line drawing of CSULB campus

Wk 10: Student Choice

Last week we thought about the Architecture & Urban Planning of the CSULB Campus. The most adopted buildings were the Library, Rec Center, CBA & Engineering. This week’s activity: Student’s Choice!

Photo of Alexx Dunk & Brian Davis in the CSULB School of Art, Gaotv Gallery

Wk 9: Architecture & Urban Planning

Lots of great Remix and Mashup projects last week. Now it’s on to thinking about Architecture & Urban Planning and redesigning the CSULB campus!

Lisbeth Acosta's Landscapes with a Corpse self-portrait

Wk 8: Remix Culture

After experiencing our own “Landscapes with a Corpse” last week, we’ve lived another week. This time: Remix Culture!

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Wk 10: Student Choice

line drawing of CSULB campus

Last week we thought about the Architecture & Urban Planning of the CSULB Campus. The most adopted buildings were the Library, Rec Center, CBA & Engineering. This week’s activity: Student’s Choice!

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Writing about Art

photo of a pen on parchment with the text, "The art of writing is the art of discovering what you believe - Gustav Flaubert"

All of our writing in Art110 needs to be better. Most of all when we are writing about living artists. We’ve got to post writing that gets the facts straight and isn’t an embarrassment to the artist, the university, or to you.

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Wk 9: Architecture & Urban Planning

Photo of Alexx Dunk & Brian Davis in the CSULB School of Art, Gaotv Gallery

Lots of great Remix and Mashup projects last week. Now it’s on to thinking about Architecture & Urban Planning and redesigning the CSULB campus!

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Wk 8: Remix Culture

Lisbeth Acosta's Landscapes with a Corpse self-portrait

After experiencing our own “Landscapes with a Corpse” last week, we’ve lived another week. This time: Remix Culture!

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Wk 7: Portrait Photography

Hanging the Ink 14 show at CSULB

Last week we tried Yarn Bombing. This week it’s on to Portrait Photography and “Landscapes with a Corpse.” CSULB Printmaking visits Art110.

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Wk5: Arts Funding

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Last week we starred in our own version of “The Mina Show.” This week, “How do you fund your show?” Let’s explore Arts Funding and the Kickstarter phenomenon.

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Wk 4: Performance Art & New Media

Marina Barnes at Target in a shopping cart full of plush animals

Great Instagram Day experiences last week, and now it’s on to our experiment in Performance Art meeting New Media, “The Mina Show!”

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Wk3: Social Photography

Christian Posada in front of a mural at the Venice Beach, California, Art Walls

Lots of fun trying our name in Graffiti Writing last week. This week it’s on to Social Photography and Instagram.

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Wk2: Painting!

detail of Maccabee Shelley glass work

This week we’re off to try some Graffiti Writing, and our 1st visit to the CSULB SOA Gallery complex.

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Dear Spring ’15 Exhibiting Artists

Art110 Students in the CSULB School of Art, Art Gallery Courtyard, waiting for the Galleries to open.

A letter to CSULB School of Art Artists exhibiting during Spring term 2015.

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Merry Death.life

photo of Merry Death from the neck down and holding a book in front of her

Merry Death launched her website “Merry Death.life” today. She wants to give me a bottle of wine in thanks for helping. I want her to create a community.

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Wk13 – Easy Street!

photo of Evan Huang at a table with cameras and lenses in front of him

Some nice teaching activities last week. This week’s activity? It’s true, we’re done! Now it’s just 2 conversations / posts a week: an Artist and a Classmate. Also signups for ePortfolio presentations today.

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Wk12: Teach One

Connor Bailey & Dominic Erich walking down a trail

Lots of wonderful “Your Turn” activities from peeps last week. This week it’s on to our final Activity, “Teach One.” Also news about new, easier gallery tags, and Corinne & Jack’s awesome dance project!

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Wk11: Your Turn!

Marie Mendez imagines her demise while riding a bicycle and being hit by a fast moving truck

We’ve recovered from our tragic ends last week, and now it’s on to “Your Turn” the special art activity we design for ourselves.

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Wk10: Photography

Beyonce and Jay Z in front of the Mona Lisa at the Louvre

Beautiful vlogs last week everyone! This week we return to photography with our “Lanscapes with a Corpse” activity.

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Hybrid Teaching Incentive Program Proposal

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I’ve submitted a proposal to create a “Hybrid” version of Art 110: Introduction to the Visual Arts. The University will be selecting 5 courses to be developed in the next couple of months and offered in Spring 2015.

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Week 9: Video

screencap of Breanne Lee's website

We made some beautiful ePortfolios last week, and now this week we’ll add “Welcome to my Website” vlogs to our “About Me” pages. Meanwhile, we need to be sure to use the ARTIST TAG on our conversation posts!

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Wk8: ePortfolio

5 college women, 3 in big, dark sunglasses, stand on the beach at Venice Beach, CA and take a summer selfie

Art110 had lots of fun painting last week from backyards to Venice Beach. This week we’re on to creating the ePortfolios that we hope will land us the big job interview or help us gain access to other great things.

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Wk7: Painting

Stephen Boyer wearing headphones and Ian Daniel Raymond holding a camera.

A lot of drawing fun and inspiration was had with the French Girls app last week. This week we’re off to Venice Beach (or any legal location) to try some Graffiti Writing. Meanwhile Nicole Illagen, Quynh Ong & Stephen Boyer are filming stuff!

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Wk6: Drawing

Drawing Week It’s drawing week in Art110! Full details on the Drawing Activity Page! Points All points are now up to date on BeachBoard. We’ve had 290 points so far, and here’s the numbers you should have to be on track for an “A”, “B”, etc: A – 261 points – 97 peeps B – […]

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Spring ’15 Materials

Materials-Montana

Materials List for CSULB, School of Art, Art 110, Section 1, Introduction to the Visual Arts. Spring Term, 2015.

Spring ’15 Roster

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Roster for CSULB, School of Art, Art 110, Section 1, Introduction to the Visual Arts. Spring Semester, 2015.

Spring ’15 Syllabus

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Syllabus for CSULB, School of Art, Art 110, Introduction to the Visual Arts, Spring Term 2015. Instructor: Glenn Zucman.

Galleries at The Beach

Photo of Glenn Zucman's "Zen Entropy Garden" (a large "zen garden" / sandbox with half white sand, and half black sand, and rakes that let visitors create their own zen garden configurations as they also mix the sand into an entropic grey) installed in the CSULB School of Art, Art Gallery Courtyard

The 5 CSULB School of Art student art galleries represent a an extraordinary resource. The Galleries offer a unique opportunity […]

Hall of Fame

#1 Art 110 students Fall ’05 – Spring ’14. Art 110: Introduction to the Visual Arts, California State University, Long […]