June 2, 2016

Contact: Garet Zook; 805-756-1571

Cal Poly University Art Gallery to Host Student Show ‘Gallimaufry’ June 2-11

SAN LUIS OBISPO – Cal Poly’s University Art Gallery will showcase student artwork in the “Gallimaufry” exhibit from 5 p.m. Thursday, June 2, until 4 p.m. Saturday, June 11.

The gallery will also be open from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, June 12, for the Art and Design Department graduation ceremony.

Gallimaufry is defined as a confused mixture, which appropriately describes the range of processes used in this year’s show. Some of the mediums include wet-plate photography, paintings made with wood stain, wearable sculpture, and jewelry made with wood and copper.

Featured artists include art and design seniors Amy Loschiavo, Tenney Rizzo, Emily Detweiler, Sharon LaMontagne, Katie Kohlbush, Kathleen Prendergast, Jenette Wilson, Shauna Jellison, Nicolette Deichler, Charles Wilton, Raymond Norte, Brianna Bertsch and Kate Baird.

The Cal Poly University Art Gallery is free and open to the public 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays. The gallery is Room 171 in the Dexter Building (No. 34).


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About the Cal Poly University Art Gallery
The University Art Gallery fosters creativity, empathy, innovation, design skills, storytelling and big-picture thinking by bringing to campus bold thinkers, emerging and established artists, and creative professionals. 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 and Design Department

The Cal Poly Art and 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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