“I knew this was something,” said feminist artist, author, teacher and performer Angela Aguirre. “I didn’t know what it was gonna be but … I surprised myself because the only time I’m confident is when I’m doing a poem or speaking some type of message like that or being empowering towards other people but in my regular daily life, you know, I’m pretty insecure about a lot of things and so I think it gave me kind of this super power that I didn’t know …
Student artists, parents and friends gathered in the gallery in mass crowds to admire artwork from many types of mediums. Blood on canvas, sculptures, paintings and photography decorated the tall white walls. Guests snacked on cookies and cake while marveling at the art. Chatter filled the room with “congratulations,” and loving hugs greeted artists in front of their displayed creations.
Arranged neatly on the white walls of the tiny space of Gallery V, Pasadena City College (PCC) students showcased their art. The paintings lit up the room with imaginative colors and five unique art styles. Seemingly mesmerized by the work, a handful of attendees admired the room while the artists explained their work.
The crisp February morning fog settled in as Baylie Raddon, an english major at Pasadena City College, began preparing for the long day ahead. Thirty miles stood between Pasadena and her house in Rancho Cucamonga. It should have been a forty minute commute but the 210 freeway was in a traffic jam, as expected. It was the beginning of the 2019 Spring semester and everyone was scrambling to find their place.
PCC art professor and abstract painter Rebecca Morris has been chosen as one of 26 local artists to be featured in the third iteration of the Hammer Museum’s “Made in L.A.” exhibition coming in June.
Standing in the middle of a forest of black and white animals and stars that seemed to flow endlessly into each other stood a woman on a stepladder with nothing but a sharpie in hand.
Walking into the Boone Family Art Gallery at the Center for the Arts, you are bombarded by the vibrant and delightful “Spots” exhibition, featuring the work of acclaimed abstract artist Bob Zoell.