Room Gallery

Room Gallery, Why Are You Here Exhibition, photo by Loy Zimmerman

The Room Gallery is a dedicated Art space used primarily for Graduate and Undergraduate Exhibitions.  It is approximately 850 sq. feet and provides an excellent space for single exhibitions. 

 

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Painted Lady

Solo exhibition by Ariel McCleese

 

January 13 – February 10, 2018

Room Gallery

Opening Reception: Saturday, January 13, 2:00 – 5:00 p.m.

They exist as two opposed shapes of consciousness; one is the independent consciousness whose essential nature is to be for itself, the other is the dependent consciousness whose essential nature is simply to live or to be for another. The former is lord, the other is bondsman. – G. W. F. Hegel

Painted Lady is a video and text installation that engages with the Hegelian formation of lordship and bondage as a feminist site. The video establishes the lord as a pair of black-gloved hands, while the golden chrysalis occupies the role of the bondsman. The hands exert their power over the chrysalis through a violent act: one part science experiment, one part snuff film. The text that accompanies the video identifies the gloved hands as belonging to the female scientist. Her dominance over the chrysalis establishes their relationship as opposed shapes of consciousness. McCleese’s work radically proposes violence as a space of empowerment when it lies in female hands.

Free admission and open to the public.
Gallery Hours | Tuesday - Saturday | 12:00 – 6:00 p.m.

University Art Galleries
712 Arts Plaza | Irvine, CA 92697 | uag.arts.uci.edu
Gallery Hours | Tuesday - Saturday | 12–6 p.m.

(Image: Ariel McCleese, Painted Lady, 2017. Single-channel video, color, sound. 8:51 min.)



January 13 - 2:00 pm, January 13 (All day) to February 10 (All day)
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MFA 2nd Year Review Exhibition

 

February 17 – March 17, 2018

University Art Gallery & Room Gallery

Opening Reception: Saturday, February 17, 2:00 – 5:00 p.m.

 

Free admission and open to the public.
Gallery Hours | Tuesday - Saturday | 12:00 – 6:00 p.m.

University Art Galleries
712 Arts Plaza | Irvine, CA 92697 | uag.arts.uci.edu
Gallery Hours | Tuesday - Saturday | 12–6 p.m.

(Pictured: Brody Albert, MFA exhibitions 2016)



February 17 - 2:00 pm to March 17 - 6:00 pm
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Undergraduate Solo Exhibition

 

April 5 – 21, 2018

Room Gallery

Opening Reception: Thursday, April 5, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.

 

Free admission and open to the public.
Gallery Hours | Tuesday - Saturday | 12:00 – 6:00 p.m.

University Art Galleries
712 Arts Plaza | Irvine, CA 92697 | uag.arts.uci.edu
Gallery Hours | Tuesday - Saturday | 12–6 p.m.



April 5 (All day) to April 21 (All day)
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MFA Thesis Exhibitions, Part I

 

April 28 – May 12, 2018

Contemporary Arts Center Gallery, University Art Gallery, Room Gallery

Opening Reception: Saturday, April 28, 2:00 – 5:00 p.m.

 

Free admission and open to the public.
Gallery Hours | Tuesday - Saturday | 12:00 – 6:00 p.m.

University Art Galleries
712 Arts Plaza | Irvine, CA 92697 | uag.arts.uci.edu
Gallery Hours | Tuesday - Saturday | 12–6 p.m.



April 28 - 12:00 pm to May 12 - 6:00 pm
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MFA Thesis Exhibitions, Part II

 

May 19 – June 2, 2018

Contemporary Arts Center Gallery, University Art Gallery, Room Gallery

Opening Reception: Saturday, May 19, 2:00 – 5:00 p.m..

 

Free admission and open to the public.
Gallery Hours | Tuesday - Saturday | 12:00 – 6:00 p.m.

University Art Galleries
712 Arts Plaza | Irvine, CA 92697 | uag.arts.uci.edu
Gallery Hours | Tuesday - Saturday | 12–6 p.m.



May 19 - 12:00 pm to June 2 - 6:00 pm
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Student Exhibitions

Spring Quarter

 

June 7 – 15, 2018

Opening Reception: Thursday, June 7, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.

 

Undergraduate Honors Thesis Exhibition

University Art Gallery

 

Select Undergrad Exhibition

Curated by Critical & Curatorial MFA Program

Room Gallery, ACT Room 2206

 

All exhibitions are free admission and open to the public.

 

Presented by the Department of Art at the

University Art Galleries
712 Arts Plaza | Irvine, CA 92697 | uag.arts.uci.edu
Gallery Hours | Tuesday - Saturday | 12–6 p.m.

 



June 7 - 12:00 pm to June 15 - 6:00 pm, June 7 - 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
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