Escondido, California — :

The Center Museum is pleased to announce the opening of Campus Creatives: From the Classroom to the Museum on April 7, 2018.

This exhibition features forty-seven of our local visual art department faculty members teaching at the college level in fourteen San Diego County institutions. These artists will be presenting newer works in a wide variety of media and subject, in the Center Museum, from April 7th until May 13th, 2018. This juried exhibition will underscore the talents of these respected artists and highlight our County’s strength in art education, giving the public a chance to see how they practice what they teach and influence the art world beyond their classrooms.

Participating Artists: Grace Adams, David Adey, Erin Dace Behling, Jennifer Anne Bennett, Jim Bleisner, Brian Canfield, Nathaniel Clark, Lael Corbin, Stephen Curry, Nancy diBenedetto, John Dillemuth, Julie Goldstein, Judit Hersko, David Hewitt, Lucy HG Solomon, Matthew Higgins, Prudence Horne, Wayne Hulgin, Lisa Hutton, Jeff Kahn, Richard Keely, Hwang (Bo) Kim, Sasha Koozel Reibstein, Georgia K. Laris, Lisa Mandel, Adam Manley, Lisa Mueller, Sheila Moran, William Mosley, Leslie Nemour, Anna O’Cain, Tatiana Ortiz-Rubio, Sfona Pelah, John Pickelle, Serena Potter, Lee Puffer, Kerianne Quick, Dean Ramos, Tessie Salcido Whitmore, Barbara Sexton,  Helen Shafer Garcia, Anna Stump, Paul Turounet, Lisa Venditelli Karmel, Ruth Wallen, Vicki Walsh, and Sandra Wascher.

Participating Institutions: California State University San Marcos, Cuyamaca College, Grossmont College, MiraCosta College, National University, Palomar College, Point Loma Nazarene University, San Diego City College, San Diego Mesa College, San Diego Miramar College, San Diego State University,  Southwestern College, University of California, San Diego, and  University of San Diego.

Admission to the Museum is $8.00 for Adults, Seniors and Students $5.00, Center members, Military and children under 12 are free.



About the California Center for the Arts, Escondido 

A 501(c)3 charitable organization, the Center’s creation was sparked by a civic vision—one that recognized the vital role that the arts play in strengthening and uniting the community. Our commitment to enriching lives and improving access to the arts, especially for low-income individuals and families, is exemplified through our extensive educational programming and robust series of free community events. The Center is guided by an enthusiastic Board of Trustees and passionate staff who are dedicated to furthering arts education and access, and to creating programs that provide cultural enrichment for residents of North County and beyond.

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