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2019 - 2020

October 3-December 7, 2019
Made in California
Art + Photographic Portraits of Artists by Shimabukuro

The exhibition presents Wayne Shimabukuro’s insightful portrait photographs of close to forty renowned California artists alongside their often iconic works. The result is eclectic, very Southern California! The exhibition features artworks of different genres and mediums, all made in California from the mid-1960s through today. Visit RAFFMA. Don’t miss this wonderful opportunity.

Artists in the exhibition: Kim Abeles, Lita Albuquerque, Carlos Almaraz, Peter Alexander, Oliver Arms, Dawn Arrowsmith, Julie Bamber, John Baldessari, Larry Bell, Mark Bradford, Chris Burden, Karen Carson, Tim Ebner, Elsa Flores Almaraz, Sam Francis, Llyn Foulkes, Gajin Fujita, Frank Gehry, Joe Goode, Phyllis Green, Gronk, Charles Christopher Hill, David Hockney, Mike Kelley, Dan McCleary, Blue McRight, Ed Moses, Gwynn Murrill,  Hung Viet Nguyen, Stas Orlovski, Astrid Preston, Monique Prieto, Roland Reiss, Alison Saar, Betye Saar,  Adrian Saxe, John Sonsini, Ed Ruscha and HB Zamani

2012 - 2013

JUNE 15-JULY 31, 2013
43rd Annual Student Art Exhibition 

FEBRUARY 25-MAY 22, 2013
A Walk through Teméeku: A look into the past and present of the Luiseño people 

A Walk Through Teméeku Press Release (PDF)

JANUARY 26-MAY 25, 2013
Now and Later: New Acquisitions and Promised Gifts, 2010-2012

Now and Later Press Release (PDF)


2011 - 2012

SEPTEMBER 15, 2011 - July 31, 2012

"Treasures from Ancient Egypt: Selection from the Permanent Collection"


"Uberyummy" curated by Alison Petty Ragguette and Karen Crews Hendon
View Uberyummy Exhibition Announcement [PDF]
View Uberyummy Press Release [PDF]

FEBRUARY 18 - APRIL 21, 2012

"Full Deck: A Short History of Skate Art"  
View Full Deck Exhibition Announcement [PDF] 
View Full Deck Press Release [PDF]

FEBRUARY 18 - April 21, 2012

Greenmeme: The Blue Tree Project  
View Blue Tree Project Press Release [PDF] 
View Blue Tree Project Artist Statement [PDF] 

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May 17 - JULY 31, 2012 

What's New in the Art Department Series: New Faculty Exhibition Annie Buckley: Into the Deep
View Annie Buckley: Into the Deep Press Release [PDF]
View Annie Buckley: Into the Deep Exhibition Announcement [PDF]

JUNE 15 - JULY 31, 2012

42nd Annual Student Art Exhibition
View 42nd Annual Student Art Exhibition Poster [PDF]

2010 - 2011

SEPTEMBER 18, 2010-MARCH 12, 2011

"Sacred Images: Nineteenth-Century Retablo Paintings of Mexico," curated by Louis Fox

OCTOBER 12, 2010-JANUARY 30, 2011

"The Amusing Muse of Andy Warhol: Photographs from the permanent collection"

OCTOBER 12, 2010-FEBRUARY 13, 2011

"A Generous Spirit: Sam Maloof as Mentor & Collector"

OCTOBER 12, 2010-FEBRUARY 18, 2011

"Lewis Baltz: In the Desert"

This exhibit was organized by Nevada Museum of Art, Reno, NV. The traveling exhibition is sponsored by the National Endowment for the Arts and WESTAF.

OCTOBER 12, 2010-JULY 31, 2011

"Treasures from Ancient Egypt: Selection from the Permanent Collection"

FEBRUARY 10-MARCH 10, 2011

"REFLECTION: The art and life of Joe Moran"

MARCH 26-JULY 31, 2011

Tony Maher: HiStory and Cole James: Fresh Fruit

MARCH 26-MAY 25, 2011

Story of a Russian Painter: Nikolai N. Smoliakov
Chuck Close: Portraits

JUNE 17-JULY 30, 2011

41st Annual Student Art Exhibition


October 1, 2009-January 23, 2010
"Pan: A graphic Arts Time capsule, Europe 1895-1900"