Strange Weather brings together works by influential artists from the 20th and 21st Century that creatively illuminate and reframe the boundaries of bodies and the environment. The group exhibition draws from the Jordan Schnitzer Family Foundation in Portland, Oregon and is organized by UC Santa Cruz Institute of the Arts and Sciences (IAS) in collaboration with the Santa Cruz Museum of Art & History (MAH).
Showing concurrently at the Mary Porter Sesnon Art Gallery at UC Santa Cruz, where a selection of prints by Glenn Ligon will be on view, and at the MAH in downtown Santa Cruz, the exhibition will open April 8, 2022, and run through August 28, 2022.
Artist List: Carlos Amorales, Radcliffe Bailey, Leonardo Drew, Joe Feddersen, Jeffrey Gibson, Hock E Aye Vi Edgar Heap of Birds, James Lavadour, Glenn Ligon, Nicola Lopez, James Luna, Julie Mehretu, Wangechi Mutu, Wendy Red Star, Faith Ringgold, Alison Saar, Lorna Simpson, Charles Wilbert White, Kehinde Wiley, Terry Winters.
Strange Weather is curated by Dr. Rachel Nelson, director, Institute of the Arts and Sciences, UC Santa Cruz in collaboration with Professor Jennifer González, History of Art and Visual Culture, UC Santa Cruz. The exhibition is organized by the Institute of the Arts and Sciences and the Santa Cruz municipal Museum of Art & History.
Jordan Schnitzer Family Foundation in Portland, Oregon was established in 1997. Since the program’s inception, the Foundation has organized over 110 exhibitions and has art exhibited at over 160 museums.