2019-20 schedule

Foundations: An Introduction to the Design Studies IA Program

Interior architecture sampleJune 18 – August 2, 2019
Designs by current Interior Architecture students learn to integrate the art of design with social sciences concerning the interaction of people and their environment, the history of design, and the physical sciences relating to the effects of materials on the physical health and comfort of inhabitants.

Points of Departure: Inspirations from the Helen Louise Allen Textile Collection

Points of Departure GallerySeptember 18- November 24, 2019
Marking the conclusion of the 50th anniversary of the Helen Louise Allen Textile Collection, this exhibit highlights the Collection’s continuing function as a vital resource and catalyst for new exploration and creativity.


Textiles and Fashion Design Student Showcase

Textile and Fashion Design detailThursday, December 5 – Monday, December 9, 2019
Opening Reception: Friday, December 6, 5:00-7:00 pm
Students curate create mini-exhibitions of their studio work, from garments and textiles to 3D, digital and printed portfolios.

Interior Architecture Student Showcase

Interior architecture designFriday, December 13 – Monday, December 16, 2019
Opening Reception: Friday, December 13, 5:00-7:00 pm
Design portfolio work IA students who have completed the majority their studio courses.


Design 2020

Design 2020 graphicWednesday, January 22 – Sunday, February 2, 2020
Opening Reception: Thursday, January 30, 5:00-7:00 pm
An annual juried exhibition featuring recent work  by students in SoHE’s Design Studies courses. Pieces are selected based on originality, experimentation, craftsmanship, and content.


Harmony and Evolution: An Exhibition of the Chinese American Art Faculty Association 

Textile Tuesday Beaded Dress from 20sWednesday, February 26 – Sunday, April 5, 2020
Opening Reception: Thursday, February 27, 5:00-7:00 pm