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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...

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

Panel of the two of four Alpha Girls, Sonja Hoel Perkins and Mary Jane Elmore with Author Julian Guthrie and Moderator Sal Pizarro audience Q&A

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

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...

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

Japanese Calligraphy on Mylar by Tamiko and Midori Kono Thiel

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

The photograph featured in Matt Crick's work

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

Marie Serda, 57, art major, has her painting

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

Jennifer Lay, 30, sculpture major, created the work

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...