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Prof. Simon Leung receives 2017 FOCA fellowship

January 19, 2017

Fellows of Contemporary Art (FOCA) is pleased to announce the 2017 FOCAFellowship Awards.  Artists Sean Griffin, Simon Leung, and Susan Silton have been selected to receive an unrestricted award of $10,000, each. Fellows of Contemporary Art will host an exhibition/reception celebrating Sean Griffin, Simon Leung, and Susan Silton at FOCA’s exhibition space, 970 N. Broadway in Mandarin Plaza, Chinatown, from 6:30pm – 9:30 pm on Saturday, March 25, 2017....

Exploring the Interconnection of Body and Mind at UC Irvine's Beall Center

January 19, 2017

Dave Barton from the OC Weekly reviews "Embodied Encounters" the current exhibition at the Beall Center for Art + Technology. On display through January 21, 2017.

International Electronic Music Artist Val-Inc. Performs at UCI

January 18, 2017

International Electronic Music Artist Val-Inc. Performs at UCI Afro Electronica Concert Enriches the Gassmann Electronic Music Series IRVINE, Calif. (January 18, 2017) – UC Irvine’s Claire Trevor School of the Arts department of music’s Gassmann Electronic Music Studio presents Afro Electronica, a concert by electronic music performer Val-Inc., Friday, January 27, 2017 at 8 p.m. in Winifred Smith Hall on the UCI campus. The concert will feature an engaging, rhythmically-charged...

Legends of the Early L.A. Art Scene to Hold Rare Reunion

January 17, 2017

Ahead of a talk featuring Ed Ruscha, Robert Irwin and others — sponsored by The Broad Stage and Sotheby's Institute of Art — veterans of the Ferus Gallery recall the early days of the L.A. art scene and the new administration's possible threat to free speech.

UCI Drama Presents A Dystopic Visioning of Shakespeare’s Roman War Tale CORIOLANUS

January 11, 2017

UCI Drama Presents CORIOLANUS A Dystopic Visioning of Shakespeare’s Roman War Tale IRVINE, Calif. (January 11, 2017) – UC Irvine’s Claire Trevor School of the Arts Department of Drama presents its first offering of 2017, Shakespeare’s classic military tragedy based on the life of legendary Roman leader Caius Marcius Coriolanus. UCI Drama’s current season explores xenophobia in its various forms, and perhaps there is no greater manifestation of pitting “us” against “them” than the...

Congratulations to UCI alum and faculty on CCF fellowships!

January 10, 2017

Congratulations to UCI alums Shagha Ariannia,Maura Brewer, Aaron Sandnes, Samira Yamin, and UCI Professor Amanda Ross-Ho on receiving this year’s fellowships for Visual Artists!

Masculine ←→ Feminine, an intermedia exhibition featuring twelve international contemporary artists

January 4, 2017

DOWNLOAD THE COMPLETE PRESS PREVIEW KIT BEALL CENTER FOR ART + TECHNOLOGY AT UCI PRESENTS MASCULINE ←→ FEMININE An intermedia exhibition featuring twelve international contemporary artists Featuring: Cassils, Freewaves, Micol Hebron, Julie Heffernan, Robert Heinecken, Maria Lassnig, Lynn Hershman Leeson, Danial Nord, Hiromi Ozaki, Alexis Smith, Laetitia Sonami, Victoria Vesna Curated by David Familian with support From Micol Hebron On View: January 28 – May 13, 2017 Opening...

“The Warplands” Solo Exhibition Featuring the Latest Work by Cauleen Smith

December 20, 2016

PRESS PREVIEW KIT (download) UC IRVINE’S CLAIRE TREVOR SCHOOL OF THE ARTS PRESENTS “THE WARPLANDS” SOLO EXHIBITION FEATURING THE LATEST WORK BY CAULEEN SMITH IRVINE, Calif. (December 20, 2016) -- The University Art Gallery (UAG) at UC Irvine’s Claire Trevor School of the Arts is proud to present The Warplands, Cauleen Smith. The solo exhibition will open Saturday, January 14, 2017 with a reception open to the public from 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm and will exhibit through Saturday, March 25, 2017...

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