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Keeping art in perspective

David Tallitsch's drawing class ducked out into the highly geometric halls of LMC to work on perspective drawing. There wasn't a curved piece of concrete in sight.

Florence with an LMC Art Instructor.

Here's you chance to go study in Florence, Italy with LMC's Ken Alexander. Earn transferable GE units in Italy instead of Pittsburg. It's an amazing opportunity. Check out Ken's website and learn all about the study abroad program for Spring 2010.

Art faculty show 2009

The Los Medanos College Art Gallery is filled with the Art from the LMC Faculty from September 1 - October 1, 2009. The show features the work of Curtis Corlew, who teaches photography and computer graphics, Ken Alexander, the department head and professor of art history and design, Rosalie Cassell and David Tallitsch who teach drawing and painting, Rebecca Talley, graphic design instructor, McKenzy Germain from computer animation, Bill Leach, the cartooning dude, Roger Yee teaches who teaches ceramics, and Lucy Snow who teaches ceramics and 3-D design. Work displayed will include ceramics, painting, drawing, and design, and it's pretty darn cool.

The Los Medanos Art Gallery is open Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays, from 12:30-2:30 PM and 6:30-8:30 PM.

Art department in new temp home

The Art Department has moved to new digs. If you're looking for your art classes, we may have hidden them from you.

The ceramics and sculpture classroom has moved to the old Graphic Arts building. Professor Lucy Snow has been busy readying the kilns and getting the workspace ready. It is located to the northwest of the current Child Study Center, hidden behind a green fence.

Graphics has moved to what was the old Reading & Writing Center. That's right, room CC2-265: the large, but hidden, classroom on level CC 2. But the best part is that we have brand shiny new iMac computers with 24-inch screens and the latest versions of Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign. We even have a few new chairs! It a wonderful new space.

Painting and drawing are also next door, as are offices for professors Ken Alexander, Lucy Snow and Curtis Corlew.

But don't write any of this in ink as this is only temporary! In about three semesters (Spring 2011), we'll all be moving back to our sp…