The majority of the works in the gallery are grounded in an academic approach to art study and training. Represented in the exhibition are traditional oil on canvas paintings by Beverly Bledsoe, Andy Fagan, Binh Ngo and Randall von Bloomberg; acrylic paintings by Craig Antrim, Lee Kim, Jack King and Susanna Meiers; and watercolor paintings by Linda Busch and Rodman de la Cruz. Harrison Storms' series, Body is fabricated in acrylic, limestone and Masonite. Varied approaches to drawing in the exhibit include charcoal, pencil and conte drawing by Caroline Blake and Medora Wildenberg; graphite on paper drawing by William Pupa; pastel combined with paint in the monumental landscapes of Carson Gladson; and mixed media collage by Rosalyn Mesquita.
computer arts area of the department is well represented with an enigmatic
Iris print by Robin Valle and intriguing images in digital media
combined with colored pencil and acrylic paint by Jim Dowdalls.
Additionally, Mark Robert Lewis airs elegant color abstraction
in his quartette of short video pieces and Lucy Griesbach is
represented by her video, Stool Wool. Both Joyce Dallal
and Andrea Micallef present documentation of large public projects,
which they have individually designed.
the familiar technique of black and white photographic printing represented
in beautiful photographs by Susan Einstein, Darilyn Rowan,
and Sandra Trepasso, the exhibition includes
other methods of photographic printing such as the dramatic Ektacolor
prints by Noah Webb; complex Giclee prints by Robert Dalton;
fascinating color studies by Tomo Isoyama and the vivid digital
images by L. Wm. Klepper. The startling full color images by
Laurel Paley from her series, Inventory, photographically
detail the artists surgical scars, vericose veins and breast examination.
Michael Millers whimsical, Polaroid/Xerox pieces, Psychophysical
Prosthetic Super Heros, straddle the border of comic book Imagery
and display of the human psyche. Norm Looneys enormous
origami crane, Compassion, originally a wood model for an even
larger public work of art, demonstrates not only the diverse possibilities
of the world of art, but the diversity of the Art Department Faculty
at El Camino College.
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