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Each year the El Camino College Art Gallery is proud to present a showcase of the current student body¹s artistic output. All of the works in this exhibition are selected as the best examples of student work being produced at the college. The Student Show includes a variety of art works fabricated in a wide range if media. The exhibit 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.

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 lithograph, etching and silk-screen print (serigraphy).

The 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.

Additionally, the show includes a cross section of three dimensional techniques taught in the department - jewelry construction; plaster, latex and bronze cast sculpture; clay sculpture; wheel thrown and slab-constructed clay vessels and hand-built objects as well as a variety of imaginative mixed media constructions and site specific installation. The annual Student Show may be characterized by an energy and vitality unique to emerging artists.

The El Camino College Art Department provides a broad array of learning opportunities in various media. Classes offered by the Art Department include drawing, painting, photography, graphic design, printmaking, digital media, ceramics, jewelry, sculpture, illustration, color theory, design, print making and bronze casting.

- Susanna Meiers

 

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HECTOR ARCE MARIANA ARES

Marble Heros
sculpy and acrylic

Mail
photograph
KIMTEL CHHUEUNG
SARAH CLOUGHERTY

The Trump Corp. Jet
mixed media

Away from the City
silver gelatin print
ROXY COBLE
MELISSA COFFEY

Untitled
fired clay

Cowboy Teapot
ceramic
DOMINIQUE MOODY MANNY DIAZ


Telling Stories of the Family Tree, 2002
Assemblage40x36x28"



FDNY

acrylic on board
JUNG FERRELL FRANXISCO

Mother and Father
watercolor


La Gran Marcha de el Pasado y Presinte
oil on paper

ERNEST GALVEZ PAUL GARCIA

US Godzilla Head
sculpy and acrylic


Untitled
charcoal

JERI GOSCHE ALICE HAN

Enchantment
oil on canvas

Skull
ink
MELISSA HERNANDEZ DOLORES HERNANDEZ

Selfportrait
silkscreen

Aspens
watercolor
JOHN HETMAN GWENDOLYN C. KING

Beach Work
pit fired stoneware

Calla Lillies
oil
EDDY LINARES LINDA URHAMAR MACLEAN

Symmetry of Vega
color pencil on Bristol board

Love Me, Please
charcoal
LAURA MEATHE KAORU SHIMOSHIGE
MARY-APRIL LIZARDO
LEN HILACION

Legs in Corner of Room
charcoal and white patel on paper

Re-Branding Subway
laser print
KEOKI SAN MIGUEL MELINDA MOORE

Dragon and Tiger
ceramic

Pirate Booty
sterling silver, garnets
ANNE VAN OPPEN GABRIEL PALACIO

Dreamscape
etching with Chin Colle

Him and Her
charcoal and white gouache
SILVIA PELUSO

Bliss
oil and acrylic on canvas
JAVIER RIOS

Pear and Apple
pencil

 
HEIDI ROBERTS HEIDI ROBERTS

Frida with Monkey
sterling silver, found object, Xerox

Frida with Birds
sterling silver, found object, Xerox
MAYU SHIMIZU LAURA SCHWARTZ

Corporate Jet
mixed media

Tasha's Eyes
coloured pencil

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