MFACULTIVATINGEXHIBITION HopeBlackwell APRIL 8–12 Presenting photography and video work by Master of Fine Arts candidate Hope Blackwell. DOGGDAYS TrongGiaNguyen AUGUST 30–OCTOBER 13 Trong Gia Nguyen is a Vietnamese American artist living and working in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. His wide array of works examines structures of power in their myriad forms, scrutinizing the soft foundation upon which contemporary life plays out. Dogg Days includes sculptural objects that are playful in nature yet maintain a “deep state” of subversion and enquiry. Trong Gia Nguyen | Win Win, 2013 Acrylic paint, wood, mirror, vinyl 64thANNUAL JURIEDSTUDENTEXHIBITION APRIL 22–MAY 11 TheAnnualJuried Student Art Exhibition featuresworkssubmittedbyChicoState artstudentsandselectedbyaguestjuror. Ahighlyanticipatedevent,theexhibition presentsarangeofapproaches,concepts, andmedia;includingceramics,painting, printmaking,photography,sculpture,and digitalmedia. AKSUMBELLE:AFTERWARDS JacobMedersS JANUARY 22–FEBRUARY 23 Artist and printmaker Jacob Meders is a member of the Mechoopda Indian Tribe of Chico Rancheria. He lives and works in Phoenix, Arizona. Using book forms, prints, and sculpture, Meder’s work challenges perceptions of place, culture, and identity built on the assimilation and homogenization of Indigenous peoples. IDEA|MATERIAL|PROCESS RecentWorkbyCSU,Chico ArtStudioFaculty MARCH 4–30 Idea | Material | Process showcases the diverse and innovative art practices of the art studio faculty, including ceramics, painting, photography, printmaking, performance, and sculpture. LEGALGENDER TheIrreverentArtofAnitaSteckel NOVEMBER 1–DECEMBER 14 Featuring the work of the politically- engaged artist Anita Steckel (American, 1930–2012), Legal Gender focuses on the Steckel’s innovative use of collage and appropriation as a feminist strategy to counter the dominant male narratives endemic to art history and American society. Curated by Kelly Lindner and Rachel Middleman Cameron Crawford | Clovis Point, 2017 | Terracotta Jacob Meders Resist, Protect, Love, Repeat, 2017 | Letterpress and screen print Anita Steckel | Pierced, Giant Women series, c. 1969–74 | Montage on paper 57