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Exhibitions Archive

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2009 - 2010


Second Story: Fifteen Years on the Line: A Survey of the Evolution of Interactive Media, 1994-2009 

August 31 - September 28, 2009
 Experience a playful exhibition of art quilts and interactive design from University of the Pacific, Visual Arts department alumna Julie Beeler, Co-founder of Second Story Interactive Studios. more> Second Story

Oggi: Contemporary Art in Italy

October 18 - November 2, 2009
The Reynolds Gallery celebrates Pacific's Italian Festival 2009 with an exhibition of some current trends in contemporary Italian art. more> Oggi

Between: new media works by Rachel Clarke

November 11 - December 14, 2009
Reynolds Gallery presents "Between" multi-media solo works by Rachel Clarke, and collaborative works, with audio composition and design by M. Azevedo. more> Between

Daniel Kasser: Western Technosites

January 19 - February 23, 2010
"Western Techonosites" includes photographic series and large scale installation piece "The Law of the Spade," in an examination of the transformed Western landscape. more> Western Technosites

Kay Kang: Resonance

March 2 - April 12, 2010
Kay Kang explores her journey to assimilate within American society, as well as the struggles historically experienced by women in Korea. "Resonance"  includes installation sculptures, paintings, and mixed media art. more> Resonance

STEP OUT/STEP IN : Class of 2010 Senior Exhibition

April 27 - May 15, 2010
The Reynolds Gallery and Department of Visual Arts, Senior Class of 2010 present STEP OUT/STEP IN, an exhibition of art and design works. more> STEP OUT/STEP IN

2008 - 2009


Gil Dellinger: A Passion for Light

August 25 - Sept. 26, 2008
"A Passion for Light: a Twenty-Year Retrospective" this solo exhibition features a generous collection of paintings spanning two decades, including the pastel work for which Gil Dellinger is best known. more> Gil Dellinger: A Passion for Light

Caps and Couture: Fashion and the Urban Landscape

Curated by students Madalyn Friedrich and Robin Lee
Oct. 6- Nov. 7, 2008
Reynolds Gallery, in partnership with the Office of Student Activities and Involvement, brought the fashion world to Pacific. "Caps and Couture: Fashion and the Urban Landscape" examines contemporary American urban culture through the juxtaposition of  art and fashion. This exhibition was the inspiration for a full scale runway show held outdoors in the Visual Arts department. more> Caps and Couture: Fashion and the Urban Landscape

Singgalot (The Ties that Bind)

Nov. 17 - Dec. 19, 2008
Nearly 100 images and historical documents in this exhibition vividly portrayed the social history and the development of the Filipino community in the United States. "Singgalot (The Ties that Bind)" was developed by the Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Program and organized for travel by the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service.  The national tour was made possible by Farmers Insurance. more> Singgalot (The ties that Bind)

Mark Bowles: Following the Light

Jan. 19 - Feb. 20, 2009
With the Central Valley as his preferred subject matter, native Californian Mark Bowles makes large-scale abstract paintings that capture the essence of the western landscape. He has been working as a painter for thirty years and studied at the California College of Arts (and Crafts) in Oakland and the Institudio Allende in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico. more> Following the Light

In Dialogue with Ansel Adams

March 2 - April 10, 2009
"In Dialogue with Ansel Adams" features eleven original masterworks by famed American photographer Ansel Adams, generously loaned to us by his granddaughter, Ms. Alison Jaques. Ten contemporary photographers with national and international reputations show alongside the master. Nan Brown, Jack Davis, Jane Delaney, Ursula Esser, Susan Hartzell, Terry Nathan, Chris Schiller, John Smith, and the team of Byron Wolfe and Mark Klett have all been inspired by Adams, the American landscape, and the tradition of landscape photography. Some of the work is a direct homage to Adams. Other artists capture and celebrate America's natural beauty, particularly the beauty of the San Joaquin Valley. Still others examine relationships between humankind and nature, and between landscape art and kitsch. The show offers a celebration of the American landscape, but also an examination of the ways it has been compromised.  

MMIX Media

April 17 - May 16, 2009
The Department of Visual Arts and the Reynolds Gallery present MMIX Media, an exhibition of work by the class of 2009. MMIX Media features graphic designers Gabriela Aschenberg, Chris Baum, Wojciech Marek, Hareem Cheema, Lamar Gibbs, Luis Gonzalez, Sarah Gutierrez, Lindsey Hart, April Ledbetter, Heather McCoy, and Adrienne Ross.  It also presents studio artists Lauren Carter, Elianna Cetto, Kacie Draeger, Jean Frost, Jessica Herrera, Minh Ho, Susannah Pilcher, Brandi Young, Valerie Grissom, and Lisa Tran. 

2007 - 2008


Contemporary Japanese Printmaking from the Ren Brown and Don Soker Galleries

October 2 - November 4, 2007
This exhibition of work from the Ren Brown and Don Soker Galleries : www.renbrown.com, www.donsokergallery.com featured over 50 prints made by 21 different artists between 1926 and 2006. There was a stunning range of styles on view.

New Work, New Faculty: Jill Vasileff and Stephen Eakin

November 13 - December 14, 2007
Fall 2007 New work, New faculty In this two-person show, installation artist, Pacific alum, and adjunct professor Stephen Eakin and painter and adjunct professor Jill Vasileff revealed their latest work.
In works such as "Residue" (2007), Eakin explores the connections between art, archiving, and death. The lightboxes in this installation contain slides of everything the artist owns. Gallery visitors are invited to select a slide, which Eakin then bequeaths to them in his will.   WWW.STEPHENEAKIN.COM

Vasileff is interested in "synthetic" (i.e. manufactured, not found in nature) color that is magnetically beautiful, but also potentially irritating. She works toward manipulating color so that it straddles the lines between beauty and tension and simplicity and chaos. She often uses repetitive visual elements such as the grid and stripe.

Deanna Hunt: Constructs and Communion

January 29 - February 29, 2008
Pacific alumna Deanna Hunt presents a solo exhibition of her two-dimensional works at the Reynolds Gallery. Influences of her travels here and abroad are evident in the interplay of form and light, architecture and color. 

It's Our Time: Come See How We Use It 

April 22 - May 18, 2008
The Department of Visual Arts and the Reynolds Gallery present "It's Our Time," an exhibition of art and design work by the  senior class of 2008. "It's Our Time"  features graphic design and studio art students: Christina Chinn, Diana DeLoach, Jessica Erickson, Andrea Gutierrez, Kellyn Loehr, Shali Nguyen, John Pratt, Rachel Rajala, Arlie Righos, Lisa Tran, Alex Youngblood and Amanda Zobel.

2006 - 2007


Viewpoint at Pacific

August 15 - September 16, 2006
Hosted by the Department of Visual Arts at the University of the Pacific, this exhibition celebrates the Viewpoint Photographic Art Center's decade of leadership for the Central and Northern California regions' photographers and their community of support.  

Hou, Ning: Paintings from the Sacramento - San Joaquin Delta

September 26 - October 27, 2006
2006 Pacific Artist-in-Residence Ning Hou was born and raised in Shanghai, China. He arrived in the US at age 27 with the American attitude that "From the base of a free country, I can achieve anything. For me it was the ability to offer perseverance, vision of beauty and peace to all who may find it within my art." In this show, Hou presented portraits of the Sacramento and San Joaquin Delta region.

Barbara Flaherty: Ancient Gardens and Sacred Groves

November 7 - December 22, 2006
A retrospective look at the work of painter and Visual Arts professor Barbara Flaherty. This exhibition includes large paintings and prints highlighting some of professor Flaherty's favorite themes and cultural influences.

Transgressions: Transgender, Transnational, Transsexual

Curated by students Lauren Gallow, Harrison W. Inefuku, and Lyna Nguyen
January 16 - February 16, 2007
Department of Visual Arts students Lauren Gallow, Harrison W. Inefuku, and Lyna Nguyen asked artists to consider how contemporary American society defines their identities. The work on view, such as Wendy Kawabata's "Stemma," 2006-7, questioned the categorizations of race, gender, sexuality, and nationality imposed on many of us.

Gregory Kondos: Mount Olympus to the Pacific Rim

February 27 - April 20, 2007
This exhibition featured forty paintings by Kondos, a native Californian of Greek ancestry who, at 84, is one of California's elder statesmen of fine art. His confident landscape paintings, made from the direct observation of nature, are colorful, reverent, and uplifting. Kondos recently won the Golden Bear Award, California's most prestigious honor for lifetime achievement in arts and entertainment.

Hatching Great Ideas

May 1 - May 19, 2007
The 2007 senior exhibition, "Hatching Great Ideas," is a culmination of art, design and research produced by Pacific undergraduate students for the Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Fine Arts degrees in Graphic Design and Studio Art. Students explore themes within their chosen disciplines.