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 was first introduced to art when she was in the second grade, but it sparked bac...

Art department adapting to an online environment

Kayla Quares works on a project for Ken Alexander’s design drawing class. Photo taken March 18.

Selena Buitrago, Staff Writer

May 13, 2020

Many departments at Los Medanos College have struggled in their adjustment to remote teaching and learning, and the Art Department is no stranger to this new challenge. The biggest hurdle to the education of many art students, who are now learning online, is the fulfillment of lab hours. Previous...

The new normal — Day 8

No longer able to attend in-class meetings, LMC student Cathie Lawrence works on her class project from home.

Spencer Batute, Staff Writer

March 24, 2020

Editor’s note: “The new normal” is a continuing series that looks into how members of the Los Medanos College community are coping with a shelter-in-place order amid the COVID-19 pandemic.  In light of the ongoing statewide shelter in place, younger students who are not as susceptibl...

Art show is abstractly interesting

“Thermokarst” by Lorene Anderson; acrylic on canvas; 20” x 24;” 2016.

Dante Harrold, Staff Writer

October 24, 2019

Los Medanos College unveiled its newest art exhibit Tuesday Oct. 17. The show featured an assortment of captivating pieces centered around abstract art. The purpose of abstract art is to completely disregard any notion of authorial intent that’s relevant to analyzing a piece of art. Instead, it req...

Art exhibit shares holiday tradition with LMC community

Art exhibit shares holiday tradition with LMC community

Cameron Toth, ctoth@lmcexperience.com

November 3, 2016

The LMC Art Department and the Puente Club are hosting a Dia De Los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, themed art gallery exhibit from Nov. 1 to Dec. 7 in the LMC Art Gallery. The décor includes welcoming colorful skulls, drawings, sculptures, paintings and a heavily decorated altar draped in bright colored clo...

Hip-hop and art collaborate

Hip-hop and art collaborate

Kimberly Stelly, kstelly@lmcexperience.com

October 9, 2016

Though it would have been interesting to see English Instructor Tess Caldwell freestyle another verse for the second day of Los Medanos College’s first hip-hop conference, in her own words, day two still “got pretty funky.” Rapper and conference organizer Kaila Love said with this event, she h...

Life as art

Kimberly Stelly, kstelly@lmcexperience.com

September 28, 2016

A new exhibit, Figurative Ceramics, was recently installed in the Los Medanos College Art Gallery. This most recent exhibit is a collaboration between renowned artist Lisa Reinertson and local artists Lucy Snow, Rosalinda Grejsen, Mary Lamb and Julee Richardson. There was a reception for the exhibit Thu...

Student artist proves talent

Student artist proves talent

Jamie Perlee, j_perlee@yahoo.com

May 16, 2016

Staying up until 4 a.m. working on a piece of art because sudden inspiration is what LMC art student Stephanie Gomez considers a “perfect night.” Gomez is majoring in studio arts, fine arts and liberal arts at Los Medanos College, where she is a part of the Honors Program and Alpha Gamma S...

‘Rebel Arts’ offers new focus

Taylor Stroud, tstroud@lmcexperience.com

April 20, 2016

LMC has welcomed its newest art club – the Rebel Arts Society. Vice President of the club and LMC student Laya Clark says the club originated from the desire to focus on art forms not represented in any other clubs on campus. “The traditional art club focuses on drawing and stuff like that,...

New art to be displyed

Adria Watson, awatson@lmcexperience.com

March 3, 2016

Los Medanos College will be hosting the Art Guild of the Delta show in the Art Gallery every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from March 9 to April 13. The opening reception for the show will be Thursday March 10 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Art pieces including paintings, drawings, photos, ceramics and...

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