Spring Exhibitions at the CVA Galleries

When I Live My Dream, Anna McGrath, BFA Thesis Exhibition  

The Company I Keep, Thomas Fisher, Capstone Exhibition  

Home Away from Home, Hayley Weak, Solo Exhibition

Beautiful View, Magnificent Desolation, Patrick Vogel, Solo Exhibition

On Form and Function, Rafael Ordorica, Solo Exhibition

The Voice of the Art Students, Contemporary Drawing & Painting Art Class, Group Exhibition

Opening Reception:

Friday, May 3, 2019, 5:00 p.m.- 7:00 p.m.

Refreshments provided

Exhibition Dates:

May 3rd – May 24th, 2019

Gallery Hours:

Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Retzlaff Gallery (Art Building):

When I Live My Dream

Anna McGrath

BFA Thesis Exhibition  

Using the media of photography, printmaking, and embroidery this serial art exhibition explores ideas of celebrity, fantasy, fashion, aura, and media through constructed narratives and objects. The exhibition consists of a collection of linked objects and images that document and contribute to a larger constructed editorial, ethos, and attitude.

Promotional Image 1

Thorndike Gallery (Art Building):

The Company I Keep

Thomas Fisher

Capstone Exhibition  

How are we influenced by those we associate with? The subjects that I paint are people that I know who have affected and influenced me in some way. Some, I have known all my life and others I have only known for a few months. On each canvas I have sculpted and removed the paint to form the image of a person, in the way that I feel that they have influenced who I am.


Meyer Memorial Gallery (Marion Ady Building):

Hayley Weak

Home Away from Home

Solo Exhibition

This collection of prints depict places I explore and escape to. They define who I am, making me nostalgic of my childhood running through the desert, hiking in the mountains, studying abroad and finding a new home hundreds of miles from where I grew up. These places: the rocky mountains, the desert of the southwest, the pacific northwest, Iceland are all places I have grown to love, my homes away from home.


Art Department Chairs Gallery (Marion Ady Building):

Beautiful View, Magnificent Desolation

Patrick Vogel

Solo Exhibition

These works are a blend of personal mythology, exo-speculation, and primitive hypertext all stewing as a nonlinear visual thought form. Recasting the postmodern nightmare through the boundless energy of critical utopia, we just might fabricate history. Enjoy, and share what sticks.


Boise-Cascade Gallery (Marion Ady Building):

On Form and Function

Rafael Ordorica

Solo Exhibition

Opening up a dialogue of the relationships between the Form of everyday objects, and how it relates to their Function.


JELD WEN Gallery (Marion Ady Building):

The Voice of the Art Students

Contemporary Drawing & Painting Art Class

Group Exhibition

We are The Voice of the Art Students from Contemporary Drawing & Painting Art class, speaking about what matters to us.The exhibit is focused on art that depicts issues we consider important – be it personal, political, ecological, global or any other kind. The intent is to have the audience stand face to face with the artwork in order to understand not only the obvious but also the hidden – the problem as a conversation towards a solution.


Attached photos:

  1. Anna McGrath, Untitled, Bead-embroidered cyanotype on denim
  2. Thomas Fisher, Jeff, Oil Paint on canvas
  3. Hayley Weak, Southwest, Linoleum Reduction Print
  4. Patrick Vogel, Untitled, Digital
  5. Rafael Ordorica,Three Sisters, Ceramic  
  6. Destery Epling, Faggot, Oil pastel and charcoal