Wk 10 – Artist Conversation – Yingying Fu

Artist:  Yingying Fu Exhibition: The Other Side Of The Pacific Ocean Media: Oil Painting, Canvas Gallery: Gatov Gallery West Website: N/A Instagram: @yingyingfuzhang About the Artist: Yingying Fu is currently a graduate student in the School of Art’s Paint and Drawing program. The artist is in her last semester of her master’s program and the exhibition on display is her thesis show. The artist is from China and is represented from an Art Gallery in China. She also attended Beijeng Central Academy, which is known as prestigious. Yingying is also a mother who just recently got married. She came to the United States three years … Continue reading Wk 10 – Artist Conversation – Yingying Fu

Week 10- Fiber Art Social Network

This weeks assignment was really interesting. When sitting down and thinking about the important people in my life it made me realize how I quality friends over quantity. Red indicates my inner circle of family. Blue resembles my close friends. All these people within my web are people who I constantly talk to and who really know me. In between the lines of blue and red, there are different types of connections I have with each of them. When I think of “social network” I think of people you can depend on who are constantly absorbing most of your time … Continue reading Week 10- Fiber Art Social Network

Wk 9 – Artist Conversation – Carmina Correa

Artist: Carmina Correa Exhibition: A Beach in Symmetry, A Breach in Symmetry Media: Sugar Water, Corn Syrup, acoustic film, construction grade materials Gallery: Gatov West, Gatov East Website: N/A Instagram: N/A About the artist: Carmina Correa is currently an undergraduate senior in the CSULB’s School of Art program in the BFA program for sculpting. She made her way onto this campus transferring from Cypress Community College. The artists finds her inspirations in art through working on things that care considered uncomfortable and recreating them into something different or more comfortable. Her interest in art sparked at a young age and through … Continue reading Wk 9 – Artist Conversation – Carmina Correa

Wk 9 – Art Activity – Art Care Package

This art care package was sent to my close friend who lives in San Francisco that I attended my earlier years of college with. I have compiled a few interesting things to send her way. Sending this art care package is similar to sending a snapchat because they are essentially a receiving a memory or a piece of you whether it may be virtually or physically. When using snapchat and sending a captured moment its only displayed for a few seconds before it washes away forever. However, in an art care package these physical things are forever to keep. When … Continue reading Wk 9 – Art Activity – Art Care Package

Wk 8 – Classmate Conversation –Adrian Munoz

This week I had the pleasure of getting to know Adrian Munoz. He is currently a third year student studying Biology. For this weeks conversation questions we decided to compare our phone apps located on our home screen. It was almost guaranteed that we were going to share a few similar apps, which included Snapchat, Instagram, Maps, Pandora, and Spotify. We both share a passion for entering the field of medicine after our undergraduate studies. In addition, Adrian also finds paintings of nature the most appealing type of art as it is all around us. And he also likes to … Continue reading Wk 8 – Classmate Conversation –Adrian Munoz

Wk 8 – Art Activity – Sketching in the CSULB Japanese Garden

  This week’s art activity was Sketching in the CSULB Japanese Garden. It is my first year at  this school and I have not had the opportunity to check out this beautiful place on campus. I really liked this weeks activity because it was really relaxing and fun. I was able to visit the Japanese Garden, which I have been wanting to do. Although, I am terrible at pencil drawing I enjoyed trying to draw khoi fish and the pond. Continue reading Wk 8 – Art Activity – Sketching in the CSULB Japanese Garden

Wk 7 Artist Conversation – Nathaniel Paderanga

Artist: Nathaniel Paderanga Exhibition: Social Media: Oil on canvas Gallery: Merlino Gallery Website: Not Available Instagram: @theartofnate_ About the artist: The artist Nathaniel Paderanga is currently an undergraduate student majoring in the School of Art’s Drawing and Painting program. He is a senior at Cal State University, Long Beach in his final semester. Nathaniel is from San Diego and he gains much of his art inspiration from his family. His exhibit is dedicated to his family telling a story about his life from canvas to canvas. Paderanga finds that he is most productive with his work at night. In addition, he … Continue reading Wk 7 Artist Conversation – Nathaniel Paderanga