Student art exhibits showcase graduates’ works

The best works by California State University, Sacramento’s graduating seniors and master’s candidates are so extensive, they fill three galleries on campus.

The Senior Show will be held May 5 to 22 at the Robert Else Gallery. The Masters of Art exhibit will be at the Library Gallery Annex from May 7 to 23 and the Witt Gallery from May 5 to 22. Else and Witt hours are noon-4:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday. Library Gallery hours are 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday.

Receptions will be held from 5-8 p.m. Friday, May 16, to coincide with the Art Ball. The Masters of Art reception will be held on the Library Gallery’s patio. The Senior Show’s gathering will be held in the Kadema Hall breezeway.

This year’s candidates for Masters of Art (Studio Art) are diverse. They include traditional and abstract painters, video artists, sculptors and installation artists.

The candidates are Phillip Altstatt, Jeff Carter, Afsaneh Dehbozorgi, Jeff Mayry, Roberta Rousos and Brad Starkey-Owens, whose work will be at the Library Gallery Annex. M.A. candidate Minh Tran has an art installation, “Samsāra: Vessels of Life and Death,” at the Witt Gallery.

The Senior Show is planned and curated by students from the senior seminar of art. It features pieces in various media and is an opportunity to celebrate the students’ achievements as they move on to pursue careers in their chosen fields.

For more information on Sac State’s art department and programs visit or call 916-278-6166.

California State Unversity, Sacramento

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