The School of Art + Design Announces New Faculty Amy Sanchez Arteaga

Jul 01, 2020

Amy Sanchez Arteaga is the cofounder of Cognate Collective Amy Sanchez Arteaga makes art, teaches, and writes about living as a transborder subject between the Californias. Since 2010 she has collaborated with Misael Diaz as Cognate Collective, a binational research and art collective that explores how cultural and economic exchange between transnational communities can be […]

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Fall 2020 Course PSFA 320 – Learning From the Borderlands

Jun 01, 2020

Creativity and Communication in the Arts: Learning From the Borderlands When: Fall 2020 Course Number: PSFA 320 When: Tuesday/Thursday – 11am – 12:15pm PST (Synchronous Virtual Meetings) Instructor: Amy Sanchez-Arteaga This course explores how contemporary art practices sited at different borders have dealt with issues of distance, isolation, and social/cultural exchange. How might we learn […]

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Making Art in a Pandemic

May 28, 2020

Making Art in a Pandemic is a series of five virtual exhibitions (see individual galleries below) of new work by graduate and undergraduate students from the School of Art + Design at San Diego State University. These innovative sculptures, photographs, collages, drawings, and more were made while students were studying at home due to COVID-19. […]

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Art Office Exhibition

Apr 28, 2020 – Aug 28, 2020

On display through August 28, 2020 In spring 2020, the School of Art + Design launched an inaugural annual exhibition of student artwork to be displayed in the Art + Design office on campus. With the shift to virtual during COVID-19, we moved this exhibition to digital platforms, including this website and social media. Ranging […]

Open Studios

School of Art + Design Open Studios

Apr 15, 2020 – Apr 15, 2020
4:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Please Join Us at Open Studios, Open Studios, SDSU’s annual schoolwide open house, is a great way to become acquainted or reacquainted with the School of Art + Design and the many exciting things created there. All classrooms, labs, studios, and galleries will be filled with art and open for viewing. Students and faculty will […]

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Chicano/a/x Printmaking: Making Prints and Making History – 50 Years of Art Activism

Feb 08, 2020 – Apr 05, 2020

Exhibition February 8 – April 5, 2020 Thursday through Monday 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. (closed Tuesday and Wednesday) Chicano/a/x Printmaking: Making Prints and Making History – 50 Years of Art Activism is a multi-site exhibition celebrating the 50th anniversary of the SDSU Department of Chicana and Chicano Studies. Born in 1969 out of community […]

Downtown at Sundown

Downtown at Sundown with Prison Arts Collective: “Stitching the Gap”

Jan 16, 2020
5:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Downtown at Sundown with Prison Arts Collective: “Stitching the Gap”. For this installment of Downtown at Sundown, join the Prison Arts Collective (PAC) in creating a Healing Quilt, a collaborative art project. Participants will explore the relationship between creativity and rehabilitation in communities impacted by the criminal justice system. We will explore the issues and […]

Surface Tension

Surface Tension

Nov 15, 2019 – Nov 21, 2019
10:00 AM – 2:00 PM

Running through November 21 in the School’s University Gallery, Surface Tension, the 2019 Graduate Exhibition, features work created by SDSU School of Art + Design’s current crop of talented graduate students. Please join artists for an opening reception on Friday, November 15, 2019 from 6:00-9:00 pm. Gallery hours are Monday-Thursday, 10:00 am – 2:00 pm […]

Jewelry and Ceramic Sale

Annual Jewelry and Ceramic Sale

Nov 25, 2019 – Nov 26, 2019
10:00 AM – 3:00 PM

SDSU’s School of Art + Design’s annual Jewelry and Ceramic Sale is coming up! This eagerly anticipated, annual event is the perfect place to pick up , beautiful, unique, and affordable works of wearable and functional art for the holidays and support student groups at the same time. The sale will take place in the […]