Four major gallery exhibitions open at UCI Claire Trevor School of the Arts

A sample of artist Alex May's work from the Embodied Encounters exhibition.

 

MEDIA ADVISORY

Four major gallery exhibitions open at UCI Claire Trevor School of the Arts

EVENT:
The Beall Center for Art + Technology along with the University Art Galleries (UAG) present four major exhibitions in all four galleries. The opening reception with the artists will take place from 2 – 5 p.m. and is free and open to the public.

WHEN/WHERE:
2 – 5 p.m. Saturday, October 1, on the Claire Trevor School of the Arts Campus. Mesa Parking Structure Parking Lot (grid D3 on campus map: https://communications.uci.edu/documents/pdf/UCI_15_map_campus.pdf)
Media planning to attend should contact Jaime DeJong at 949-824-2189 or jdejong@uci.edu. Attendance and parking are complimentary for media who RSVP in advance.

HIGHLIGHTS:
2 p.m.
Artists available for meet and greet.
Rosalind Nashashibi at the CAC Gallery
Maura Brewer at the UAG Gallery
Alex May at the Beall Center for Art + Technology
Sha Xin Wei at the Beall Center for Art + Technology

3:30 p.m.
Maura Brewer performance at the UAG.

BACKGROUND: 
The galleries at UCI will open their doors for an artist reception from 2 – 5 p.m. premiering four spate exhibitions.  The Donald R. and Joan F. Beall Center for Art + Technology presents Embodied Encounters, an inter-media exhibition featuring seven international contemporary artists. The UAG presents On This Island, a solo exhibition by Rosalind Nashashibi, curated by UAG Associate Director Allyson Unzicker, in the Contemporary Arts Center Gallery. In the University Art Gallery is the Emerging Artist Series presentation Jessica Chastain by MFA alum Maura Brewer, curated by UAG Director Juli Carson. Finally, the inaugural exhibition of the Critical Aesthetics Program Sharon Hayes’ After Before, curated by UAG Director Juli Carson, is showing in the Room Gallery.

Posted Date: 
Tuesday, September 27, 2016 (All day)