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Artist Talk: Chris Sollars’ DAAAM gallery

Artist Talk: Chris Sollars’ DAAAM gallery

Jae Siqueiros

November 6, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Campus, Community

  San Francisco based artist Chris Sollars, opened a new exhibit entitled "DAAAM" in the University Art Gallery on Thursday. Students, staff and community members were invited to listen to Sollars talk about the new exhibit and ask questions. According to the University Art Gallery blog, "...

The creativity behind ‘Idea Fab Labs’

Anna Porretta

October 22, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Q&As

Everyone has a creative spark inside of them, no matter how thick their shell is. All that spark needs is a safe, nurturing place to peck it's way out: a laboratory. A laboratory which facilitates not only experimentation but community. Perhaps it takes an Idea Fab Lab, home to gallery walls, a fancy la...

Fine art in Chico, made in Germany

Fine art in Chico, made in Germany

Daniel Theobald

September 13, 2016


Filed under News

Visitors had a lot to talk about when they came to the Master of Fine Arts Gallery, which opened on Aug. 29. All artworks exhibited were created by Chico State graduate students. Among them were Iva Marija Proschniewski and Julia Lara Gerke, two exchange students from Germany.Iva Marija Proschniewski, 23, l...

Printmaker in the making

Printmaker in the making

Floritzel Salvador

March 23, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Multimedia, Photo Galleries, Showcase

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...

Give the gift of art this holiday season

Give the gift of art this holiday season

December 3, 2015


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Previews

Starting on Dec. 8, the Chico Art Center will host a special winter art exhibit where local artists display their work for sale. Artists choose what will be shown, including: sculptures, paintings, pottery, crafts and jewelry. The gallery runs all the way through Jan. 8 with a reception on Dec. 11 at 5 p.m.T...

1078 Gallery broke, to hold fundraiser

1078 Gallery broke, to hold fundraiser

George Johnston

September 17, 2015


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Previews

1078 Gallery needs help. The art gallery is coordinating a fundraiser on September 26 from 6 to 9 p.m. to keep operations running. Located on 820 Broadway St., 1078 Gallery has been a part of Chico for 34 years operating as a venue for a variety of artists to display their work. The non-profit art gallery had relied ...

Curator preserves artistic expression at Chico State

Curator preserves artistic expression at Chico State

Tom Sundgren

March 21, 2015


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Since 1968, Catherine Sullivan has studied and been immersed in art at Chico State and now helps to ensure that art continues to thrive on campus as curator of the Janet Turner Print Museum. She received her bachelor's and master's degrees both in studio arts and art history. When looking for jo...

Artist, advocate bolsters Chico’s creative community

Artist, advocate bolsters Chico’s creative community

Greta Gordon

February 28, 2015


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Artist, freelance graphic designer, teacher, and president of the board at 1078 Gallery, Erin Wade is a multitalented and important member of the Chico art scene. “I always knew I wanted to be an artist from a young age,” Wade said. “In high school I started taking art more seriously and my teachers inspired me.” ...

Tattoos can wait

Julianna Eveland

October 10, 2014


Filed under Blogs, Opinion

There's something about college that makes it feel like the prime time to get a tattoo.When I first came to Chico all my friends had cool tattoos. I was jealous. I felt young without any ink on my body, like an amateur. The only problem for me though, was my parents were absolutely against the idea of me ...

Professor lectures on 16th century royalty

Professor lectures on 16th century royalty

Michael Quiring

March 27, 2014


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews

The recital hall was very calm as many in attendance waited to be informed on the historical importance of the Tudors and the infamous Hampton Court Palace.Jason Nice, Chico State history professor, presented the special event Tudor Memories: 500 Years of Commemoration at Hampton Court Palace Wednesday night in Rowland-Taylor Recital Ha...

Campus museum celebrates Janet Turner’s 100th birthday

Campus museum celebrates Janet Turner’s 100th birthday

Veronica Hodur

March 12, 2014


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews

It's been 100 years since Chico artist and teacher Janet Turner was born. What better way to celebrate than showing a collection of her early work? The Janet Turner Print Museum is featuring a collection of Janet Turner's work from the 1940s and 1950s called "Angles and Planes: Janet Turner and the Built Environment" until April 12....

The Cans Make Us Face Consumption

The Cans Make Us Face Consumption

Veronica Hodur

March 7, 2014


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews

Reducing, reusing and recycling are all big parts of Chico life, and nothing makes students rethink their use then having it lined up in front of them. This is exactly what Ryan Voigtman, a transfer student studying printmaking, has done. His art installation "The Cans," located in the Bell Memorial Union third floor gallery, sho...

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