Art students at Long Beach State are able to showcase their works at the student art galleries on upper campus. The students featured this week are Ruth Holladay, Jesse Parrott, Corrie Wille, Kelly Campanella and Amy Williams. The exhibits will be showcased from April 7 to 11.
The School of Art galleries at Long Beach State changed up the typical student exhibitions this week, with a special Graduate Critique Week located in the Fine Arts Building on campus. The weekly themed exhibitions were replaced by a variety of artwork from students across all art departments, in an[Read More…]
Metals and Jewelry Bachelor of Fine Arts major Jojo Solo explores death and deconstruction in her exhibit, “Reap.” In her gallery, Solo tackles themes laced with tones of animal and environmental issues and healthcare problems. Solo combines real natural elements such as deceased bees and flowers with metal, wood, sculpture,[Read More…]
Watching the opening “Star Wars” crawl was not something Matthew Dehnel experienced until he was 10 years old. Unlike many 10-year-olds however, Dehnel was not entranced by the storyline or characters in the sci-fi film, but was instead fascinated by what went on behind the scenes. “All I could notice[Read More…]
Long Beach State senior ceramic arts major Diana Nguyen explores the inner workings of her mind through her exhibit “Seeking Equilibrium.” This installation features several wooden boxes strung together by rope and chains to symbolize the introspection of her own experiences while navigating life.
To some, Long Beach State senior Riley Natividad’s painting “19” might look like a typical portrait, but for Natividad it’s his self-portrait, highlighting melancholy blue tones and bright red cheeks. It symbolizes a deeper look into his self-proclaimed embarrassing yet beautiful journey of coming out as an LGBTQ+ person. “Coming[Read More…]
From the concept of time to the realities of migrant labor, “Memento” has it all. The senior photo series located in the student art galleries put forward the vision of Cal State Long Beach film and photography students. Steven Esperanza explored his family’s careers by delving back into his hometown[Read More…]