Wk9-Art Experience- Graffiti

In this week’s activity our task was to do graffiti. Being that I live no where near a place where I can do graffiti legally, I had to graffiti on a cardboard box in my garage that was quite small. I had to spray paint something that was small enough to fix on the box…

Wk9-Artists Conversation-David DeSantis

Artist: David DeSantis Exhibition: Day Dreamer Media: Printmaking  Gallery: CSULB School of Art, Merlino Website: N/A Instagram: @rapturefineart Many of David DeSantis’ pieces caught my eye, but there was one that I just knew I was going to do my blog post on. The piece is called ” Gem Shard Shogun”. This piece was influenced…

Wk8-Art Experience-Finger Painting

For this week’s art activity I had a lot of fun. Our task for this week was to create a piece by finger painting. With my piece I decided to tap into my childhood memories. I reminded myself of what I did during times of arts and craft while in school. Of course during my…

Wk7-Artists Conversation-Jordan Djahangiri

Artist: Jordan Djahangiri  Exhibition: Ink 18: Word of the Year(2016) Media: Printmaking  Gallery: CSULB School of Art, Dutzi Website: N/A Instagram: N/A Word of the Year is a presentation put together by multiple art students that took social topics and ideas that caught their attention in the year of 2016 and made art out of…

Wk7-Classmate Conversation- Dylan Chhin

For this week’s classmate conversation I teamed up with Dylan Chhin. While talking to Dylan I found out that he was a second-year student just like me. He is majoring in computer science. When Dylan and I started talking about each other’s background I was informed that he was born in Las Vegas, Nevada and…

Wk6-Art Experience-Zine Book

This week the task was to create a flip or zine book, I choose to create a zine book. At first I thought it was a corny art activity but once I had an idea of what I wanted to do with it, it became a very interesting activity. One of my guy friends is…

Wk6-Artist Conversation-Unknown

Artist: Unknown  Exhibition: Meme Show Media: Non -Degree Group Exhibition  Gallery: CSULB School of Art, Werby Website: N/A Instagram: N/A For the three of you reading this that do not know what a “meme” is, a meme is an image or video that is meant to be funny and spreads through social media. For instance,…

Wk5-Artists Conversation-Yeri Hwang

Artist: Yeri Hwang Exhibition: Within Us Media: N/A Gallery: CSULB School of Art, Gatov Gallery East Website: N/A Instagram: @yeriyeti Yeri Hwang’s display was a non-degree show. She explained that her work is interactive art. She feels that art isn’t limited to anyone and you do not need to have experience to create art. Yeri…

Wk4-Artist Care Package-Jasmine Brown

For my Art Care Package assignment this week I decided to send it to my 24 year old sister Jasmine, who lives in Hawaii. My sister recently had a baby, got married and moved so I decided to send her somethings from back home that reminded her of back home. Sending my sister an art…

Wk4-Artist Conversation-Elmer Guevara

Artist: Elmer Guevara  Exhibition: Immaterial  Media: Oils on canvas  Gallery: CSULB School of Art, Gatov Gallery West  Website: N/A Instagram: @3lmski1 Elmer Guevara is student at Cal State Long Beach in the arts program and will be graduating this spring semester with a bacholers in drawing & paint. Elmer is interested in street art and…

Wk3-Artist Conversation-Mimi Haddon

Artist: Mimi Haddon Exhibition: MFA Fiber Art Media: Fiber Gallery: CSULB School of Art, Gatov Gallery West Website: http://www.mimihaddon.com Instagram: @mimihaddon Mimi Haddon already has her Bachelors of Fine Arts in Visual Communication Design and is now at CSULB to get a Masters of Fine Arts in Fiber Art. The way Mimi takes what she…

Wk3-Classmate Conversation-Chris Ngo

Hey, this is Chris. Chris and I did our classmate conversation together at the Art Gallery during class. When I first came into the courtyard I had sat next to Chris on these huge sitting rocks. He asked if I would like to do the classmate conversation with him, which I agreed to. While having…