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Silicon Valley Read presents “Women Making it Happen” at Euphrat Museum of Art

Silicon Valley Read presents “Women Making it Happen” at Euphrat Museum of Art

Lauren Locquiao, Staff Reporter

February 18, 2020

Silicon Valley Reads 2020 presented their theme “Women Making it Happen” at the Euphrat Museum of Art on Jan. 23, in conjunction with the opening of Euphrat’s winter exhibit, “Women Pathmakers.  They brought out the author of the novel “Alpha Girls,” Julian Guthrie, alongside two out of f...

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

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

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...

California History Centers 50th Anniversary

Alex Woolner, Staff Reporter

November 11, 2019

Traditional Japanese calligraphy was illuminated with augmented reality and displayed as the main art piece to celebrate the California History Center’s 50th anniversary at “Taste of History,” a joint benefit between the CHC and the Euphrat Art Museum on Oct. 26, Saturday. Internationally known...

New exhibit at Euphrat: Space and Place

New exhibit at Euphrat: Space and Place

Saman Mashayekhi, Staff Reporter

October 30, 2019

The Euphrat Art Museum is hosting a new exhibit called Space and Place, which will be open from Oct. 23 through Dec. 5. The exhibit is set to focus on space and the cultures surrounding it. “Space and Places explores multicultural interpretations of outer space, hidden layers of culture and history,...

Photographic installation: Photographer captures ordinary objects

Mehek Kapur, Staff Reporter

June 5, 2019

Student photographer Matthew Fernandez, 23, professional photography major, won a Juror’s Choice Award for a photographic installation in a student exhibition in the Euphrat Museum last week. “Trash Business” is a reflection of close observations most choose to ignore. Fernandez’s creation wa...

Photography: De Anza artist seeks meaningful works

Photography: De Anza artist seeks meaningful works

Lianna Martinez, Staff Reporter

June 5, 2019

As a child he wanted nothing but to feel free in his own creativity. Matt Crick, 28, photography and digital media major, was a child who needed a  way to express himself. Growing up in a rough Milpitas home and being diagnosed with ADHD and bipolar disorder, it  wasn’t easy for Crick as ...

Painting: Artist inspired by adventure, childhood in France

Painting: Artist inspired by adventure, childhood in France

Dominique Evangelista, Staff Reporter

June 5, 2019

Moving to the United States, she lived throughout Europe where she taught art to children and once at a retirement home. Today, you could find her painting on the back of her pickup truck. She teaches her students to discover themselves and “find their own balance.” Young Marie Serda enjoyed gettin...

Sculpture: Student captures diversity in artwork

Sculpture: Student captures diversity in artwork

Bryan Vo, Staff Reporter

June 5, 2019

Growing up in a Chinese Peruvian household, this De Anza student’s multicultural upbringing led her to create an award-winning sculpture. Jennifer Lay, 30, sculpture major, said an in-class assignment made from papier-mache inspired her to create something culturally interesting and meaningful. The...

Graphic design: Designer displays message of consent

Graphic design: Designer displays message of consent

Yoorim Cho, Staff Reporter

June 5, 2019

Gisell Mello, graphic design major, developed an interest in art by teaching herself. Mello learned the basics of drawing by watching YouTube videos. “Before I came to De Anza, I took many outside art classes at the community center,” said Mello. “But YouTube played a major role in improv...

Ceramics: Award-winning artist finds element

Ceramics: Award-winning artist finds element

Jamie Lamping, Web Editor

June 5, 2019

A young Veronica Felix was not going to let the loud, chanting crowds of a political demonstration stop her from going to school. She would find another way, or ask someone to guide her. Nor was she going to let frequent power outages stop her from doing her homework. If she had no flashlight, sh...