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Gender-inclusive restrooms to be added to Conley Art Building

Additional gender-inclusive restrooms will be added to one of the oldest buildings at Fresno State. Work began Tuesday on renovations of the men’s and women’s restrooms on the first floor of the Conley Art Building. The project will add to ...

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Mexican artisans present the makings of the rebozo

Fresno has the opportunity this entire week to learn about an intricate part of Mexican culture, the rebozo. The weeklong “Rebozo Revival Festival” began with an opening ceremony Monday night at Fres.Co where various selections of the rebozo, or “Mexican ...

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Bridging the gap through art

In an attempt, as a nation, to understand our socio-political climate, artists have a perspective that is worthy of our attention. Art that sparks contemplation can have a significant impact on individual views and how they continue to shape them ...

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Biology alumna turns pain into art

What do you get when you cross a biology major with chronic pain? Bee Deegan said she uses her art as “therapy” to manage her depression and pain. “I’ve dealt with chronic pain my whole life,” Deegan said. “Last year ...

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Altered Perspective: Aesthetic Relevance

Inundated on a daily basis with the political maelstrom that has swept the country, we even in the journalistic community are finding it difficult to keep pace. Generally this is done by relying on information coming from a variety of ...

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Art Gallery displays student work

The 2016 Student Art Show is underway at the Phebe Conley Art Gallery, displaying this semester’s best pieces done by students. Chris Lopez, a gallery technician who was in charge of organizing the annual event said the show is not ...

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‘Renaissance man’ remembered

Edward Lund’s death on Oct. 3 left a huge hole in the hearts of those who knew him. “He was like a brother to me,” Fresno State Art Professor Nick Potter said. “You know, he was 10 years older than ...

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University gallery curator dies in bike crash

Edward Lund, a local artist and gallery technician for the Fresno State Department of Art and Design, died in a bike crash during the Levi’s GranFondo charity bike race in Sonoma County on Saturday. Lund, 54, worked for the university ...

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The art of healing

Art of Life Cancer Foundation held its annual festival on Sunday at Woodward Park and also held the groundbreaking of the Art of Life Healing Garden. Dr. Christopher Perkins is an oncologist and founded the Art of Life Program in 2007. ...

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Still life in ceramics

Five Bay Area artists came together for a Still Life in Ceramics presentation at the Conley Art Building on Thursday. Monica Van de Dool was one of the artists whose work is on display through Sept. 17. Her work consists ...

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Cancer survivors illustrate journey through art

The three-piece painting was a collage of spring – bright green, sunflower yellow and sky blue. Suzanne Blattel, of Fresno, and her two friends Sharon Lawson and Diana Garrison – all of them cancer survivors – shared their work, “God Shines Through,” ...

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Art exhibition examines body image

A Chicana feminist art group discussed their new art project for Fresno State students at the Henry Madden Library on Wednesday as part of Hispanic Heritage Month. Introducing the exhibit were artists Kristen Gamez, Mari Hernandez, and Sarah Castillo who ...

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Fresno State play tackles ‘RACE’

“RACE,” originally by playwright David Mamet, comes to the stage at Fresno State under the direction of Thomas Whit-Ellis. Its opening will take place at the Woods Theatre in Speech Arts Building on Oct. 3 at 8 p.m., and the ...

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Library receives $2.2 million donation of Rollin Pickford artwork

A collection of 2,000 paintings, drawings and journal entries by late local artist Rollin Pickford will be gifted by his family to the Fresno State Henry Madden Library’s Special Collection Research Center over the next 20 years. Pickford created some ...

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Art & Data: The Odd Couple

The Center for Creativity and the Arts partnered with the Department of Art and Design for the fourth annual artist invitational exhibition. The 2014 Artist Invitational began Jan. 21 and will last until mid-February. Different artists produced various works to ...

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From suicidal to surreal: Fresno State student artist uses artwork to inspire positivity

Before she graduates, 23-year-old artist Katy Michelle said she plans to make the most of her last few weeks at Fresno State. An art show on Thursday will serve as her last “hoorah” in the area before she moves to ...

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The ‘Art of Freedom;’ Fresno nonprofit holds event to raise money and awareness in the fight against human trafficking

To Fresno nonprofit Made For Them, 27 million is more than a number. It represents the number of men, women and children around the world enslaved and trafficked as sex slaves. On Saturday, the nonprofit held the “Art of Freedom,” ...

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Glass-blowing class offers students creative outlet

By Mayra Alvarez The second you step in to the studio you feel the intense heat coming from the furnace that houses the bright orange, lava-like melted glass.

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