CI art galleries

Where art, opportunity and innovation intersect

By Marya Jones Barlow


There’s no need to travel to Los Angeles to experience the work of internationally recognized and up-and-coming regional artists. CI’s four art galleries, all coordinated by the Art program, offer a free forum for students, artists and arts enthusiasts to explore and enjoy art.

Each month-long exhibition kicks off with an opening reception that invites the public to interact with the art and artist. The distinct character of each gallery space accommodates a full spectrum of artistic styles, media and talent. CI galleries also offer opportunities for faculty and featured artists to install exhibits and curate shows, and for students to participate as exhibitors, interns and curators.

Don’t miss the remaining exhibitions of the 2015-16 season:

John Spoor Broome Library Art Gallery
On the second floor of the John Spoor Broome Library, the gallery features a variety of innovative art and interdisciplinary exhibitions by diverse regional and internationally recognized artists, as well as works by faculty and students from CI and other universities.

  • Nov. 16– Feb. 16, 2016
    Santi Visalli: A Life in Pictures
  • Feb. 22 – April 3, 2016
    Recent works by Marie Schoeff and Dane Goodman
  • April 11 – May 8, 2016
    5th Annual CI Art Faculty Collaborations: Leslie Lloyd, Aldo Figueroa, and Peter Harper
  • May 12 – Sept. 6, 2016
    Summer Show

Napa Gallery
Inside Napa Hall on CI’s Ventura Street, the Napa Gallery is the Art program’s main gallery, featuring work from regional, national and internationally recognized artists.

  • Jan. 25 – Feb. 17, 2016
    Emily Thomas & Shannon Willis: UCSB MFA
  • Feb. 29 – March 10, 2016
    Karin Swildens: Retrospective
  • March 17 – March 25, 2016
    The Adolfo Camarillo High School Arts Expo
  • April 11 – May 6, 2016
    Annual Student Show

Grad Wall
The Grad Wall, CI’s newest gallery in Napa Hall, showcases the work of outstanding senior art students selected by their instructors.

  • Nov. – Dec. 2015
    Megan Johnson: Chambers of the Heart
  • Jan. – Feb. 2016
    Andy Lepe

Palm Gallery
Located this season inside Napa Hall, the Palm Gallery presents curated shows of works from faculty, students and alumni.

  • Jan. – Feb. 2016
    Student video exhibition
  • March 2016
    Sharon Coughran: solo exhibit

 

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© Fall 2015 / Volume 19 / Number 02 / Bi-annual