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Chico State art gallery showcases studies of birds

The collected pieces from Vogel’s research included taxidermy birds that had been insulated in metal, photographs of bird wings and drawings of birds relating to their flight abilities. Photo credit: Rayanne Painter

Rayanne Painter

April 29, 2019

A retrospective take on a German Philosopher of Science’s groundbreaking work in the study of birds is up at Chico State’s Masters of Fine Arts Gallery (MFA). Showcasing a collection of sculptures, drawings, photography and belongings from philosopher Freya Vogel, the exhibit “Fraigais...

Chico art curators host 3-D mural art gallery

Angel Ortega

February 4, 2019

Chico Idea Fab Labs hosted a gallery featuring artwork from Santa Cruz muralist, Elijah Pfotenhauer, on Saturday. Daniel Govan, co-founder of Idea Fab Labs, says the art gallery, titled “Terraform,” is one of a handful that they host throughout the year. “We throw galleries quarterly, about...

BMU hosts interactive, insightful art gallery

A portrait of U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Brett Kavanaugh during his Senate hearing regarding accusations of sexual assault. Acrylic ink printed on plexiglass. Photo credit: Angel Ortega

Mitchell Kret and Angel Ortega

February 1, 2019

The third floor of The Bell Memorial Union is currently filled with collages and plexiglass prints focusing on women's empowerment and conversations about American sexism. The "Resist, Persist & Rise" gallery by Kelli Marie S. Lavin and Christine M. Ponce has been hosted in the BMU since Jan. 22...

Mechoopda artist challenges assimilation of indigenous culture through printmaking

Work By Jacob A. Meders. This work is on display at the Jackie Headley Art Gallery Photo credit: Alex Coba

Rayanne Painter

January 28, 2019

Companion exhibitions “Mǝǝmento: Before” and “Aksum Belle: Afterwards” made their debut at Chico State’s Janet Turner Print Museum and Jackie Headley Art Gallery this week.The art displayed varies from printmaking to sculptures, both challenging the assimilation of Indige...

Student show of artwork presented at gallery show ‘Wanderlust’

Acacia Blue Yashinsky's piece

Alex Coba

December 4, 2018

Wanderlust is the latest group art show to come to the Masters of Fine Arts Gallery. The name and concept for the show stem from the artists finding their place in the world. The featured artists in the gallery are from the graduate seminar class in the art department at Chico State.Acacia Blue Yash...

Deep Etch looks at the past of printmaking

James McManus

Alex Coba

October 22, 2018

"Deep Etch: Legends of Chico Printmaking" is the latest exhibition to come to the Janet Turner Print Museum this fall.Since the hiring of John C. Ayres in 1946, who established an accredited art program, the art department at Chico State has seen great art faculty come and go. This gallery is design...

The Russian Revolution is reimagined at the Jacki Headley University Art Gallery

Angel Ortega

February 9, 2018

The social and political impact of the Russian Revolution is conveyed through artwork in a new art exhibit on campus. With photographs and artwork throughout the 20th Century are, "Revolutionizing the World?" displays the history of the Russian Revolution of 1917 through four different sections, Design...

Chico gallery shows off its artisans

Amanda Rhine

January 20, 2015

Artists from all over Butte County get a chance to show off their favorite pieces for the next few weeks. The Chico Art Center's annual "Member Showcase" opened Friday with a warm reception from both artists and art lovers. An acoustic guitar player sang folk songs while dozens of attendees drank ...

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