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COS Art Gallery

by Amie Rangel



The first exhibition of the spring semester in the COS Art Gallery will be Threading the Lines, an exhibition of custom-made costumes, concept sketches, photographs and footage from the COS Theater Department’s production of Picasso at the Lapin Agile, a comedy by Steve Martin.

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by Jessica Robles



The COS Art Gallery is proud present steven labadessa: hallucinatory realism as our second show this Fall 2015 semester! The show will run from Tuesday, October 6 through Friday, October 30, with a reception held on Wednesday, October 7 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., here at the COS Art Gallery.

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COS Art Gallery Annual Student Show

IN THE April 27 ISSUE

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by Jessica Robles



The COS Art Gallery will close out the Spring semester with the very much anticipated Annual Student Show! Highlighting a variety of skills and techniques the students have learned in the classrooms of COS, the show will feature art created by COS art students in a number of different categories in both 2D and 3D. The different categories will feature two- dimensional works in Color & Design, Digital, Drawing, Painting, and Printmaking and three-dimensional works in Ceramics, Sculpture, Stained Glass, and 3D Design.

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by Jessica Robles



March marks Women’s history Month. In honor of this, the COS Art Gallery will showcase the work of three women, Serena Stevens, Sarah Fagan, and Tara Polansky in the upcoming exhibition, Memoirs, Recollections, & Heirlooms. The show will run from March 10 – April 3 with a reception on Thursday, March 12 from 5-7 p.m. in the COS Art Gallery. The exhibition features paintings and sculpture which all deal with nostalgia, memories, and the preciousness of them.

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by Jessica Robles



The COS Art Department has a rich history of talented students. The chance to showcase their talent where they first got their start, does not only benefit the artist themselves but also the current COS students and public. Marty Azevedo’s inspiring large-scale prints with mixed media elements graces the walls of the COS Art Gallery for the last exhibition of the Fall 2014 semester in “We Will Live Forever!” The show will run from October 28 through November 21 with an opening reception on Thursday, October 30 from 5-7 p.m. in the COS Art Gallery.

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by Jessica Robles




The second show in the COS Art Gallery for the Fall 2014 semester features two artists, Kara Dunne and Mihyang Kim in East Meets West: Borderline Urban Nature. The show will run from September 30 through October 17 with an opening reception on Thursday, October 2 from 5-7 p.m.. The show features large delicate paintings and intimate prints and drawings.

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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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COS Art Gallery: Layered Perspectives

IN THE March 15 ISSUE

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by Jessica Robles


The month of March is Women’s History Month. In honor of this, the COS Art Gallery will feature three female artists in the upcoming exhibit, Layered Perspectives featuring works by Lisa Occhipinti, Jessie Hornbrook and COS’s own Laura Melancon. The show will open March 11 and run through April 2, 2014 with a reception held on Thursday, March 13 from 5-7 p.m. (At press time the reception has already taken place)

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by Jessica Robles


The COS Art Gallery is proud to feature the work of Crystal Galindo for our first show of the spring 2014 semester! The exhibition, “Multifacetica: Un Cambio de Paradigma,” which translates to Multifaceted: A Paradigm Shift, features large and vibrant paintings that are full of life. Galindo’s work focuses on realistic portraiture combined with an assortment of patterns, landscapes and iconic symbols that tell the story of each person being portrayed.

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by Jessica Robles



The COS Art Gallery is installing its last exhibition for the fall semester: What’s Up Where? A Sampling of Prints, Drawings and Collaborations from the Harcos – Huneke Collection. The show contains just a fraction of works from the collection of Julie Harcos and Jack Huneke who run Stonehouse Residency for the Contemporary Arts in Miramonte, CA. The show will run from November 5 through December 6 with an opening reception on Thursday, November 7 from 5-7 p.m. in the Kaweah Building Room 214.

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by Aime Rangel



There are trends in the art world just like there are trends in fashion, music, and politics. The first exhibition of the spring semester in the COS Art Gallery will be supporting one the latest trends in the art world – exposing the subtlety and beauty of street art, graffiti, tattoos, and words as symbols.

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by Aime Rangel



As the season begins to change from the summer heat to the fall brisk and chilly mornings, I begin to look forward to exploring the shorter days among the valley oaks that line many of our city streets and creeks instead of escaping to the high county of the Sierra, to avoid the high summer temperatures at every opportunity. And in this changing season, I can also finally attend to the neglected vegetable garden in my backyard and decide which vegetables to plant before the holiday season gets underway.

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