CCA presents bilingual exhibition ‘News from the Kingdom of Yuppieland’

Rocío Caballero stands in front of her desk and a painting in her studio

In this dystopian world, the gray goblins “crush” on men of finance and power with pressed suits in absurd child-like situations. The men feed on the dreams they steal in blind obedience while controlling their subordinates through deception, sleight of hand, masquerades and spells. In creating these characters, Caballero evokes humor as she criticizes power structures.

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“Talk to the Hand”: Italian studies announces their Spring lecture series

There could be no more powerful image of the growing agency of Italian women in the early modern period than the raised hand of Judith in Artemisia Gentileschi’s painting “Judith and Her Maidservant with the Head of Holofernes, 1623.” This woman’s gesture, who demands to be heard, evokes the taking up of paintbrushes, pens, and scientific instruments by women in Italy over the 300-year span.

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Texas author wins 2020 Philip Levine Prize for poetry

E.C. Belli headshot

The Fresno State Master of Fine Arts Program in Creative Writing announced Texas author E.C. Belli has won the 2020 Philip Levine Prize for Poetry book contest, which includes a $2,000 award and publication of her second book, “A Sleep That Is Not Our Sleep.”

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State of the College 2021

Abstract Art and Design screenshot of State of the College video.

Interim Dean Dr. Honora Chapman and Interim Associate Dean Dr. Sergio La Porta delivered the State of the College on January 28 virtually on Zoom. The presentation’s title slide features a photo by Cary Edmondson of the Three Graces sculpture in front of the Music Building. Due to COVID-19, the State of the College presentation […]

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