Stephanie Washburn in “The Alumni Show II” at Wesleyan University

Ezra and Cecile Zilkha Gallery

Hours: Tuesday-Sunday, noon-5pm
(Closed November 20 through November 25, 2013)

The Alumni Show II

Guest Curator: John Ravenal ’81, P ’15, Sydney and Frances Lewis Family Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond.

Friday, September 6 through Sunday, December 8, 2013
Closed Wednesday, November 20 through Monday, November 25, 2013

Opening Reception: Tuesday, September 10, 2013 from 5pm to 7pm. Talk at 6pm. Performance by Aki Sasamoto ’04 at 7:30pm

Homecoming/Family Weekend Reception: Saturday, November 2, 2013 from 2pm to 4pm. Talk at 2:30pm by Guest Curator John Ravenal; Special Gallery Hours: Noon to 6pm


In honor of the 40th anniversary of the Center for the Arts, The Alumni Show II looks back at four decades of Wesleyan artists. Building on the first Alumni Show held in November/December 2003 in celebration of the 30th anniversary of the CFA, this exhibition features an entirely new selection of seventeen alumni artists. Their work spans a broad range of contemporary practice and media, including painting, sculpture, drawing, installation art, video art, performance, and films. The artists featured in this exhibition are Ian H. Boyden ’95, Stephanie Calvert ’08, Rutherford Chang ’02, Nicolas Collins ’76 MA ’79, Renee Green ’81, Raphael Griswold ’06, John N. Hatleberg ’79, Gabriela Herman ’03, Elsie Kagan ’99, Liz Magic Laser ’03, Danielle Mysliwiec ’98, Ed Osborn ’87, Juliana Romano ’04, Aki Sasamoto ’04, Arturo Vidich ’03, Stephanie Washburn ’03, and Ben Weiner ’03. Co-sponsored by the Department of Art and Art History, the Office of Academic Affairs and the Hoy Family Fund. The catalogue is made possible by Jeffrey Deitch ’74, Carol LeWitt, Glenn Ligon ’82, David Redden ’70 and Sotheby’s and University Relations.

Purchase a catalogue here.