Institute of Contemporary Art

Lift Off at ICA in San Jose

6th annual Lift Off exhibition at the ICA

The Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA) in San Jose is holding its 6th Annual Lift Off exhibition this weekend. The show marks the culmination of two to three years of intensive investigation by students in the Fine Arts program at SJSU and launches the graduates into the next chapter of...
Pernilla Andersson, Untitled, 2010, vinyl on vinyl panels, 12 feet x 8 feet

‘Lift Off’ Returns to the ICA

Opening in May 2010 at the San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA), Lift Off, an annual exhibition presenting the freshest artwork to emerge from the local art scene. Now in its 6th year, Lift Off runs from May 29 through June 19 in the ICA's Main Gallery and features the...

San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art: Hanging By A Thread!

https://vimeo.com/10450077From a distance, it looks like a normal painting. Look closer and you may be in for a surprise. Thread!That's what makes the latest exhibition, By A Thread, at the Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA) downtown San Jose so intriguing. You can always expect the unexpected at ICA, one...

Hanging ‘By A Thread’ at ICA: Constructing unexpected visions with thread…and sometimes needle

One piece of work by Allison Watkins entitled Closet (2009) retraces the lines and silhouettes of pieces of clothing.

Libby Black & Modesto Covarrubias Coming Soon to the ICA

The San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA) will present two new installations opening in April 2010. Libby Black's Work Out will make its California premiere in the ICA's Cardinale Project Room on April 10 and run through June 19. Modesto Covarrubias: Liminal, an immersive sculptural installation...

Artist talk with Theodora Varnay Jones at the Institute of Contemporary Art in San Jose

ICA will be holding an Artist Talk with Theodora Varnay Jones on January 14, 2010 from 7-9pm. presents an exciting and unique opportunity to see and experience how this accomplished artist's work has evolved during the last decade. Varnay Jones will also discuss her residency at the ICA Print...

Monotype Marathon Returns to San Jose ICA

Preparations are underway at The San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA) for the gallery's annual Monotype Marathon - a print exhibition and fundraising event that features more than 100 original works on paper created by some of the Bay Area's finest printmakers. The exhibition runs from March 6th through March...

‘By A Thread’ at ICA puts a contemporary spin on a centuries-old medium

The San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA) is pleased to present By A Thread, an exhibition of artwork by emerging and mid-career Bay Area artists who create unexpectedly nostalgic, and poetic works using thread as their primary medium.By A Thread will be exhibited in the ICA's Main...

‘Afterlife’ now on view through January 23rd at ICA, San Jose

Don't forget to include the ICA in your holiday destination plans. Admission to the gallery is free for everyone on your list.Now on view through January 23rd, Afterlife - a group exhibition of works created to breathe new life into recycled materials and objects. Kids and grown-ups...

San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art is offering a 25% discount on all new memberships

For 25 days beginning November 25th, you can purchase an ICA membership for yourself, family and friends at any membership level for 25 percent off the regular annual enrollment price. So, for less than $3 a month you can become a member of the ICA and support artists in...