‘Exploring the Arts Within Prison’ exhibition opens downtown

~ By Lucero Benitez, communications specialist for the College of Social Sciences, reprinted from FresnoStateNews.com An exhibition of artwork by incarcerated men at Avenal State Prison will be on display at Fresno State’s Graduate Art Studios at the M Street Arts Complex in downtown Fresno from April 5 to 22. The exhibition, “Insider Art: Exploring the Arts within Prison […]

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‘Eyes Forward: Creating Our Narratives’ exhibition opens

Flyer for "Eyes Forward" exhibition

“Eyes Forward: Creating our Narratives,” an art exhibition featuring four contemporary African American artists, will open as part of ArtHop at M Street Graduate Studios from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday, March 1. The exhibition and will run through March 18. Artists Loren Holland and Michael Chukes will be part of an artist lecture and panel moderated by Dr. Keith Jordan from 3 to 4:30 p.m. Thursday, March 1, in Conley Art 101.

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‘New Faculty Works’ art exhibition opens Sept. 7

The Fresno State Art and Design Department will present “New Faculty Works,” an exhibition of professional artwork created by two new faculty members, Dr. Ahran Koo and Dr. Laura Huisinga, on Sept. 7 and Sept. 16, at the M Street Graduate Art Studios in downtown Fresno.

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A life-changing photo exhibition 46 years in the making

A long time ago, while he was a 21-year-old social anthropology student at UCLA, Juan Felipe Herrera embarked on a journey to Mexico to meet his people. It would change his life. “My interests had to do with the question of identity, endangered indigenous cultures and social change,” Herrera said. “It was also part of my […]

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New exhibition shows poet laureate Herrera’s indigenous perspective

~ By Tom Urubes, Reprinted from FresnoStateNews.com (September 30, 2016) ̶ A new exhibition featuring U.S. Poet Laureate Juan Felipe Herrera that celebrates Mexico’s indigenous diaspora in the Central Valley will launch from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 6, at the M Street Graduate Studios (1419 M St.) in downtown Fresno. Fresno State’s Center […]

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‘Native Communities: Tradition and Innovation’

The Center for Creativity and the Arts (CCA) at Fresno State invites the Central Valley community to attend events scheduled for the 2016-2017 arts programming theme, “Native Communities: Tradition and Innovation.” This year’s theme celebrates the rich artistry of Native peoples of California and North America, as well as the indigenous Mexican diaspora of California’s […]

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ART NOTES: ‘Stephanie Bradshaw: New Work’

Stephanie Bradshaw, costume shop supervisor for University Theatre (fresnostate.edu/artshum/theatrearts/), will show her art work at the Voice Shop (thevoiceshop.com/). “Stephanie Bradshaw: New Work” can be seen at the Sept. 1 ArtHop and through the month of September. Bradshaw won the Dean’s Award for Outstanding Thesis. Here’s what Bradshaw has to say about her exhibit: The bulk of the artworks I’ll […]

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Faculty artwork on display at M Street Graduate Studios

The Fresno State Art and Design Department (fresnostate.edu/artshum/artanddesign/) presents “Faculty Works,” an exhibition of artwork from their faculty and staff. For the first time, this event will be held in the gallery at the M Street Graduate Studios (fresnostate.edu/artshum/artanddesign/m-street.html) in downtown Fresno. This exhibition showcases the diversity and talents of these established artists, many of whom have […]

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