• Lecture takes place at 356 S. Mission Rd., co-presented with Ben Maltz Gallery in conjunction with the exhibition Polly Apfelbaum: Face (Geometry) (Naked) Eyes.

    New York-based critic and independent curator Bob Nickas presents his musings on one hundred paintings, choosing one from each year from 1915-2015.

  • Bob Nickas

    Oct 31| Lectures

    Bob Nickas is a critic and independent curator based in New York, having organized more than ninety exhibitions since 1984.
    He was Curatorial Advisor at P.S.1/MoMA in New York between 2004-07, where his exhibitions include: 
    Lee Lozano: Drawn From Life; 
    William Gedney—Christopher Wool: Into the Night; 
    Stephen Shore: American Surfaces; 
    Wolfgang Tillmans: Freedom From The Known. 

  • Looking at the recent works of Sebastian Stumpf one finds an interplay between performance and the recording of performance, between the execution of a physical act and the documentation of it by means of a camera. [He] operates in two distinct realms: in the empty spaces of contemporary art institutions and in urban settings with their preexisting orders. […] An inconspicuous architectural detail suddenly becomes the catalyst for a physical exploit…. The art gallery becomes a space for action.

  • Passionate Voices Expressed in Sound Bearing Plastic: An Evening with Collector Richard Shelton

  • Zackary Drucker is an independent artist, cultural producer, and trans woman who breaks down the way we think about gender, sexuality, and seeing. She has performed and exhibited her work internationally in museums, galleries, and film festivals including the Whitney Biennial 2014, MoMA PS1, Hammer Museum, Art Gallery of Ontario, MCA San Diego, and SF MoMA, among others. Drucker is an Emmy-nominated Producer for the docu-series This Is Me, as well as a Producer on Golden Globe and Emmy-winning Transparent.

  • Austin Young is from Reno, Nevada and currently lives and works in Los Angeles. The foundation of his career is from studying at Parsons in Paris. Early in his career, Austin transferred his interests from traditional portrait painting towards a long celebrated career in portrait photography. In many ways, Austin is more accurately described as an image-maker: his projects illustrate the sublime qualities of character that make celebrated people unique.

  • McFetridge is a artist based in Los Angeles California. Born in Canada, he was schooled at the Alberta College of Art and the California Institute of the Arts. He has exhibited his work in Los Angeles, Berlin, Paris, London, the Netherlands and Japan. Instinctively ignoring creative boundaries McFetridge is a truely multidisciplinary artist, ‘an all round visual auteur’. From poetry to animation, from graphics to 3D work, from textile and wallpaper to paintings, McFetridge has complete control over these widely divergent disciplines. 



MAXIMUM OCCUPANCY 10, the 2014 BFA Fine Arts Senior Exhibition, is open to the public May 4-11 at the Galef Center for Fine Arts. The show features work by Fine Arts seniors Christian Joseph Alvarez, Courtney Arwin, Alexis Avila, Josua Aaron Beliso, Xochitl Castillo, Kevin Colin, Berklee Tate Comstock, Victor Hugo Delgado-Lopez, Nicole Dodson, Ruby Marisela Escobar, Marquita Flowers, Jillian Frederick, Mark Joseph Gens, Esmeralda Jaqueline Gonzales, G-SUN, Ming Yan Gu, Jenna Tashjian Hanson, Katherine Jean Hooper, Emeilya Rose Iben, Aaron Elvis Jupin, Michelle Denise Lange, Grace Eunchong Lee, Lo Ki, Michael Meads, Alise Mongeon, Daniel Eduardo Palacios, Miller Robinson, Kara K. Singson, Tyler Syphers, and Sebastian Maximillian Tovar.  Artwork in the show ranges from painting to sculpture to video to installation and drawing. May 4-9, 11 am-5 pm; Saturday, May 10, 10 am-6 pm with a reception from 6-9 pm; and Sunday, May 11, 10 am-5 pm.

May 04, 2014
May 11, 2014
Maximum Occupancy 10
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May 04, 2014 -
May 11, 2014
2014-05-04 11:00 2014-05-11 05:00
Maximum Occupancy 10
Open to the Public
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