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Visual Arts Group - UCSD Staff Association

Learn how to get involved in the Visual Arts Group (VAG).

Sample Artwork from the 2016 VAG Summer Art Show:

  • artist Lauren Brodsky

    Ivy by VAG Member Lauren Brodsky - water soluble oil 

  • artist Patty Arnett

    Neuschwanstein - Mad King Ludwig’s Castle, Germany by VAG Member Patty Arnett - Photography

  • artist Holly Given

    Dr. Denis Mukwege at Panzi Hospital by VAG Member Holly Given - Oil on Canvas

  • artist Bette-Jo Garrett

    Garden Silk by VAG Member Bette Jo Garrett - Photography

The Visual Arts Group (VAG) is a UCSD staff, faculty, and student group dedicated to supporting our creative and artistic abilities.

The Visual Arts Group:

  • Supports artistic involvement by staff, faculty, and students at UCSD
  • Creates safe environments for experienced and emerging artists to share their artistic creations
  • Enables the UCSD community to display its artwork at UCSD
  • Brings together artists and viewers to share in mutual enjoyment of creative expression
  • Donates funds to the Staff Scholarship Program with proceeds from the annual VAG Art Show

Visit the Visual Arts Group Flickr page to explore more art pieces from past galleries and events.

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2017 VAG Summer Art Show Dates Announced

Artists, it’s time to start your creative engines!

This year’s show will exhibit from June 5 – August 17. Artwork will be displayed in the Price Center cases between Price Center East and West on the first and second levels as well as the Red Shoe and Bear rooms.

Submission Deadline is May 22

Download the Entry Form (PDF) 

Entries must be typed. Please read instructions carefully. Contact us if you have any questions. 

Artist Reception

Monday June 26
11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Price Center West - Red Shoe Room
All UCSD Community, Family & Friends Are Invited to meet the Artists at the reception.

  • The VAG Summer Art Show is an opportunity for staff, faculty, and students to exhibit their works of art on campus at the Price Center.
  • Students are encouraged to enter. Special drop-off/pick-up arrangements can be made for Student Artists who will be unavailable during the Summer Show dates. Contact us for more information.
  • Download the flyer and help spread the word!

    Visarts Call to Artists Flyer 
Note: This page has a friendly link that's easy to remember: http://blink.ucsd.edu/go/visarts