Adam D. Kamil Gallery
Adam was a UC San Diego, Visual Arts Media major with a passion for the power of media to connect people. To honor the memory of their son, the Kamil family established the Adam Douglas Kamil Media Awards. In January 2014, the Kamil Family endowed the award and in recognition of this contribution, the department renamed the Mandeville Annex Gallery as the Adam D. Kamil Gallery. This gallery is a site for undergraduate art shows and hosts the annual reception and exhibition for students that participate in the Adam D. Kamil Media Awards.
Visual Arts majors and minors at the junior or senior level are eligible to submit a proposal to show in the Kamil Gallery for one week during the academic school year. Shows may be solo or group exhibitions. Students sign up on a first-come first-served basis. Students must submit in a one page typed proposal to sign up: firstname.lastname@example.org
Adam D. Kamil Media Awards
The Adam D. Kamil Media Awards were developed to help UC San Diego undergraduates polish their skills in film production and to help them realize their creative potential in this field. The awards consist of a grand prize of $2,000 and two finalist prizes of $1,000 each.
Submission Due Date: April 28, 2023
“We hope that through this award, Adam’s creative spirit will inspire others to develop their talents and to grow as sympathetic and sensitive individuals,” stated Elaine Kamil.
Adam D. Kamil Guest Lecture
The Adam D. Kamil Guest Lecture was established to inspire undergraduate students and to provide insight into the career of an established artist working in media production.
1st Annual Kamil Guest Lecture
Cinematographer: Solo: A Star Wars Story, Arrival, Selma
12th Annual Adam D. Kamil Media Awards
11th Annual Adam D. Kamil Media Awards
10th Annual Adam D. Kamil Media Awards
9th Annual Adam D. Kamil Media Awards
8th Annual Adam D. Kamil Media Awards
4th Annual Adam D. Kamil Guest Lecture: Alex Rivera
3rd Annual Adam D. Kamil Guest Lecture: Garrett Bradley
2nd Annual Adam D. Kamil Guest Lecture: Michael Shawver