and drawings from two incisive series that address conditions and concerns of our contemporary global […]

Wood block print showing war

Sandow Birk: Depravities & Monuments

Nov 17, 2016 – Jan 29, 2017
11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.


SDSU Downtown Gallery Event November 17, 2016 – January 29, 2017 Thursday through Monday 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Depravities & Monuments features a selection of artworks from two incisive series by Los Angeles artist Sandow Birk. The Depravities of War, comprising a narrative suite of monumental woodcut prints, proffers a stinging critique of the […]

A group of tumbleweeds on a loading dock

Ashley Fenderson: Ghost

Sep 15, 2016 – Nov 06, 2016
11:00am – 4:00pm


Installation view ©Brandon Means The SDSU Downtown Gallery presents a site-specific installation by third-year M.F.A. candidate, Ashley Fenderson, titled Ghost. This installation is drawn directly from the artist’s relationship with the deserts of California, Nevada, Utah, and Arizona. For years, she has explored, mined, and literally captured these places as a method of meditation and […]