Wk 12 – Artist Conversation – Patrick Williams

Artist: Patrick Williams Exhibition: Revisionist Present Media: drawing, painting Gallery: CSULB School of Art, Marilyn Werby Gallery Patrick Williams is a CSULB student currently earning a MFA in drawing and painting. His exhibition “Revisionist Present” revolves around the idea that we look/ consume images in the post internet age has changed. Patrick’s gallery is filled…

Wk 12- Art Experience – Ethnography

So knowing that boredom was going to make this activity difficult, I left a bunch of work that didn’t need any technology undone to do at night. I read many assignments and wrote many responses. There were many times I wanted to take a break and notice myself reaching for my pocket. When I finished…

Week 11 – Artist Conversation – Nichole Borgo

Artist: Nichole Borgo Exhibition: Finding All the Pieces and How They Fit Together Media: Ceramics Gallery: CSULB School of Art, Merlino Website: n/a Instagram: n/a I wasn’t really feeling super attached to any of the galleries until I saw Borgo’s work. Sadly she was not present for an interview but this is what I was able to gather…

Wk11 – Classmate Conversation – Miriam Nyback & Andrew Cox

So for this classmate conversation we had to get with two people, and right when I arrived I bumped into my friend Miriam. Miriam, my last classmate conversation, are actually good friends now so that cool. Anyways we searched for a third member and met Andrew Cox. I noticed his skateboard and we started talking…

Wk 10 – Artist Conversation – Amy Duran

Artist: Amy Duran Exhibition: forever by your side Media: Ceramics, Sticks, Grass, Velvet Gallery: CSULB School of Art Gallery Instagram: @polkadot.pony Amy Duran is a student at California State University, Long Beach trying to get a BFA in ceramics. Since she was a child she has always be into the arts and is now here, a…

Wk9 – Art Experience – Spray Painting

So I decided that it would be pretty cool if I spray painted my name on the chalkboard of my old office. You know to keep my legacy alive… I mean, I dont know if it was the best idea but… I haven’t gotten a call from my old boss so i guess it’s all…

Week 9 – Artist Conversation – David DeSantis

Artist: David DeSantis Exhibition: Day Dreamer Media: print making, screen printing Gallery: Dr. Maxine Merlino Gallery Website: – Instagram: @rapturefineart This is David DeSantis’s forth year at CSULB as an undergraduate student, and is going to graduate with a BFA in printmaking. His goal right now is to fund his own art and establish himself as…

Wk8 – Classmate Conversation – Miriam Nyback

This last week I meet Miriam Nyback, which we realized wasn’t the first time our paths have crossed. Miriam actually knows one of suite mates in the dorms and we met then hug out a couple weekends ago. The connection was made around hallway through the conversation but it doesn’t matter because I still got…

Wk 7 – Artist Conversation- Juliana Bustillo & Tidawhitney Lek

Artist: Juliana Bustillo & Tidawhitney Lek Exhibition: Doodles in Space Media:Drawing & Painting Gallery: CSULB School of Art, Werby Gallery Instagram:@tidawhitney  @juliaanaaaab Tidawhitney Lek is one of the two artists involved with “Doodles in space” that I was able to hear from. She is a Long Beach local and is now currently in the CSULB’s BFA program…

Wk7 – Classmate Conversation – Jacob Siciliano

After waiting at the SOA galleries for class for someone to show up, finally a familiar face appeared. We asked each other where everyone was. Confused and taking note that we were the only ones here, we decided to do our classmate convo with each other. Jacob and I ended up having a lot in…

Wk6 – Art Experience –Zines & Flip Books

For this activity I made five flip books. I tried for there to be a comedic element in each book and also stayed away from any speech bubbles. The goal was for the visual story telling to be strong enough so there would be no need for exposition through text.  Watch at your own risk….