The Orion

Students sell ceramics, draw awareness to clay culture

Child Development major Patty DeLeon shows off a ceramic piece she made during the pottery sale in front of Trinity Commons. Photo credit: Olyvia Simpson

Natalie Hanson

September 27, 2018

There's a blooming art culture in Chico, and it's far from being a new phenomenon. According to Katie Applebaum, clay culture is strong in Chico and it's growing right here on campus. It was a clear, sunny morning at Trinity Commons Wednesday and Applebaum was right there at a table full of wares,...

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. “...

Chico State’s ceramic club creates imaginative art

Imagination is brought to life by students in the Chico State ceramics lab. Photo credit: Chelsea Jeffers

Sarah Scharf

May 15, 2014

The Chico State Ceramics Club is an organization of student ceramic artists who practice the fascinating craft with passion and creativity. Members create beautiful, original, microwave-safe pieces, such as cups and mugs, which are then sold to raise money for the club. One can occasionally see their wares displayed for sale ...

Ceramics studio provides creative environment for artists of all abilities

Ashiah Scharaga

January 19, 2014

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...

Chico State's independent student newspaper