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Traditional Meets Digital in HYBRID, an Exhibition of
Contemporary Prints by California-Based Artists


Ariane Bicho
SFSU College of Creative Arts

(415) 338-1442

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Press Release published by the College of Creative Arts and the Office of Public Affairs


Artists Reception: Sunday, March 2, 2:00 TO 4:00 PM.
Exhibit: February 22 through March 27.

SAN FRANCISCO, February 7, 2003 -- If you're curious about the latest developments in Californias fine art print world, HYBRID is a must see exhibit. Presented by the College of Creative ArtsFine Arts Gallery, February 22 through March 27 (exhibit closed week of March 17), the group show is characterized by unusual and large-scale formats featuring works incorporating conceptually innovative combinations of digital and traditional forms of printmaking, processes and image. The result illustrates the edge of contemporary printmaking, at the intersection of technology.

Artists exhibiting work include Richard Barnes, Ray Beldner, Sandow Birk, Rebeca Bollinger, Ann Chamberlain, Dewey Crumpler, Binh Danh, Stephen Galloway, Xylor Jane, Steve Johnson, Mario Laplante, Jimin Lee, Paulina Wallenberg Olsson, Shazia Sikander, Wayne Smith, Stephanie Syjuco, Kazuko Watanabe and Marian Winsryg.

Gallery Information and Parking

Admission is free. The Fine Arts Gallery is open from noon to 4:00 pm, Monday through Saturday (closed Sundays), and is located in the Fine Arts Building on the SFSU campus, 19th Avenue and Holloway, San Francisco. Public parking is available in Lot 20 on the SFSU campus, accessed from Lake Merced Boulevard between Winston Drive and Font Boulevard. Parking is $2 per hour with a $5 daily maximum. Nearby on-street parking is readily available on weekends. For more information, please visit and

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With nearly 40 faculty members including internationally celebrated artists and art historian Whitney Chadwick, Lewis DeSoto and David Kuraoka, the College of Creative Arts Art Department fosters the development of specialized skills, encourages personal creative direction, and promotes understanding of the history and cultural practices shaping artistic expression. More than 100 courses in traditional art media, innovative and multi-disciplinary techno-media, and art history provide training for a variety of related careers. Three degree programs are offered: the bachelor of arts, the master of arts with an emphasis in art history, and the master of fine arts with an emphasis in studio. Undergraduate students may emphasize art education, art history, ceramics, conceptual and information arts, digital media, painting, photography, printmaking, sculpture or textiles. The Art Department is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Art and Design.

Art is a department of the College of Creative Arts, which has the only academic program primarily devoted to the creative arts in northern California. Under the direction of Dean Keith Morrison, an internationally acclaimed faculty directs more than 3,000 undergraduate and graduate students in seven disciplines: art, cinema, broadcasting, music, dance, theatre arts, and design. The College of Creative Arts is part of San Francisco State University, one of the 23 member universities comprising the California State University, the largest system of higher education in the nation. SFSU is a highly diverse, comprehensive, public and urban university. For more information about the College of Creative Arts, visit For an application, please call SFSU Admissions at (415) 338-1113.

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