Wk 8 – Art Experience – Sketching In The Garden

I was extremely excited when I read that we were going to be sketching in the Japanese Garden this week! The Japanese Garden at CSULB is one of my favorite places on campus. I arrived at the Japanese Gardens a bit early, sat down by the pond and immediately began drawing. At first, doing the…

Wk 8 – Classmate Conversion – Gustavo Portillo

I had my classmate conversation with Gustavo Portillo this week! This is his second year attending CSULB and he is majoring in Business Management. We talked a little bit about ourselves before getting to the question of the week so I found out that his favorite color is orange . I found this to be…

Wk 7 – Artist Conversation – Dulce Soledad Ibarra

Exhibition Information Artist: Dulce Soledad Ibarra Exhibition: Manos De Oro Media: Installation, Found Objects, Video Gallery: CSULB School of Art, Max L. Gatov Gallery East Website: dulcesoledadibarra.com Instagram: N/A About the Artist Dulce Soledad Ibarra is a twenty five year old who is an undergraduate student pursuing her BFA in the School of Art’s Sculpture…

Wk 6 – Art Experience – Zines & Flip Books

After a very long and stressful day, I decided to end it by drawing pictures for my Zine book. I wasn’t really sure what I wanted to do, so I had to think about it for a little bit. In the end I decided to combine two things that I love – flowers and fruit!…

Wk 6 – Artist Conversation – Sheila Garrett Rodriguez

Exhibit Information Artist: Sheila Garrett Rodriguez Exhibition: Were We Even Here Media: Mixed-media, Wallpaper, Yarn, Window Screen, Embroidery Floss, Video Installation Gallery: CSULB School of Art, Max L. Gatov Gallery East Website: sheilagarrettrodriguez.com Instagram: sheilagarrettrodriguez About the Artist Sheila Garrett Rodriguez moved around a lot in her childhood and in adulthood which  resulted in her…

Wk 5 – Art Experience – Graffiti Writing

This week I decided to head down to the Venice Art Walls with my friends in order to complete my graffiti writing. I had never gone to the art walls and neither had my friends, so we were all very excited! We didn’t really hit traffic and finding parking was really fast. We had a…

Wk 5 – Artist Conversation – Ralph Acosta

Exhibit Information Artist: Ralph Acosta Exhibition: RELAX: REIMAGINGING LOS ANGELES INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT Media: Video, Graphics, Photography Gallery: CSULB School of Art, Marilyn Werby Gallery Website: N/A Instagram: N/A About the Artist Ralph Acosta grew up in the city of Los Angeles in the 1960’s and 1970’s. His childhood and life experiences influenced the themes and…

Wk 4 – Artist Conversation – Cintia Segovia Figueroa

Exhibit Information Artist: Cintia Segovia Figueroa Exhibition: Mexico Already Changed Media: Video Projection, Robotics Gallery: CSULB School of Art, Max L. Gatov Gallery East Website: cintiasegovia.com Instagram: N/A About the Artist Cintia Segovia Figueroa was born in Mexico City and attended Monterrey Institute of Technology and Higher Education. In this private university, she completed her…

Wk 4 – Art Experience – Abstract Drawing

Today, I carried out my art experience with my younger brother. He was a bit reluctant to help me at first because he thought we were going to actually draw something complicated, but he agreed to help me once I explained to him what we were going to do. I laid down the thick white…

Wk 3 – Artist Conversation – Juliet Johnson

Artist: Juliet Johnson Exhibition: i thought i saw a windmill Media: Video Installation, Stone Gallery: CSULB School of Art, Max L. Gatov Gallery East Website: N/A Instagram: N/A About the Artist Juliet Johnson is an undergraduate student working toward her BFA degree in the School of Art’s Sculpture Program. In her work, Johnson explores with…

Wk 3 – Classmate Conversation – Linney Sar and Claudia Sanchez

  This week, I had the pleasure of meeting Linney Sar and Claudia Sanchez. Linney is a fourth year majoring in Health Science in Community Education with a minor in Cambodian. Linney enjoys reading, cooking, baking, dancing and hiking. Her favorite food happens to be curry. Linney shared that the art that had the most…

Wk 2 – Classmate Conversation – Lourdes Sandoval

  This week, I had a conversation with Lourdes Sandoval. Lourdes is younger than me as she is a second year majoring in Criminal Justice. She aspires to be a detective and this is the first art class that she has ever taken. She is also nineteen years old. I learned all of this information…