Ignite! The Art Of Sustainability
Humboldt State University Reese Bullen Gallery in Arcata, CA
October 18–November 15
Ignite! The Art of Sustainability is a project of the Green Museums initiative of the California Association of Museums. After a launch conference, 13 California-based artists were invited to create new work on critical environmental issues. It includes photographic work from Sant Khalsa, professor and former Department of Art chair of photography at California State University, San Bernardino; Robert Dawson, photography instructor at Stanford University and San Jose State University; and Kim Stringfellow, associate professor in the School of Art, Design and Art History at San Diego State University. The first venue for “ignite!” was the Design museum at UC Davis.
The Sun and Other Stars: Katy Grannan and Charlie White
Los Angeles County Museum of Art
Through october 14
The portraiture of Charlie White, associate professor at the Roski School of Fine Arts at the University of Southern California, is featured in The Sun and Other Stars: Katy Grannan and Charlie White, at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art through October 14. White’s portraits, including Entertainment Study Translation #1, 2012, resonate with his latest animation, A Life In B Tween. White’s works address the attention to surface in modern culture and the blurring boundaries between what is real and what is constructed.
PUSH: A Group Exhibition
G. Gibson Gallery, Seattle
This summer’s PUSH: A Group Exhibition at G. Gibson Gallery in seattle focused on creators who all work in the field of education. its tagline, “a student becomes a teacher, a teacher becomes a mentor,” speaks to the evolution of community within photography that begins in school. The tour featured a national roster of artist-teachers, including Judy Allen (Cornish College of the Arts, Seattle), Paul Berger, Ellen Garvens and Rebecca Cummins (University of Washington), Keith Carter (Lamar University, Beaumont, Texas), Linda Connor (San Francisco Art Institute), Eirik Johnson (University of Washington, Cornish College of the Arts and the Photo Center Northwest), Heidi Kirkpatrick (Northwest Academy, Portland, Oregon), Laura Mcphee (Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Boston), Andrea Modica (Drexel University, Philadelphia) and Jenny Riffle and Rafael Soldi (the Photo Center Northwest).