This week I met a fellow traveler, Gabriela. She has one year left at CSULB and is majoring in Liberal Studies to become a teacher. Ideally after graduation, she wants to move (from Downey) to Spain to teach elementary school children English. She is currently a gymnastics coach and tutors on the side. We […]Read more "Wk 13- Classmate Conversation- Gabriela Urbina"
Artist: Krystal Ramirez Exhibition: La Cena Esta Servida Media: Copper, Brass, Sterling Silver, Pewter Gallery: CSULB School of Art, Merlino Gallery Website: www.kgrmetalcraft.com Instagram: @kgrmetalcraft About the Artist Ramirez is a third year Bachelor of Fine Arts student at Cal State Long Beach, specializing in Metal Smithing and Jewelry Design. You may know her beautiful earrings and planters sold at the on campus […]Read more "Wk 13- Artist Conversation- Krystal Ramirez"
What did you think the experience would be like? In the times we live in, it is so incredibly rare to spend time alone, without people, and most importantly, without the constant burden of technology. Spending a night without electricity did not seem fun to me, and honestly, I resented having to do it. Yet […]Read more "Wk 12- Art Activity- No Electricity"
Artist: Travis Lober Exhibition: Work: It’s a Four Letter Word Media: Mono Print Gallery: CSULB School of Art, Merlino Gallery Website: N/A Instagram: N/A About the Artist Lober is in his fourth year as a Printmaking Bachelor of Fine Arts student at Cal State Long Beach. His previous position as a carpenter, mixed with his passion for art which he has cultivated […]Read more "Wk 12- Artist Conversation- Travis Lober"
Meeting these two ladies in today’s class definitely brightened my day. Karen, a first year pre-business student shared her spring break vacation with us. She was lucky enough to go to an Ariana Grande concert, Pasadena to see her family, and celebrate her boyfriend’s birthday. She currently lives off campus with 4 other roommates! Carry […]Read more "Wk 11- Classmate Conversations- Karen Luau and Carry Nguyen"
Artist: Yujia Gu Exhibition: “Tracing” Media: Multimedia, Photography Gallery: CSULB School of Art, Dutzi Gallery Website: yujiagu.squarespace.com Instagram: n/a About the Artist Yujia Gu is a graphic design MFA student at California State Long Beach. Tracing is her final exhibit on campus, and she admitted she is unsure what awaits her after graduation. Three years ago she graduated with a BFA […]Read more "Wk 11- Artist Conversation- Yujia Gu"
The Wedge. The infamous Wedge. Four years at Cal State Long Beach, and before this assignment was ever given to us, I’ve analyzed this particular architectural dilemma. Many a time I’ve attempted to go through the small archway while other students from the other side try to push past first. I’ve become an embittered senior […]Read more "Wk 10- Art Activity- The Wedge"