Wk 9: Artisit Converstation – Dalia Banuelos & Daniel Bonilla Villa

Artist: Dalia Banuelos & Daniel Bonilla Villa Exhibition: Infraction Media: Rejected work, Photography Gallery: CSULB School of Art, Dr. Maxine Merlino Gallery Website: Daniel – dbvphotography.com Instagram: Dalia – deliaeffect Daniel – dbvqp About the Artist: Dalia and Daniel are both seniors who are currently majoring in studio art. They both transferred from different schools such…

Wk 8: Art Experience – Sketching

This week consisted of sketching at the Japenese Garden. I very much enjoyed this weeks activity because when I was sketching it truly made me forget about everything else I needed to do. We were only required to go to the garden on Wednesday, but since I was already on campus on Friday, I decided to…

Wk 8: Classmate Conversations – Ana Maya

I had the opportunity of meeting Ana Maya last week during the special classmate conversations. Ana Maya is a sophomore who is studying anthropology. However, her favorite type of anthropology is cultural because she finds it the most interesting. Ana’s hobbies consist of listening to music, taking pictures and making zines. Her favorite food is…

Wk 7: Artist Converstations – Dulce Soledad Ibarra

Artist: Dulce Soledad Ibarra Exhibition: Manos de Oro Media: Video, Found Objects, and Manipulated Objects Gallery: CSULB School of Art, Max L. Gatov Gallery East Website: http://www.dulcesoledadibarra.com About the Artist: Dulce Soledad Ibarra is a senior who is completing her last year in school. She is in the College of Art’s Sculpture program; therefore, she’ll be…

Wk 6: Art Experience – Zines & Flip Books

This week I had the opportunity to create a flip book or a zine. I decided I wanted to do a flip book because I’ve always thought flip books were pretty cool. I had a lot of difficulty coming up with an idea of what I wanted on my flip book. After like two days…

Wk 6: Artist Conversations – Blaine Prow

Artist: Blaine Scot Prow Exhibition: Extrusions Media: 3-D Objects Gallery: CSULB School of Art, Dr. Maxine Merlino Gallery Instagram: tiffuts   About the Artist: Blaine Prow is a senior in the School of Art’s Graphic Designer Program. However, he will be majoring in studio art.  Besides creating complex art pieces, Blaine enjoys photography and composing his…

Wk 5: Artist Conversations – Katherine McRaven

Artist: Katherine McRaven Exhibition: Insolitum Media: Metal, Drawings, Jewelry, 3D printer Gallery: CSULB School of Art, Dennis W. Dutzi Gallery Instagram: Personal- @ravenoftheisle Shop- @spirit_rose_a_metre   About the Artist: This week I had the honor of getting to know Katherine McRaven, a junior who is currently a student in the School of Art’s Sculpture Program….

Wk 4: Artist Conversation – Carly Lake

Artist: Carly Lake Exhibition: Closer Media: Mixed Media, Digital Media, Clay, Acrylic, Linoleum, Ink, Watercolor Gallery: CSULB School of Art, Dennis W. Dutzi Gallery Website: carlylake.com Instagram: @sea.lake About the Artist: This week I had the pleasure of meeting Carly Lake, an undergraduate student who likes to play soccer, go camping and juggle when she…

Wk 3: Classroom Conversations – Joy Uba

Joy Uba is a senior who is majoring in accounting. This upcoming semester will be her last at Cal State Long Beach because she will be graduating. Joy is looking forward to finishing school. She stated that her college experience has been fun. Her first two years were easy going and relaxing, but once she became a…

Wk 3: Artist Conversation – Nicole Goudarzian

  Artist: Nicole Goudarzian Exhibition: Florida and California exchange exhibition Media: Photography Gallery: CSULB School of Art, Dr. Maxine Merlino Gallery Instagram: nsleepless Nicole Goudarzian is a surrealist photographer who will be graduating this up coming spring. She is a student in the School of Art’s Photography Program and will be obtaining a Bachelor’s of…

Gesture Sketching

I was unable to attend the Girls Volleyball this Saturday because I was out of town, but was able to find a live stream through their web site. However, before I watched the game I looked up gesture sketching because I had never heard of it. The website linked below helped me understand what gesture…

Wk 2: Art Experience – Landscapes with a Corpse

📸 : Jonathan Rios This week’s art experience was influenced by a Japanese photographer named Izima Kaoru. I had the opportunity to recreate a landscape with a corpse. I was having a lot of difficulty at first because I wasn’t sure how I wanted my surroundings to look like or if I wanted any props….