March 6 - June 12, 2010

MFA Selections : A Salute to Bay Area Master Emerging Artists

Gatehouse Gallery
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Andrew Witrak, Everything Passing Over My Head, 2009. Looped 4 minute video. Courtesy of the artist.

di Rosa’s Biennial MFA exhibition presents a juried selection of artists who recently completed their Master of Fine Art degrees at Bay Area art schools and colleges. Artists include Joanne Hashitani, Leigh Merrill, Sandra Ono, Gina Tuzzi, and Andrew Witrak from Mills College; Carina Baumann and S. Patricia Patterson from San Francisco Art Institute; Jina Valentine from Stanford University; Aaron Maietta-Dehaven from UC Berkeley; and Josh Short from UC Davis.

This year’s jury included Packard Jennings, an accomplished Bay Area artist represented in the di Rosa collection; gallerist Kimberly Johansson of Johansson Projects in Oakland; and Griff Williams, Owner of Gallery 16, San Francisco.