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SDSU School of Art and Design Launches Monthly Open House Series

Galleries will feature exhibitions and programming from a wide variety of artists by Mara Parker September 28, 2021 This October, SDSU School of Art and Design will launch the monthly Open House series showcasing exhibitions and programming in the school’s various galleries and public spaces. Open to both the SDSU community and the general public, […]

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Amplify: Responding in Context

Sep 09, 2021 – Dec 02, 2021
5:30pm – 6:45pm

When: Starts September 9th Time: 5:30pm Please contact the School of Art and Design for Zoom links and passwords at mara.parker@sdsu.edu. SDSU Amplify: Guest Artist Series sponsored by SDSU School of Art + Design and the Michele Schlecht Visiting Artist Fund September 9 Mitsuko Brooks Studio Art + Mail Art September 16 Mellow Brown Graphic […]

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The Face of America

Aug 25, 2021 – Sep 16, 2021

Zim (Alexander Zimmerman) Everett Gee Jackson Gallery School of Art + Design, Art South 5th-Floor 5500 Campanile Drive San Diego, CA 92182 Tuesday – Thursday from 12:00 – 4:00 p.m. and by appointment The Face of America is a journey through the first two years of Alexander Zimmerman’s MFA career at San Diego State University. […]

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Show your support by joining the Friends of the School of Art and Design

Art and design play a pivotal role in our ever-changing world, opening spaces for dialogue, giving voice to feelings and perspectives, and locating our common humanity. At SDSU’s School of Art and Design, our students are overcoming the numerous challenges of returning to college after COVID 19, and creating and learning despite the difficulties of […]


SDSU School of Art and Design Welcomes Two New Faculty Members

Avery Caldwell and Gillian Sneed will begin teaching this fall Avery Caldwell, MA, MFA As an experienced creator and educator of design and visualization, Avery Caldwell, SDSU School of Art and Design’s newest Assistant Professor of Interior Architecture, integrates the creative process in all aspects of his professional life which he describes as “a happy […]

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Make a Difference in the Life of an Art and Design Student

Become a Mentor for the School of Art and Design Alumni Mentorship Program In March of 2020, as students at the School of Art and Design were readying for midterms, we received a notification from university officials that we needed to vacate campus due to the growing threat of COVID-19. Fortunately, our nimble faculty and […]

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2021 School of Art and Design Student Award Winners

Talent, hard work and perseverance brings recognition to School of Art and Design Students As this academic year has drawn to a close, we’d like to give one more shout-out to our talented, hard-working art and design students! Though our entire spring 2021 semester took place in a virtual learning environment, with some minor modifications […]

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A Place for Justice

May 18, 2021 – Aug 01, 2021

A Virtual Exhibition View the exhibition: artspaces.kunstmatrix.com A Place for Justice brings together work by nine artists, including two collaborative teams, who utilize diverse mapping strategies to examine a variety of geocultural concerns. Their work addresses the intersection of natural and manmade environments, the consequences of climate change, the disparity between homelessness and wealth, patterns […]

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SDSU School of Art and Design Announces It’s Call for Artists at the 21st Annual Student Award Exhibition

Mar 22, 2021 – Apr 29, 2021

More than $9000 cash awards will be available to student artists The submission deadline is March 9, 2021 The School of Art + Design is now accepting submissions for the 2021 Student Award Exhibition, its annual, juried award show of upper-division and graduate student artwork, as nominated by faculty. This year’s online exhibition will take […]