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…

Week 5: Painting ft. Graffiti Writing

Hello! So this week Art Activity is Graffiti Writing! It was super exciting because this is my first time actually doing graffiti with a can of spray paint. Of course, I did it the legal way, I couldn’t go to Venice Beach to do the project but m backyard was the next best thing. I got…

Week 5: Artist Conversation ft. Jane Weibel

Artist: Jane Weibel Exhibiton: Psycho Cycle Media: Ceramics, photography and paper Gallery: CSULB School of Art, Gatov West Website: janeweibel.com Instagram: janemargarette The artist I chose this week is Jane Weibel. She is a senior at CalState Long Beach, currently in the School of Fine Arts for Ceramics program. She originally came from San Diego, California. As a freshman, she…

Week 4: Automatic Drawing

So I found out that automatic drawing is really interesting. At first, I though the activity is going to be weird and awkward with really no sense of direction or meaning. But when I actually started doing it, it became a fun little art project that really reflects on one’s experimental side. For this week’s…

Week 4: Artist Conversation ft. Carly Lake

Artist: Carly Lake Title: Clonal Realm Media: Sculpture with plywood, clay, acrylic and thread Galleries: CSULB School of Art Dutzi Gallery Website: http://www.carlylake.com Instagram: sea.lake This week’s artist name is Carly Lake, she is an undergraduate student at CalSate University, Long Beach, currently pursuing a Bachelor of Fine Arts in the Illustration program. For this exhibition,…

Week 3: Classmate Conversation ft. Daniel Schmitz

Why HELLO! This is Daniel Schmitz! I have the pleasure to talk Daniel this week and found out he’s a 5th year Biology major with an option in Molecular Cell. He is quite tall that’s why I only managed to get a picture of a quarter of his face and two giant thumbs up comparable…

Week 3: Artist Conversation ft. Wansi Leong

Artist: Wansi Leong Exhibition: 2068 Media: Oil paint and paint brushes Gallery: CSULB School of Art, Gatov Gallery West Website: no website at this time Instagram: faziieong About the Artist: Wansi is an undergraduate student at CSULB, currently involved in the Fine Arts Drawing and Painting Program. within the School of Arts. She originally came from an  about four years ago in…