Alumni Weekend + Exhibition

Alumni Weekend

Join us for our annual alumni weekend—a special event in conjunction with the Fort Mason Campus Opening Spectacle on Nov 10 + 11, 2017.


Schedule of Events

Friday, November 10 | 7–10pm

SFAI | Fort Mason Opening Spectacle
Join us for the unveiling of the new building—food, drinks, music, and art!

Saturday, November 11 | 11am–6pm

Fort Mason Campus
Reconnect Brunch | 11am–12pm
*Alumni and faculty only*

SFAI CONCENTRATE: Student Art Sale + Open Studio | 12–5pm

Historical Art Walk with Jeff Gunderson (to Chestnut Street Campus) | 2–3pm
*Shuttles will also be available*

Chestnut Street Campus
Conversation: Art + Activism | 3–4pm
Panelists to be announced.
Osher Lecture Hall

Alumni Exhibition Opening Celebration | 4–6pm
Diego Rivera Gallery

Alumni Exhibition

The 2017 SFAI Alumni Exhibition in the Diego Rivera Gallery invites alumni artists to participate to a salon-style exhibition—Le Salon de Diego. Taking its name and from the Parisian salons of the 19th century academic competition, the style refers to an organic way of taking over a space and hanging throughout the wall.

Coinciding with Alumni Weekend, the exhibition reception will be hosted on Saturday, November 11 from 4–6pm.

All artists are welcome to drop-off their work on campus on Saturday November 4 with the following information: name, graduating year, name of piece, year, medium, and dimensions. 

All submitted pieces will be displayed in the exhibition.* Submissions sent by mail will not be accepted.

*For important notes, read below.

Submission Process
All work must be dropped off on Saturday, Nov 4 by 5pm.
Media work can be uploaded here:



Nov 4, 12pm
Artwork drop-off

Nov 5–11
Exhibition on view

Nov 11, 4–6pm
Exhibition reception

Nov 12, 10am–4pm
Artwork pickup period

Important notes

  • Dimensions cannot exceed 20 x 30 inches for 2D pieces, and 20 x 20 x 20 inches for 3D works.
  • Videos will looped and displayed on a monitor in the gallery. Media should not exceed 10 minutes, and can be uploaded here:
  • Performances will be considered if scheduled ahead of time.
  • All work must be dropped off on Saturday, November 4 by 5pm.
  • All work must be picked up on Sunday, November 12 from 10am-4pm.
  • If you can’t drop off the piece yourself, please send a representative that will be able to sign a contract on your behalf.
  • Please use this form to include the following information with your work: name, graduating year, name of piece, year, medium, and dimensions.
  •  Submissions sent by mail will not be accepted.


Restriction applies, please respect gallery guidelines.