February 13th

Kara Maria: Head Over Heels

All Day

Location: University Art Gallery - Trinity 100
Category: Arts, Theatre, & Music

In a single canvas, Kara Maria's painting skips from geometric shapes and well-defined forms to exuberant swirls and vibrant splotches of color. Yet Maria's paintings are more than a pastiche of styles. Within her dynamic environments, the artist introduces a lone skunk, a rhinoceros, a surveillance camera, a camouflaged airplane, to name just a few. Each is an isolated moment of realism, pulled from the turbulent social and political issues of our present day. These parallel discourses - surveillance, environmentalism, military violence--interject a power punch of associations amidst a play of color and gesture. Kara Maria lives and works in San Francisco.

Turner Art Exhibit: And the Award Goes to...A Survey of The Turner Collection Winners

11am4pm

Location: Turner Print Museum, Meriam Library
Category: Arts, Theatre, & Music

Typically the curator guides the acquisition process that expands a collection. Nearly half the Turner Print Collection reflects the curatorial guidance of its founder, the late Dr. Janet Turner (1914-1988) emeritus faculty at CSU, Chico. In building her collection from other experts in the field, notably the late Dr. Gordon Gilkey, professor of art at Portland State University and founder of the Gordon and Vivian Gilkey Collection at Portland Art Museum. For the past twenty years important prints representing the varied nature of contemporary printmaking have been added to the collection by the judicious selection of a juror for the biennial Turner National Print Competition, the annual Juried Student Print Exhibition and the Turner Collection Acquisition Committee’s choice of the Turner Print Prize. This exhibition offers the chance to see together important works added to the collection through these channels.

Gallery closed Sundays.

Turner Website — http://www.janetturner.org/welcome/index.php

Turner Facebook Page — https://www.facebook.com/TheTurnerPrintMuseum

 

Wildcat Baseball hosts Academy of Art

12pm6pm

Location: Nettleton Stadium
Category: Athletics & Recreation

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Students FREE w/ student ID

Chico Performances presents Queen: A Night at the Opera

7:30pm9pm

Location: Laxson Auditorium
Category: Arts, Theatre, & Music

In November of 1975, British rock band Queen released one of the most artistically expansive albums of its time, A Night at the Opera. Now, 31 years later, Uncle Dad's Art Collective and the North State's finest performers present a reimagined version of A Night at the Opera. Come witness classic reinterpretations of Queen favorites like “You're My Best Friend,” “Love of My Life,” and “Bohemian Rhapsody.” The show features an array of music, dance, and other visual arts that are sure to transport the audience out of Chico and leave them wondering if this is real life, or just a fantasy!

Buy Tickets: $15 Adult | $13 Senior | $10 Youth | $10 Chico State Student

Chico Performances and Uncle Dad's Art Collective present Queen: A Night at the Opera

7:30pm10pm

Location: Laxson Auditorium
Category: Arts, Theatre, & Music

In November of 1975, British rock band Queen released one of the most artistically expansive albums of its time, A Night at the Opera. Now, 31 years later, Uncle Dad's Art Collective and the North State's finest performers present a reimagined version of A Night at the Opera. Come witness classic reinterpretations of Queen favorites like “You're My Best Friend,” “Love of My Life,” and “Bohemian Rhapsody.” The show features an array of music, dance, and other visual arts that are sure to transport the audience out of Chico and leave them wondering if this is real life, or just a fantasy!