The UC San Diego Visual Arts Department presents:

MFA & PhD Practice Open Studios

8 March 2014, 3-8PM

UC San Diego, Visual Arts Facility & SME Building
9500 Gilman Dr, La Jolla, California 92093

Open Studios is the annual showcase for MFA and Art Practice Ph.D. students to share their artistic process and finished pieces. Visitors will be able to step inside almost 50 distinct artist studios with artists on site to contextualize their work and engage in conversations.

Press Release at

Screening & Performance Events:

Cut Piece: Performance by Artemisa Clark, 3:30 - 4:30 pm VAF #306
Moving Images: Time-Based Works By UCSD Grad Students, 4:30 VAF #306

Ongoing exhibitions & projects:

a group show of UC San Diego MFA Alumni and Adjunct Faculty
featuring: Julia Dzwonkoski & Kye Potter, Kelly Eginton, Abel Gutierrez, Katie Herzog, Matthew Rich, and Mateo Tannatt
3-8 PM, VAF #452

-- DUMBSUN: A kosmos of specters revolving around Walt Disney's Dumbo and Sun Ra, Tomas Moreno,
SME Visual Arts Gallery

-- Something to be Grasped
featuring: Tanya Brodsky, Shana Demassi and Erika Ostrander
Experimental Sculpture and Painting Studio, SME #205

-- Parameters
featuring: Jena Cummiskey, Kyle J Thompson and Angela Washko
Center for Design and Geopolitics, SME #305

-- Rarities and B-Sides
Group Exhibition curated by William Basquin
Experimental Media Lab, SME #401

-- Still Life with Parallax
A Holography Project by Kara Joslyn
Experimental Drawing Studio, SME #202

-- Summer Job
Group Exhibition curated by Aitor Lajarin
VAF #404

-- TeleCrowd
Emily Grenader MFA Thesis Exhibition
Visual Arts Facility Gallery


UC San Diego Visual Arts Facility (VAF) &
Structural and Materials Engineering (SME) Building
9500 Gilman Dr, La Jolla, California 92093

Press Release at

Open Studios Participating Artists:
Aitor Lajarin
Aldo Guerra
Alexander Kershaw
Amber Lundy
Andreas Leonardsen
Angela Jennings
Angela Washko
Artemisa Clark
Ava Porter
Cara Baldwin
Catherine Czacki
Collective Magpie
Daniel Cannizzaro
Dominic Paul Miller
Elmira Mohebali
Emily Bovino
Emily Grenader
Erika Ostrander
Gary Garay
Heidi Kayser
Hermione Spriggs
J Noland
Jaekyung Jung
Jena Cummiskey
Joshua Jon Miller
Julian Rogers
Kara Joslyn
Katherine Clark
Katrin Pesch
Kyle J. Thompson
Lucas Coffin
Lyndsay Bloom
Matthew Savitsky
Nathan Wade
Nichole Speciale
Shana Demassi
Stephanie Sherman
Tanya Brodsky
Timothy Ridlen
Tomas Moreno
Walter Sutin
William Basquin

For more information about UC San Diego's Open Studios event please visit:


Sheena Ghanbari

Angela Washko

Parking: Free weekend parking at the Gilman Parking Structure in non-designated areas. The Gilman Parking Structure is south of the Graduate Visual Arts Facility. For more information on parking, please visit:




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