Isla Center for the Arts

Current & Upcoming Exhibits

Isla Center for the Arts

Current Exhibit

Fine Arts Faculty Biennial

Fine Arts Faculty Biennial
Dec. 5, 2019 - Jan. 24, 2020

The Isla Center for the Arts is will feature the UOG Fine Arts Faculty Biennial that will include recent works created by University of Guam Fine Arts faculty members. Current works of art produced by full-time professors Lewis Rifkowitz, Irena Keckes, and Ric R. Castro as well as adjunct instructors Victor Consaga and Perry Perez are featured in this exhibition that includes an array of media, such as ceramic sculptures, acrylic paintings, prints, photographs, and digital images.

  • Lewis Rifkowitz earned a B.F.A. from the Kansas City Art Institute and an M.F.A. in ceramic sculpture from Montana State University. Since 1989, Rifkowitz has taught courses in sculpture, ceramics, threedimensional design and environmental art.
  • Ric R. Castro has a B.F.A. from the University of Pennsylvania and an M.F.A. in painting from the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. Castro teaches classes in painting, design, and illustration.
  • Irena Keckes is the most recent addition to the Fine Arts faculty. She holds a B.A. in Art Education from the Academy of Fine Arts, University of Zagreb in Croatia, an M.F.A. in Printmaking from the Tokyo University of the Arts in Japan, and a Ph.D. in Fine Arts from Elam School of Fine Arts, the University of Auckland in New Zealand. Dr. Keckes teaches printmaking, drawing, and basic design.
  • Victor Consaga, who currently teaches the photography classes, is a Guam resident and professional photographer. He received his training through his experience while on staff at Latte Magazine and the Pacific Daily News.
  • Perry Perez graduated from the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, California and holds a BFA in Advertising Illustration. He has over 20 years of experience working as a graphic designer/illustrator. Perez is teaching the graphics art courses, the newest additions to the Fine Arts/Art program.


Gallery Hours:
   Mondays-Fridays: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
   Saturdays: 10 a.m - 2 p.m.
Location: Isla Center for the Arts, Dean Circle House #15
Admission is free. Donations are appreciated.