Wk 14 – Artist Conversation – Makaila Palmer

This week in the Gatov East and West Gallery, there were various artists but the work of Makaila Palmer catched my attention. She is majoring in BFA and a sixth year student at CSULB. Palmer has dreamed of becoming an artist at the age of six. She loves nature and that is the main topic…

Wk13 – Artist Conversation – Tyler Turett

The Artist Conversation this week is about Tyler Turett, which I saw at the Gatov East gallery. Tyler Turett makes animations that are all cartoon type and are made into films and/or storyboards. The artist’s “tools” to make these animations would be After Effects, Photoshop, and Flash. Turett also had a small sculpture of himself that…

Wk12 – Artist Conversation – Mike Kent

This week’s artist is Mike Kent! Kent’s “Sacred & Profane” is held in the Max L. Gatov Gallery East. He is previously study at the CSUN. While at a student, Kent took a few years off to teach and discover his passion with art. He joined the program in CSULB because it is exactly what he was…

Wk11 – Artist Conversation – Kathy Yoon

Kathy Yoon’s show was dated on last Thursday. Yoon is a senior at CSULB. Her show was called “So Many Me’s.” In the Merlino-Gallery, Yoon had the chance to present her art works. She had actually gotten into ceramics but had loved the fact that she could make things in 3D using it. This was…

Wk10 – Artist Conversation – Thomas Cressman

This week artist is Thomas Cressman. His show is in the Max L. Gatov Gallery East. Cressman named the show Living Forms. he shared that his favorite artist is Alexander Calder. Cressman inspired by his teacher during high school on metal art. He is a fifth year student at the CSULB and currently major in Metal…

Wk9 – Artist Conversation – Maccabee Shelley

This week’s artist is Maccabee Shelley! Shelley’s show is in Max L. Gatov Gallery West. He grew up in Los Angeles. Shelley then moved to San Francisco because he hate the hot weather in L.A. I also hate the weather here too. I am living in LA right now and it is too hot this…

Wk8 – Artist Conversation – Rhiannon Aarons

This week artist conversation is about Rhiannon Aarons. Aarons already started her art training when she was seventeen years old. Her gallery show is held in Max L. Gatov Gallery East. Aarons previously attended Otis College of Art and Design before coming to CSULB. Not only a college student, she is also a teacher. She taught…

Wk7 – Artist Conversation – Jane Weibel

This week artist conversation is about Jane Weibel. She is thirty years old and a junior student at CSULB. Her gallery is in Max L. Gatov Gallery West. Weibel changed her major from graphic designer to ceramics. She said that she wants to keep going on her past, a creative child. She had always creative in…

Wk6 – Artist Conversation – Sery Kwon

Another artist this week! This week I will talk about Sery Kwon at the Max L. Gatov Gallery East. This is the show room of Sery Kwon, Laura Lopez, Alice Andreini. The name of this show is Site Lines. Sery Kwon is a Korean born in Korea and moved to United States when she was…

Wk5 – Artist Conversation – Kiyomi Fukui

This week’s artist Conversation is with Kiyomi Fukui at Dennis W. Dutzi Gallery. She is a graduate student at CSU Long Beach. Fukui is a Japanese moved to United States when she was 19 years old. She is planning to keep making art and teach it in the future after graduated. Her gallery is named…

Wk4 – Artist Conversation – David De Mendoza

Last Thursday, I went to the Max L. Gatov Gallery West for the Artist Conversation week. Right here we have a show of “Disquieting” by David De Mendoza and Vanessa Gamboa. Unfortunately, I didn’t have a chance to meet Gamboa. There are seven pieces in the gallery from both of their works. They are Untitled,…

Wk3 – Artist Conversation – Nick Bamford

For this week artist conversation, I went to Max L. Gatov East Gallery and met Nick Bamford. Bamford used abstract sculpture fore his show. There are 8 pieces of posing human body that made from cement, plaster, clay, and wood. They don’t have any specific name. Bamford just calls them with simple names depend on…