Week No. 15: Classmate Conversation

This week, I was not able to make it to class. It was my first time not being in class this entire semester. I could have done a classmate conversation with my friend from dance, but I decided not and just write about classmate conversations. Throughout the semester, I found some really interesting people to…

Week No.15: Art Activity

Design thinking Applied to Life As of right now, my plan is to finish my BFA in Dance next Spring semester and graduate from college. During the time that I am finishing my degree, I plan on auditioning to some dance companies that specialize in contemporary ballet. I also plan on continuing to audition after…

Week No. 14: Classmate Conversation

For my classmate conversation, I struggled to find someone to talk to because every time I would ask someone they would instantly tell me they had already done theirs. Even when I would ask that I would only interview them, they would back away. Finally I convinced this one girl, Kiara, to let me interview…

Week No. 14: Art Activity

It was such a lovely day on the Wednesday that we met up at the Japanese Garden. Being in a different and calm environment with the sun beaming down on me, made me happy. Apart from enjoying my time in the garden, I actually had to do the art activity which seemed a little stressful…

Week No. 13: Artist Conversation

Exhibit Information Artist: Laura Lopez Exhibition: Selvatica  Media: Paint Gallery: Werby Art Gallery About the Artist Laura Lopez is in her last semester at Cal State Long Beach and will be receiving an MFA in painting from the School of the Arts.  She recieved her undergraduate degree in Colombia where she was born and grew up. She…

Week No. 13: Classmate Conversation

This week I had the pleasure of meeting Yesenia Rios. She is in her sophomore year here at Cal State Long Beach. She is studying child development which she says she is enjoying. Yesenia told me that for her, school is difficult because she has to balance it out with family. She is a mother…

Week No. 11: Artist Conversation- Soroush Moghum

Exhibit Information Artist: Soroush Moghum Exhibition: Geometry of Grief Media: plexiglass, projection, urethane casting resin, bronze, sound stracks Gallery: Gatov Gallery East Instagram: @soroushmoghim About the Artist Soroush Moghum is a senior at California State University, Long Beach in the School of Arts Department. He is planning on graduating with a BFA in Sculpture and 4D. After graduating,…

Week No. 11: Classmate Conversation

For this week’s classmate conversation, my friend Katie and  I met up with three other girls in front of one of the galleries to get to know each other. At first, these girls were a little unwelcoming for us to join the conversation because they had already formed their own group. But then I, along…

Week No.10 Activity: Architecture and Urban Planning

  So the wedge is obviously an annoying problem that us students have caused because we are trying to save a couple of seconds when walking to class but actually end up stalling, and waiting for the “one way” traffic flow to switch directions. The trip from lower campus to upper campus would be much…

Week No. 10: Artist Conversation

  Artist: Clare Samani Exhibition: dressed Media: Print Making and Fabric Gallery: Merlino Gallery Instagram: @clares_printing About the Artist Clare Samani is in her last semester at California State University, Long Beach. She is getting her BFA in Print Making and is going off into grad school afterwards. She moving to the southern part of the country to pursue…

Week No.9: Artist Conversation

Exhibition Information Artist: May Roded Exhibition: Anemisis Media: Print Making Gallery: Dutzi Gallery Website: http://www.rawartists.org/mayroded Instagram: @rawartists About the Artist May Roded is in her last semester  here at Cal State Long Beach. She is working on getting her BFA in Printmaking in the College of the Arts. Roded uses different methods of print making in her work….

Week No. 8 Art Activity: Finger Painting

For this project, I did not use paint because I did not have any nor did I remember to purchase any when I was out running errands. Instead I decided to use another media to paint on the piece of paper. I choose to use lipstick, red an purple. I applied it on the ends…