Originally posted in UC Davis News on December 21, 2018
The Jan Shrem and Maria Manetti Shrem Museum of Art at the University of California, Davis, will open its 2019 season with a new exhibition, Xicanx Futurity, featuring the work of six Xicana artists, Jan. 29 through May 5. Additionally, due to popular demand, Bruce Nauman: Blue and Yellow Corridor, the fall exhibition, has been extended through April 14.
Xicanx Futurity focuses on the work of artists Celia Herrera Rodríguez, Felicia “Fe” Montes, Gina Aparicio, Gilda Posada, Melanie Cervantes and Margaret “Quica” Alarcon. It is curated by UC Davis Chicana/o studies faculty Carlos Jackson and Susy Zepeda, as well as Maria Esther Fernandez, chief curator of the Triton Museum of Art in Santa Clara.
An opening celebration will be held at 2 p.m. Jan. 27, with a panel discussion at 2:30 p.m. with all six artists in a conversation moderated by Jackson, chair and associate professor, Department of Chicana/o Studies.