SAN LUIS OBISPO – The Harold J. Miossi Art Gallery at Cuesta College presents the 2023 Student Annual Art Exhibition on Apr. 20. 

The annual juried exhibition serves to celebrate and showcase the talent and creativity of Cuesta College students, featuring ceramics, drawing, graphic design, digital art, painting, photography, printmaking, and sculpture. Submitted student artwork is juried by award-winning artist Dane Goodman.

“I love this exhibition,” said Harold J. Miossi Art Gallery Coordinator Tim Stark. “It is a chance for Cuesta students to showcase their amazing talent and the college’s rich and diverse population.”

About the Juror: Dane Goodman works in various media, from installation to printmaking. He has been a lecturer and artist-in-residence at museums, colleges, universities, and workshops in California, New Mexico, and the Midwest. While Goodman was the director of the Atkinson Gallery, Santa Barbara City College, he curated numerous solo and group exhibitions of artists from the Santa Barbara and Ventura region and New York and Los Angeles. He has also curated area artists’ exhibitions at the Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum (now the Museum of Contemporary Art Santa Barbara) and the College of Creative Studies Gallery, UCSB.

The Annual Student Art Exhibition opens on Thursday, Apr. 20, with a reception from 4:30 – 7:00 p.m. and an awards presentation at 5:15 p.m. Awards are made possible partly by the Helen Novy Art Fund. The exhibition runs through May 19.

The Harold J. Miossi Art Gallery is in Room 7170 on the Cuesta College San Luis Obispo campus. Admission to the gallery is free. Please visit the gallery webpage or call (805) 546-3202 for a schedule of exhibits and hours of operation. For additional information, please email