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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...

Drawing: Severus Jo’iinn navigates life freely through art

Drawing: Severus Jo’iinn navigates life freely through art

Dominque Evangelista, Staff Reporter

June 5, 2019

Moving to California from Michigan was difficult, but may have saved his life, said Severus Jo’iinn, 19, psychology major. Jo’iinn moved to the Bay Area when he was 13. He said he is happy in California and grateful for the move that helped him through tough times. Jo’iinn’s drawing “...

First Thursdays Open Mic returns with new show-stopping experience

First Thursdays Open Mic returns with new show-stopping experience

Dominique Evangelista, Staff Reporter

May 31, 2019

The 4 Elements Hip Hop Club held their monthly open mic event at the Euphrat Museum on May 2 with a new colorful background stage of student crafted art. For ten years, McTate Stroman has been the host of each open mic event. Stroman shared original works requested by people in the crowd. Th...