• Artist Profile\\ Alexandro Pelaez: The Start of the Magic in Photography
    The Caracas-born analogue photographer Alexandro Pelaez commences from the starting point of Magic Realism, the magic of the daily, to rediscover other realities that we miss on our day-to-day journeys. Alexandro's areas of experimentation can be grouped into four: several metre large scale cityscapes; medium sized street environments; moving image with the use of those images; and the landscapes' details displayed in the intimacy of A6 size.   Alexandro applies the technique of analogue double exposure sharing two images into one in the same shoot creating a dreamlike experience....
    By: Lorenzo Belenguer
  • Cal State LA receives million-dollar grant from Hauser & Wirth Gallery to support diversity in filmmaking
    Ongoing five-year partnership devoted to advancing the use of film as a tool for social change Los Angeles, CA---Cal State LA has received a grant of $1 million from noted international modern and contemporary art gallery Hauser & Wirth to support the undergraduate program in the Department of Television, Film and Media Studies. Located in the heart of Los Angeles, Cal State LA is committed to engagement and service for the public good. The university is ranked number one in the nation for the upward mobility of its students, many of whom are first-generation college students. “...
    By: Cal State LA
  • "Misplacement", a Solo by Sahar Alizadeh in Sakoo Art School
    Sakoo Art School hosts "Misplacement"; a painting series, by Sahar Alizadeh. Sahar Alizadeh, an interior architecture student spent the last year creating "Misplacement" series. Beside focusing in coordination of artworks, Sahar has given deep thoughts to lighting and interior design of her first solo exhibition to covey her message to the viewer. In a talk about the exhibition, she says: "In our modern society, nothing looks like what it supposed to be, I tried to show this "Misplacement" to people with shadows and figures with no identity and characteristics. "Misplacement" series is...
    By: Biafarin Inc.
  • Artists take your mark: DCAD’s annual Drawing Marathon running Jan. 19
    Participants won’t hear the crack of a starter’s pistol and won’t be worried about time splits or shin splints. But they will get in a zone and focus on form. Some may even go the distance or strive for a personal best. The sounds of charcoal scratching on paper, paint gliding across canvas and tools shaping clay will fill Delaware College of Art and Design’s second floor when the 2019 DCAD Drawing Marathon runs there from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Jan. 19. No race bibs, timing chips or gel packs will be needed, but stamina, focus and art supplies are required. This will be the 15th year that...
    By: Delaware College of Art and Design
  • CIVA welcomes Lawan Glasscock as new Executive Director
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   CIVA welcomes Lawan Glasscock as new Executive Director   MADISON, WISCONSIN – January 8, 2019 – Christians in the Visual Arts (CIVA) today announced that its board of directors has appointed Dr. Lawan Glasscock as Executive Director, effective immediately. Glasscock has served as the organization’s interim director since September when Cameron Anderson, who held the ED position for 10 years, left to pursue new endeavors. CIVA’s board decided unanimously to extend the offer to Glasscock after a rigorous three-month national search that included...
    By: CIVA

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