Week 15 Artist Conversation – Patricia Martin

Artist: Patricia Martin Exhibition: Art Galleries Holiday Sale Media: Clothing, accessories, zines Gallery: CSULB School of Art, Dutzi Gallery Website: patriciamartinartist.com Instagram: @patriciamartiart Email: Patwove@aol.com This week, the CSULB School of Art hosted a Holiday Art Sale. I wandered through all of the galleries, but Patricia Martin’s work in the Dutzi Gallery really caught my eye, 1. because her pieces were beautiful…

Week 15 Art Experience – Finger Painting

Here we are, our last week in ART 110. Time has really flown by. Our final Art Experience was Finger Painting! I don’t think I’ve finger painted since I was in elementary school, so this was definitely a blast from the past. Speaking of blast, I gotta admit, I had a blast doing this project. I…

Week 14 Classmate Conversation – Justin Pham

We’re back in ART 110 after what felt like the shortest Fall break ever! Still a little sleepy, but that’s okay. So this week, I got to meet Justin Pham! Justin is in his third year here at Cal State Long Beach, and he is currently studying Kinesiology. He also shared that he wishes to…

Week 12 Artist Conversation – Nicholas Dison

Artist: Nicholas Dison Exhibition: Synergizing Fields Media: Ceramics Gallery: CSULB School of Art, Gatov Gallery West Instagram: @dison_ceramics Twitter: @dison_ceramics About the Artist This week, I got the chance to chat a little bit with Nicholas Dison, a senior at Cal State, Long Beach who is currently pursuing his BFA in Ceramics and also wishes…

Week 11 Artist Conversation – Kyle Kruse

Artist: Kyle Kruse Exhibition: Janus Maxim Media: Film, Sculpture, Wood Gallery: CSULB School of Art, Marilyn Werby Gallery Website: KyleKruseArt.com Instagram: @kyle.kruse About the Artist During this week’s Artist Conversation, I got to chat and listen to Kyle Kruse, an artist down at the Werby Gallery who is in his 6th and final year here…

Week 11 Classmate Conversation – Lizzy Stiller

Aaaand we’re back with another Snapchat dog filter! We’re in Week 11 now in ART 110, and time has been flying by! We haven’t done a Classmate Conversation in a while, so it was nice to get back into it and meet somebody new. This week, I got to chat with Lizzy Stiller! I noticed…

Week 10 Art Experience – Fiber Art Social Network

This week’s Art Experience was really interesting because it was a pretty cool, hands-on way for us to visualize how we, as students, are all connected in one form or another. I got to class a little early, so I saw the 1:00 pm class finishing up pinning their little nodes to the wall and…

Week 10 Artist Conversation – Tony Nguyen

Artist: Tony Nguyen Exhibition: Neoteny Media: Meta, Installation Gallery: CSULB School of Art, Dr. Maxine Merlino Gallery Website: eltigresite.wordpress.com Instagram: @elll_tigre Facebook: facebook.com/RoboticTony Email: robotictonytiger@aol.com About the Artist Alright, I think I discovered a new favorite artist from the galleries this week, and that is Tony Nguyen. This was one of the most fun, interesting…

Week 9 Art Experience – Art Care Package

On October 21, 1991, my parents, Jim and Kristi Tomasello, got married, and last Friday, they celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary. Getting to celebrate this milestone with my parents was very important to me. They have both shown me so much love and support throughout my entire life, and I thought it would be nice…

Week 9 Artist Conversation – Carmina Correa

Artist: Carmina Correa, Sam Medeiros, Nicholas O’Connell Exhibition: “Untitled” Media: Sculpture, Sugar, Mixed Media Gallery: CSULB School of Art, Gatov Gallery East Website: N/A Instagram: Sam Medeiros – @onetruesam Email: N/A About the Artist This week, I had the opportunity to chat a little bit with Carmina Correa. Carmina Correa is one of the three…

Week 8 Art Experience – Sketching in the Japanese Garden

Hi guys! So this week’s class meeting was a little different. Our class got to meet in the Earl Burns Miller Japanese Garden on campus. I hadn’t been down there since last year for one of my classes, so it was definitely nice to go back. I think it’s pretty cool that we are able…

Week 8 Classmate Conversation – Jazmin Mejia

Hey everybody! We are now in Week 8 of ART 110, and I can’t believe how fast time is going by! It’s been a while since we last had a Classmate Conversation, but we’re back! This week, we visited the Earl Burns Miller Japanese Garden, and I got to chat with Jazmin Mejia. Jazmin is…