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 […]

Itinerant Landmarks

With Abandon: Works by SDSU Alumni 2011 – 2016, Opening Reception

Sep 15, 2016
5:00pm – 8:00pm


SDSU Downtown Gallery Event Thursday, September 15, 5pm – 8pm Join us to celebrate the opening of With Abandon: Works by SDSU Alumni 2011 – 2016. The exhibition is guest-curated by Ginger Shulick Porcella, Executive Director, San Diego Art Institute and shares five years of work from the SDSU School of Art + Design alumni. Surveying approaches […]

Coffee Shop, Grossinger's Catskill Resort and Hotel

With Abandon: Works by SDSU Alumni 2011 – 2016

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


SDSU Downtown Gallery Event September 15 – November 6, 2016 Thursday through Monday 11:00am – 4:00pm With Abandon: Works by SDSU Alumni 2011 – 2016 shares five years of work from the SDSU School of Art + Design alumni. Each artist in the exhibition pays homage to their mentor and a program that celebrates craftsmanship and […]

Cathedrals: Jeff Ray – Closing Event

Jun 11, 2016
6:00pm – 9:00pm


SDSU Downtown Gallery Event Join us for unique musical performances by artist/ musician Jeff Ray and Kenseth Thibideau (of Pinback and Three Mile Pilot). Additional guests will be announced. We thrilled to host this duo for a special event to celebrate Jeff Ray’s solo exhibition, Cathedrals. The performance will take place in the gallery, surrounded […]

Matt Wuerker Illustration of Hillary Clinton standing at restaurant

Party Lines: The History, Art, and Politics of Editorial Cartoons – Opening Reception

Jun 23, 2016
6:00pm – 8:00pm


SDSU Downtown Gallery Event Join us to celebrate the opening of Party Lines: The History, Art, and Politics of Editorial Cartoons, which examines an art form that brings awareness to political and social issues. Party Lines display over four decades of cartoons created during presidential election years, from past races to 2016, through multiple perspectives. […]

Jeff MacNelly Illustrations of Donkey and Elephant

Party Lines: The History, Art, and Politics of Editorial Cartoons

Jun 23, 2016 – Sep 04, 2016


SDSU Downtown Gallery Event Thursday through Monday, 11:00am – 4:00pm (closed Tuesday and Wednesday) The SDSU Downtown Gallery presents Party Lines: The History, Art, and Politics of Editorial Cartoons, an exhibition highlighting the work of Pulitzer Prize-winning political cartoonists and their contemporaries. The exhibition focuses on over four decades of cartoons created during presidential election […]

Downtown at Sundown

Downtown at Sundown May 19

May 19, 2016
5:00pm – 8:00pm


SDSU Downtown Gallery Event Thursday, May 19, 2016 from 5:00 – 8:00pm Join us for an evening of original compositions from musicians in residence. We’re thrilled to host performances by students in the SDSU Composition Laboratory and the ensemble SWARMIUS, directly inspired by the current exhibition Cathedrals: Jeff Ray. The collaboration is organized under the direction […]

Downtown at Sundown

Downtown at Sundown Apr. 21

Apr 21, 2016
5:00pm – 8:00pm


SDSU Downtown Gallery Event Thursday, April 21, 2016 from 5:00 – 8:00pm Join us for an evening of original compositions from musicians in residence. We’re thrilled to host performances by students in the SDSU Composition Laboratory and the ensemble SWARMIUS, directly inspired by the current exhibition Cathedrals: Jeff Ray. The collaboration is organized under the direction […]

Cathedrals: Jeff Ray Opening Reception

Apr 07, 2016
6:00pm – 8:00pm


SDSU Downtown Gallery Event Join us to celebrate the opening of Cathedrals, a site-specific, multi-sensory installation by San Francisco Bay-area artist, Jeff Ray. The exhibition continues Ray’s exploration of the intersection between nature and architecture. Mix and mingle with the artist. Guests will enjoy a unique musical performance by Jeff Ray as part of the program. […]