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Current Exhibits

2019 Bobcat Art Show
April 8 - May 3, 2019
UC Merced Gallery, KL355, KL Elevator Lobby
April 8 - May 3, 2019 UC Merced Art Gallery, UC Merced Library Elevator Lobby & KL 355 The Bobcat Art Show has been a UC Merced tradition since the campus first opened. Works by undergraduate students, graduate students, faculty and staff members are on display from from April 8 - May 3, 2019 at the UC Merced Art Gallery, Kolligian Library Elevator Lobby & KL 355.  Please join us for light refreshments and community at the exhibit reception on Wednesday April 24th from 5:00 - 7:00pm at...
Tissiack: Yosemite Fall Mural
Summer 2016 - present
KL380 North
Tissiack by William Poulson Summer 2016 - present KL380, North  William Poulson’s Tissiack, the Ahwahneechee American Indian tribe’s name for Half Dome, is a stunning depiction of Yosemite National Park in the fall. The mural, which stands over 8’ wide by 14’ tall, was completed in 1989 after two full years of design and construction. Poulson created the mural with over 2200 pieces of glass following a traditional method utilizing leaded glass and copper foil, with steel reinforcement. Tissiack...
The Chief: Yosemite Winter Mural
Spring 2016 - present
KL380 North
The Chief by William Poulson Spring 2016 - present KL380, North  William Poulson's stained glass murals of Yosemite are the culmination of many years of drawing, design and fine craftsmanship. Poulson, inspired by the extraordinary beauty of the Yosemite Valley, the words of John Muir, and the paintings of artist Albert Bierstadt, spent three months in 1986 camping in the Yosemite Valley and sketching from different viewpoints. The Chief, completed in 2008, is done in the traditional method of...