With the help of a $205,000 grant from The McClatchy Fresno Arts Endowment of The James B. McClatchy Foundation, the Center for Creativity and the Arts will present the “Nobody Promised You Tomorrow: Art 50 Years After Stonewall” exhibition, Aug. 19 through Oct. 31, 2021, at the Phebe Conley Art Gallery at Fresno State.Read More
“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 […]Read More
~ 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, […]Read More
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.Read More
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.
Fresno State’s Center for Creativity and the Arts will present “Native California and Mesoamerica Art and Archaeology Colloquium” from 2 to 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 20, in the Conley Arts building (Room 101). This event is free and open to the public. The colloquium explores the indigenous heritage of the Central Valley, from first […]Read More
~ 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 […]Read More
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 […]Read More
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 […]Read More
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 […]Read More