Carolyn M. Wilson Gallery
The Carolyn M. Wilson is located on the USF Tampa campus in the Fine Arts Studios building, FAS. Students, alumni, and faculty may submit a proposal for an exhibition in the Wilson Gallery. Applications are accepted twice a year. Applications can be picked up in the School of Art & Art History office, FAH 231. For further information on the gallery, please contact the School of Art & Art History at (813) 974-2360. During exhibitions, the Wilson Gallery hours are Monday through Thursday from 11 am to 3 pm.
Fall 2019 Exhibitions
Arroz con Frijoles
Sep 9 – 19
Reception: Sep 13 at 7:00 pm
Arroz con Frijoles/ Rice with Beans focuses on the various aspects of what it means to be Hispanic today and what it's meant in our past. Six multidisciplinary artists of different Hispanic descendance explore their cultural identities in relation to modernity. Touching on themes of nostalgia, stereotypes, machismo, politics, and childhood memories, the artists aim to create an interactive phenomenological experience in which cocina criolla is the heart and center of the gallery.
Rumble + Ritual/Natural/Virtual
Sep 30 – Oct 10
Reception: Oct 4 at 7:00 pm
Rumble + Ritual/Natural/Virtual is a joint exhibition by graduate students from the School of Art & Art History. Rumble is a multidisciplinary exhibition focusing on devastation and acts of violence, with the artists reflecting on specific brutal acts or on the notion of violence itself. The exhibition seeks to highlight violent moments, which we all experience in many ways, in order to emphasize the commonality between us. Ritual/ Natural/ Virtual presents issues of the Anthropocene, painting in a post-analog world, and uncanny horror through a dark lens while reconciling the ancient with the ultramodern.
Night Swim + Yeehaw
Oct 21 – Oct 31
Reception: Oct 25 at 7:00 pm
Night Swim + Yeehaw is a joint exhibition by students from the School of Art & Art History. Night Swim explores the mysteries and wonders of the dark and the imaginary spaces found in the night using a mix of painting and sculpture juxtaposed with light and sound. Yeehaw consists of interactive large scale sculptures meant to elicit joy and spark the viewer's curiosity.
BFA Thesis Exhibition: Breathing Space
Reception: Nov 15 at 7:00 pm
Nov 18 – Dec 5
The School of Art & Art History presents the BFA Thesis Exhibition featuring our graduating class of Fall 2019. The exhibition features various media.