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‘Rainforest IV’ imitates wildlife through ceiling-suspended sculptures

‘Rainforest IV’ imitates wildlife through ceiling-suspended sculptures

Julia Maldonado

October 17, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Campus, Mobile Headlines, Showcase

A pitter-patter of rain and forest-creature sounds saturated the air of Ayres Hall 122 on Thursday, but one wouldn't believe that a collection of diverse items caused the illusion of a downpour. Students from ARTS 371 (Sound Art) chose items to hang from the ceiling, ranging from vodka bottles and drums, ...

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...

John C. Ayres: More than just a name on campus

John C. Ayres: More than just a name on campus

Emma Wood-Wright

December 1, 2014


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Previews

Sharp, precise lines intersect, making shapes on a piece of white paper. The watercolor shapes overlap, forming a building that looks like the Emerald City from "The Wizard of Oz." There is no bleeding. There are no imperfections. This year celebrates the centenary of the artist of that piece, whose name is all over campus, altho...

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...

‘Notations’ drops the beat

‘Notations’ drops the beat

Veronica Hodur

February 10, 2014


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

"Notations" is a new kind of exhibit that incorporates sound and music ideals into art. Located at Between the Stairs and the Office Gallery on the first floor of Ayres Hall, the installment was created by the Sound Arts 371 class. The instructions for the assignment required each student to bring...

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