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…

Week No.8: Classmate Conversation with Eliza

This week I had the opportunity to meet Eliza Karpel, who is such a sweet and friendly girl. She is in her first year of college here at Cal State Long Beach. She started off as a music major, as an euphonium player. She decided that was not her calling, so she changed to history….

Week No. 7: Artist Conversation

Exhibit Information Artist: Elena Rozovan Exhibition: Stop & Stare Media: video installation, sculpture Gallery: Gatov East Gallery Instagram: @eroznovan About the Artist Elena Rozanovan is a second year graduate student in the School of Arts at Cal State Long Beach. She is working on receiving her MFA in sculpture work. In her art work, she explores the idea of phenomenology….

Week No.7: Chatting with Nathan Moreno

For this week’s classmate talk, I ended up talking to my friend Nathan. I have known him since freshman year of college but I must say that this year we are becoming closer. The one topic that came up that I found to be entertaining, while we were discussing things we did not know much…

Week No.6 Activity: Zine Making

Prior to this assignment, I had no idea that these small pamphlet, magazine looking things were called zines. I had made so many throughout elementary school, from religious based ones, to promoting a country. I found it very interesting that there was an entire pop up shop on zines in the art gallery. It was…

Week No.6 Artist Talk/Short Story

Walking into the exhibit, immediately, I was forced to take on a role of a character that would complete my experience in the gallery. I was chosen to be a translator for my client in this office, which happened to be a replica of where someone gets their citizenship for the United States. In the…

Week No.5: Artist Conversation

Exhibition Information Artist: Joshua Thomen Exhibition: Still Here Media: cement, found objects Gallery: Dennis W. Dutzi Gallery Instagram:  @voyezmessouvenirs About the Artist Joshua Thomen is a third year student at Cal State Long Beach in the School of Art. He is planning on applying for the BFA program in drawing at the end of this semester. Since he was young,…