Department of Art & Art History

News and Events


12/14/18 CSU Chico Art student Bobbie Rae Jones demonstrates the true meaning of community while assisting victims of the Camp Fire(opens in new window)

9/28/18 New upcoming show from the class of Are Education 401: Manga & Beyond, and the Student Art Education Club (DaDa)! (PDF)

9/26/18 Check here for the Upcoming Open Studios Schedule. The event takes place October 11th from 10am-4pm. (PDF)

9/25/18 CSU Chico Ceramics Alumni Steve Osterlund featured in Studio Potter article regarding his 2018 National Juried Student Exhibition award(opens in new window)

9/21/18 Chico Alumni In the News: Chico Art Department Graduate Brianna Warren features in a Houston Chronicle article covering the reopening of The Menil Collection where she works as a Conservation Studio Technician(opens in new window)

CSU Chico students assisting at the Maker Faire. 9/15/18 Congratulations to the CSU Chico Art & Art History students who helped make this year's MakersFaire a huge success! (PDF)

Untitled piece by Chelsea Gilmore 8/13/18 Chico State Art Department congratulates Art MFA grad Chelsea Gilmore on her new position as tenure track professor in Art in Drawing at Modesto Junior College (PDF)

 5/25/18 Chico State Mural Class representatives interviewed by North State Public Radio (PDF)

Completed Corning Mural 4/27/18 Chico State Mural Class students to be honored at dedication ceremony (PDF)

Mural of Cesar Chavez in City Hall.4/10/18 Chico State Art Students Volunteer and Paint a Mural in Honor of Cesar Chavez (PDF)

Corning mural, work in progress!3/22/18 Mural for the Corning Library being completed by Chico State Art Students (PDF)

Chico State Students with their completed mural3/21/18 Chico State Art Students paint mural for Los Molinos Library (PDF)



Date & Time



January 28 - February 1

BFA Culminating Exhibition: Naomi Herring

BSO Gallery

January 30

Meeting for new BFA Students

 5pm in Ayres 129

February 4 - February 8

Butte College/Chico State joint student exhibition

BSO Gallery

February 6

Meeting for Graduating BFA students

5pm in Ayres 129

February 7

Jacob Meders: Momento

Before, Artist's Talk

5:30pm in Zingg Recital Hall

Turner reception to follow

February 8

Jacob Meders printmaking workshop: Relief with Centra

Jacki Headley University Art Gallery

February 9

Jacob Meders' Curator's Talk

2pm in the Janet Turner Print Museum

February 11 - February 15

Print Club Miniprint exhibition and sale

BSO Gallery

February 18 - February 22

Advanced 2D Class (J. Pouwels)

BSO Gallery

February 25 - March 1

Step Into Figure Drawing (J. Pouwels)

BSO Gallery

February 27

BFA Information Meeting

Ayres 216 @ 5pm

March 4 - March 8

BFA Group Exhibition for Open Studios

BSO Gallery

March 7

Open Studios

Ayres Hall & Arts Building 10am-3pm

March 11 - March 15

ARTS 395/495 class: Kelly Lindner Group Exhibition

BSO Gallery

March 13

Meeting to schedule Fall BFA shows

Ayres 129 @ 5pm

March 18 - 22

Spring Break

March 25 - March 29

BFA Culminating Exhibition: Darian Maroney

BSO Gallery

April 1 - April 5

Painting & Drawing Club Fundraiser

BSO Gallery

April 1

Cesar Chavez Day (Campus Closed)

April 8 - April 12

BFA Culminating Exhibition: Kristin Bradley

BSO Gallery

April 10

BFA Applicants' Paperwork Due

Before 5pm in Art Office (Ayres 107)

April 15 - 19

BFA Culminating Exhibition: Helen Suh

BSO Gallery

April 15-17

Summer Ventis, Student Print Show juror's artist talk


April 17

BFA Portfolio Review

Ayres 216

April 22 - April 26

BFA Culminating Exhibition: Marisa Segovia

BSO Gallery

April 29 - May 3

BFA Culminating Exhibition: Autumn Robertson

BSO Gallery

May 6 - May 10

BFA Culminating Exhibition: Brett Day

BSO Gallery

May 6

Tentative HFA Symposium

May 13 - May 17

Finals Week

BFA Culminating Exhibition: Robert Winget

BSO Gallery

Past Events: Spring 2018 (DOC)

Past Events: Fall 2017 (PDF)