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Professor Eric Sanchez uses his phone to instruct a class during the pandemic.

Art instructors draw on new techniques during pandemic

Faith Lloyd, Staff Writer
March 10, 2021

Has COVID-19 attacked creativity? Art professors and students alike continue to encounter barriers that prevent them from properly practicing their craft, but somehow, they are finding new ways to break...

Graphic from Weston Hopkins.

Student art gallery goes virtual

Dylan Davidson, Staff Writer
February 25, 2021

Galleries have long been considered an imperative place of gathering for art-lovers. For artists, their hard work and creative messages are displayed to a large audience of people who can view and appraise...

An artist in the making

An artist in the making

Amelie Hernandez, Staff Writer
May 22, 2020

“Art is about growing as a person and trying new techniques along the way and the best part of it is seeing others' reactions to what each of my pieces means to them,” said LMC artist Marisol Gutierrez. Gutierrez...

Luke Thomas showing off his art in Brentwood at the train tracks that intersect Lone Tree Way.

Cricket: the 19-year-old graffiti artist

Jesse Mendoza, Staff Writer
May 22, 2020

To most, Luke Thomas is just an average Los Medanos College liberal arts major fresh out of high school. But to a handful of people he is known as Cricket, a 19-year-old future graffiti artist.  Graffiti...

Banner Up! for Brentwood

Yesenia Mendez, Staff Writer
March 5, 2020

The Art Guild of the Delta is calling all artists to apply for the fourth annual Banner Up! Program. Art Guild of the Delta is welcoming artists of high school age and older, at no cost to them, to participate...

Dejonique Unubun and Marc Bates discuss art.

Student creativity on display

Dante Harrold, Staff Writer
February 24, 2020

Los Medanos College debuted its 2020 Student Art Exhibit Feb. 6. The event, which took place in the library near parking Lot A, attracted a lot of people for the award ceremony and opening. A representative...

‘The Girl in the Red Hood’ mural finished

Yesenia Mendez, Staff Writer
February 6, 2020

During the fall 2019 semester Drama Director Nick Garcia commissioned a new mural for the Little Theater ticket booth. The mural, named “The Girl in Red,” was executed by Eric Sanchez’s ART-010 2-Dimensional...

Ceramics instructional aide Nikki Vreeland crafting a piece.

Raising funds with holiday fun and crafts

Spencer Batute, @batutie_
November 29, 2019

Leave some room in your wallets and hearts this holiday — the Ceramics Department will hold a ceramics fundraiser during finals week. Funds raised will go toward the ceramics department to help with...

Ceramics student Tammie Lurley, who is donating bowls to the Empty Bowls event, crafts a ceramic bowl in the Art Department Oct. 3.

Crafting bowls for Food Bank

Spencer Batute, @BatuteSpencer
October 3, 2019

The Los Medanos College Art Department is donating more than 100 ceramic bowls to the Food Bank of Contra Costa & Solano for their annual Empty Bowls event, which takes place 4-6 p.m. Oct. 12 in...

Art students visit the gallery during its opening reception Thursday, Sept. 12.

Staff shows colors to community

Adriana Ivanoff, Perspectives Editor
September 20, 2019

The staff art exhibit was opened to the public Sept. 12 and was put together by Los Medanos College art director, and fellow featured artist, Carol Ladewig. The art show thrived on interpretation from...

Close-up shot of a bust by Julee Richardson, titled “The Things I’ve Seen.”

Staff gets artfully expressive

Spencer Batute, @BatuteSpencer
September 5, 2019

The first art exhibit of the fall 2019 semester will open Sept. 12 and will comprise contributions by various faculty and staff members. The exhibit will be open to viewers Monday through Friday from...

LMC student D'Angelo Jackson observes Braman's newest work.

A year’s journey with artist J Braman

Alvin Jackson, @AlTheJournalist
November 15, 2018

Los Medanos College unveiled a new art viewing by artist J Braman in the gallery located next to the library Thurs, Nov. 8. The artist spent a year in South America and felt the need to create after being...

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