Nicholas & Lee Begovich Gallery • Fall 2020 Exhibitions

The Begovich Gallery is currently closed to public and is following protocols in accordance with the University, city, and state health and safety protocols for COVID-19. However, we welcome you to our fall programming which consists of exhibitions presented off-site, as well as virtual engagements hosted via Instagram. Check out the following content below for more information on host locations and platforms.


Detail of promtional material from gallery exhibition 'Three Atmospheres,' 1970
IMPACT! 50 Years of Exhibitions
September 10 – December 12, 2020
Location: Weekly virtual highlights via Instagram on Thursdays @begovichgallery

The year 2020 marks the 50th anniversary of exhibitions produced at the Main Art Gallery, which later became the Nicholas & Lee Begovich Gallery in 2009. Highlights of the gallery’s archive of exhibition materials and ephemera will be presented weekly via Instagram.

IMPACT! 50 Years of Exhibitions is organized by the College of the Arts, Nicholas & Lee Begovich Gallery, and is curated by Clark Silva, M.A. candidate in art history, Rachel Kaufman, M.A. candidate in art history, and Kaina Bernal, M.A. candidate in public history. Curatorial assistance provided by Kyla McIntosh ’20 (B.F.A. Art). Support for the gallery and the project is made possible through the Art Alliance, Associated Students, Inc., Instructional Related Activities, the College of the Arts, and the Department of Visual Arts.

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(Image) Detail of promotion material announcing exhibitions in 1970 featuring artists Lloyd Hamrol and Judy Gerowitz (aka Judy Chicago)

William Camargo

WILLIAM CAMARGO: Origins & Displacements, Vols. 1 & 2
October 3 – December 31, 2020
The Begovich Gallery and CSUF campus is closed to the public and is following COVID University, state, and city health and safety protocols. The exhibition will be hosted off-site

Locations: The exhibitions are on view through the storefront windows at Grand Central Art Center (GCAC) & MUZEO Museum & Cultural Center

Origins and Displacements, Vols. 1 & 2
is an on-going body of work examining Orange County’s history through contemporary photographs, videos, and performance produced by artist William Camargo. This two-part exhibition features Camargo’s artistic investigation that challenges the social depiction and erasure of Chicanx/Latinx people in historical documents, photographs, and news archives while recounting issues related to gentrification, systematic racism, and police brutality.

Essay accompanying the exhibition written by Joseph Daniel Valencia, Independent Curator, Exhibitions and Programs Manager, Vincent Price Museum (VPAM).
William Camargo: Origins & Displacements, Vols. 1 & 2  is organized by CSUF Begovich Gallery and it is presented in partnership with CSUF Grand Central Art Center and MUZEO Museum & Cultural Center. Support for the exhibition and its programming is made possible through the Art Alliance, Associated Students, Inc. Instructional Related Activities, the College of the Arts, and Department of Visual Arts.

Artist’s website:
Instagram: @billythecamera

William Camargo interview with Humble Arts

(Image) William Camargo, “We Gunna Have To Move Out Soon Fam,” 2020. Digital inkjet print. Courtesy of the artist.


William Camargo performance intervention

William Camargo: Artist Lecture (in partnership with Creative Photography)
Tuesday, October 13, 1:00-3:00 PM 
Virtual webinar: Opens in new window

William Camargo: Performance at GCAC
Saturday, November 7, 4:00-4:30 PM
Live and accessible virtually (link forthcoming).
Check Begovich website or follow @begovichgallery on IG for updates

In Conversation: William Camargo and Paul Mgapi Sepuya  
Saturday, December 5, 11:00 AM-12:30 PM

Open to the Public – Virtual webinar link: 

(Image) William Camargo, “An Attempt To Stop Flipping Houses,” 2019-ongoing. Digital inkjet print. Courtesy of the artist.
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