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West Gallery

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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Ruth Trotter
April 19-May 31, 2017
Ruth Trotter, Leviathan Ruth 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.
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.
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.
Walpa D’Mark
November 1, 2013-December 10, 2014
Walpa D'Mark Walpa 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.
Magen Madzoeff
February 1-April 19, 2013
Executive Director The 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.