While reminiscing over their childhoods, Long Beach State illustration majors Sarah Massie and Crisselle Mendiola thought about the iconic toys that defined their youth. From Bratz dolls to Furbys, seniors Massie and Mendiola believed childhood toys served as a nostalgic look into the past, and they brought this concept to[Read More…]
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Growing up in South Korea, Juyeon Yang lived in a society that she believed devalued women. She recalled the times when her grandfather wouldn’t allow her to do certain things as a child; she wasn’t able to attend art galleries while her brother could, because male education was often valued[Read More…]
Aside from the palm trees and sunny days that make up Long Beach, one of the most important traits of the city is its artistic community. Just take a walk through the city and you’ll see colorful POW! WOW! murals covering buildings, flyers for upcoming plays and galleries scattered throughout.[Read More…]
Our minds rarely register the faces of the those responsible for harvesting every apple, bundle of bananas, or basket of berries at the supermarket — but perhaps they should. MFA drawing and painting student, Narsiso Martinez, gives viewers the chance to associate a face with the fruits of this extensive[Read More…]
Lena Wolek grew up in the wartimes of Siberia, Russia. She and her family had little money to spend on food and resources, but always rye flour bread, the cheapest bread available at the time and the most nutritious and necessary for survival. This need for survival through bread is[Read More…]
Freshly returned from spring break, the School of Art galleries at Cal State Long Beach are already filled with a variety of art displaying different talents and inspirations. The walls feature work from artists Lena Wolek, Fred Eck, Yimiao Liu and a collaborative group of fiber majors.
This week’s School of Art galleries, adjacent from the Fine Arts buildings features ideas of changing throughout one’s life and challenging the patriarchal images regularly presented of women. Luis Casas, BFA ceramics major made his oddly shaped sculptures which he called “blobs” to show how people may adapt to the[Read More…]