The Orion

Each student suspended a sculpture from the ceiling, equipped with a sound box with a specific part of the rainforest. Different mediums affected each sound

‘Rainforest IV’ imitates wildlife through ceiling-suspended sculptures

Julia Maldonado // October 17, 2017

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...

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

Printmaker in the making

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...

Ayres daughter, Jean Ayres-Clark (right), and granddaughter Cara enjoy the University Art Gallery exhibit celebrating Ayres life and artwork on Nov. 13. Photo credit: Emma Wood-Wright

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

Emma Wood-Wright // December 1, 2014

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....

Jerome Pouwels, instructor of Advanced Life Drawing, the work of which is on display at the B-SO exhibit, LifeSizeMe+Air.Photo credit: Frances Mansour

Campus gallery displays surreal self-portraits

Veronica Hodur // February 26, 2014

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...

Marie Collor, a senior fine art and sculpture major, is standing next to her installment for the Notation exhibit. For this exhibit, students created a score that can be performed by anyone with or without musical training. The score could be written for a specific object or musical instrument.Photo credit: Frances Mansour

‘Notations’ drops the beat

Veronica Hodur // February 10, 2014

"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...

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