ABOUT THE ART GALLERY

This Mt. San Antonio College Art Gallery web site commemorates the remarkable artists who have exhibited at Mt. San Antonio College for more than 50 years.

The Art Gallery exhibits a diverse array of art forms and styles that represent the unique vision of the contributing exhibitors. As Art Gallery Director and Curator of Exhibitions at Mt. SAC, I have the distinct privilege of following the path of other colleagues by emulating their dedication to the endowment of the educational and cultural life on this campus and the surrounding community.

From its inception in i954, our Gallery program has consistently complemented this enduring process by presenting traditional and contemporary art in fluid and dynamic presentations that nurture pluralist values and traditions and addresses a multitude of multicultural issues and concerns. With the support of our campus community, the Art Gallery team has been able to advocate and stimulate a general interest in art through special programs and events, making these exhibitions readily accessible to the widest possible audience.

Our commitment to diversity is demonstrated through the display of numerous dynamic exhibitions, celebrating various cultures, means and media. Regardless of our program specialty in contemporary art, we continually examine historical and cultural influences through presentation of events and exhibitions such as the Tillett Tapestry, the Monks of the Dreprung Monastery Mandala Sand Painting, and Norman Rockwell's view of the American Homefront.

As an artist and educator, I hope to be continually instrumental in instilling students with ambition by presenting them with an array of exhibitions by established artists. To motivate these emerging artists, Mt. SAC's art program offers an opportunity to exhibit their artwork in the gallery. Furthermore, the new Exhibition Design/Gallery Operation certificate will enhance the College's educational mission by delivering a unique and excellent vocational/educational opportunity.

My experience as an art gallery director and curator has convinced me that exposure to art, in any given form and context, is a humanistic necessity. My heartfelt aspiration for future generations is to recognize and fill that need by appreciating the values and the influences that creativity offers to our day-to-day lives.

Fatemeh Burnes
Art Gallery Director and Curator
Mt. San Antonio College

 

Gallery Information

Mt. San Antonio College Art Gallery
1100 N. Grand Avenue,
Walnut, CA 91789
909.274.5814
http://artgallery.mtsac.edu
artgallery@mtsac.edu

Art Gallery Hours
Tuesday - Thursday
11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Tuesday Evenings
5:00 p.m.  to 7:30 p.m.
Closed Friday through Monday

Art Gallery Location
Bldg 1B - Room 10

Free Admission

Gallery Administration & Staff

fatemeh burnes


Fatemeh Burnes

Director & Curator of Exhibitions
909.274.4325
fburnes@mtsac.edu or fburnes@cox.net

 

Cynthia Orr

Assistant to the Director
909.274.4328
corr@mtsac.edu

 

Gallery Staff
David McIntosh

 
 
Art Gallery logo

Mt. San Antonio College Art Gallery
1100 N. Grand Avenue
Walnut, CA 91789

Tel: 909.274.5814
Web: http://artgallery.mtsac.edu
Email: artgallery@mtsac.edu

Sign up for Exhibition Announcements

Fatemeh Burnes
Director & Curator of Exhibitions
909.274.4325
fburnes@mtsac.edu
or fburnes@cox.net

Cynthia Orr
Assistant to Director
909.274.4328
corr@mtsac.edu

Art Gallery Hours
Tuesday - Thursday 11 am to 2 pm
Tuesday Evenings 5 to 7:30 pm
Closed Friday through Monday
Free Admission

Mt. San Antonio College

1100 N. Grand Ave., Walnut, CA 91789
Phone: 909.274.7500 • TTY: 909.594.3447
For emergencies, call Campus Police: 909.274.4555 Ι Text-A-Tip: 909.274.9560

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All college-printed materials and Web info are available in alternative formats upon request.
Contact Disabled Student Programs & Services: 909.274.4290 or TTY 909.594.3447.

The 504/508 ADA Coordinators are located in Bldg. 4–230 and can be contacted at 909.274.4225.

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