Exhibition Schedule 2013–2014

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

Visit our Past Exhibition Archives page to view previous exhibitions.

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Fall Semester, 2013

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AUGUST 26 – SEPTEMBER 21
Landscape as Metaphor: From Arcadia to Dystopia

Landscape references not only the sublimely pastoral, but it also can reflect the distortion of changing conditions and reactions to events. This exhibition explores the spiritual uses of land and also demonstrates its evocative power to represent human experience.

Curator’s talk and reception: Thursday, August 29 at 5:30 p.m.

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OCTOBER 3 – NOVEMBER 2
Unsettled Dreams: Monsters in Print

In collaboration with Dr. Asa Mittman and students of the CSU, Chico Department of Art and Art History, this exhibition explores the depiction and meaning of—as well as the reaction to—the monstrous and grotesque. Fundamental is the prevalence of monsters historically and their varied use and interpretations.

Curator’s Talk: Thursday, October 3, at 5:30 p.m. in PAC 134 (Rowland-Taylor Recital Hall)
Reception to follow at The Turner

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NOVEMBER 12 – DECEMBER 14
Girl Speak: Shojo Manga and Women’s Prints

A selection of prints by women or depicting women joins current women’s Shojo Manga selected by Dr. Masami Toku, CSU, Chico Art professor. This combined exhibition is the inaugural stop for the national traveling Shojo Manga exhibition.

Curator’s talk and reception: Thursday, November 14 at 5:30 p.m.

Spring Semester, 2014

Pushing Boundaries–Expanding Horizons: 10th Janet Turner National Print Competition and Exhibition

JANUARY 27 – FEBRUARY 22
Pushing Boundaries–Expanding Horizons: 10th Janet Turner National Print Competition and Exhibition

This joint exhibition with the University Art Gallery surveys new, innovative and “must sees” in the print world. Our juror is Anne Collins Goodyear, Co-Director Bowdoin Museum of Art; former Associate Curator of Prints and Drawings, Smithsonian; and President of the College Art Association.

Juror’s talk: Thursday, February 20 at 5:30 p.m. in Ruth Rowland–Taylor Recital Hall; receptions to follow at The Turner and the University Art Gallery, 100 Trinity Hall.

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MARCH 10 – APRIL 12
Angles and Planes: Janet Turner and the Built Environment

Commemorating the centennial of Janet Turner’s birth, this selection of seldom seen paintings and prints rounds out the curatorial survey of her work as an artist. While her art is most commonly associated with the natural environment, “Angles and Planes” explores her response to the built environment and Modernist movements such as Cubism.

Curator’s talk and reception: Thursday, April 3 at 5:30 p.m.

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APRIL 24 – MAY 15
19th Juried Student Print Exhibition & 12th Ink/Clay

Celebrating student achievement in art making, this exhibition honors our founder’s collection as inspiration and education. Awards will be announced at a ceremony in conjunction with the University Art Gallery and the Art Education area.

Awards Announcement: Thursday May 1 at 5 p.m. in Rowland-Taylor Recital Hall; receptions to follow at The Turner and the University Art Gallery.

Both Semesters

Ayres Hall

Exhibitions that may reflect university themes as well as the Humanities Center theme of "Translation" in the arts. These small exhibitions are curatorial, art analysis and geared toward curriculum as developed by Turner Curatorial Interns.