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Clayton Staples Gallery 

The Clayton Staples Gallery is on the second floor of McKnight Art Center in the School of Art & Design. The gallery is generally used for solo and juried exhibitions by professional artists, though traveling or curated shows are sometimes held there as well. The Clayton Staples Gallery accepts submissions for exhibition proposals; honoraria available. Submit materials for review via the link below.

Gallery Floorplan

Exhibition proposals portal

 

Clayton Staples Gallery 2012-13 Schedule
• August 24 - September 21: 
LETTER PRESS: Mervi Pakaste and Joey Hannaford

Pakaste and Hannaford will lead workshops on campus. Dates to be announced. 

• September 28 - December 7: Response to Provocation: Living Memoirs of the Culture Wars– Nan Goldin, Felix Gonzalez-Torres, David Wojnarowicz

Gonzalez-Torrez installation "Untitled (Placebo) in the McKnight Atrium; Wojnarowicz' "Fire in My Belly" shown for the first time in the state of Kansas. Programming throughout the exhibition run.

Patrons Preview: 5:30 – 6:30pm, Final Friday, September 28

Final Friday Receptions: 6:30 – 10pm

• December 10 - February 8: How Much Can We Control?

2nd Annual Clayton Staples Gallery Juried Exhibition. Juror: Robert Bubp

Closing Reception: 5 – 7pm, Friday, February 8 

• March 4 - 29: Muslim/American, American/Muslim: Photographs by Robert Gerhardt

Lecture: 2:30 – 3:30pm, Thursday, March 28 (McKnight 211)

Closing Reception: 6:30 – 8pm, Thursday, March 28

April 1 - 26: Poetica de la memoria (Poetics of Memory): Prints by Francisco Souto

Lecture: 1:30 – 2:30pm, Tuesday, April 2 (McKnight 211)

Closing Reception: 6 – 8pm, Friday, April 5

May 1 - 15: 2013 WSU Undergraduate Scholarship Exhibition"

Opening Reception: 5 – 7pm, Thursday, May 2

 

Clayton Staples Gallery 2011-12 Schedule
• September 12 - October 3: Dominic Flask

• October 17 - November 21: Humberto Saenz

• December 5 - January 26: Trans: Across, Between and Through

1st Annual Clayton Staples Gallery Juried Exhibition. Juror: Dr. Royce W. Smith

• February 6- March 2: Tell it Like It Is: Candor in Contemporary Video Art

Curated by Emily Stamey, Ulrich Museum of Art

Wichita Complaints Choir performance: Rhatigan Student Center 

- for more information see: UlrichMuseum / ContemporaryVideo

• March 12 - April 13: Jennifer Levonian

'Skype Session' with the artist from her studio held in the Clayton Staples Gallery.

• April 18 - May 11: MFA Thesis Exhibitions

 

Clayton Staples Gallery 2010-11 Schedule
• September 30 - November 11: Kerri Cushman  

(Visiting Artist Lecture)

• November 18 - December 23: Bob Burdette

• January 27 - March 3: Tanya Synar

(Visiting Artist Lecture)

• March 10 - April 14: Guillermo Srodek-Hart

• April 21 - May 12: MFA Thesis Exhibitions