December 17th

CALLING ALL ARTISTS: 7th Annual Diversity Art Exhibit

All Day

Location: Kendall Hall 118
Category: Arts, Theatre, & Music

The Office of Diversity is hosting the 7th Annual Diversity Art Show, and we need you to make it happen. The exhibit will be up from March 2-27, 2015. The show is open to campus and community members. Submissions will be accepted through February 20, 2015. All submissions will be reviewed as they are received. All artwork selected will be displayed for one month in Kendall Hall. If you have any questions contact Josh Whittinghill at 530-898-6831 or


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University Art Gallery: Centenary - John C. Ayres


Location: University Art Gallery, Trinity Hall
Category: Arts, Theatre, & Music

(Gallery closed November 11, Veteran’s Day)

This exhibition, guest curated by Chico art collector Reed Applegate, focuses on the work of John C. Ayres (1914–2005), who joined the Chico State Art and Art History Department in 1946. Renowned for his figurative paintings and drawings, Ayres exhibited at the de Young Museum, the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, and the Crocker Gallery in Sacramento, as well as other distinguished galleries. He was from the Modesto area and was educated at UC Berkeley, where he received a master’s degree in art in 1936. A specialist in studio painting and medieval art, Ayres served as chair of the Department of Art and Art History for 21 years (1946–1967).

The University Art Gallery is located within Trinity Hall at CSU, Chico and is open during exhibits 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday through Friday. For more information, please call 530-898-5864 or visit

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