The 11th Thacher Art + Architecture Annual

May 7 – June 6, 2010

A juried exhibition featuring juniors and seniors from USF’s Departments of Art + Architecture and Media Studies:

Gary Au, Alejandra R. Bandala, James Barela, Christopher Begley, Andrew Biederman, Lindsay Bohdanowicz, Bunny California, Martha Corbin, Dominique Cuenca, Ana Paula Dias, Eric Douville, Kat Foley, Aimee Gex, Minesh Govenji, Bryan Gregori, Morgan Henderson, Monique, Heron-Carmignani, Ken Kim, Kevin Kunze, Dennis Lambert, Sarah Larrabee, Rachel Leblanc, Ga Eun Lee, Danny Lin, Michele Lin, Becca Liu, Veronica Macalinao, Sinead McElhone, Dhruvi Mehta, Robert Mingoa, Catherine Mondoy, Caitlin Moorleghen, Simone Morris-Martin, Ana P. Munoz, Natalie Nakai, Alexander K. Olsgaard, Elyza Pierson, Nicole Pittman, D’Genaro Pulido, Jose Qwistgaard, Sarah Recht, Judith Rothman-Pierce, Jesse Rowbotham, Caitlin Ryan, Kristen Scarpa, Bianca Daad Simpson, Kim Alexandra Staff, Kacey Stuart, Theresa Thomas, Anna Rose Tull, Helen Vasquez, Alexandria “Allie” Wadford, Olivia Ward, Sarah Wells, Rachael Wiggins

This student-organized, juried exhibition features nearly 90 artworks by over 50 juniors and seniors from USF’s Departments of Art + Architecture and Media Studies and includes a diverse array of projects including architecture, design, film, and fine art. The exhibition is organized by students from the Art History/Arts Management program. The works you see in this exhibition—their variety, strength, and exploration of social justice—reflect a multiplicity of perspectives and developing aesthetics that demonstrate curiosity as well as craft, sensitivity as well as intellect.

The 11th Thacher Annual was selected by four esteemed jurors: gallery owner Charles Hespe, Paul Madonna of the San Francisco Chronicle’s “All Over Coffee,” architect Eileen Tulmin, and Amy Gustincic, founder of Satellite Design and past president of the San Francisco chapter of AIGA, the professional association for design. In addition, the jurors selected two prizes: the Mary Thacher Prize, awarded for composition, technique and style, and the Gloria Osuna Pérez Award, awarded to work that best exemplifies the University’s social justice mission. A third prize, the Student Choice Award, was selected by the exhibition organizers from the Museum Studies I class.

Jury: Amy Gustincic, Charles Hespe, Paul Madonna, Eileen Tulmin

Selection Committee: Nicole Bae, Kiele Collette, Marni Dropkin, Jade Duggan, Marina Iida, Hannah Kaiksow

Public Relations Committee: Erika Anderson, Brittany Bennett, Delaney Kennedy, Jane Larson, Michelle Ross, Chloe Schildhause

Curatorial Committee: Alexandra Butler, Lauren Etchells, Hannah Schwartz, Alexandra Stephens, Anna Rose Tull

Friday, May 7

4:30 p.m. Awards Ceremony / Maier Room / Fromm Hall
5–6 p.m. Reception / Thacher Gallery