Publish Date: 11/22/2011 2:18 PM

Crafton Hills College is hosting several exhibits this December, including works by several student classes, and most of the exhibits will be kicked off by an unusual opening reception, titled the Art Expedition, on December 8 (Thursday) from 4:30 pm to 8pm. Although some shows have already started, the last shows close on December 15. The Art Expedition also includes music, a light show and a holiday art sale. The Schedule of Events for the Art Expedition reception includes:

  • “End of Semester Student Exhibition” in the LRC Gallery, 4:30-8 pm
  • “Black & White” Solo exhibition by Angel in the LRC Library, in a new art space, 4:30-8 pm
  • Amber Easley installation at the Library and Learning Resources Center
  • “Lore” installation/group exhibition: Nathan Finks-Patty, Kai Weldon, Erika Jensen, Sara Coty, Lauren Kane at the Performing Arts Center Old Gallery
  • “Collaboration and Innovation” Door design/mural opening / DJ & light show at Performing Art Center Theatre scene shop, 4:30-6 pm.
  • Art 120 Design students intervention in site specific spaces (a map will be provided at the PAC & LRC galleries)
  • Holiday sale in front of the Performing Art Center in conjunction with live band performances by Beyond the Dead and City Transit and a D.J.

The Design ART 120 Projects “Pattern, repetition, rhythm and color explorations” runs from November 17-December 5.

The projects presented are focused on explorations of patterns, repetition and scale while researching history of ornamentation.  One project is focused on relationship between black and white while in the second the Bezold effect (one color changed) was applied to create different  mood. Students were reflecting on the patterns from different historical periods while creating their own interpretation.

The last exhibit is from the students in Drawing ART 124, “Artist’s Portraits: Dali, Picasso, Gaudi” showing in the Window Gallery, in the lobby of Building OE 1, from November 17-December 5.

For these works students were researching different artists and their work. The Artists’ Portraits are pencil drawings focused on application of tonal scale and accuracy.

The LRC Art Gallery hours are Monday through Thursday, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Given the current construction on campus, the best parking access is from Lot C.

For information on the Art Expedition, and the Art 120 and 124 exhibits, contact Snezana Petrovic, Professor of Art, at spetrovic@craftonhills.edu.

Contact Mike Bedoya, Art Gallery Tech for more information on the “End of Semester Student Exhibition” at 909.389.3353 or mbedoya@craftonhills.edu.

For information on the Amber Easley project, contact Jessica McCambly, Assistant Professor of Art, at jmccambl@craftonhils.edu.

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