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Archive for January, 2020



CSULB Painting Professors Marie Thibeault and Daniel Dove in exhibition together

Posted on January 22, 2020 by School of Art

Break Down Build UpCSULB Painting Professors Marie Thibeault and Daniel Dove are in an exhibition together at the Great Park Gallery at the Palm Court Arts Complex in Irvine, California. Entitled Break Down, Build Up the exhibition featuring large-scale paintings “utilizing themes of landscape and modern America to reflect ideas relating to consumption, industrialization, ruin, and the natural environment.” Furthermore, the exhibition’s title further reflects each artist’s opposing approaches to painting while alluding to the related themes found in each of their work. The exhibition will open on December 1, 2019 and will run through February 9, 2020, and there will be a conversation with the artists and art critic Peter Frank on Sunday, January 26, 202 from 1-3pm.

Congratulations Professor Thibeault and Professor Dove!!marie t painting


CSULB Art Alumnae in exhibition at Kellogg University Art Gallery

Posted on January 15, 2020 by School of Art

Screen Shot 2020-01-10 at 11.08.50 AMThree CSULB Art alumnae are in a three-woman exhibition at the Kellogg University Art Gallery in Cal Poly Pomona. Entitled St. Broxville Wood: Into the Thicket the show features the artists Jennifer Gunlock, Hilary Norcliffe and Katie Stubblefield. Curated by Michele Cairella-Fillmore St. Broxville “is an immersive, interactive installation... that evokes many of Nature’s unpredictable behaviors and dwells on our human response: from awe, celebration and song or story-creation, to domestication, callous disrespect and destruction.” The exhibition will open on January 21 and will run through March 26, 2020 (with opening 2-5pm on Saturday February 1, 2020.)

Congratulations Ms. Gunlock, Ms. Norcliffe and Ms. Stubblefield!


CSULB Ceramics Professor Christopher Miles in exhibition at Patricia Sweetow Gallery

Posted on January 6, 2020 by School of Art

miles sculpture 2020CSULB Ceramics Professor Christopher Miles is in an exhibition at the Patricia Sweetow Gallery in San Francisco. Paired with painter Brad Brown, Miles will be showing a suite of recent sculptures which “suggest the architecture of biological systems, with mysterious interstitial passages forming mutable interior and exterior contours. His painterly glazing presents an amalgamate of thick, fleshy colors, dipped, poured, oozing over and through the clay body. With elongated trunks and spreading appendages, the sheer physicality and balance of the forms is striking.” The exhibition will run from January 11 through February 22, 2020.

Congratulations Professor Miles!


CSULB Animation Professor Aubry Mintz writes about working with late great actor Danny Aiello

Posted on January 6, 2020 by School of Art

nothing-to-sayCSULB Animation Professor Aubry Mintz writes about working with late great actor Danny Aiello in the recent article in Animation Magazine. Professor Mintz worked with Mr. Aiello in Mintz’s animation short Nothing to Say in which Mr. Aiello was the voice of the main character, a Zoo Keeper. “I had the honor of joining Danny Aiello at the Hoboken International Film Festival for the premiere of an animated film that had been a life’s journey,” says Mintz, “Little did I know the release of this film 18 years later would be one of Danny’s final creative works before he passed away in December.” Mr. Aiello passed away in New Jersey on December 12, 2019. He was 86.