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by Amie Rangel



Over the past several weeks, students and art department faculty have been buzzing over the COS Art Gallery’s last exhibition of the spring semester, our 2019 Juried Student Exhibition. This exhibition will feature art created by COS art students in a number of different categories in both two-dimensional and three-dimensional works. The exhibition is free and open to the public starting Tuesday, April 9 and runs through Friday, May 3. The opening reception will be held on Thursday, April 11 from 5-7 p.m., with the awards ceremony starting at 5:30 p.m.

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by Sarah Peterson-Camacho


It all began with a dream—Ginny Burdick had always wanted to open a fine art gallery, and even though she came from the corporate world, she had always been an artist. Seven years ago, she made that dream come true when she opened A Sense of Place in Fresno. Here the artist and gallery owner share the origin story of A Sense of Place.

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by Sarah A. Peterson-Camacho



Five years after its debut, the 1821 Gallery & Studios flourishes in Fresno’s Cultural Arts District, an ArtHop mainstay featuring both a commercial gallery and four working artists’ studios. Founder and owner Bruce Kalkowski, who designed and constructed the gallery, sat down with Kings River Life to discuss the Gallery, how it got its start, and the importance of art in the community.

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by Laura Sidsworth


Several years ago, I took up writing again – which led me, recently, to Kings River Life Magazine, and Lorie Lewis Ham, its Editor-in-Chief, and publisher. For the past several months she has given me assignments on articles to produce, several of which originate within Sanger, California.

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by Jessica Robles



The COS Art Gallery will close out the fall semester with a two-person show “Figurative Narrative” featuring works by Joanna Kidd and Jan Dove. The show will run from November 10 to December 4 with an opening reception on Wednesday, November 18 from 5 to 7 p.m. in the COS Art Gallery, Kaweah Room 214.

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by Jessica Robles



The COS Art Gallery has teamed up with Arts Visalia to bring you East/West: A Survey in Contemporary Printmaking, a portfolio of prints that showcases 100 of the most prominent printmakers/educators representing every state in the USA. The COS Art Gallery will have the Western half of the portfolio on display, while Arts Visalia will have the Eastern half of the portfolio displayed. The show at COS Art Gallery will run from September 1 through 25 with a reception on Wednesday, September 2 from 5 to 7 p.m. at the COS Art Gallery.

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by Jessica Robles




It’s the start of another year, which means the COS Art Gallery is back with exciting new shows! To start out our semester, we bring you Visions of Power featuring works by Anna Kenar. The show will run from February 3 through February 27 with a reception on Thursday, February 5 from 5-7 p.m.

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by Jessica Robles



The COS Art Gallery is back with a new schedule of exhibitions. Our first one of the Fall 2014 semester is Familia featuring works by COS art faculty member Francisco Alonzo. The show, which features large installations and paintings, will run August 26 through September 19 with an opening reception on Thursday, August 28 from 5-7 p.m. in the COS Art Gallery.

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Kings River Art Gallery

IN THE June 7 ISSUE

FROM THE 2014 Articles,
andArts & Entertainment,
andLorie Lewis Ham
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by Lorie Lewis Ham



Even though it is more known for its fruit than the arts, Reedley definitely has its fair share of artistic talent. Last year a new art gallery opened in downtown Reedley to showcase the talent of two artists–long time painter Paul Buxman, and photographer Andrew Shinn. We took a moment recently to chat with Andrew about the gallery. They hope to have an official grand opening this summer.

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by Jessica Robles



This October, the College of the Sequoias Art Gallery will be presenting the exhibition Utopia : Dystopia featuring works by Erik Waterkotte and Aaron S. Coleman. Using their backgrounds in printmaking, each artist creates layered imagery that deals with a variety of social, religious and political issues of our modern day society. The Exhibition will run from October 1 through October 25 with a reception on Thursday, October 3 from 5-7 p.m. in the Kaweah building on the College of the Sequoias campus in Room 214. As always, the reception is FREE and open to the public.

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by Aime Rangel



The COS Art Department is eagerly preparing our last gallery show of the spring 2013 semester, The Annual Juried Student Exhibition. Throughout the school year, the COS Art Gallery features artwork created by professional artists from California and the United States. However, from April 16 – May 10 COS students will have the opportunity to get their feet wet with what it is like to have their work featured on the gallery walls.

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