The Orion

Featured Artist: Jacob Meders showcases the art of printmaking

Jacob Meders giving an explanation to the crowd during his printmaking workshop. Photo credit: Melissa Herrera

Alex Coba and Melissa Herrera

February 12, 2019

Jacob Meders, a member of the Mechoopda Indian Tribe of Chico Rancheria, visited Chico State as a guest curator of a three-day talk and workshop session. Meders is currently exhibiting "Mǝǝmento: Before" at the Turner Print Museum and his new work, “Aksum Belle: Afterwards" at the Ja...

Printmaker finds inspiration in small rocks, emotions and strangers

Marisa Sergovia holds up one of her paintings. Photo credit: Sean Martens

Mitchell Kret

March 6, 2018

Marisa Sergovia is a third-year printmaking student with a passion for art education and studio arts. She hopes to one day teach art and encourage students to pursue anything that makes them happy. Q: Who are you? A: I think I’m a human, this is the start of my third year here as a transfer st...

Printmaker in the making

Jazmin Gonzalez, senior art major with an emphasis in printmaking, came across the art of printmaking in the studios and classrooms of Chico State. Photo credit: Floritzel Salvador

Floritzel Salvador

March 23, 2016

Jazmin Gonzalez, senior art major, focuses her art on printmaking. Printmaking is everywhere, literally. You may pass by pieces of print on your way to class or to work. But very few people know the process or the people behind these phenomenal pieces of work. Luckily, Chico State has students that...

Deceased graduate remembered as ‘multidimensional, adventurous’

Jennifer Tancreto, before she was diagnosed with breast cancer. Photo courtesy of Mim Roeder.

Risa Johnson

October 10, 2015

Jennifer Tancreto, a recent graduate and renowned member of the Chico art community, died of breast cancer last Thursday. She didn’t wear wigs. And she didn’t want to be remembered as a victim, because cancer isn't a fair battle.Tancreto is survived by her mother Gail Tancreto, father Mark ...

Student art exhibitions to showcase best work of the year

Student art exhibitions to showcase best work of the year

Greta Gordon

April 18, 2015

Starting on April 23, the Janet Turner Print Museum will be displaying the 20th Juried Student Print Exhibition and the 13th Ink/Clay. The prints that will be on display were judged and chosen by Miwako Nishizawa, a Japanese, Bay Area-based print artist. Every year the exhibition has a different juror. “...

Altering space through digital prints

Luke Matjas's show is called

Emma Wood-Wright

March 12, 2014

Gallery by Grant Mahan Four small, framed graphite drawings hang on the back wall of the University Art Gallery. The eye is drawn to three orange traffic cones that hover over the gallery attendant, lying flat on the wall as if painted on. Luke Matjas' art exhibit "A Swirling Cloud of Dust and Gas Like This" will be in the University Art Gallery in 100 Trinity Hall until April 10. It features digital prints that fit together like puzzle pieces, creating room-sized ...

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