Open House and Jewelry and Clay Sale

Nov 18, 2021
10:00am – 7:00pm

Open House Time: 4:00 – 7:00pm, Clay Sale: 10:00am – 7:00pm Jewelry Sale 12:00 – 7:00pm Open House Highlights School of Art and Design Annual Fall Jewelry and Clay Sale After a long break due to COVID-19, we are delighted to bring back our Annual (in-person) Fall Jewelry and Clay Sale. Featuring beautiful and unique […]


Dimana Zaharieva Undergraduate Senior Exhibition

Nov 10, 2021 – Nov 18, 2021

Dimana Zaharieva generally describes her art as surrealist, as she draws a lot of her ideas from dreams and intuitive drawing. She is interested in the subconscious and how viewers interpret her mindscapes. The artist’s preferred subject is the human figure, often depicting female characters because that reflects her personal experience. She strives to portray […]

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All Together Now

Oct 15, 2021 – Dec 16, 2021

Comprised of artwork created by 32 tenured faculty, lecturers, and staff members of the School of Art and Design, All Together Now is on display in the University Art Gallery. The artworks included in the exhibition represent multiple disciplines and consider themes relating to personal histories, social structures, pandemic experiences, and visual art as a […]

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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 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 […]