2020  Art Department Newsrss

  • September 21, 2020

    UC Santa Cruz alumna Maya Rudolph wins two Emmy Awards

    Last night, UC Santa Cruz alumna Maya Rudolph picked up her second Emmy of the week for her impression of California senator and Democratic vice-presidential candidate Kamala Harris on Saturday Night Live

  • May 19, 2020

    Virtual art galleries created to exhibit works of 13 Irwin Scholars

    This year’s exhibition of artwork by 13 Irwin Scholars typically would be installed at the Mary Porter Sesnon Art Gallery at Porter College. But, with campus closed and a physical exhibition out of the question, Irwin 2020 has gone virtual.

  • April 27, 2020

    Alumnus sews up $1 million prize on TV's Making the Cut

    Graduate Jonny Cota, competing against international designers, makes a splash on reality-style fashion show produced by model Heidi Klum and fashion consultant Tim Gunn.

  • April 21, 2020

    Art in the time of COVID

    UC Santa Cruz’s Institute of the Arts and Sciences offers shelter-in-place relief with a new, virtual museum called Art Without Distance, featuring sights, sounds, words, curricula, and even a quirky campus tour.

  • March 17, 2020

    How to #keepteaching and #keeplearning during a pandemic

    Jody Greene is eager—almost desperate—to help her colleagues who are facing the unprecedented challenge of shifting to remote instruction for the entire spring quarter.

  • February 18, 2020

    Art professor’s exhibition in Spain addresses algae and climate change

    UC Santa Cruz art professor Jennifer Parker believes that algae are an “unsung hero of the planet”--noting that these photosynthetic organisms produce one half of the total global oxygen, while absorbing one third of the carbon dioxide produced worldwide...