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Campus gallery displays surreal self-portraits

Campus gallery displays surreal self-portraits

Veronica Hodur

February 26, 2014

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews

A new exhibit called "Life Size Me + Air" features artwork from one of the art department's drawing classes.Located at Between the Stairs and the Office Gallery on the first floor of Ayres Hall, the show features large scale drawings of what each of the artists interpret as themselves.The art varies from a woman floating in wa...

Chico isn’t all that weird

Chico isn’t all that weird

Kevin Crittenden

February 17, 2014

Filed under Columns, Opinion

  “Let’s get weird!” is a mantra used for a wide range of purposes, from booze-drenched revelry to neon hula hooping. In Chico, this slogan has given way to a new one — “Keep Chico Weird.” But can Chico really be appropriately described as weird? Don’t get me wrong — by North Valle...

Ceramics studio provides creative environment for artists of all abilities

Ashiah Scharaga

January 19, 2014

Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Janice Hofmann gently presses a clay heart with multiple textures, including one from an avocado net, onto a small square of brown clay. Once the project is fired, it will be a ceramic heart tile that can be displayed on a wall, hold dried flowers or contain a love note to someone special. Hofmann has been a ceramic artist for almost 25 y...

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