John Steppling Art Gallery on the SDSU Imperial Valley

 John Steppling Art Gallery on the SDSU Imperial Valley campus.

SDSU IV to hold reception for an art exhibition in the Steppling Art Gallery

A reception will be held from 5-8 p.m. Tuesday, February 11, in the John Steppling Art Gallery on the SDSU Imperial Valley campus in Calexico for a group exhibition of artists organized by the MEXICALI BIENNIAL entitled “Califia: Manifesting the Terrestrial Paradise-the Last Chapter." 

This is the fourth in a series of exhibitions surrounding the mythology of Califia, the SDSU press release said. Artists in this exhibition are Jacinto Astiazarán, Amber Bowser, Chris Christion, Maya Mackrandilal, Jane Chang Mi, Yutsil Cruz, Mayte Miranda, Chinwe Okona, Noé Olivas, Monica Rodriguez, Sandy Rodriguez, Julio M. Romero, Paulina Sanchez, and Diane Williams.

The exhibition was organized by the curatorial team of the MexiCali Biennial: Ed Gomez, Luis G. Hernandez, and Daniela Lieja Quintanar, with coordinator and researcher April Lilard-Gomez, the release said. The MexiCali Biennial is a bi-national arts organization that explores the areas of the California border as a site for aesthetic productions.

The exhibition runs through February 14, and will be open daily noon to 2:30 p.m. or by appointment.

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