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San Dimas show gets wild with art

Alison Rodriguez Staff Writer Tucked behind the San Dimas Civic Center, the 17th Annual Wildlife Art Show carried on in full force over the weekend of Oct. 19-20, displaying to visitors and artists alike the beauty and brilliance of the natural world. Approximately 800 people attended the two-day event. Twenty-one different artists were all crammed together in the civic center hall with displays... 

Unexpected treasures entertain at Art Walk

Veronica Orozco Metro Editor Lights that wrapped around replicas of cast iron streetlights and hung off of trees illuminated the night as music and laughter filled the air at Saturday’s Pomona Art Walk. Shoes to Fill, a jazz band that has played at the Art Walk for two years, performed old jazz band, blues and swing covers. “It’s a very nice, laid back atmosphere and everyone is very friendly,”... 

Mythology descends into ‘Divinity’

Mythology descends into ‘Divinity’
“Divinity Degenerate” by Mark Dean Veca is composed of Pegasus shaped silhouettes, painted in shades of orange to mimic the sunset. Veca is originally from Shreveport, La., and earned his BFA in painting at Otis Art Institute and has had his work shown throughout North America, Europe and Japan. Veca said he painted the entire wall orange and then painted over it with white and used a stencil to... 

Destruction uncovers spirituality

Destruction uncovers spirituality
Jonathan Reed, dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, walks with Kathleen Weaver, assistant dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, through the Harris Art Gallery exhibition, “Out of Rubble” curated by Susanne Slavick. The photograph of the remains of the Halat-Fidar Bridge, north of Beirut, Lebanon, was made by Simon Norfolk in 2006. / photo by Sarah Golden Karla Rendon Assistant Editor The... 

Dike reincarnated in watercolors

Dike reincarnated in watercolors
Claremont resident David Augsburger, a friend of the exhibition curator, comes to every opening in the Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery at Scripps College. This watercolor painting, “Segovia, Spain, 1931,” was made during Philip Latimer Dike’s journey through Europe. Dike’s paintings from this time later became the “California style” of landscape painting. / photo by Celine Dehban Liz Ortiz Staff... 

‘Family Archetypes’ share more than DNA

‘Family Archetypes’ share more than DNA
Father and daughter artists Christopher and Sequoia Cousins display their oil and mixed media works in an exhibit titled “Family Archetypes” at Buddhamouse Emporium in Claremont. Christopher Cousins is known for his role as Ted Beneke in the AMC television series “Breaking Bad.” In 2000, he started showing his artwork around the Los Angeles area, and in 2005 he participated in his first international... 

Artistic displays open at the close

Artistic displays open at the close
Students from the Claremont Colleges gather at the opening of Art After Hours Sept. 5 at the Pomona College Museum of Art. At 9 p.m. students stopped and listened to a band before heading to one of the four galleries. The exhibition includes photographs of performance art and slow motion videos of dancers, recording the fluidity and minute details of human movement. Art After Hours is hosted by Pomona... 

Photos promote awareness

Photos promote awareness
International law major Alexcess Zamora, biology major Terence McCovery and communications major Ayla Bobrove spend their photography class break discussing the aerial landscape photographs of David Maisel. The photographs are part of Maisel’s exhibit “Black Maps: American Landscape and the Apocalyptic Sublime” and can be seen in the Carlson Gallery in Miller Hall through Oct. 11. The gallery... 

Unique buys found at Art Mart

Katie Monday Staff Writer A variety of homeade art pieces were for sale at the Friday Night Art Mart sponsored by Studio Claremont at the Packing House in downtown Claremont. The open space in the middle of the Packing House was used to set up tables where local artists could display and sell their art. “The art is all unique,” said Gabrielle Heide, founder of Studio Claremont, an art studio and... 

Social media inspires new exhibit

Social media inspires new exhibit
At the reception for “Geolocation: Desert­scapes,” senior communications major Anthony Juarez speaks to featured photographer Marni Shindelman via Skype and an iPad because the photographers could not make it to the reception. The exhibit, also featuring the work of Nate Larson, runs through May 24 in the Carlson Gallery on the ground floor of Miller Hall. / photo by Ryan C. Gann Karla Rendon Staff... 
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