Save the Date: May 19-21, 2022

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Exhibition Preview & Reception

Fashion Show @ 8:00 PM

Content 14.3 “Perform” Pick-up Party

DJ provided by Needle to the Groove

Opening Night is in collaboration with Content Magazine's Pick-Up Party for issue 14.3 "Perform," highlighting three Content Emerging Artists Grant recipients and featuring select student artists from The Cilker School of Art and Design.

The evening will feature the talented student artists from The Cilker School's fashion, architecture, design, visual, and performing arts programs and other Santa Clara County featured artists featured in issue 14.3: Jezreal Gandara, Chelsea Stewart, and Kiana Honarmand; Joane Orbon, Jonathan Borca, Richard James Karson, Jessica Cardelucci, TANKSHIT Tankshop's Yonex Jones, Jenifer Renzel, Don Budd, Fox Tale Fermentation Project, and Megan Rizzo of Daisy Doodles.

The Cilker Art & Design Expo will also feature work of WVCs scholarship recipient and award winners selected from ArtNow 2022: Brave New Worlds – New Museum Los Gatos' Annual Santa Clara County High School Juried Exhibition & Program.

Portfolio Reviews for WVC graduates, alumni, and current students (3:00 - 5:00 PM)

Content Meet-Up/Industry Happy Hour (4:00 PM - 6:00 PM)

Beer provided by Fox Tale Fermentation Project

Day 2 is an industry day, focusing on career networking in partnership with Content Magazine's Meet-Up. The afternoon will provide a platform for free portfolio reviews with industry professionals experienced in graphic design, UX and web design, copywriting, photography, acting, fashion, architecture, interior design, and more.

Content Magazine is excited to provide West Valley students and the creative community with an opportunity to meet industry professionals from top design agencies and art departments in the South Bay for one-on-one professional advice and portfolio reviews. If you are an emerging writer, photographer, graphic designer, actor, architect major, web designer (etc.), please join us.

The exhibition will also be open to the public 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM.

See the Exhibition and enjoy a full day of outdoor entertainment complete with food trucks—bring your picnic blanket and help us celebrate our graduates!

Outdoor Stage

Time Performance
12:30 PM – 1:15 PM WVC Jazz Band
Troy Davis, Director
WVC Concert Choir
Lou De La Rosa, Director
1:45 PM – 2:15 PM WVC Spring Play “The Importance of Being Ernest” Scenes
Directed by Amy Zsadanyi Yale and Megan FrecceriEarnest followed by Spring Awakening
WVC Musical “Spring Awakening” Excerpts
Robin Aronson, Director; Troy Davis, Conductor; Jacque Wilson Scharlach, Vocal Director
2:45 PM Barely Funktional, a Hip Hop Fusion Band
4:15 PM WVC “Rock Star” Acting II Capstone
Laura Lowry, Director
5:00 PM WVC The Tenure Benders
Cover Band: Brad Davis, Renee Paquier, Brad Weisberg, Chris Cryer, and Jeff Forehan

High School Friendly Workshops

Time Workshop
1:00 PM Visual Art Workshop: Life Drawing
2:00 PM Makerspace Demo (3D Printers and Laser Cutters)
2:30 PM Fashion Styling and Photography
3:00 PM Makerspace Demo (3D Printers and Laser Cutters)

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Event Location

No cost parking in lots 2, 3, and 4 during event.

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Last Updated 5/16/22