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Cats roam the world in APU exhibit

Erum Jaffrey Assistant Editor “The Cat’s Out of the Bag,” a senior exhibit by Daniela Barbani at Azusa Pacific University invites animal lovers, especially cat fanatics, into the whimsical world of felines portrayed through fluid acrylic illustrations. The exhibit features seven of Barbani’s more recent cat illustrations with titles such as “Go Your Own Way,” “French Isn’t Always Fancy,”... 

Wildlife and Landscape Art Show returns to San Dimas

Wildlife and Landscape Art Show returns to San Dimas
Circe, a sculpture artist, carves a clay seal at the 18th Annual Wildlife and Landscape Art show Sunday at the San Dimas Civic Center Plaza. Originally from Pennsylvania, Circe currently lives in Southern California. Her expertise includes sculpting animals in ceramic and bronze. / photo by Kaung Myat Tun  Read More →

Abstract rotation spans Tall Wall Space

Abstract rotation spans Tall Wall Space
Junior art major Robert Oshodin visits the installation “Radius Abstractus” by Augusto Sandroni in the Tall Wall Space of the Arts and Com­munications Building. The installation runs until May 30. / photo by Kaung Myat Tun Cody Luk Arts Editor Emily Lau Staff Writer Eighteen abstract art pieces are placed in a circle together to form Augusto Sandroni’s solo exhibit “Radius Abstractus” in... 

Queer history reflects present day

Queer history reflects present day
LGBTQA community advocate Pablo Alvarez reads an excerpt from the book “Queer in Aztlan” during the reception at the West Gallery, located on the second floor of the Campus Center. A reception for the exhibition, “The Child and the Archive: Locating a Queer Past to Establish a Queer Present,” was held Oct. 9. As a gay Hispanic male Alvarez said he believes it is important for the archive to... 

Photos bring insight on immigrants

Photos bring insight on immigrants
Pulitzer Prize-winning photojournalist Don Bartletti chats with Gale Carlson Ortega and Linda Carlson Lane, descendents of Irene Carlson, for whom the Irene Carlson Gallery of Photography is named. Bartletti’s photographs are from his work dealing with immigrants from Latin America crossing the U.S.-Mexico border while risking their lives. Ortega and Lane came to La Verne to hear Bartletti’s lecture... 

Hopi culture shines in Katsinam

Hopi culture shines in Katsinam
Larry Melendez of the Butterfly/Badger clan was one of 16 Katsinam doll carvers whose work was included in the exhibition, “Katsinam: A Hopi Living Tradition” at the University of La Verne College of Law in Ontario, California. Melendez, who was inspired by the Hopi nation and Mexican traditions, uses cottonwood roots and carves the dolls with a knife and rasp and colors them with mineral paints.... 

Gallery shows ‘Pictures of Everything’

Gallery shows ‘Pictures of Everything’
Brandon Czworniak, freshman administration major, Julian Vega, freshman kinesiology major and Atianna Williams, freshman theater major, discuss the texture of the acrylic paint on a canvas. The untitled painting by artist Phil Argent was featured in the reception of “Pictures of Everything” at the Harris Gallery on Tuesday. The exhibition features abstract paintings of 10 artists and it will be... 

Angel artworks define Latino history

Angel artworks define Latino history
Graciela Horne Nardi, founder of the Latino Art Museum in Pomona, showcases her abstract paintings that represent the idea of life as a labyrinth. The museum also displayed the “Earth Angel For Peace,” an exhibition made up of the work of artists from around the world, each of whom represented the spirit of angels in their paintings. The Latino Art Museum hosts the “Earth Angel For Peace,”... 

Social problems recognized through artwork

Melissa Gasia Staff Writer The Pomona College Museum of Art is showcasing its exhibitions “Petrochemical America,” “Allied Against AIDS” and “Project Series 49: Sam Falls” on social issues through Dec. 19. The art exhibition is a resource not just for the Pomona College campus but also for the public. “Students come and have fun, but we want the museum to be an accessible place,” museum... 

‘Broken Land’ rebuilds view on war

‘Broken Land’ rebuilds view on war
Daniel Torres, sophomore English and photography major, took his time exploring every photo displayed in the Carlson Gallery. Eleven different scenes welcome visitors into worlds of hilly green landscapes and mirages of the American Civil War. Eliot Dudik’s exhibit “Broken Land” will run through May 30. / photo by Amanda Nieto Cody Luk Assistant Arts Editor Faculty members, students and visitors... 
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