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Current Exhibition


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An exhibition of contemporary cast metal
by artists with ties to the Cuesta College
Sculpture Foundry Program

Bringing together representational works from current and former faculty, and alumni, this exhibition highlights the amazing breadth and depth of talent that has been inspired by the Foundry Program at Cuesta College. Alloy: Ideas & Influence unites the 6,000-year-old process of traditional bronze casting with a contemporary approach to content, form, and technique. Highlighting unique explorations, this exhibition features sculptures that investigate, challenge, and celebrate the distinctive qualities of cast metal. 

Featuring works by Margaret Korisheli, nicolalee , Paula Zima, Randall Johnson, Elizabeth Dorbad, Ariane Leiter, Marcia Harvey, and Barry Frantz

November 17th 2021 - January 28th 2022

OPENING RECEPTION: NOVEMBER 17, 5:00–7:30pm

PANEL DISCUSSION: JANUARY 19, 6:00pm

Via Zoom at bit.ly/alloyShow

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The Harold J Miossi Art Gallery is a gallery space presenting temporary exhibitions of contemporary art that show new and challenging work from national and international artists. We strive to be a collaborative and comprehensive program that engages our students and the public in exhibition, education and public art - fostering cross-disciplinary engagement and a deepened and diverse cultural understanding. We work to present our program in a unique and welcoming environment in which visitors can experience the work in an explorative and supportive community.

The Harold J. Miossi Art Gallery, Room 7170, is located on Highway 1, halfway between San Luis Obispo and Morro Bay in the courtyard of the Cultural and Performing Arts Center. Admission to the gallery is free. You will find a map of the SLO Campus under "Directions and Hours"