Weekly Picks 2/8-2/15
UCSC photography professor Lewis Watts reintroduces Hurricane Katrina through a new lens.
For the 26th year, 12 Irwin Scholars selected for talent and drive are displaying a variety of interdisciplinary works, including figure painting, new media, and found-object installations, in the Porter Sesnon Gallery.
Santa Cruz’s 100th First Friday Art Tour will feature over sixty local artists in 57 venues across the county. This month will feature displays by UC Santa Cruz students, including the Rittenhouse building installation and an exhibit hosted by Cruzioworks.
Natural Selection, a site-specific installation by UCSC alumni Katarina Lanfranco, opens in the Sesnon Gallery Feb 2. The piece discusses issues of culture and nativity through a ikebana paper-cut forest.
The Sesnon Gallery at Porter College celebrates its 40th anniversary this month with an art exhibition, Time Lapse. The exhibit features never-before-displayed art by artists who had previously had works exhibited at the gallery.
The Dean of Arts makes his private art collection public in a new exhibit for the Sesnon Gallery. Compiled of art spanning various eras, the exhibit “The Human Condition” provokes thoughts relating to just that.
In an age when print is diminishing, the “Book as Medium” exhibit at Porter Gallery will open on Jan. 27, honoring the art of bookmaking. With around 25 artists, books of all sorts will be shown until March 6.
“Full Disclosure,” which opened at the Sesnon Oct. 7, features a collaboration between UC Santa Cruz art professors and science professors. It explores the common themes of failure and experimentation in both disciplines.