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Attention Art Students – Portfolio Review and Submission Deadline Information

February 23, 2011 by | News

Tame the Beast Portfolio Review is Saturday, April 16, 2011 from 12 p.m. – 4 p.m. AIGA Student Members: Free; Student non-members: $25; Professional AIGA members: $20; Professional non-members: $40. Those interested can register at http://www.orangecounty.aiga.org/ Tame the Beast Design Contest Deadline is Saturday, April 9, 2011. Guidelines: All submissions must be student work completed

Art Department’s Alex Segade to perform in Toronto, Fev. 20

February 14, 2011 by | News

Assistant Professor of Art, Alex Segade, is apart of a Los Angeles-based art group called My Barbarian which is giving an interdisciplinary performance at the Rhubarb Festival, Buddies in Bad Times, Toronto, Ontario, Canada on Sunday, Feb. 20, 2011.  The group will lead local artist-participants through workshops and a public performance of Post-Living Ante-Action Theater,

Art Workshop: Making Together, Falling Apart at UCLA, Feb. 12

February 9, 2011 by | News

Fallen Fruit, Being Pedestrian, and My Barbarian $10 fee includes lunch The Hammer Museum invites artists, graduate students, and postgraduate cultural practitioners to take part in a workshop exploring the challenges, rewards, negotiations, and necessities of making art collaboratively. Artists David Burns, Matias Viegener, and Austin Young of Fallen Fruit; Malik Gaines, Jade Gordon, and

Students spend time at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Lab

February 8, 2011 by | News

Art majors from Wilkinson College spent time this January (2011) interterm at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, CA. Professor Lia Halloran’s Art 329 class spent the month learning about new missions and science projects such as, the new MSL Mars Rover to be launched in 2011, NuSTAR, and SMAP. They met with NASA Historians, Animators, Artist in Resident, Project

Department of Art Dr. Lia Halloran

February 8, 2011 by | Events

Department of Art’s Professor Lia Halloran visited the Guggenheim in Bilbao Spain where her piece “Dark Skate/ Griffith Park” is on display. The piece has been acquired for the Guggenheim’s permanent collection and exhibited in the show “Haunted” through March 2011. Click here for photos.

Visual Arts Speaker Series,Feb. 16, 2011

February 4, 2011 by | News

Kristen Morgin is a sculptor known for her unique interpretations of nostalgic objects made of clay and mixed media. She received her MFA degree from the Alfred University School of Ceramics in New York State and has taught ceramics at Cal State University Long Beach. She has had recent solo shows at the Marc Selwyn

Art Students in Italy for January Class

January 21, 2011 by | News

Liliana Leopardi and Eric Chimenti took their art students on a travel course to Italy called, Rethinking Renaissance Visual Culture. They studied in Florence, Sienna, Venice and Rome. Check out their blog for beautiful photos from all over Italy and read about what they and learned.  

Jason Weems, Visual Arts Speaker, Dec. 8

December 2, 2010 by | Art

Jason Weems is an Assistant Professor in Art History at the University of California Riverside where he specializes in American art, with particular interests in history of visuality in the regional, national, and transcultural contexts. His current book, Barnstorming the Prairies: Aerial Vision and Modernity in Rural American, 1920-1940, traces the impact of aerial view-making