SF State's May 26 Commencement approaches,
grad students and seniors are taking to exhibition halls, galleries
and screening rooms to show off work representing the culmination of
their studies. The following are some of the exhibitions to which the
campus community and general public are invited:
MFA Artwork Thesis Art Exhibit will feature the work of nine graduate
students this year. Work ranges from sculpture to
computer-programmed art, acrylic paintings, mixed media and photography.
The exhibit runs April 21 through May 16 in the SF State Fine Arts
Gallery, Fine Arts building. Hours are noon to 4 p.m. Tuesday through
Saturday and noon to 6 p.m. Wednesdays. Free. For details, visit the SF State Fine Arts Gallery Web site.
- The 9th Annual College of Science and Engineering
Student Project Showcase will feature more than 300 undergraduate
science, math and engineering displays and demonstrations. Sponsors
have donated more than $11,000 towards the event and prize money.
The showcase takes place from 2 to 6:30 p.m. Friday, May 4, in
Gym 100. Free. For details, visit the College of Science and Engineering Alumni Chapter Web site or
- The Graduate Research and Creative Works
Showcase features more than 100 diverse graduate student projects
that depict the
purpose, methods and results of their culminating research
or creative projects.
The showcases takes place from 3 to 6 p.m. Thursday, May 10,
in Gym 100. Free. For details, visit the Graduate Studies Web site/ or
contact Mary Menees at firstname.lastname@example.org or (415) 405-4391.
apparel design students will debut original clothing designs
at this year's annual student
fashion event, a collaboration of the Student Fashion Association
and the students from the Apparel Design & Merchandising and
the Interior Design programs in the Department of Consumer & Family
2007: Carnivale," featuring the work of 22 senior designers,
takes place at 7 p.m. Friday, May 11, in McKenna Theater, Creative
building. Tickets for the event, which usually sell out in
advance, are $10. Admission benefits SF State scholarships
and the Princess
Project. For details, visit the Student Fashion Association Web site or
contact the Student Fashion Association at SFA@sfsu.edu or
call (415) 338-2467.
Design and Industry department's 18th Annual Spring Exhibit will
the work of advanced students in the areas of
product design, graphic and visual communication, multimedia/digital
design and manufacturing, and electronic designs. Exhibits
this year include streamlined 3-D industrial devices and innovative
computer assisted technology. The exhibit runs from 9 a.m.
to 8 p.m. Tuesday, May 15 through Thursday, May 17, and from 9
a.m. to 1 p.m.
Friday, May 18, in Jack Adams Hall, Cesar Chavez Student Center.
-- Denize Springer
Images: Sculpture courtesy of the Fine Arts
Gallery; photo of steel bridge by Denize Springer