painting of green building and photo of rusty trike

I Love to Ride My Bicycle

Nov 15, 2018 – Jan 27, 2019


Exhibition runs November 15, 2018 through January 27, 2019 Since their invention in 1817, bicycles have affected the progress of society in terms of both culture and modern industry. As a result of this broad impact, bikes have influenced artists over the past two centuries, with luminaries such as Marcel Duchamp and Pablo Picasso featuring […]

Three figures sitting on colorful boxes

Tom Loeser: Please Please Please


Tom Loeser, LA/Chicago/New York, 2016; wood, paint, felt, 12 x 17 x 26 inches; image courtesy of the artist Exhibition runs August 4, 2018 through October 28, 2018 If the furniture we sit on every day were totally different, would our lives be different too? That is one question posed by Madison-based designer/maker Tom Loeser. […]

Give-and-Take: Poster Design by Nancy Skolos and Thomas Wedell

Apr 19, 2018 – Jul 22, 2018


Nancy Skolos and Thomas Wedell, Public Bike, 2012; poster, 60 x 40 inches; courtesy of the artists Exhibition runs April 19, 2018 through July 22, 2018 Give-and-Take: Poster Design by Nancy Skolos and Thomas Wedell presents the work of this graphic design twosome, who pioneered the medium from a traditional analog approach to its contemporary […]

Painting of frogs and painting of skull

Transforming Existence

Feb 10, 2018 – Apr 08, 2018


Exhibition runs February 10, 2018 through April 8, 2018 Comprised of artwork created by faculty and students from the School of Art + Design, Transforming Existence explores Surrealism with works ranging from those that were inspired by the movement’s icons such as Salvador Dali, René Magritte, Joan Miró, and Dorothea Tanning to contemporary approaches, transporting […]

Art on wall and building inside gallery settings

Spaces From Yesterday

Nov 17, 2017 – Jan 28, 2018


SDSU Downtown Gallery 720 West Broadway San Diego, CA 92101 Exhibition runs November 17, 2017 through January 28, 2018 Spaces from Yesterday: Amy M. Ho with Chanthon Bun, Dennis Crookes, and Bobby Dean Evans, Jr. features three projects developed by Amy M. Ho in collaboration with incarcerated artists from San Quentin State Prison. Based in […]

Red trolley cars receding to horizon on parallel tracks at sundown

We Are Here/Estamos Aquí – Opening Reception with the Artists

Jul 27, 2017
5:00p.m. – 8:00p.m.


SDSU Downtown Gallery Event July 27, 2017 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Join us to celebrate the opening of We Are Here/Estamos Aquí. Mix and mingle with the artists while viewing photographic images depicting the dynamic social aspects of the U.S./Mexico border. The selection of artwork in the exhibition shares individual experiences, explores the impact […]

Woman at International border wall holding Flag

We Are Here/Estamos Aquí

Jul 27, 2017 – Oct 29, 2017


SDSU Downtown Gallery Event July 27, 2017 – October 29, 2017 Thursday through Monday 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. (closed Tuesday and Wednesday) We Are Here/Estamos Aquí features the use of photography as a mode of storytelling and agent for social change through images depicting the dynamic social aspects of the U.S./Mexico border. Downtown San […]

large white ball comprised of small white balls

All Natural – Opening Reception

Apr 20, 2017
5:00pm – 8:00pm


Join us for Downtown at Sundown to celebrate the opening of All Natural. Mix and mingle with the artists while viewing experimental, unique, and in some cases, never-before-seen works. All Natural includes the work of Stephanie Bedwell, Jennifer Anne Bennett, scott b. davis, Roman de Salvo, John Oliver Lewis, Jessica McCambly, Meghann Riepenhoff. A special […]

Stems and flowers set in encaustic on a panel

All Natural

Apr 20, 2017 – Jul 16, 2017


SDSU Downtown Gallery Event April 20, 2017 – July 16, 2017 Thursday through Monday 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. (closed Tuesday and Wednesday) All Natural presents the work of seven artists who are working with natural materials or naturally occurring elements to create their finished pieces. Exploring the fringes of photography, sculpture and painting, and intersecting with notions of sustainability, […]

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 […]