Week 10: Artist Conversation ft. Tony Nguyen

Artist: Tony Nguyen Exhibition: Neoteny Media: Metal, ceramics and wood Gallery: CSULB School of Art, Merlino Gallery Website: eltigresite.wordpress.com Instagram: elll_tigre Tony Nguyen is a fifth-year student currently pursuing a Bachelors of Fine Arts in metal at CalState Long Beach. He was originally a illustration major but he changed his focus to working with metals after some…

Week 9: Artist Conversation ft. Carmina Correa

Artist: Carmina Correa Exhibition: “Untitled” Media: Sugar, water, corn syrup, construction grade materials, paint and found objects. Gallery: CSULB School of Arts, East Gatov Gallery West Website: Not at the moment Instagram: Personal Instagram This week’s artist is Carmina Correa and she did her exhibition with two other artists. She is an undergraduate BFA student currently…

Week 9: Art Care Package

This week’s activity is to put together an art care package together and I chose to put one together for my little niece. She is 10 years old in 3rd grade and she loves cute, brightly colored designs. In creating this care package, I tried to put things together that she would actually appreciate and…

Week 8: Art Activity – Sketching in the Garden

This week’s art activity was sketching in the Japanese Garden at CalState, Long Beach. This was actually my first time going to the Japanese Garden, it’s smaller than I thought it was going to be, but it was still beautiful nonetheless. So I did multiple sketches for this activity including some 30-second sketches, abstract and…

Week 7: Artist Conversation ft. Dulce Soledad Ibarra

Artist: Dulce Soledad Ibarra Exhibition: Manos de Oro Media: Video, Installation Gallery: CSULB School of Art, Max L. Gatov Gallery East Website: dulcesoledadibarra.com Instragram: Not available at this time. This week, I had the pleasure of talking to Dulce Soledad Ibarra, the artist for the Manos de Oro exhibit. She is currently studying in the Sculpture…

Week 6: Artist Conversation ft. Sheila Garrett Rodriguez

Artist: Sheila Garrett Rodriguez Exhibition: Were We Even Here Media: Drawing, Painting, Embroidery, Media Gallery: CSULB School of Arts, Max L. Gatov Gallery East Website: http://www.sheilagarrettrodriguez.com/ Instragram: @sheilagarrettrodriguez Hello everybody, This week’s proud artist is Sheila Garrett Rodriguez. She is a graduate student at CalState University, Long Beach, currently studying towards her Masters in Fine Arts…

Week 6: Art Activity with Flip Books

Hello all! This week’s art activity focused on making either a “zine” (magazine-styled booklet) or a flip book. I decided to make a flip book because I thought it would better showcase my idea in a moving picture form. The experience while making the flip book was quite fun, the hardest part was actually deciding…