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
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
- Susanna Meiers