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Art Review: Roden showcases rainbow in new way

Carly Hill Arts Editor Artist Steve Roden recently installed an innovative creation at the Pomona College Museum of Art in Claremont. Roden is a Los Angeles based artist that works in a mixture of mediums, including drawing, painting, sculpting, performance and sound installation. Roden created the installation “bowrain” specifically for the Pomona College Museum of Art. The sculpture is created... 

Art Review: Windows cause double take

Megan Sebestyen Staff Writer Art can appear in many places in many forms: graffiti and sidewalk art are testaments to this. Sides of buildings can become art when painted with murals just as cars painted with whimsical designs and colors can become an expression of art. But an abandoned storefront creatively decorated can be a form of art, too, as proven by Jennifer Bolande’s “Plywood Curtains.” These... 

Wilson offers a unique perspective

Wilson offers a unique perspective
“From the Car,” an exhibition of photographs of people in their cars by Lillian Elaine Wilson, is on view in the Irene Carlson Gallery of Photography. Wilson, who works at the J. Paul Getty Museum, took the pictures during her travel time commuting to work from Burbank. The reception for Wilson was held in the Carlson Gallery, on Sept. 16 and will be open through Oct. 8./ photo by Warren Bessant Brittany... 

Seth Kaufman proves less is more in Harris exhibit

Seth Kaufman proves less is more in Harris exhibit
Felicia Beardsley, interim associate dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, was one of many guests at the Harris Gallery for the reception for Seth Kaufman’s solo exhibition on Tuesday. Kaufman’s three pieces from “The Breeder Series” are made from wood, adhesive and paint, and vary in height. The artist made the piece “Filial Rhapsody” by etching his name into ceiling “popcorn”... 

Pomona gallery goes eclectic after hours

Pomona gallery goes eclectic after hours
Steven Comba, Assistant Museum Director, was among the guests at “Art After Hours,” a weekly event hosted by Pomona College Museum of Art. The Museum invites visitors each Thursday evening to see the current exhibitions while enjoying food, refreshments, and live music. Work in the Museum includes Steve Roden’s sculpture and painting installation titled “When Words Become Form” and... 

‘Zowee’ wows in Harris Gallery

'Zowee' wows in Harris Gallery
During the opening of the “Wowee Zowee” exhibit in the Harris Gallery on Tuesday, artist Marine Mkrttchyan and Felicia Beardsley, interim associate dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, discuss the artwork on display. Mkrttchyan contributed two paintings to the exhibit, which showcases student work from several art and photography classes on the University of La Verne campus. / photo by Christopher... 

Photos capture intensity of wrestling

Photos capture intensity of wrestling
Photographer Thomas McGovern, a professor at Cal State San Bernardino, chats with visitors at the reception for his “Hard Boys + Bad Girls” photography exhibit and book launch at Andi Campognone Projects Gallery in Pomona on Saturday. The exhibit is the culmination of a five-year project to record the lives of amateur wrestlers in the Empire Wrestling Federation in San Bernardino. The exhibit... 

Alumni celebrate artist’s work

Alumni celebrate artist’s work
University of La Verne faculty and alumni engaged in a day of the art of Pierre-Auguste Renoir, the early 20th century painter, on Saturday. The event, hosted by Alumni Relations, began with a lecture by Jon Leaver, assistant professor of art history, in the President’s Dining Room. Leaver then escorted guests to the Los Angeles County Museum of Art to see Renoir’s work up close. / photo by Christopher... 

Photo exhibit focuses on laborers

Photo exhibit focuses on laborers
David Bacon, currently on exhibit at the University of La Verne, is showing his most recent photographic series titled, “Farm Workers” in the Irene Carlson Gallery. During the reception, members of Phi Delta Theta fraternity, Matt Dominguez and Roger Acevedo, spoke with Bacon about his photographs, while Bacon explained some of the stories that went with each picture. Bacon’s photographs have... 

Fabric of Life stitches unique exhibit

Fabric of Life stitches unique exhibit
The Blue Core Gallery in Pomona hosted the opening reception for “Fabric of Life – All Our Relations” on Saturday. The artists, Cindy Rinne and Penny McElroy, use household fabrics in their work creating colorful collages. The reception also featured poetry readings and live music by gallery owner Steve Ruiz. / photo by Christopher Guzman Rachel Smith Staff writer Vivid colors, beautiful patterns... 
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