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Archive for November, 2016

Wayne Thiebaud – Dec. 6, Carpenter Center, 5pm

Posted on November 30, 2016 by School of Art

three cakes on standsWayne Thiebaud will be speaking at the Carpenter Center on Tuesday, December 6th at 5pm. That acclaimed Califorina artist has been painting Pop-influenced artworks from the sixties until the present. Through his colorful depictions of commonplace objects: cakes, pies, and lipstick to figures as well as highly exaggerated landscapes, Thiebaud has emerged as one of the finest painters of his generation.


Bob Kurtz – Nov. 29, Carpenter Center, 5pm

Posted on November 16, 2016 by School of Art

animation still from the Pink PantherBob Kurtz will be speaking at the Carpenter Center on Tuesday, November 29th at 5pm. Mr. Kurtz is the founder of Kurtz & Friends Animation, and is a director, producer, artist, and designer who primarily works in films and TV commercials. He has taught at the character animation program at the California Institute of the Arts.

CSULB Illustration Lecturer Gary Musgrave paints mural at Long Beach City Hall

Posted on November 7, 2016 by School of Art

lb city hall muralCSULB Illustration Lecturer Gary Musgrave is part of a muralist team called The Draculas; with fellow artist Jeff McMillan, the two have been responsible for a number of murals around Long Beach. They now have another mural completed, this time inside Long Beach City Hall! A short documentary entitled “Paint It Forward” (made by CSULB alumni Scott Nichols) showcases Musgrave and the Long Beach mural program. Congratulations Profs. Musgrave (and McMillan aka The Draculas) on your beautiful work!