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Art Exhibitions

Sunny Samuel: Apparition
May 2-June 10, 2022
Apparition A, 2022, acrylic on panel, 24"x24"The West Gallery is excited to present Apparition, a solo exhibition by Sunny Samuel.
About Place
March 15-May 12, 2022
Ashley Hagen, "Home" (2019)Working in sculpture, photography, video and installation, the artists of "About Place" explore ideas of “place” as geography, architecture, the environment, migration, and home.
December 7, 2021-January 28, 2022
The Department of Art and Art History cordially invites you to attend the 2021 Senior Art Exhibition showing the artwork of this year’s graduating Senior Studio Art majors.
New Histories
September 7-October 28, 2021
New HistoriesNew Histories is a group exhibition of paintings and sculptures by Walpa D’Mark, June Edmonds, Asad Faulwell, and Erin Trefry. With an idiosyncratic use of images, and signifiers, these artists offer access into rich visual worlds of personal reflection, layered symbolism, and prophetic vision.
Monumental Vision
May 14, 2021
The West Gallery is proud to present the online exhibition Monumental Vision, a collaborative student experience with the Summer Bridge Program, the Makerspace, and the Department of Art and Art History. We invite you to view student designed monuments that reimagine public spaces and engage in a rich visual dialog that addresses memory, history, cultural unity, transformation, and community healing.
Macha Suzuki
May 10, 2021
Los Angeles-based artist Macha Suzuki and Galleries Director Dion Johnson discuss his art practice and his mixed media sculpture "The Rider 2010," located in the Abraham Campus Center.
Cole M. James
April 5, 2021
Los Angeles-based artist Cole M. James and Galleries Director Dion Johnson discuss her art practice and her site-specific installation, "Edifice Artifice," located in the Art and Communications Building.
Martin Durazo
April 5, 2021
Los Angeles-based artist Martin Durazo and Galleries Director Dion Johnson discuss his art practice and his acrylic on canvas painting "Violator 2010," located in the Abraham Campus Center.
Kyoco Taniyama
March 15-May 14, 2021
Kyoco Taniyama: Sound from the Golden AgeKyoco Taniyama has exhibited her work extensively in Japan as well as international events and venues. She currently lives and works in Berlin, Germany.
Felding Innocence
October 16, 2020
Chuck Feesago, Felding InnocenceThe Harris Gallery presents an online solo multimedia installation by Chuck Feesago. With an extensive exhibition record that has included performance, digital media, installation, and painting, Feesago’s studio practice continues to morph and evolve.
Blooming Resilience
May 12-31, 2020
Blooming ResilienceThe Department of Art and Art History is proud to present Blooming Resilience. The exhibition takes place in a virtual version of the Harris Gallery and includes pieces by the Painting I and Painting II classes from this spring semester.
A Room of One’s Own
December 3, 2019-February 27, 2020
Featuring works of Cassidy Badua, Sara Crespo, Isabella Dominguez, Roiann James, Maria Juncaj, Lily Meza, Marissa Reyes, and Chanel Rodriguez.
November 21, 2019
The Campus Center has invited artist Hacer to exhibit these paper maquettes which provide a rare glimpse into his creative and technical process for "Rabbit, Sitting" a large scale, public sculpture.
Nature’s Essence
November 19, 2019-January 31, 2020
A solo exhibition of Brooke Aruffo showcases 2 abstract paintings supporting her thesis about the benefits of nature. Nature offers more than beauty to please the eyes of mankind.
Secret Garden
September 3-October 24, 2019
Blue Art PieceSecret Garden is a group exhibition of paintings and sculptures by Rochelle Botello, Gary Brewer, Jason David and Rema Ghuloum. With playful allusions to both real and imagined spaces, this exhibition presents an environment saturated with synthetic and natural colors. Viewers are invited to discover physical and illusionistic relationships between objects and images. In the gallery space, bold textured surfaces and densely layered atmospheres transition into quiet introspective moments and intimate sensory perceptions.
You Are a Light
April 11-May 24, 2019
Five distinctive drawings capture the physical presence of their subjects with line, shape and contrast. Made using careful observation, these works accurately describe the human form. Taken a step beyond the precision of draftsmanship, images come to life energized by fluid gestures and dynamic intricacies.
Phoebe Beasley Artist Talk and Reception
March 19-May 16, 2019
Wheels Down at LAX and View the Elegance and Style of Paul R Williams, Architect 2010 photo montage 36 x 36 inchesHarris Gallery presents Unsung Requiem: Lost Then Found, a survey of works by acclaimed mixed-media artist Phoebe Beasley.
Zodiac Ballet
February 12-March 7, 2019
Zodiac Ballet is a group exhibition featuring works by Kent Anderson Butler, Joseph Cardenas, Alex Couwenberg, Austin Howland, Keanna Ide, Melissa Thorne, Etchi Werner-Nyiri and Jessica Wimbley.
Architecture of Internment: The Build Up to Wartime Incarceration
February 1-28, 2019
"Architecture of Internment: The Build up to Wartime Incarceration" explores how Oregonians participated in the decision to incarcerate Japanese Americans and Japanese immigrants during World War II.
Edifice Artifice: Cole M. James
October 1, 2018-May 17, 2019
Edifice ArtificeThe Tall Wall Space is excited to announce Edifice Artifice, a site-specific installation by Cole M. James. Spanning across a 50-foot wall, James presents an assembled environment that playfully investigates architectural space and graciously personifies a decade of her artistic practice.  
Ichrio Irie and Lorenzo Hurtado Segovia
September 4-October 25, 2018
Lorenzo Hurtado Segovia: Kuntur Amaru, 2017The Harris Gallery is excited to present ‘Secrets for the Moon,’ a two person exhibition featuring works by Ichrio Irie and Lorenzo Hurtado Segovia. Generous support for exhibition programming is provided by the Office of Diversity and Inclusivity.
Second To Twin
February 22-March 30, 2018
The West Gallery is proud to present 'Second To Twin,' a group show that pairs recent students' works with the abstract paintings of Brazilian born painter, Augusto Sandroni.
February 13-April 26, 2018
The Harris Gallery is excited to present Biomythography: Reflexive Remix featuring works by Andrea Chung, Vanessa German, Todd Gray, Tarrah Krajnak and Suné Woods.
The Expulsion: Etchi Werner-Nyiri
February 1-May 15, 2018
Etchi Werner-Nyiri's wall installation, The Expulsion, references a long tradition in art history of depicting Adam and Eve's forced exile from the Garden of Eden.
The Labyrinth and Vicinity
November 1-December 15, 2017
Danny Shain’s "The Labyrinth and Vicinity"The West Gallery is proud to present Danny Shain’s The Labyrinth and Vicinity, a solo exhibition featuring selected paintings that span several decades. Shain is a visiting artist for Senior Project critiques in the Department of Art & Art History.
Rotem Reshef: Time Traveler
September 5-December 15, 2017
Rotem Reshef, Unnamed 40The University of La Verne is thrilled to announce the exhibition of Action painter Rotem Reshef and her newest work, Time Traveler, a large-scale installation made of interwoven, hand-painted canvas scrolls that will cover a 400 x 554 inch wall.
Ruth Trotter
April 19-May 31, 2017
Ruth Trotter, LeviathanRuth Trotter is a painter and Professor of Art at the University of La Verne. She received her B.A. from Scripps College and her M.F.A. from Claremont Graduate University.
Sonya Clark
February 1-April 27, 2017
The University of La Verne is pleased to present The Hair Craft Project, a solo exhibition by Sonya Clark.
Kent Anderson Butler
October 4-November 30, 2016
Kent Anderson Butler is a Los Angeles based artist working in a variety of mediums including video installation, performance and photography.
Joella Jean Mahoney
September 1-October 31, 2016
The University of La Verne is pleased to present "Joella Jean Mahoney: Passionate Vision: Landscape Painting of the Colorado Plateau, 1965-2016".
Hilary Baker: From Where I’m Standing
April 5-May 19, 2016
From Where I'm Standing: Hilary BakerThe Harris Gallery is proud to present ‘From Where I’m Standing,’ a solo painting exhibition featuring the work of Hilary Baker. This exhibition highlights selections from four distinct bodies of work that are united by a synthesis of representation and abstraction.
Jessica Wimbley
February 23-March 31, 2016
The West Gallery is proud to present Jessica Wimbley’s ‘Recent Work,’ a solo exhibition featuring new works produced during her artist residency in the Department of Art and Art History.
Imaginary Selves
February 2-March 10, 2016
The Harris Gallery is proud to present 'Imaginary Selves,' a group exhibition. 'Imaginary Selves' signals the possibly for alternate personas, secret identities or perhaps fictionalized memories.
Roots and Shooting Stars: La Verne Alumni Exhibition
September 8-October 29, 2015
Roots and Shooting Stars: La Verne Alumni ExhibitionThe Harris Gallery is proud to present 'Roots and Shooting Stars' an alumni exhibition featuring the work of Alycia Anthony, Dicran Kassouny, Mabel Martinez, Christy Roberts, Eduardo Rodriguez, Sunny Samuel, M. Louise Stanley and Susie Stockholm with an exhibition essay by Matthew Breatore.
Sarah Cromarty and Christopher Russell
April 2-May 15, 2015
The Harris Gallery is proud to present "Scientific Magic," a two person exhibition of recent work by Sarah Cromarty and Christopher Russell.
Nowhaus: Domestic Objects in the Modernist Tradition
February 3-March 5, 2015
The Harris Gallery presents NOWHAUS: Domestic Objects in the Modernist Tradition, an exhibition of art and design including modernist furniture, contemporary ceramics and custom bicycle design.
Augusto Sandroni
September 2, 2014-May 30, 2015
Spanning a two story interior wall that measures 400 x 554 inches "Radius Abstractus" is comprised of over twenty individual paintings.
Keith Lord and Nancy Macko
April 1-May 22, 2014
The Harris Gallery is proud to present a two person exhibition by Los Angeles based artists Keith Lord and Nancy Macko.
Hacer: Space Form Shape
February 3-March 6, 2014
Hacer: Space Form ShapeThe Harris Gallery is proud to present a solo exhibition by Los Angeles based artist Hacer. With a skillful balance of formal design and personal showmanship, Hacer creates precise, large-scale sculptures rooted in narratives of childhood play.
Walpa D’Mark
November 1, 2013-December 10, 2014
Walpa D'MarkWalpa D’Mark was born in Managua, Nicaragua, 1977. He currently lives and works in Los Angeles, California. D’Mark received his Master of Fine Arts from Claremont Graduate University and his Bachelor of Fine Arts from California State University, Long Beach.
Out of Rubble
September 2-November 4, 2013
Out of Rubble: Susanne Slavick"Out of Rubble" reacts to the wake of war — its realities and its representations. The rubble that each war leaves behind shapes today and tomorrow — physically, psychologically and spiritually.
Mark Dean Veca
September 2-May 30, 2013
Mark Dean Veca is a rare type of artist who possesses an incredible ability to work freely between intimately detailed ink on paper works and immersive large-scale museum installations.
Campus: Selections from the La Verne Art Collection
April 16-May 30, 2013
Kim Schoenstadt, Campus: Selections from the La Verne Art CollectionThe University of La Verne Harris Gallery is proud to present CAMPUS selections from the La Verne art collection.
Melanie Nakaue
February 4-March 14, 2013
The Way of Things: Melanie NakaueThe Harris Art Gallery presents "The Way of Things," a solo exhibition by Melanie Nakaue. This multimedia installation integrates stop-motion animation, still-life portraiture and model scale sculpture to present an artificial ecology reflective of human nature.
Magen Madzoeff
February 1-April 19, 2013
Executive DirectorThe University of La Verne’s West Gallery is proud to present "Colorforms," a solo exhibition of recent paintings by Megan Madzoeff, curated by Chuck Feesago. Megan Madzoeff has a BFA from Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, CA and an MFA from Claremont Graduate University in Claremont, CA.
Chad Attie & Bettina Hubby
November 5-December 4, 2012
Site: Chad Attie & Bettina Hubby"Site" explores the rich source of imagery both artists find in their immediate environments: in the streets, markets, parks, buildings and construction sites of Los Angeles.
September 10-October 18, 2012
Visible"Visible" is a group exhibition featuring Los Angeles artists who have drawing-based studio practices.
ATA: An Exhibition of Contemporary Samoan Artists
April 28-May 24, 2012
ATA: An Exhibition of Contemporary Samoan ArtistsATA brings together contemporary artists of Samoan descent who, through their practices, are influenced by the shadows of the past.
Auguste Rodin
February 6-March 29, 2012
Auguste Rodin"Mirror of the Soul" is an exhibition of twenty-seven bronze sculptures generously lent by the Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Foundation.
Yoko Ono Imagine Peace
November 7-December 15, 2011
Yoko Ono Imagine Peace"Yoko Ono Imagine Peace" focuses on the thematic ideals of peace and love, and follows the work of Yoko Ono and John Lennon chronologically as solo artists, as a couple in the 1960s, and also includes a selection of Ono's recent solo works.