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How people are celebrating Pride Month during the pandemic through art

Roselle Lagmay, Reporter

June 23, 2020

The month of June will be different for the LGBTQ+ communities as cities across the nation have canceled their pride parades and celebrations due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This month commemorates the LGBTQ+ community, the pandemic is no reason for anyone to stop celebrating who they are and what they...

Rain in a bowl: Teaching my children about precipitation

Spraying the shaving cream into the water bowl.

Gloria Delgado, Reporter

May 20, 2020

I am 29 years old and yesterday I taught myself, my husband, and my two children the colors that make up the rainbow and the precipitation process. As we approach the third month of sheltering in place, I am sure everyone’s kids are as eager as mine to get out of the house and enjoy some Vitamin...

De Anza College art students process the pandemic through online only art show

De Anza College art students process the pandemic through online only art show

Yami Sun, Reporter

May 20, 2020

In response to COVID-19, the Euphrat museum is hosting this spring’s De Anza Student Art Show virtually from May 6 to June 30. Diana Argabrite, Museum Programs Coordinator said it was a good turnout that almost 80 students participated with actual physical art which is shown entirely online. “I think we got a good response,” said Argabrite. “Lots of really intere...

Art loses out in transition to online courses

Art loses out in transition to online courses

Travis Wynn, Photojournalist

May 14, 2020

De Anza's art classes are not worth the price of tuition in an online format. Students in online art classes are still paying the same amount for their classes but not receiving the same opportunities or benefits they would if these were face-to-face classes. Granted, taking art classes during...

De Anza professor’s 3D artwork installed in San Fransisco

3D design instructor Moto Ohtake recently finished a seven year project to create and install a sculpture for San Francisco Central Subway's 4th and Brannan Station.

Thomas Anthony, Staff Reporter

February 26, 2020

Seven years after starting his project, 3D design instructor Moto Ohtake watched as the crane finished putting together the final pieces of his 40-foot-tall sculpture. Installed in Nov. 2019 at San Francisco Central Subway’s new 4th and Brannan surface station, “Microcosmic” consists of 33 ...

Where Local Artists can make a Name for Themselves

Couple looks at the artwork in ICA's extended hours: Art after Dark

Lauren Locquiao, Staff Reporter

February 26, 2020

It appears first as a hole in the wall, but what looks small on the outside is actually spacious on the inside. When you first walk in, you are greeted with both a friendly and helpful smile. “Art After Dark”, sponsored by the San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art, offers a place for local a...

“Women Pathmakers” Exhibit Celebrates Triumphs of Women 100 Years After Women’s Suffrage

Jessica Sabogal and Shanna Strauss, “The Invisible Labor of Women of Color,” acrylic on found wood, depicts two queer women of color and size embracing.

Joaquin De La Torre, Staff Reporter

January 28, 2020

On Jan. 23, a new exhibit titled “Women Pathmakers” debuted at the Euphrat Museum of Art at De Anza College. The exhibit, in conjunction with Silicon Valley Reads 2020 and their theme, “Women Making it Happen,” honors the 100th anniversary of women's suffrage in the U.S. “There's a lot...

S-Quad houses mural by street artist and De Anza alum

Justice, Equity Peace mural S-Quad

Rodrigo Gutierrez, Staff Reporter

January 23, 2020

De Anza alum Samuel Rodriguez’s mural, which displays the words “Justice” “Equity” and “Peace,” has been tucked away in the S-Quad since June 2018. The distinctive vibrant background, detailed portraits, and ‘wild style’ writing that crosses the individual's eyes is a signature of...

Digital art, just as real as your piece of paper

Mehek Kapur, Staff Reporter

March 29, 2019

One of the greatest and most tragic misconceptions of the art world is those who believe that digital art isn’t real art. Digital art is not just a passing fad, it is a new form of art that makes it more accessible and creates endless new possibilities for the places art can go and the forms it can ...

‘Ancestral Journeys’ showcases immigration stories

Yami Sun, Staff Reporter

February 19, 2019

Artists gathered for a reception for the new exhibit “Ancestral Journeys” which spotlights self-identity, family history, immigration, and diasporas at the Euphrat Museum of Art on Feb 13. “I thought last night we went really well, especially considering how  the weather was,” said museum d...