Faculty In the News

Daniel Joseph Martinez in Exhibition at Paul Kasmin Gallery in New York

The work of Professor of Art Daniel Joseph Martinez appeared in Bloodflames Revisited at Paul Kasmin Gallery in New York.

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Kevin Appel in First Solo Exhibition in New York

Professor of Art Kevin Appel had a solo gallery exhibition last spring at Ameringer | McEnery | Yohe in New York.

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Molly Lynch Commissioned to Create New Work for Sacramento Ballet

Associate Professor of Dance Molly Lynch was commissioned to create a new work, “Passing,” for Sacramento Ballet’s Modern Masters Series. Lynch was also the Artistic Director for the 11th Annual National Choreographers Initiative, and was selected to present her choreography “Soaring” at the CORPS de Ballet International Conference in Pittsburg in June.

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Simon Leung Received the California Community Foundation Fellowship

Professor of Art Simon Leung received the California Community Foundation Fellowship for 2014. Earlier this year, he received the Clark Fellowship from the Sterling and Francine Clark Institute. Leung was the first fellow in the history of the Clark to be granted a fellowship as an artist.

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Chad Michael Hall’s Muliplex Dance Finished First Season

Assistant Professor of Dance Chad Michael Hall’s Multiplex Dance finished out its first season with two exciting projects: Interface: The Marriage Project, and Summerplex 2014. Interface was a two-week residency and choreographic commission made possible through a grant from the city of West Hollywood’s One City One Pride Arts Festival. The new work, called “I Do,” was created over the course of two weeks and featured members of the LGBTQ community dancing alongside MXD company dancers. Summerplex was the first annual summer intensive professional training program created and taught by Hall as Artistic Director of his new company.

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Gary Busby Conducted Portland Opera

Professor and Chair of Drama Gary Busby conducted Portland Opera’s whimsical reimaging of Pirates of Penzance. The five sold-out performances were warmly received, and capped by enthusiastic standing ovations.

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