September 30, 2015

Contact: Garet Zook

Cal Poly Artists Display Work in Faculty Triennial Exhibition Through Oct. 15

SAN LUIS OBISPO — A variety of artwork created by Cal Poly Art & Design faculty is on display through Thursday, Oct. 15, in the University Art Gallery on campus. The public is invited to attend a special closing reception, at 5 p.m., Oct. 15, during which refreshments will be served and the artists will discuss their work.

The monthlong exhibition takes place every three years and showcases new work in a range of disciplines, including graphic design, water and oil paintings, published work, drawing and sculpture in various media, photography and video.

“This exhibition represents the depth and breadth of Cal Poly’s Art & Design Department,” said Garet Zook, University Art Gallery coordinator and curator of the show. “It's a great opportunity for our new students to see work from the artists with whom they will be studying.”

Art appreciators throughout the Central Coast are invited to view the exhibition, which provides one of the best opportunities to see some of the finest artists in the community in one place.

The University Art Gallery is open daily from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. For more information about the exhibition, email Garet Zook at or call 805-756-1571 or visit the University Art Gallery website at

About the Cal Poly University Art Gallery
The University Art Gallery fosters creativity, empathy, innovation, design skills, storytelling, and big-picture thinking by bringing bold thinkers, emerging and established artists, and creative professionals to campus. Providing a venue for multiple exhibitions each academic year, the University Art Gallery serves Cal Poly and the surrounding area. The gallery showcases nationally and internationally known artists, as well as student, alumni and faculty artwork.

About the Cal Poly Art & Design Department

The Cal Poly Art & Design Department offers students a solid foundation in the major’s various concentrations and fosters the development of studio practice tied to a focus on conceptual abilities. Students have the option to study graphic design, photography or studio art. The department is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD) and has built a national reputation of producing successful alumni.


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