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The Museum will be closed on Monday, October 12th due to a College holiday, and will be open with limited hours on Tuesday, October 13th. Please call before you plan to visit the Museum (805) 565-6162. Normal hours will resume on Wednesday, October 14th. See you in the galleries soon!



Current & Upcoming Exhibitions/Events


tug Artists' Talk with Dane Goodman and Keith Puccinelli
September 23, 2015 | 6:30pm


If you misseed out on Dane and Keith's talk, fear not! Watch and listen to the artists discuss their collaborative process, their artistic and musical influences, and preview never-before-seen works.



tug: Dane Goodman and Keith Puccinelli
September 2 – October 17, 2015
Opening reception: Wednesday, September 2, 2015 | 4:30-7:00pm
Artists' Talk: Wednesday, September 23, 2015 | 6:30pm

Westmont College, Adams Center, Room 216




Come experience collaborative artwork by Dane Goodman and Keith Puccinelli

About six years ago Goodman and Puccinelli, both Central Coast based artists and long-time friends, began a cooperative partnership in making art. At first blush their artistic styles may seem a mismatch, but at the core, both men are excellent draftsmen and both are interested in the ways that everyday objects and ordinary events reveal nuanced messages—both good and bad—about human relationships.

In their first collaboration, eating fresh peaches and tomatoes talking about death drawing together, Goodman and Puccinelli made 110 monotype prints together. The prints were first exhibited at Jane Deering Galleryin 2013, and were later acquired by the Westmont Ridley-Tree Museum of Art. Goodman and Puccinelli’s new collaborations in their drawings and three-dimensional inventions are equally provocative. These drawings and sculptures pose cacophonous interchanges, often charged with the artistic duo’s signature humorous but stinging punches. Their art forces us to ponder harsh realities, which we often prefer to ignore.


We are grateful to our lead sponsors:

Michael & Nancy Gifford
Susan Jørgensen & Alice Gillaroo
Clay Tedeschi


Also thanks to:

Jill & John C. Bishop, Jr.
Susan E. Bower

Jane & Chris Deering
Judy & Rob Egenolf
Rita Ferri & Joseph Narkevitz
Bill & Rosemarie Gebhart
Amanda McIntyre

Debbie Murphy
Merrily Peebles & Paul Roberts
Sharol & Wayne Siemens

Mary Beth & Jim Vogelzang


Wesley Anderegg Ceramic Sculpture
September 2 – December 19, 2015
Opening Reception: Thursday, September 10, 2015 | 10am-1pm


andereggWesley Anderegg, Man With Magic Hat


Explore the ceramic sculpture of Central Coast artist Wesley Anderegg

His earthenware pieces and drawings feature imaginative narratives, as well as commentary on social and political issues.


To view more of Anderegg's work click here.


On view in our downstairs gallery. Anderegg with have works available for purchase.


Questions? Contact (805) 565-6162 or museum@westmont.edu