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Welcome to the Department of Art & Art History's alum community! 

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Open Calls

Save the date for our upcoming open house event:

Alum Takeover: McMurtry Edition

Reception | Friday, October 25, 2024 | 2-4pm

Alum Exhibitions & Screenings | October 24-25

We have an exciting array of opportunities for Art & Art History alums to showcase their work during the 2024 Stanford Homecoming Weekend. Submission forms are individually linked below with more information on how to apply and deadlines. 

We are looking for one artist alum who can present 6-8 works in the Miller Discussion Room on October 24-25.

The department will feature five artist alums with a digital exhibition in the Gunn Foyer on October 24-25.

Two documentary film alums will have the opportunity to screen a film (60-90 minutes) before and after the reception on October 25.

A select group of five alums will promote an in-progress or recently published book or article to the Stanford community. Each book talk will be 10 minutes, followed by a 5 minute discussion.

* These applications require a nominal fee, collected by Slideroom.

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Carla Gutiérrez, MFA Documentary Film '04

"At Stanford I fell in love with documentary editing. The mental exercise required to build a tight and emotionally charged story excited me to no end. The documentary program at Stanford taught me how to keep a film focused and a narrative arc engaging. I took these lessons with me as I went on to work as an Assistant Editor under veteran editor/director Kim Roberts (also a Stanford Documentary film alum). Under Kim’s mentorship I honed my storytelling skills to tackle long feature length narratives. Over the years I continued editing documentaries. I found the craft of editing incredibly creative and fulfilling. As an editor, I take viewers through an emotional, immersive experience. I have mastered the art of building vivid scenes and revealing my characters’ most intimate thoughts, passions, and demons."