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Abstract paintings lift spirits in Zask Gallery

Christina Collins Burton Arts Editor The Zask Gallery in Palos Verdes treats its guests to the traditional and abstract with their currently display, “Second Nature: Landscape Variations” featuring local artists as well as Professor of Art Ruth Trotter. The owner of the gallery, Peggy Zask, collected the pieces for the series hoping to break the assumed art of the Palos Verdes area. “Palos Verdes... 

Exhibit combines the art and science of clay

Amanda Nieto Associate News Editor The opening reception of “Ceramics for the New Millennium” took place Saturday at the American Museum of Ceramic Art in Pomona where art and science are combined in an intriguing display. A large room divided into various areas presented the work of engineers and scientists that show the numerous applications for ceramics. About 40 guests attended the show to... 

Clever artist Michael Woodcock leaves patrons smiling

Clever artist Michael Woodcock leaves patrons smiling
Nathan Callahan helps Michael Woodcock entertain guests at the Harris Gallery reception honoring Woodcock. Callahan, a writer, critic and lifelong friend of Woodcock, wrote an essay for the gallery book titled “Michael Woodcock as God.” The gallery will be showing Woodcock’s paintings until March 4. The Harris Gallery is open Monday through Thursday 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. / photo by Warren Bessant Christina... 

OBJCT Gallery show blends reality, perception

Brenna von den Benken Staff Writer Featuring the work of 12 master of fine arts candidates at Claremont Graduate University, “EMERGENT 12” reflects an artistic movement through various media in the OBJCT Gallery at the Claremont Village. The exhibition, which opened Feb. 4 in the Packing House in Claremont, represents the next generation of emerging artists that live and work in the community. The... 

Various talents featured in Pomona art walk

Various talents featured in Pomona art walk
The walking gallery, curated by Megan Flanders of Cal State San Bernardino, is dedicated to helping artists get their work displayed to the world. The group met Saturday during the monthly Pomona Arts Colony art walk, as the streets filled with pedestrians looking to visit the many art galleries that open their doors for the event. / photo by Christopher Guzman Kristen Campbell Editor in Chief Surrounded... 

Duo’s show offers variety of media

Duo’s show offers variety of media
Erin Dunn is one of two artists displaying their work Tuesday in the Harris Art Gallery. The joint installation, “Someone Told Me You’d Be Here,” also features Cal State Long Beach photography professor Kyle Riedel. Dunn’s piece “Untitled” was made from mixed media such as airbrushed shrubs, stickers, and beads. According to the artist, this particular piece focused on gravity and chemical... 

Herman Jimenez captures urban lifestyle

Herman Jimenez captures urban lifestyle
Photographer Herman Jimenez, second from the left, thanks friends Victor Rios, Ever Ortiz, James Fitzgerald and Terrell Robinson for attending his reception in the Irene Carlson gallery on Oct. 21. Clip Mission is a collection of black and white photographs portraying the people and the production of professional skateboarding in Southern California. Jimenez a graduate of ULV has traveled internationally... 

Series 41 inspired by daily life

Megan Sebestyen Staff Writer Starting with a blank canvas is no easy task for an artist. So artists draw inspiration for their work from travel, nature, literature and film. But artist Ginny Bishton, whose work is currently featured at Pomona College Museum of Art in Project Series 41, has created an exhibit inspired by none other than her daily life. “I’ve been a big fan of Ginny’s for a long,... 

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... 
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