Extra Credit- Museum Visit- Long Beach Museum of Art

Over the weekend my friend Chelsea and I visited the Long Beach Art Museum off Ocean Blvd. We had a great time despite the small size of the museum and would recommend it to others as it is only $6 for students! The museum held two galleries, one titled “Who Is She?” by Terry Braunstein and the other called “Layer by Layer” by Barbara Strasen. … Continue reading Extra Credit- Museum Visit- Long Beach Museum of Art

Extra Credit- “One More” Drawing

For this activity, you asked students to pick one of the previous projects from weeks 1 through 12 and to go more depth with it. So for my extra credit I chose to analyze and discuss how it was to draw, based off the activity “Drawing Automatic. I picked this activity because I have always considered myself a mediocre drawer and have always believed that … Continue reading Extra Credit- “One More” Drawing

Wk 14- Artist Conversation- Lourdes Martinez

Within Werby Gallery lies a single art piece done by Lourdes Martinez. Not much can said about it as it as minimalist as can be- a glass frame holding a contrasting square of green and purple in the center and stood upon a wooden base. This piece was called “Figment”. Martinez is a photography major and will be graduating later on in this school year … Continue reading Wk 14- Artist Conversation- Lourdes Martinez

Wk 14- Classmate Conversation- Mikel Soco & Velen Garcia

For this week’s final classmate conversation we were asked to speak in groups. With my long time friend Mikel, we ran into Velen outside the Gatov West gallery. Velen is a third year and a sociology major who hopes to become a social worker one day. She says that she really wants to help those who face domestic violence which is why she even wants … Continue reading Wk 14- Classmate Conversation- Mikel Soco & Velen Garcia

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