‘Unveiling Supergroovalistic Funk’ celebrates funk, culture and artistry

Unveiling Supergroovalistic Funk

“Supergroovalistic Woman” is a ceramic female nude sculpture by visual artist Michael Chukes which has been acquired by the Center for Creativity and the Arts on behalf of Fresno State. The sculpture, along with other works by Chukes, will be on display from Thursday, Nov. 15 until Jan. 15 in the Pete P. Peters Ellipse […]

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Artist Jaime Ruiz Otis gives new life to maquiladoras waste products

Artist Jaime Ruiz Otis

“Jaime Ruiz Otis: Mined Matter” is a mix-media exhibition of collage paintings that incorporate engraving and printmaking. The works reflect Ruiz Otis’ life experience as a trained artist and former maquiladora (factory that provides inexpensive manufacturing and assembly for foreign products) worker. “This exhibition is the result of relationships the Center for Creativity and the […]

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Artists travel from India for an evening of Classical Hindustani music

Indian slide guitarist Pandit Debasis Chakroborty will be performing with special guest Dr. Lovely Sharma on sitar,  accompanied on the tabla by Pandit Shashanka Bakshi at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 23 in the Wahlberg Recital Hall located in the Music Building at Fresno State. General admission tickets are $15 and will be available for purchase […]

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Explore the Fresno Art Scene with Libary After Hours

What happens after hours at the Henry Madden Library? Find out at this upcoming event which explores the local arts scene in Fresno. The event is from 5:30 – 8 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 19 at the Henry Madden Library, Second Floor. The event and parking are free — however, you are asked to RSVP. […]

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This month in the Arts and Humanities — June’s Top 5

June's Top 5 Fresno State College of Arts and Humanities

We take a look back at the fantastic events of this month in the College of Arts and Humanities. Here are the top five stories from the month of June. FOOSA Festival 2018 happening June 10-24 The Fresno Summer Orchestra Academy (FOOSA) held its annual festival on the Fresno State campus this month. Find out […]

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Companion catalog created from ‘Insider Art’ exhibition

Cover of Insider Art

“Insider Art: Exploring the Arts Within Prison Environments, A Collection Work from Avenal State Prison” is the companion catalog to the exhibition, “Insider Art: Exploring the Arts Within Prison Environments” that was on display at M Street Graduate Studios in April.  The catalog is published by The Press at California State University, Fresno and was […]

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Levine lecture draws diverse crowd

Dr. Robert V. Levine gives a lecture on the "Voices in our Head."

~ By Lisa Maria Boyles, communications specialist for the College of Arts and Humanities The weather was stormy outside on an afternoon in March. But a crowd braved the rain to fill the Alice Peters Auditorium to hear Dr. Robert V. Levine’s lecture about “The Voices in our Heads.” “The more I talked about voices, […]

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Join us as the University Press celebrates its authors

University Press Author Reception

The Press at California State University, Fresno, will celebrate several of its recently published authors at a reception from 4:30-6:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 19, in the Smittcamp Alumni House. Featured authors and publications will include: Armen Bacon, author of “My Name is Armen (Volume II), Outside the Lines.” This book is a follow-up to Bacon’s […]

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