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October 22, 2007

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Alumni to Exhibit Works at University Art Gallery

Diverse Visions: New Work by Art Department Alumni, Nov. 14 – Dec. 5

Opening reception from 5 to 7 p.m. Nov. 14 in the University Art Gallery

Carson, CA Diverse Visions, an invitational exhibition featuring 60 works of art in varied media by 15 Art Department alumni will open on Nov. 14 and continue through Dec. 5 at the California State University, Dominguez Hills University Art Gallery. Included in the exhibition will be Diana Adams (Class of ’07), Nick Agid (’83) Victoria Almeida (’92), Marisol Benitez (’06), Paul Carmichael (’76), Maria Elena Fuster (’86), Joey Garcia (’03), Janice Lloyd Govaerts (’91), Geoffrey Guerrero (’77), Matt Jackson (’93), Collie Lowe (’75), Edmond Maloney (’89), Daniel Porras (’05), Vince Ray (’94), Lance Reynolds (’95), Shirley Robinson (’06), Phil Sato (’74), and Leticia Villa (’87).

Highlighting the alumni exhibit will be Victoria Almeida’s luminous and poetic abstractions, Geoff Guerrero’s glowing ceramic plates, Matt Jackson’s complex and intense digital prints, and Janice Lloyd Govaerts’ large-scale, fragile ceramic seed pods. Other highlights include Phil Sato’s graceful maquettes for glass and wood figurative sculptures, and Paul Carmichael’s luminous abstract paintings.

In conjunction with the opening reception on Nov. 14 in the gallery, a conversation with the alumni artists will take place beginning at 6 p.m.

The exhibit and related events are sponsored by the Instructionally Related Activities Committee of the Associated Students, Inc. and the CSU Dominguez Hills Alumni Association.

Admission is free. The gallery is open 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Thursday, and is in La Corte Hall A-107.

CSU Dominguez Hills is located at 1000 E. Victoria St. in Carson, near the junction of the Harbor, Artesia and San Diego freeways. Visitor parking permits may be purchased for $3 at the yellow dispensing machines at the front of each campus lot.

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About the University Art Gallery -- The University Art Gallery opened in 1978 and is considered one of the major exhibition spaces in the South Bay. The gallery supports and enhances the Art Department's instructional program while giving students from all disciplines and interested community members a valuable opportunity to explore and experience contemporary and historical works of art from many cultures. The gallery has over 2,000 square feet of exhibition space and 18' high ceilings, and it can accommodate large-scale paintings and sculptures by artists of local and national reputation. There are five exhibitions a year, the last being a multimedia show of works by graduating seniors in the Art Department.

About CSU Dominguez Hills -- California State University, Dominguez Hills is a highly diverse, urban university located in the South Bay, primarily serving the Los Angeles metropolitan area. The university prides itself on its outstanding faculty and friendly, student-centered environment. Known for excellence in teacher education, nursing, psychology, business administration, and digital media arts, new degree programs include computer science, criminal justice, recreation and leisure studies, social work, and communication disorders. On campus is the Home Depot Center, a multi-purpose sports complex that hosts world-class soccer, tennis, track and field, lacrosse, and cycling.

 

 

 



Media Contact:

Kathy Zimmerer

Director, University Art Gallery
(310) 243-3334
kzimmerer@csudh.edu

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