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‘Imagining the Past’ encourages us to think about our world

‘Imagining the Past’ encourages us to think about our world

Alex Coba

August 31, 2018


Filed under A&E Sliding Showcase, Arts & Entertainment, Campus, Community, Mobile Headlines, Showcase

“'Once, as old stories tell us…' was how Geoffrey Chaucer began “The Knight’s Tale,” one of his famous Canterbury Tales. We still tell stories and write histories by opening with sentiments such as this one. Professor and guest curator Corey Sparks opened with this quote to present the “Imagining...

Museum exhibit at Chico State gives perspective on vanished icons

Museum exhibit at Chico State gives perspective on vanished icons

Luke Dennison

December 4, 2017


Filed under Breaking News, Campus, Community, News

The Vanished art gallery is open to give a new perspective on losses and discoveries throughout the past 50 million years on campus.Four main focuses of Vanished are The Missing Mount Tehama: A Vanished Stratovolcano, A Return to Deer Creek for Ishi, “The last of the Yahi”, Sudden Void: The Fall ...

Once upon a scene: drawing in the 360

Once upon a scene: drawing in the 360

Alejandra Solorio

September 18, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Campus, Showcase

On the first day of class, J. Pouwels, Foundation Coordinator and faculty of the Department of Art and Art History, assigned arts 325/425 (Intermediate and Advanced Drawing) an introductory project designed to move away from the ease of a pencil and sketchpad. Instead of assigning a study of objects...

Artists Guerra and Sue share their taboos through self expression

Anisha Brady

November 27, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Campus, Showcase

Every artist searches for a meaningful message to send out into the world. Joel Guerra and Helen Sue have found theirs and are ready to spread it. "Taboo" is the BMU’s newest gallery exhibit, created and curated by Chico State seniors Joel Guerra and Helen Sue. The compilation of both Guerra and...

David Mcmillian Art Show

David Mcmillian Art Show

Jordan Rodrigues

November 14, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Community

The Naked Lounge hosted an art show featuring local artist David Mcmillian on Nov. 11. His show had a variety of different styles and messages conveyed through his art and about 15 total pieces were multimedia pieces of work. The show had a very mellow atmosphere that the venue helped create with their...

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...

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...

A collaborative new approach to creation

A collaborative new approach to creation

Subina Khan

January 23, 2014


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

The Idea Fabrication Laboratory is keeping original art alive in its own unique way by granting students and members of the Chico community the opportunity to use amazing tools to create cutting edge art. Located at 603 Orange St. — a mere four blocks away from the Chico State campus, the 6,900-s...

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