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UC San Diego Celebrates 50th Anniversary of Visual Arts Department

November 3, 2016

…Diego Department of Visual Arts kicks off a two-year program in the University Art Gallery (UAG) to celebrate its 50th anniversary with “Extensions of Photography: A Visual Arts Faculty, Emeritus Faculty and Alumni Exhibition,” running through Dec. 9. Two related events will be held to inaugurate the celebration, including a…

Division of Arts and Humanities Receives $750,000 NEH Infrastructure Award

August 9, 2018

The arts and humanities will have a stronger and more influential presence on the University of California San Diego campus, thanks to a new $750,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities. The three-year, matching grant is the largest single award ever received by the university’s Division of Arts…

UC San Diego Visual Arts Exhibition Honors Art and Computing Pioneer Harold Cohen

February 3, 2017

…Diego Department of Visual Arts professor emeritus who passed away last year. Renowned for creating AARON, an artificial intelligence art-making machine, Cohen and his affiliated works are featured in an honorary exhibition entitled “Harold Cohen, Creating Computational Creativity.” It surveys 40 years of the vibrant and large-scale prints that demonstrate…

UC San Diego’s Division of Arts and Humanities Wins Its Largest Foundation Grant

October 12, 2016

…San Diego’s Division of Arts and Humanities took a leading role to secure a $2.59 million grant award from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. The award supports a joint program with the San Diego Community College District (SDDCD) that helps humanities transfer students transition to UC San Diego—a top 10…

Visual Arts Exhibitions Emphasize Building Community at UC San Diego and Beyond

March 20, 2017

…usher in “Making Communities: Art and the Border,” an exhibition that shines a light on immigrant communities as a source of creativity. During its opening, several UC San Diego artists participated in a speaking program addressing the recent rhetoric citing Mexico as a source of crime and economic decline. Curated…

UC San Diego’s KNIT, Digital Arts & Humanities ‘Connect the Dots’

July 10, 2017

…San Diego’s Division of Arts and Humanities is crafting collaboration and community on campus — digitally. By offering online tools collectively referred to as a “digital commons,” KNIT will enable university faculty, students and staff to customize websites for courses; research projects or personal academic portfolios; create or join public…

Diedrick Brackens Selected as Second Longenecker Roth Distinguished Artist in Residence

February 25, 2019

The UC San Diego Department of Visual Arts announces textile artist Diedrick Brackens as the 2019 – 2020 Martha Longenecker Roth Distinguished Artist in Residence, the department’s second residency supported by the estate of the late artist and educator Martha W. Longenecker Roth.

UC San Diego Visual Arts Graduate Student Honored for Initiating Art Practices

March 17, 2016

…Diego Department of Visual Arts Ph.D. candidate Stephanie Sherman was recently recognized for her achievements in art and activism by the Women’s Caucus for Art (WCA), which honored her with the President’s Award for Art & Activism at the 2016 College Art Association conference in Washington D.C. The award is…

UC San Diego Exhibition Features Work by 7 Leading International Women Artists

February 20, 2018

Presented together for the first time, seven internationally recognized artists are featured in the UC San Diego exhibition “Stories That We Tell: Art and Identity,” celebrating those who paved the way for greater inclusion by inventing new means to address issues of race and gender.

UC San Diego Graduating Artists are ‘Stepping Away’ with Downtown Exhibition

May 26, 2017

The diversity and talent of graduating University of California San Diego artists is currently highlighted in “A Step Away: Artists from the M.F.A. Program at UC San Diego,” an exhibition showing through May 29 at the Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego (MCASD).

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