"Another great example of free press can be found in the Euphrat Museum of Art at De Anza College where I am a work-study intern. They have all kinds of art shows that reflect parts of American life and history that aren’t often mentioned in the regular media… Community art museums like the Euphrat Museum are very important to have because here artists can express themselves freely and sometimes reflect another side of life that isn’t often mentioned in newspapers or on commercial television. This is an important part of democracy — the freedom to show, see, and talk about all kinds of artwork, ideas, and events."

– De Anza student Trang Tran, in a political science essay

Spring 2018

De Anza College Student Art Show

May 7-June 8, 2018

Reception and Awards Ceremony: Tuesday, May 15, 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.

  • Open Monday-Thursday: 10 a.m.-3 p.m. during exhibitions
  • Open Saturday, June 2: 10 a.m.-1 p.m., with a Community Art Station
  • "First Thursday" open mic nights: May 3 and June 7, 5 p.m.-7 p.m.
  • Closed Memorial Day on May 28
  • Open to tour groups by appointment

student show posterArt and design by Benjamin Flores

This exhibition features animations, paintings, drawings, mixed-media works, photography, graphic design, furniture, sculpture and ceramics created by students at De Anza College. The artworks reflect expertise in diverse media and varied interests and points of view.

Jurors for this year’s exhibition are:

  • Lauren A. Toomer, Professor, Drawing and the Division of Clinical Anatomy, Stanford University
  • Brett Cook, Professional Artist and Muralist, in the collections of the Smithsonian Institution and Harvard University
  • Takeshi Moro, Professor, Photography, Santa Clara University

Sponsors include the De Anza Associated Student Body, Friends of the Euphrat Museum of Art, the De Anza Creative Arts Division and the City of Cupertino

Winter 2018

Showing Up with Care

Feb. 1 - March 22, 2018

Reception with the artists on Wednesday, Feb, 21, 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. with music and refreshments

  • Open Monday - Thursday, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m., during exhibitions
  • Open Saturday, March 3, 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. with drop-in workshop, "Radical Self Care Mandalas"
  • Open to tour groups by appointment
  • Closed Monday Feb. 19 for Presidents Day
  • 1st Thursday open mic nights: Feb. 1 and March 1, 5 p.m. - 7 p.m.
  • Some Divine Commotion – book launch for Dave Denny: Friday Feb. 9, 7-8 p.m.
  • Activate! – presented by Flash Forum Fiction and Play on Words: Wednesday Feb. 28, 5-8 p.m.

"Showing Up with Care" explores caregiving, healing and the power of expression. The artists draw from personal experience, advocate for caregiver rights and look at ways that art can be a vehicle for healing and transformation.

careforceArtists include Norm Aragones, Chris Bunz, Annabel Clark, Brett Cook, Marion Coleman, Kate DeCiccio, Marisa Morán Jahn, Pantea Karimi, Kristin Lindseth-Rivera, Diwa Malaya, Mark Messenger, Jennifer Myhre, Adan Perez, George Rivera, Cynthia Siegel and Antoinette "Toni" Stroman.

"Showing Up with Care" is offered in conjunction with Silicon Valley Reads 2018, the annual community reading and conversation program, which is focused this year on the theme of caregiving. This year's reading program, entitled "No Matter What: Caring, Coping, Compassion," features the novel "Goodbye Vitamin," by Rachel Khong, and "My Lovely Wife in the Psych Ward," a memoir by Mark Lukach.

Read the Mercury News review of "Showing Up with Care."

Read Sal Pizarro's column in the Mercury News about "Showing Up with Care."

See the Past Highlights page for previous shows.

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