Upcoming Exhibitions & Events at the SU Art Galleries

We have lots of exciting programming scheduled for the upcoming months. Please check back for updated information as event dates/times draw near, OR if you would like our information to come to you, join our mailing list!

AUGUST

Exhibition: This Land
through September 20th
University Gallery & Downtown Campus
Twelve regional and national artists explore our relationship to the land through painting, sculpture, new media, and performance.

Exhibition: The Water Business, watercolor by Marc Castelli
through September 20th
Downtown Campus
Marc Castelli documents the lives of Eastern Shore watermen through masterful watercolors.

Performance: Khristian Weeks
Third Friday, August 16, 8pm
Downtown Campus
Somewhere between installation art and performance, Khristian Weeks manipulates light and sound to transform environments.

Exhibition: Electro Kinetic Grammar, Angel Nevarez & Valerie Tevere
August 26 – October 19
Electronic Gallery
New work by this artist duo that combines scientific methods, spectral images, and music.

SEPTEMBER

Panel Discussion: Land, Landscapes & earthly Visions; A Scholarly & Artistic Interchange
Wednesday, September 4, 7 – 9pm
Fulton Hall 111
James Hatley (environmental studies), Ivan Young (environmental studies), and Elizabeth Kauffman (art).

Lecture: Marc Castelli
Thursday, September 12, 5pm
Fulton Hall 111
The eastern shore artist will discuss his watermen series as well as his career as a painter.

Gallery Talk: Tom Horton
Friday, September 13, 5:30pm
Downtown Campus
Professor Tom Horton (environmental studies) will discuss Marc Castelli’s work in The Water Business.

Performance: Tatsuya Nakatani
Thursday, September 19, 8pm
Downtown Campus
Experimental percussionist performs inorganic, industrial-like noises juxtaposed in the same breath as organic and lush nature-like sounds.

Closing Reception: This Land & The Water Business
Third Friday, September 20, 5 – 8pm
University Gallery & Downtown Campus
Join us for light fare and drinks to celebrate the closing of these two exhibitions. Shuttle service between galleries provided.

Exhibition: Marked, Recent Works by SU Art Department Faculty
September 30 – October 26
University Gallery
“Marked” is the perfect opportunity for the University and off-campus communities to learn more about what inspires our faculty’s artistic practice and to see the impact our professors have on our students and vice versa.

OCTOBER

Exhibition: Rural, Marty Weishaar
October 4 – November 8
Downtown Campus
Using the beautiful, yet crude, elements of cardboard and colored tape, along with greeting cards, mashed-up paintings, drawings and other found elements, Weishaar creates an informative study of a community dealing with an ecological and humanitarian crisis cause by mountain top coal mining.

Exhibition: Aaron Miller, In Support of Luxury
October 4 – November 8
Downtown Campus
This New York based artist links two disparate worlds; the mining industries of Wyoming and the sophistication of the 19th century upper classes in sumptuous and beautiful work that is as thought-provoking as it is seductive.

Lecture: Marty Weishaar
Friday, October 4, 5pm
Downtown Campus
The artist discusses his career, his artwork, and his project on view at the SU Art Galleries Downtown Campus.

Opening Reception: Rural & In Support of Luxury
Friday, October 4, 6pm
Downtown Campus
Join us for light fare and drinks to celebrate the opening of these two exhibitions.

Panel Discussions: Art Department Faculty
Tuesday & Thursday, October 8 & 10, 3:30pm
University Gallery
Art department faculty will discuss their artwork, inspiration, and thoughts on art making; moderated by Marisa Sage.

Reception: Marked, Recent Works by SU Art Department Faculty
Friday, October 11, 5pm
University Gallery
This reception immediately follows the Music Department Faculty Recital at 5pm in Fulton Hall 112.

Lecture: Angel Nevarez & Valerie Tevere, Electro Kinetic Grammar
Thursday, October 17, 5pm
Fulton Hall 111
These artists will discuss their project on view in the Electronic Gallery, as well as their careers in general.

NOVEMBER

Exhibition: 49th Biannual Senior Art Show, Fine Arts
November 6 – 19
University Gallery
Graduating senior art majors display their work.

Lecture: Khristian Weeks
Thursday, November 7, 5pm
Location TBA
The artist discusses his career, his artwork, and his performance in August 2013.

Reception & Awards Ceremony: 49th Biannual Senior Art Show, Fine Arts
Friday, November 15, 6-8pm
University Gallery
Refreshments will be served and student awards will be announced.

Exhibition: City of Tiny Lights
November 15 – December 14
Downtown Campus
This juried exhibition of small works, entry deadline September 23, apply now!

Opening Reception: City of Tiny Lights
Third Friday, November 15, 5 – 8pm
Downtown Campus
Join us for light fare and drinks to celebrate the opening of this exhibition.

Exhibition: 49th Biannual Senior Art Show, Graphic Design
November 25 – December 11
University Gallery
Graduating senior art majors display their work.

DECEMBER

Lecture: Kimberly Dow
Thursday, December 5, 5pm
Fulton Hall 111
SU alumni Dow talks about her award-winning career in marketing and graphic design.

Reception & Awards Ceremony: 49th Biannual Senior Art Show, Graphic Design
Friday, December 6, 6-8pm
University Gallery
Refreshments will be served and student awards will be announced.