Week 7 Artist Conversation – Dulce Soledad Ibarra

Artist: Dulce Soledad Ibarra Exhibition: Manos de Oro Media: Sculpture, Installation, Video Gallery: CSULB School of Art, Gatov Gallery East Website: dulcesoledadibarra.com Tumblr: dulcesoledadibarra.tumblr.com Email: dulce.soledad.ibarra@gmail.com About the Artist I think I discovered one of my favorite artists so far at the SOA Galleries this week! I had the pleasure of chatting with CSULB senior, Dulce Soledad…

Week 6 Artist Conversation – Sheila Garrett Rodriguez

Artist: Sheila Garrett Rodriguez Exhibition: Were We Even Here Media: Oil on Canvas, Acrylic, Embroidery, Plaster, Metal Screen, Mixed-Media Gallery: CSULB School of Art, Gatov Gallery East Website: sheilagarrettrodriguez.com Instagram: @sheilagarrettrodriguez Email: sheilasbox@me.com About the Artist This week at the SOA galleries, I visited CSULB student, Sheila Garrett Rodriguez, where she was showcasing her exhibit Were…

Week 6 Art Experience – Zines & Flip Books

Hey everyone! This week’s Art Experience was all about Zines and Flipbooks. I had heard of flipbooks before, and I used to even make some with Post-Its when I got bored in class. So I thought I’d take on something I haven’t tried before, which were the zines. When I first saw the word ‘zine’,…

Week 5 Artist Conversation – Jane Weibel

Artist: Jane Weibel Exhibition: Psycho Cycle Media: Photography, Ceramics, Sculptures, Paper, Chord Gallery: CSULB School of Art, Gatov Gallery East Website: janeweibel.com Instagram: @janemargarett Email: janeweibel@gmail.com About the Artist This week at the Gatov Gallery East, I got to meet an immensely talented and passionate artist, Jane Weibel, and on display was her Psycho Cycle…

Week 5 Art Experience – Graffiti Writing

Hey everyone! It’s Week 5 here in ART 110, and our Art Experience for the week was “Graffiti Writing.” I thought this assignment would be super fun because I’m from San Pedro. Now, why does it matter that I’m from San Pedro? Well, I’d say 90% of the time I tell people I’m from San…

Week 4 Artist Conversation – May Ta & Carly Lake

Artist: May Ta (pictured) and Carly Lake (not pictured) Exhibition: Closer Media: Mixed Media, Paint, Illustration, Sculpture Gallery: CSULB School of Art, Dennis W. Dutzi Gallery Website: May’s: (in progress) Carly’s: carlylake.com Instagram: @maypta and @sea.lake Email: maypta18@gmail.com About the Artist This week at the galleries, I got to meet the incredibly talented May Ta….

Week 4 Art Experience – Automatic Drawing

What’s up, guys! We’re in Week 4 of ART 110, and this week’s Art Experience was called “Automatic Drawing”. When I first heard about this Art Experience project, I was intrigued because I felt like this was something I used to try and do when I was a kid and I was bored in class….

Week 3 Artist Conversation – Alvaro A.S.F.

Artist: Alvaro A.S.F Exhibition: A Response to Classical Music Media: Mixed Media, Music, Paint, Installation, Sculpture Gallery: CSULB School of Art, Marilyn Werby Gallery Email: arturo830@gmail.com Website: N/A (in progress) Instagram: N/A About the Artist California State University, Long Beach is home to many talented artists on the rise. I was lucky enough to get to meet one of them this…

Week 3 Classmate Conversation – Bunny Horn

What’s up, guys! So we’re in week 3 here in ART 110, and this week, our class took our first trip down to the School of Art Galleries. During this class session, I got to chat with Bunny Horn. First of all, Bunny! What an awesome name! I could honestly say I have never met…

Week 2 Art Experience – Landscape With A Corpse

I’d like to call this one, Circle the Drain. Get it? So I found this week’s art activity to be quite creepy, obviously. I mean, posing dead for a project is something I never thought I would be doing in college! However, once I figured out an idea in my head of what I wanted…

Week 2 Classmate Conversation – Leslie Meza

Hey everybody! So for Week 2 in Art 110, I got to chat a little bit with Leslie (minus the doggy Snapchat filter this week). I had met her during our first class meeting, but we got to know each other a little better this week. I found out that Leslie is from Los Angeles…

Week 1 Art Experience – Plaster Casting

So for Week 1 in Art 110, our assignment was to do some plaster casting, and I was pretty excited to head to the beach and start. I really wanted to go on Saturday with the class so I could hang out with everybody and kind of see how their projects turned out, but I…