A Long Beach artist finds inspiration for her paintings of black and white bodies in her work in architecture.
Host Suzane Jlelati sits down with Yulia Gasio, an MFA Painting and Drawing major who is one of this week’s show exhibitors at the School of Art galleries. There she will be presenting her show “Donbas 2014-Present,” where she showcases large scale paintings depicting life in the ongoing war in Eastern Ukraine.
Students use their cameras and paintbrushes to create experiences for observers.
This week’s student art galleries vary in style, but both convey very personal meanings.
Among the works featured at the student art gallery starting Feb. 24 were ceramic banana slugs, a couch cut in half propped up against a mirror, hair weave collages, photographs of extreme close ups and even art inspired by sex organs. “It’s cool that we have multiple gallery spaces because[Read More…]
She painted in colors reflecting her present self: animated blues and colorful purples. Her vibrant, red lipstick resonated her aesthetic preference—anything but dark. Yirek Elaine Kwak, a senior drawing and painting major at California State University, Long Beach, was one of 15 students from the graduating class whose work was[Read More…]