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Tiffany López is named dean of UCI’s Claire Trevor School of the Arts

Visionary arts and diversity leader comes from Arizona State University Tiffany López, Ph.D., visionary artist and administrator and proven champion for diversity and inclusion, has been named dean of the Claire Trevor School of the Arts at the University of California, Irvine, following a...

The Beall Center to present works by computational art pioneer Vera Molnár: Variations

DOWNLOAD THE PRESS KIT The exhibition will include over 80 works by Molnár, the largest one person show of her work in the United States. Irvine, Calif., March 14, 2022 — The Beall Center for Art + Technology is honored to be the first gallery in the United States to present Variations, a...

The UAG hosts the American premiere of Yael Bartana’s "Malka Germania"

DOWNLOAD THE PRESS KIT *This article was updated on Jan. 4, 2022 to reflect the new opening date of Jan. 29, and on Jan. 27 to add the new closing date of April 8, 2022. IRVINE, Calif. – The University of California, Irvine’s University Art Galleries (UAG) is pleased to host the American...

UCI Art Galleries Return to In-Person Shows with Three Remarkable Exhibitions

MEDIA ADVISORY UCI Art Galleries Return to In-Person Shows with Three Remarkable Exhibitions EVENT: The University Art Galleries (UAG) and Beall Center for Art + Technology at the UCI Claire Trevor School of the Arts return to in-person shows for the first time in 18 months, hosting three...

The Beall Center for Art + Technology presents a mid-career survey by artist Ian Ingram

DOWNLOAD THE PRESS KIT Irvine, Calif., Sept. 28, 2021 — The Beall Center for Art + Technology presents a mid-career survey by artist Ian Ingram. Ingram’s art explores animal morphology, robotic avatars, interspecies communication, and technology in natural environments. This exhibition will...

The UAG to host Heather M. O'Brien's book launch

DOWNLOAD THE PRESS KIT Irvine, Calif., Sept. 29, 2021 — The University of California, Irvine’s University Art Galleries (UAG) will host the book launch for Heather M. O'Brien's photographic installation and artist book, like the delayed rays of a star. The launch will coincide with the opening...

UCI Claire Trevor School of the Arts to Launch Distinguished Artist Speaker Series

The series launches with renowned professionals in both entertainment and art Irvine, Calif., Sept. 29, 2021 – UCI Claire Trevor School of the Arts (CTSA), a national arts research and education leader, will launch an inaugural Distinguished Artist Speaker Series in October 2021 as part of the...

UAG presents The Messiah Triangle by artist Michael Moshe Dahan

DOWNLOAD THE PRESS KIT Irvine, Calif., Sept. 28, 2021 — The University of California, Irvine’s University Art Galleries (UAG) is pleased to present as part of their Critical Aesthetic Series, an experimental film project, The Messiah Triangle, by Michael Moshe Dahan. Judaism, Christianity, Islam...

Revolution Everywhere: Thresholds of Resistance

DOWNLOAD THE PRESS KIT Irvine, Calif., Sept. 28, 2021 — The University of California, Irvine’s University Art Galleries (UAG) is pleased to present Revolution Everywhere: Thresholds of Resistance. The exhibition features 3 large-scale installations by Panos Aprahamian, Heather M. O’Brien, and...

UCI Claire Trevor School of the Arts Coup de Comedy Festival Goes Global

Comedy Festival and Global Improvisation Initiative Symposium “Transform” on June 3-6, 2021 IRVINE, Calif. (May 12, 2021) - The Claire Trevor School of the Arts (CTSA) at the University of California, Irvine, virtually hosts the 7th annual Coup de Comedy Festival returning after last...

UCI Drama Presents "Detroit ’67"

Dominique Morisseau’s play focuses on family ties during the historic Detroit race riots Irvine, Calif., January 27, 2021 – UC Irvine’s Claire Trevor School of the Arts Department of Drama presents Detroit ’67, a story focused on relationships during the historic 1967 race riots...

Beall Center for Art + Technology awarded a research and planning grant from the Getty Foundation for Pacific Standard Time: Art x Science x LA

The region-wide collaboration opening in 2024 will explore intersections of art and science Irvine, Calif., Jan. 27, 2021 — A $100,000 research and planning grant from the Getty Foundation will allow The Beall Center for Art + Technology to join the third regional collaboration in the Getty’s...

The UAG presents "The Black Index"

DOWNLOAD THE FULL PRESS KIT Irvine, Calif. – UC Irvine’s University Art Gallery is pleased to present The Black Index, a group exhibition featuring the work of Dennis Delgado, Alicia Henry, Kenyatta A.C. Hinkle, Titus Kaphar, Whitfield Lovell, and Lava Thomas. The exhibition will be on...

UCI’s Summer Academies in the Arts Earns Praesidium Accreditation®

Outreach program, committed to safety, earns highest honor for abuse prevention practices Irvine, Calif., December, 15, 2020 – The Summer Academies in the Arts, an annual college and career preparatory program offered by the Claire Trevor School of the Arts (CTSA) at the University of California...

UCI Dance Welcomes Two New Faculty Members

  Irvine, Calif., July 1, 2020 – The Department of Dance in the UCI Claire Trevor School of the Arts welcomes two new Assistant Professors in Dance, Ariyan Johnson and Cyrian Reed, choreographer artists who specialize in hip hop and jazz dance.  The department conducted a year-long...

Gift from the Richard B. Siegel Foundation Supports CTSA Outreach

The Claire Trevor School of the Arts (CTSA) outreach unit was recently awarded a $20,000 gift from the Richard B. Siegel Foundation to support the school's community engagement programs. The school's outreach program partners with local schools and community organizations to share the talents...

UC Irvine Cross-Campus Collaboration Delivers New Certificate Program

New online certificate provides essential presentation skills Irvine, Calif., May 11, 2020 - UC Irvine’s top ranking Paul Merage School of Business and national leader Claire Trevor School of the Arts are pleased to announce a new, online professional development offering, Certificate in...

UCI Drama examines motherhood, inequality and humanity in Lisa Loomer’s LIVING OUT

UCI Drama examines motherhood, inequality and humanity in Lisa Loomer’s Living Out Irvine, Calif., February 25, 2020 – UC Irvine’s Claire Trevor School of the Arts (CTSA) presents Lisa Loomer’s Living Out, a comic drama focused on immigration and working mothers. The show is directed by...