2019 Southern California MFA Theme Exhibition:

Circadian Regions

Curated by Sydney Acosta, Cherisse Gray, and Sam Richardson

Circadian Region Announcement image
Sindhu Thirumalaisamy
, Film Still from The Lake and The Lake, 2019


September 27-October 10, 2019
Opening Reception: Friday, September 27, 5-8PM

The 2019 UCLA Theme Group Exhibition: Circadian Regions is an exhibition curated by Art Department graduate students that brings together fellow MFA candidates from the Southern California region for a show that addresses contemporary intimacies. The curators Sydney Acosta, Cherisse Gray, and Sam Richardson have curated a material, historical, and conceptual dialog between 17 artists that aims to discuss notions of identity in relationship to alterity, geopolitical violence, the pressure-to-perfom, personal history, and namely the undisclosed interior.

Artists Featured:

E. Franco Aguilar
Diego Barrientos
Pui Tiffany Chow
k. Flint
Merideth Hillbrand
Stephanie Mei Huang
Jackson Cassie Hunt
Adam Janhke
Asa Mendelsohn
Gabby Miller
Alicia Piller
Sindhu Thirumalaisamy
Julie Tolentino
dana washington
Ji Hyun Won
Kenneth Yuen
Paolo Zúñiga



Photos of all featured artworks will be available for viewing on the UCLA Department of Art Facebook.


New Wight Gallery

1100 Broad Art Center
Los Angeles, CA 90095

Gallery Hours:
Monday-Friday, 9:00AM-4:30PM

Admission is free.

Parking in Lot 3: $3/hour, Max $13/day 

Directions to Broad Art Center

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The exhibition and programs are made possible through general support of UCLA Department of Art and Dallas Price-Van Breda.