Natalie & James Thompson Gallery

NATALIE AND JAMES THOMPSON ART GALLERY

The exhibition program at SJSU is one of the most extensive and diverse among art programs in California, providing an essential resource for every single class that the department offers, while also serving as a cultural and educational focal point for the entire University and the communities of Silicon Valley.  The main exhibition space is the professionally-curated Natalie and James Thompson Art Gallery, in the Art Building, funded through the Natalie and James Thompson Endowment.

In addition to supporting major expenses for exhibitions, publications, and special projects, the Endowment also funds a weekly Tuesday Night Lecture Series that brings a remarkable group of artists, designers, and scholars to campus.  Further, it provides funding for visiting artists and scholars for lectures, demonstrations, and critiques within individual classes.  In addition to the Thompson Gallery, there are six student galleries and numerous display cases lining the hallways, which showcase the work of our undergraduate, BA, BFA, and MFA students.  Student exhibitions change weekly throughout the academic year.

January 2019

Planned Obsolescence

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January 29, 2019 - February 22, 2019
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Natalie And James Thompson Art Gallery, Art Building #127

March 2019

Gideon Bok: Wave

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March 05, 2019 - April 05, 2019
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Natalie And James Thompson Art Gallery, Art Building #127

MFA+BFA Student Art Galleries

The Department of Art & Art History presents a weekly rotation of student exhibitions in our six student art galleries and ten display cabinets located in the Art Building and Industrial Studies Building. Artist receptions held every Tuesday evening, 6 – 8pm, and are open to the public free of charge.  Support emerging artists and participate in this exciting art community!

February 2019

Alexander Werdmuller von Elgg: Lines

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February 18, 2019 - February 22, 2019
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Gallery 8, Art Building #308

Allison Garcia: Uncomfortable Spaces

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February 18, 2019 - February 22, 2019
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Gallery 3, Art Building #112

Brain Child

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February 18, 2019 - February 22, 2019
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Belcher Gallery, Art Building #131

Game Dev Club

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February 18, 2019 - February 22, 2019
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Gallery 5, Art Building #107

Miles Hack: Adaptogen

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February 18, 2019 - February 22, 2019
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Classroom – Music 269

Ramon Franco: Wonderment

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February 18, 2019 - February 22, 2019
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Herbert Sanders, Industrial Studies #238

Constance Button: So I Know Its You

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February 25, 2019 - March 01, 2019
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Classroom – Music 269

Justin Kim

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February 25, 2019 - March 01, 2019
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Black Gallery, Art Building #204

March 2019

Tiffany Seav

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March 04, 2019 - March 08, 2019
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Belcher Gallery, Art Building #131

Andy Nguyen

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March 11, 2019 - March 15, 2019
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Herbert Sanders, Industrial Studies #238
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