Event with displays, lectures and demonstrations throughout
the art department plus reception in the art gallery: Friday,
May 5, 6-9 p.m. This event is free and open to the public. The
Exhibition dates are: May 1 - May19, 2000.
annual Student Art Show includes a variety of art works
fabricated from a wide range of media. The show provides a unique
glimpse into the educational and aesthetic philosophy advocated
by the El Camino College Art Department and illustrates
a diversity characteristic of the contemporary art world.
an occasional departure from tradition, 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 two-dimensional
painting media (oil on canvas, acrylic on canvas, watercolor on
paper) as well as drawing media on paper (graphite, charcoal.
pastel and conte). Printmaking techniques include lithography,
etching and silk-screen printing (serigraphy).
exhibition includes wonderful examples of familiar photographic
processes (black and white silver prints and color printing).
The computer design classes produced video animation as well as
photo-based laser printed graphic designs and illustrative pieces.
the show includes a cross section of three dimensional techniques
taught in the department -- jewelry construction; bronze cast
sculpture; plaster cast sculpture; clay sculpture; resin sculpture;
wheel thrown and slab-constructed clay vessels and hand-built
objects as well as a variety of mixed media constructions
Student Show may be characterized by an energy and vitality unique
to emerging artists.
Curator El Camino College Art Gallery