Panel Discussion: Material Matters presented by the SDSU Art Galleries

Apr 26, 2023
2:00pm – 3:15pm

Join the SDSU Art Galleries for a panel discussion on the topic of materiality with contemporary artists, Caitlin Petersen, Christian Garcia-Olivo, and Tessie Salcido Whitmore with moderator Guusje Sanders, juror of “Crossing the Line” and independent curator. The artists will present about their artwork and approach to making, followed by a moderated conversation and a […]


Spring 2023 Senior Design Portfolio Show

Apr 27, 2023
4:00PM – 8:00PM

The Spring 2023 Graphic Design Senior Portfolio show will be held on Thursday, April 27 from 4-8 PM in the Jackson and Flor Y Canto Galleries, located on the 5th Floor of Art South. Come by and support our graphic design students!

Poster design by SDSU student Lamees Kazi

School of Art and Design Graduate Open Studios

Apr 15, 2023

Calling all artists, designers, aspiring creatives, and prospective students! SDSU School of Art and Design is proud to present Graduate Open Studios on Saturday, April 15th from 10 AM to 2 PM. No RSVP is required, and this event is free to attend and open to all. This year, Open Studios will align with Explore […]

Teddy Sandoval, Las Locas, c. 1980. Acrylic and mixed-media on unstretched canvas, 39 x 521⁄2 in. (99 x 133.4 cm). Courtesy of Paul Polubinskas. Photo by Fredrik Nilsen.

Guest Lecture: Ondine Chavoya

Apr 14, 2023

The School of Art and Design will be joined on Zoom by Dr. Ondine Chavoya on Friday, April 14th at 11 AM. All are welcome to attend! Dr. C. Ondine Chavoya was appointed the John D. Murchison Regents Professorship in Art in the Department of Art and Art History at UT Austin in 2023. A […]


Visiting Lecturer: Jenni Sorkin

Mar 23, 2023

We will be joined by art historian, curator, and educator Jenni Sorkin for a talk, “Craftlike: The Illusion of Authenticity”. This discussion will be held on March 23rd in AL 101 from 6:30 to 7:30 PM. Jenni Sorkin is Professor of History of Art & Architecture at University of California, Santa Barbara. She writes on […]

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Keynote Lecture: Jori Finkel

Apr 04, 2023

Jori Finkel will present a keynote lecture on April 4, 2023. The talk will be from 5:30 to 6:45 in Hepner Hall 221, followed by a reception from 7 to 8 PM in Art South 477. Jori Finkel writes about art for The New York Times and The Art Newspaper from Los Angeles, where she […]

Virtual Artist Talk: Chip Thomas

Apr 13, 2023
7:00pm – 9:00pm

Virtual Artist Talk: Chip Thomas Event Date: April 13, 2023 Time: 7 to 9 PM This event is FREE and open to all. Registration is required. Join us for a virtual lecture on Thursday, April 13, 2023, at 7 pm PST, with Chip Thomas artist, activist, and physician based in the Diné Nation, AZ. This […]

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Reception: Crossing the Line and Student Award Exhibition

Mar 02, 2023
4:00pm – 7:00pm

Tuesday, March 2, 2023 from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. UNIVERSITY ART GALLERY ART SOUTH 5TH-FLOOR LOBBY School of Art and Design San Diego, CA 92182 (619) 594-5171 Free and open to the public Please join us for the reception of Crossing the Line and the Student Award Exhibition. Mix and mingle with artists in attendance […]

Image credit: Christiana E. Updegraff, Carriage, 2022; paper, steel, wood, leather, rope; 28 x 28 x 72 inches; courtesy of the artist

Crossing the Line

Mar 07, 2023 – May 04, 2023
12:00pm – 4:00pm

On view March 7 – May 4, 2023   University Art Gallery School of Art + Design Art North Building 4th-Floor Courtyard 5500 Campanile Drive San Diego, CA 92182 619-594-5171 Gallery Hours: Tuesday – Thursday from 12:00 – 4:00 p.m. and by appointment Free admission   Crossing the Line features the artwork of 29 artists […]