The Todd Madigan Art Gallery

The Todd Madigan Art Gallery’s mission is to bring quality art to the CSUB campus and community. Over the last 30 years, exhibitions of exceptional historical and contemporary artists have included the Weismann collection and works by such artists as Henri Matisse, James Turrell, Ed Ruscha, Nancy Rubins, Chris Burden, Gustavo Godoy, Mary Weatherford, Martine Syms, Miljohn Ruperto, Tala Madani, and Amanda Ross-Ho. The gallery also organizes the Student Thesis shows and invites a visiting artist each year to work with our students to create an exhibition. The 2015-2016 artist was Marie Lorenz.

The University’s Todd Madigan Art Gallery acts as a beacon in the community, bringing established artists, curators and critics to campus to share and exchange ideas. The Art and Gallery Program complements the University’s larger mission by offering the CSUB student and the community an opportunity to engage in advanced, creative discourse.

In addition to the Todd Madigan Art Gallery, the Department of Art and Art History operates a smaller, more casual exhibition space known as the White Box.  This versatile space is available for course-based and student-initiated exhibitions. 

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The Occasional
Semi-Annual Exhibition of Teaching Artists at CSUB
September 12 - 30
Exhibition opening September 12, 5-7pm

Graduating Seniors Exhibition 2019
April 4 - May 11, 2019
Exhibition opening April 4, 5-7pm

Entre Tinta y Lucha
45 Years of Self Help Graphics & Art
January 31 - March 9, 2019
Exhibition opening January 31, 6-8pm

Here is My Name
Patricia Fernandez
November 8 - December 8, 2018
Exhibition opening November 8, 5-7pm

The Last Straw
CSUB Senior Show
April 12- May 12, 2018

Collapsing Stage, The
John Divola, Karen Thuesen Massaro, Kate Costello, Linda Stark, Max Ernst, Miljohn Ruperto and Ulrik Heltoft, Original Replica Birds Eggs, and Torbjorn Vejvi
February 8 - March 17, 2018

Oh Is It, Expert
Galeria Perdida
November 2- December 2, 2017

Bill Jenkins
Substation 7
February 11-March 18, 2016

Kern Island
Marie Lorenz
February 6, 2016- March 12, 2016

Open House
Paul Elliman, Asha Schechter, Martine Syms, Jean-Pierre Jacquet/Madelon Vriesendorp/Teri Wehn-Damisch, Hannah Weiner, Pae White
October 8 - December 1, 2015

Ordinal {SW/NE}
Miljohn Ruperto and Rini Keagy
April 4 - April 25, 2015

Jennifer Bornstein, Mark Leckey, and Tala Madani
January 29 - March 7, 2015

The Road Show
a group show driven by the CSUB Art Department
April 18 - May 11, 2013

Adrià Julià Campus
February 16 - March 9, 2013

2012 Senior Thesis Show
May 17 - June 16, 2012

The Bakersfield Project
Mary Weatherford
February 9 - March 10, 2012

Cal Crawford, Drew Heitzler, Robert Levine, Amanda Ross-Ho
Oct 6 - November 5, 2011

Senior Thesis Show
Changing of the Guard 2011
May 19 - June 11, 2011

George Ketterl
The Last Paintings
April 7 - May 7, 2011

Gustavo Godoy
Empty Altar
February 16 - March 12, 2011

The Compression of Time and Space
Mike Heivly
October 7 - November 6, 2010

Department of Art and Art History

Todd Madigan Gallery
is open to the public:
Wednesday - Friday 1-6pm
Saturday 12-5pm
and during Exhibition Openings

California State University, Bakersfield
9001 Stockdale Highway
Bakersfield, CA  93311-1022

Phone: (661) 654-2487
Fax: (661) 654-6555
Office: Todd Madigan Gallery Office