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At SFAI, faculty and staff members are artists too! Faculty and staff shows are a great way for students to connect with the wider community of SFAI-affiliated artists across the globe. Here’s a glimpse of what SFAI faculty and staff are up to this month:


Rhiannon Alpers — Faculty | Printmaking

Illustrious bookmaker Rhiannon Alpers will be showing work at Long Live the Book! Contemporary Bookbinding as Art and Craft through May 4 at the American Bookbinders Museum.  

Johnna Arnold — Faculty | Photography

See Johnna Arnold’s work in her solo exhibition at Sarah Shepard Gallery in Larkspur, CA, entitled From Inside This Earth, on view through June 1. 

Clark Buckner — Faculty | Sculpture + MFA Programs

Check out Clark’s curatorial work at Telematic in Thundercoat (Film/Exhibition by Bonanza LLC), on view through April 27.

Charles Hobson — Professor Emeritus | Printmaking

See SFAI Professor Emeritus Charles Hobson’s work on view at the Legion of Honor in Small Inventions: The Artist’s Books of Charles Hobson. The exhibition will run through July 14.

Mads Lynnerup — Faculty | New Genres

See Introspections, the series of five short videos satirizing key moments in the history of American TV and social media curated by video and performance artist Mads Lynnerup, through May 4 at the McEvoy Foundation for the Arts.

Frances McCormack — Faculty | Painting

See Frances McCormack’s work in the group exhibition Sonoma Modern | Contemporary, on view through June 16 at the Sonoma Valley Museum of Art. 

Taravat Talepasand — Faculty | Painting

You can see Taravat’s work on view at Gallery 16 in EPOCH, on view through May 31.

Wanxin Zhang — Instructor | Sculpture

See Wanxin Zhang’s work at the Museum of Craft and Design in Wanxin Zhang: The Long Journey through July 14.

Lindsey White — Faculty | Photography

On view at Casemore Kirkeby through May 26, see Lindsey White’s work in the group exhibition Handless Operative



Mads Lynnerup — Faculty | New Genres

See Mads Lynnerup’s work in Now Playing: Video 1999–2019, on view at the Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art through May 12.


John Roloff — Faculty | Sculpture

View John Roloff’s work in Two Sites with a Similar Problem: Neil Forrest and John Roloff, on view through May 6 at the Architecture Library at the University of Minnesota. 


Maria Elena González — Faculty | Sculpture + New Genres

If you’re in Portland, check out Maria Elena González’s work in Relational Undercurrents: Contemporary Art of the Caribbean Archipelago, on view at the Portland Museum of Art through May 5.


Miah Jeffra — Faculty | Liberal Arts

Liberal Arts faculty Miah Jeffra published a piece entitled “Babies” for the Spring 2019 Issue of The North American Review. Also, his magazine Foglifter was nominated for Outstanding Literary Anthology during the 31st Annual Lambda Literary Awards. 



(1) Dewey Crumpler, A Celebration of Black and Tan Fantasy mural, 1984; 762 Fulton Street (at Webster Street), San Francisco, CA. Photo by Jonathan Curiel. 

(2) Johnna Arnold, 1996 Subaru Legacy #05, 2018, unique chromogenic print, 25 x 30 in.

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