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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The Press and CCA publish catalog ‘Unsung Heroes: Do You Know Who I Am?’

New publication, "Unsung Heroes," published by CCA and The Press

The Press at California State University, Fresno, and the Center for Creativity and the Arts announce the publication of a new catalog “Unsung Heroes — Do You Know Who I Am?” on Feb. 9. This pictorial work is a companion to the recent “Unsung Hereos” exhibition, which was on display in November at M Street Graduate Studios in downtown Fresno.

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New books are flying off The Press

Graphic showing the covers of six new books from The Press at California State University Fresno

Watch out for hot books! The Press at California State University, Fresno has published as many new volumes in the past year as it usually does in three and a half years.
Since last fall, The Press — a university press operated by the College of Arts and Humanities at Fresno State — has published six new books. Founded in 1982, The Press has published 56 volumes — in its history, an average of 1.7 per year.

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Cannupa Hanska Luger discussed his work in an artist lecture April 4

Artist Cannupa Hanska Luger and Charah Coleman

~ By Lisa Maria Boyles, communications specialist for the College of Arts and Humanities Charah Coleman works in Fresno State’s Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships. But on a recent Monday afternoon, during her lunch break, she was an artist, working her hands in wet clay, adding her own touches to a cast of an […]

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Shawl Project will gather Native American histories, stories, culture

Shawl Project

The College of Arts and Humanities’ Center for Creativity and the Arts in collaboration with the Department of Theater Arts present “The Shawl Project: Winyan Omnicha – Gathering of the Women.” “The Shawl Project: Winyan Omnicha – Gathering of the Women” will bring women together over a six-week period. During this time, the women will […]

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Artist’s involvement at Standing Rock changed the direction of her Fresno State exhibition

Merritt Johnson

Just a day after her exhibition at Fresno State opened, artist Merritt Johnson presented a workshop to several teenagers from the Fresno American Indian Health Project. She greeted them using Indian phrases. For the next hour, Johnson and the students explored the components of the exhibition. Standing next to one piece, she explained to the young […]

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Artist and Standing Rock protester Merritt Johnson brings exhibition to Fresno State

Artist Merritt Johnson

The work of a collection of multimedia artists who positioned themselves as “water protectors” at Standing Rock, N.D., in opposition to the North Dakota Access Pipeline will be on display at Fresno State Jan. 17-27 in the Phebe Conley Art Gallery. “This is a Creation Story: Merritt Johnson and the Unnamed Collective” is a multimedia […]

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