Department of Art and Art History
Visual Art
Richard Shaw & Wanxin Zhang

Opening Reception: November 9, 5:00 p.m.

Exibition Run: November 7, 2018 - January 11, 2019 | Monday - Friday 10:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m

Richard Shaw is a native California artist best known for his trompe l’oeil (French for "fool the eye") style. Shaw replicates everyday objects, the stuff of daily life, into whimsical still lifes that appropriate mass culture while also drawing on personal experiences and memories.

Wanxin Zhang was born in ChangChun, China, and spent his formative years under Mao's regime during the 1960's and 1970's.  Zhang work draws on the lore and history of his native China and Bay Area funk art. Carrying messages of social and political commentary.

Edward M. Dowd Art and Art History Building
Show Dates: 
Wed, 11/07/2018 - 10:00am
Fri, 01/11/2019 - 4:00pm