Wk 13- Artist Conversation- Tyler Turett

This week Gatov Gallery East held the work of Tyler Turett, titled “Make Your Mark”. Turett displayed a collection of animations that he’s done throughout his years here at CSULB, as he will be graduating later in the spring. They consisted of cartoonish characters such as frogs, goofy vegetables, and a wide array of other colorfully drawn people. As an artist, Turett began to inform … Continue reading Wk 13- Artist Conversation- Tyler Turett

Wk 13- Classmate Conversation- Adrian Caluya

This week I spoke with AJ Caluya, a fifth year student at CSULB. AJ is majoring in electrical engineering and is expecting to graduate by the end of this school year (congrats!). When asked why he chose electrical engineering AJ said he was inspired to follow in the footsteps of his older cousin, whom is also an engineer, as he was appealed to the idea … Continue reading Wk 13- Classmate Conversation- Adrian Caluya

Wk 12- Artist Conversation- Christopher Linquata

Inside Gatov-West sat the beautiful artwork of Christopher Linquata. A showcase of oil paintings titled “Sacred and Profane”, these frames captured a moment in time. It was the figures within these paintings that took the show as they were portrayed with such realistic emotion and expression. The gallery was clearly a reflection of the artist’s memory, one of which conveyed pure joy through its bright … Continue reading Wk 12- Artist Conversation- Christopher Linquata

Wk 12- Classmate Conversations- Shiva Nadjm

This week I spoke with 2nd year student Shiva Nadjm! Shiva is a fashion merchandising student at California State Long Beach and hopes to one day live the dream of working in the fashion industry. Although she doesn’t know what specific career she wants to pursue, Shiva is sure that she wants to work on the merchandising side rather than the design. She even said … Continue reading Wk 12- Classmate Conversations- Shiva Nadjm

Wk 11- Artist Conversation- Kathy Yoon

Within Merlino Gallery at CSULB you can find Kathy Yoon’s showcase. The room is filled with tiny skeleton figures all representing an array of emotions. They were small, about 2 feet tall, and resembled a face much like Jack Skellington, but more cute and cartoonish. The figures were only composed of three colors- red, black, and white- and created this dark and sinister feel to … Continue reading Wk 11- Artist Conversation- Kathy Yoon