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

Wk 9- Artist Conversation- Maccabee Shelley

This week Gatov Gallery West held a collection of sculptures by Maccabee Shelley. Each were creatively structured with the use of found materials ( such as cones, suitcases, books, etc) and raw material ( such as plastic, glass, paint, etc). The cohesion of the two is what made each piece holds its own significant identity, as they some were stacked while others were melted into … Continue reading Wk 9- Artist Conversation- Maccabee Shelley

Wk 9- Classmate Conversation- Kayla Wiese-Sanchez

This week I spoke with the ever so talented Kayla. I say this because I recognized her from when I was viewing other student’s blogs during the spray paint activity. If you hadn’t seen Kayla’s, her piece was this elaborate mural with aliens attacking a city! It was perfectly done so I had to assume Kayla was an art major, but surprisingly she’s not. Kayla … Continue reading Wk 9- Classmate Conversation- Kayla Wiese-Sanchez

Wk 8 – Artist of the Week – Laura Lopez

In these week’s artist conversations, I feel as though we the students were offered a wide array of pieces to choose from this week. The only disappointment was the lack of artist that was present to speak about their artwork. The art piece I chose this week was an oil on canvas by Laura Lopez. I really enjoyed her combination of 3 canvases to create … Continue reading Wk 8 – Artist of the Week – Laura Lopez