Exhibition Schedule 2018–2019

To read more about upcoming events at CSU, visit the School of the Arts Calendar of Events or read about them in Arts & Ideas.

Visit our Past Exhibition Archives page to view previous exhibitions.

Current Exhibition

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August 20 – September 22, 2018 Imagining the Past

Geoffrey Chaucer begins “The Knight’s Tale” with “Once, as old stories tell us…” This exhibition, curated by English Professor Corey Sparks and his Early British Literature class, asks that we consider how even the distant past continually presses on our present moment.

Curator’s Talk | Professor Corey Sparks | Thursday, September 6, 5:30p.m. | Zingg Recital Hall, Arts and Humanities Building | Reception to follow at The Turner

Fall Semester, 2018

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October 8 – December 8, 2018 Deep Etch: Legends of Chico Printmaking

This exhibition features work by Chico State art faculty, including the late artists Richard Hornaday, James Kuiper, Ann Pierce and Claudia Steel.

Exhibition Talk | Emerita Professor Dolores Mitchell | Thursday, October 18, 5:30p.m.| Zingg Recital Hall, Arts and Humanities Building | Reception to follow at The Turner

Spring Semester, 2019

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January 22 – February 23, 2018 Mǝǝmento: Before

This exhibition is curated from the Turner Collection by Jacob Meders, a member of the Mechoopda Indian Tribe of Chico Rancheria, whose own work is concurrently exhibited at the Jacki Headley University Art Gallery. Meders explains that the linked exhibitions function “as a before and after” that suggests ways to “see, share, and learn. To open a dialogue that allows a healing process.”

Artist Talk | Thursday, February 7, 5:30p.m.| Zingg Recital Hall, Arts and Humanities Building | Reception to follow in the Galleries Lobby

Curator’s Talk | Saturday, February 9, 2p.m.| The Turner

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March 11 – April 13, 2018 Regional Collective: California Society of Printmakers

A juried exhibition featuring the nationally significant California Society of Printmakers.

Juror’s Talk | Leslie Jones, Curator of Prints and Drawings, Los Angeles County Museum of Art | Thursday, March 28, 5:30p.m. | Zingg Recital Hall, Arts and Humanities Building | Reception to follow at the Turner

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April 29 – May 11, 2018 24th Juried Student Print Exhibition & 17th Ink/clay

This annual exhibition showcases outstanding student work in printmaking, complemented by works of excellence in ceramics.

Awards Ceremony | Thursday, May 2, 5p.m. | Rowland-Taylor Recital Hall, Performing Arts Center | Reception to follow in the Galleries Lobby