UC Davis Humanities Grad Show Shines Light on Art, Music, Political Science, and More


College of California, Davis, Faculty of Letters and Science graduate scholars are sharing their paintings with the general public this month because the multidisciplinary Arts & Humanities 2022 Graduate Exhibition returns to the Jan Shrem and Maria Manetti Shrem Museum of Artwork following two years of digital exhibitions.

Going down June 2–19, this exhibition showcases 27 MFA, MA, and PhD scholars from artwork historical past, artwork studio, inventive writing, design, arithmetic, tune, efficiency research, and political science. Many take on large problems, corresponding to environmental destruction, political divisions, racism, immigration, and incapacity justice, whilst others interact with reminiscence and aesthetic practices. Their initiatives take quite a lot of paperwork, together with sculpture, pictures, ceramics, portray, experimental tune, digital truth, and thesis displays.

“The once a year exhibition is a superb alternative for our scholars, and likewise for the campus neighborhood and the ones past, to peer the distinction of the Faculty on show,” stated Estella Atekwana, Dean of the Faculty of Letters and Science.

Award recipients have been introduced on the June 2 public opening:

  • LeShelle & Gary Would possibly Artwork Acquire Prize: Kelley O’Leary
  • Keister & Allen Artwork Acquire Prize: Morgan Cristine Flores
  • The Savageau Award for Design: Hint Manuel

“It’s very thrilling information for college kids that two artwork prizes are being awarded along with a design award,” stated Rachel Teagle, the museum’s Founding Director. “This beneficiant strengthen underscores our dedication to raising the achievements of our graduates each inside of this exhibition and as they release their careers.”

The artwork prizes proceed the custom of buying graduate scholar paintings for the college’s Nice Arts Assortment and construction an endowment. The gathering comprises artwork via famend graduates Bruce Nauman ’66, Stephen Kaltenbach ’67, Deborah Butterfield ’73, and Kathy Butterly ’90.

For more info, discuss with manettishrem.org.