Tag Archives: art

Library to feature Fresno State graduate’s art

Artist and Fresno State graduate Corky Normat’s artwork will be showcased in an exhibition at the Henry Madden Library. The exhibition, “Places You Know, Places You’ve Been: 66 Years of Art by C. Normart,” will be displayed from Feb. 10 ...

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Fresno State’s annual ‘Double Reed Day’ brings musical talent

Renowned musicians Minjia Liu and Rufus Olivier Jr. visited Fresno State on Saturday for the 21st annual Double Reed Day. “Double Reed” refers to double-reed instruments, such as the “oboe” and the “bassoon.” The musical event included sessions for the ...

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He is showcasing his passion where it began

Doug Hansen sits surrounded by his illustrations bound in books and hung on the concrete walls of his second floor office at the Conley Art building. The Fresno State art professor, illustrator and author is getting ready to showcase his ...

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Giving back to the community: a new campus mural

Last year I was having my lunch break near a wall next to the McLane Hall building and I noticed how unsightly it looked. It has a vent on it that looked slightly dirty. The wall was painted a very ...

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Annual gala provides musical sounds from faculty and students

In hopes of raising scholarship funds for Fresno State’s department of music, the annual gala concert, featuring an orchestra, was held last Saturday. Faculty orchestra and vocalists performed alongside students in the concert hall. The performances featured a variety of ...

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They aren’t your regular books or magazines. Behold, a zine

In a small room at Common Space in Downtown Fresno, about a dozen people recently gathered to read. Except, it wasn’t the typical book or magazine in their hands. It was a zine. Zines are often defined as self-published, homemade ...

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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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