Past Exhibitions

October 03, 2015 to January 03, 2016
This special exhibition will explore the range of contemporary print techniques – aquatint, etching, intaglio, lithography, mezzotint, silkscreen, stencils, and woodblock printing – as well as a great range of subject matter.
September 30, 2015 to January 24, 2016
The 10 combinations of monotype, drypoint, and chine-collé included in this exhibition were created by Bartow in collaboration with Mika Boyd, printmaking/fibers studio technician in the Department of Art, for the JSMA permanent collection during Spring 2015.
September 16, 2015 to June 13, 2016
Trained as an icon painter and conservator, Russian artist Olga Volchkova uses her knowledge of Orthodox iconography and her love of botany to create provocative paintings that explore the history of florae.
September 10, 2015 to December 06, 2015
Drawing on the rich tradition of cut paper crafts (or papel picado) in Mexico, Catalina Delgado Trunk creates intricate works that tell the stories of pre-contact indigenous cultures as well as treating more contemporary subjects. Voces de Mis Antepasados examines her pieces with pre-Columbian themes.
September 10, 2015 to December 06, 2015
Painter and printmaker Enrique Chagoya describes his work as a “conceptual fusion of opposite cultural realities” and employs what he calls “reverse anthropology.” His provocative works incorporate diverse symbolic elements from pre-Columbian mythology, Western religious iconography, and American popular culture.
August 29, 2015 to December 27, 2015
The political and societal changes in Europe during the 18th and 19th centuries motivated artists to contemplate the implications of those transformations through their works. This exhibition features prints by five European satirists who did just that: British artists James Gillray and William Hogarth, Spanish artist Francisco Goya, and French artists Honoré Daumier and Paul Gavarni.
August 08, 2015 to July 31, 2016
Co-curated with Professor Ina Asim in support of her Chinese and Asian history courses, this selection of paintings and objects represents ideals of benevolence and loyalty, Confucian values that exerted strong ethical and political influence in China, Korea, and Japan for more than 2,500 years.
July 14, 2015 to May 15, 2016
This exhibition, co-curated by Anne Rose Kitagawa, chief curator and curator of Asian art, and Gina Kim (MA, art history, 2014) Korea Foundation Global Museum Intern, features a number of distinctive Korean landscape paintings, maps, and travel attire.
June 20, 2015 to September 13, 2015
Prompted by a generous gift of Mexican folk art by collector Robert Bradley, this exhibition features images of domestic and wild animals from around the world. Among the works featured in the exhibition are an Otomi embroidered textile and coconut masks from the Mezcala region of Guerrero State, as well as prints, photographs, paintings, and sculptures highlighting all manner of birds and beasts.
May 30, 2015 to September 13, 2015
This special exhibition presents a photographic dialogue between youth in Buenos Aires, Argentina, and students from Kelly Middle School’s Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID) program.
May 09, 2015 to August 09, 2015
This two-artist exhibition explores the concept of emotional travel. When we travel, especially when we travel in intimate proximity to our travel partners, not only do we move through physical space, but we move through emotional place. During extensive travel, emotional bonds develop that are nearly guaranteed to make intense and complex waves in the lives of these travelers.
May 05, 2015 to January 31, 2016
A recent gift of works from the Brett Weston Archive features images from the noted American photographer’s time in Oregon.
April 18, 2015 to August 09, 2015
Representing more than forty years of work, Rick Bartow: Things You Know But Cannot Explain features a broad selection of sculptures, paintings, drawings and prints, drawn from public and private collections, including the artist’s studio, that affirm this extraordinary artist’s regional, national, and international impact. The exhibition culminates in outstanding examples of his most recent work.
April 14, 2015 to August 16, 2015
Argentine photographer Gustavo Germano restages snapshots of Brazilian and Argentine families whose loved ones are among the “disappeared,” people who were tortured and murdered by dictatorial regimes in South America from the 1960s to 1980s. The two images—the original photo and the recreated photo, with one or more people missing—are displayed together.
April 01, 2015 to June 07, 2015
Jonas Mekas is considered by many to be the “godfather of American avant-garde film.” The exhibition, which features twenty-two photographic portraits, is co-curated by Richard Herskowitz, director of the Cinema Pacific film festival, and Deborah Colton, owner and director of the Deborah Colton Gallery in Houston.

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