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Aug. 25–Sept. 26: Josie Grant, M.F.A., Certificate Program in Interior Design and Interior Architecture instructor, Visionary Paintings and Prints
Oct. 1–Nov. 1: Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Visual Arts Graduate Group Exhibition. Reception to be held Oct. 10, 4–7 pm, as part of the Yerba Buena Gallery Walk
Nov. 1–17: Farell Beam McElveen; Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Visual Arts graduate. Opening reception to be held Nov. 16, 6:30–8:30 pm
Nov. 19–Dec. 5: Susan Richardson, Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Visual Arts graduate
All exhibits are in the UC Berkeley Extension Art and Design Center Gallery, 95 Third St., San Francisco, as part of Third Thursdays.
UC Berkeley Extension Certificate Program in Landscape Architecture student Megan Richards received a Northern California Chapter ASLA Student Award for Excellence (2014).