2018 Fine Arts Gallery Archive

A Survey Exhibition by La Monte Westmoreland

La Monte Westmoreland 1  La Monte Westmoreland 2

Exhibition Dates: July 12 to July 25, 2018
Exhibition Reception: July 14, 2018 @ 5-8pm

Words Uncaged Project and Exhibition

La Monte Westmoreland 1  Word Uncaged 1
La Monte Westmoreland 1  Words Uncaged 2

Exhibition Dates: June 1 to June 30, 2018
Exhibition Reception: June 2, 2018 @ 7-10pm

“Re-Enter, Re-Think, Restore: Reforming our prisons & healing our community through art, dialogue & tech”
Exhibition and Symposium


Spring 2018 Senior Projects Exhibition

 Fashion Senior Project Exhibition
 Animation Senior Showcase

 Graphic Design and Visual Communication Senior Project
 Studio Arts Senior Projects

Spring 2018 Senior Projects Exhibition
Animation, Fashion, Fiber and Materials, Graphic Design/Visual Communication, and Studio Arts

Exhibition Dates - May 7 to May 18, 2018
Reception -  Thursday, May 10 @ 5-8pm

Annual Children's Exhibition of LAUSD's Saturday Conservatory of Fine Arts 

 LAUSD Saturday Conservatory of Fine Arts

The annual Children’s Exhibition of LAUSD’s Saturday Conservatory of Fine Arts will follow the Graduate Theses Exhibition. This year LAUSD/ SCOFA celebrate their 37th year at the Cal State LA Fine Arts Gallery. The exhibition features works of 270 children who have completed this year’s program. The Saturday Conservatory Fine Arts is a free 24-week program at Cal State LA and is sponsored by LAUSD Gifted/Talented Performing Arts Programs.

Reception I April 21, 2018 @ 10-2pm I Music by Cal State LA Music Students: Yuri Lee (piano), Vincenzo DeLaRosa (bass) and Marco Cortez (drums) 

Spring 2018 Graduate Theses Exhibition
 Spring Graduate Theses Exhibition 2
 Spring Graduate Theses Exhibition 3
 Spring Graduate Theses Exhibition 4
 Spring Graduate Theses Exhibition 1

Exhibition Dates - April 4 to April 14, 2018
Reception -  April 14 @ 5-8pm

The Spring 2018 Graduate Theses Exhibition at the Fine Arts Gallery highlights the works of seven graduate students:

Alexandra Cao Ying, MFA, Studio Arts, Let One Hundred Flowers Blossom, #087, oil on panel, 6x6 inches; 
Bianka Miranda, MFA, Studio Arts, Aa, acrylic on panel, 18x24 inches;
Gabriela Melendez, MA, Studio Arts, Beneath the Skin, wood, plaster, silicone, 34x16x72 inches; 
Raquel Rojas, MFA, Studio Arts, Aborto, acrylic on canvas, 9x12 inches;
Saul Aguilera, MFA, Studio Arts, En Los Tiempos de Las Golondrinas: Sun Frida, mixed media; 
Sean Kelly, MFA, Studio Arts, Mythic Landscape, (detail pieces of two-part installations) ceramic, wood, 78x99x51 inches and 78x39x39 inches; 
Teresa Carrasco, MFA, Studio Arts, Shoot Em Up Bang Bang!, (one of nine pieces) acrylic, ink, shotgun spray, bullet holes, 18x24 inches.

Annual Undergraduate Exhibition

 Annual Undergraduate Exhibition 1
Annual Undergraduate Exhibition 2

Exhibition dates: March 8 to March 19, 2018
Exhibition Reception: March 15, Thursday from 5pm to 8pm

Art Department's Annual Undergraduate Exhibition Spring 2018 presents works by 93 students in the Department of Art in various media including Animation, Ceramics, Drawing, Graphic Design, Installation, Interactive Design, Painting, Print Making, Sculpture and more.

The exhibition is curated by the gallery student staff – Alex Rodriguez, Jed Surio, Nina Gibson, Tammie Nguyen and Uriel Sandoval.

Annual Undergraduate Exhibition

 Annual Undergraduate Exhibition 1
2018 CAA MFA Exhibition 1
 Annual Undergraduate Exhibition 1
2018 CAA MFA Exhibition 2
 Annual Undergraduate Exhibition 1
2018 CAA MFA Exhibition 3
 Annual Undergraduate Exhibition 1
2018 CAA MFA Exhibition 4


Essay on "Sustainability and Public Good" by Kim Abeles
CAA MFA Exhibition Press Release

January 25 – February 24, 2018
Reception: February 23, 2018, Friday @ 5-9pm

Cal State LA Fine Arts Gallery at California State University, Los Angeles
January 25 - February 24, 2018    Gallery Hours: 12 noon – 5 pm, Monday – Friday
Reception: Friday, February 23, 5-9pm Music by Kelman Duran 6-8pm

CAA/MFA Exhibition is a part of the College Art Association (CAA) Annual Conference. This year Cal State LA’s Fine Arts Gallery is proud to host the 2018 CAA's MFA Exhibition "Sustainability and Public Good." The exhibition includes the current 20 MFA student works from 11 different MFA programs in Northern and Southern California. These artists were carefully selected from submissions of 23 MFA programs by 5 invited eminent Los Angeles galleries: Corrina Peipon of The Pit & The Pit II, Eden Phair of HONOR FRASER, HK Zamani of PØST, Mary Leigh Cherry of Cherry and Martin, Peter Mendenhall of Peter Mendenhall Gallery, and curated by the Cal State LA’s Fine Arts Gallery Director Mika Cho, and interdisciplinary artist Kim Abeles.

CAA is one of the largest associations both nationally and internationally for Art, Art History and Studio Arts professionals, and promotes the highest levels of creativity and scholarship in the practice, teaching, and interpretation of the arts. This year’s annual CAA conference is being held in Los Angeles from February 21 - 24, expecting 5000+ attendees from not only all over the US but overseas as well. The Exhibition Reception is set on Friday the 23rd at 5 to 9pm (open to the public), which will be one of four major receptions of the conference including Hauser & Wirth, Getty, LACMA and Cal State LA.

Music for the reception by Kelman Duran from 6-8pm
Kelman Duran is an artist, filmmaker, and musician who released “1804” through Hundebiss Records in Milan. He has received press from “The Fader and Fact Magazine.” He has created original edits and mixes for Radar Radio and NTS Radio in London. Duran is the Resident DJ at RAILUP who has performed “Mustache Mondays” at The Hammer Museum and MOCA in Los Angeles and the Tate Modern in London.