The Orion

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The Janet Turner Print Museum pushes boundaries with printmaking

Jolie Asuncion, Multimedia Editor // March 23, 2022

Art is one of the motivators for us to think and act. One exhibition covers everything from US politics to immigration concerns to environmental and social justice. Janet Turner’s Print Museum's...

Jacob Meders giving an explanation to the crowd during his printmaking workshop. Photo credit: Melissa Herrera

Featured Artist: Jacob Meders showcases the art of printmaking

Alex Coba and Melissa Herrera // February 12, 2019

Jacob Meders, a member of the Mechoopda Indian Tribe of Chico Rancheria, visited Chico State as a guest curator of a three-day talk and workshop session. Meders is currently exhibiting "Mǝǝmento:...

Marisa Sergovia holds up one of her paintings. Photo credit: Sean Martens

Printmaker finds inspiration in small rocks, emotions and strangers

Mitchell Kret // March 6, 2018

Marisa Sergovia is a third-year printmaking student with a passion for art education and studio arts. She hopes to one day teach art and encourage students to pursue anything that makes them happy. Q:...

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...

Jennifer Tancreto, before she was diagnosed with breast cancer. Photo courtesy of Mim Roeder.

Deceased graduate remembered as ‘multidimensional, adventurous’

Risa Johnson // October 10, 2015

Jennifer Tancreto, a recent graduate and renowned member of the Chico art community, died of breast cancer last Thursday. She didn’t wear wigs. And she didn’t want to be remembered as a victim,...

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...

Luke Matjass show is called A Swirling Cloud of Dust and Gas Like This. It will be on display in the University Art Gallery until April 10th. Photo credit: Grant Mahan

Altering space through digital prints

Emma Wood-Wright // March 12, 2014

Gallery by Grant Mahan Four small, framed graphite drawings hang on the back wall of the University Art Gallery. The eye is drawn to three orange traffic cones that hover over the gallery attendant,...

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