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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...

Ceramics: Award-winning artist finds element

Veronica Felix, 44, ceramics major, molds clay into a soccer ball.

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...

De Anza’s Euphrat Museum hosts student art show with record number of submissions

Art pieces stand scattered apart from each other as the lightening for the exhibit is set up.

Stephanie Lam, Staff Reporter

May 4, 2018

The Euphrat Museum of Art will host the De Anza Student Art Show from May 7 to June 8. According to Diana Argabrite, the museum's Program Coordinator, the show will feature recent art made by De Anza's visual arts students. Including animations, drawings, photography and ceramics, this year’s show rec...

Silicon Valley Reads focuses on caregiving, solidarity

Khong, Lukach, and Pizzaro-  The Silicon Valley Reads selected 2018 authors, Rachel Khong and Mark Lukach, answer audience written questions read by Mercury News columnist Sal Pizzaro during the Feb. 1 Kick-Off event at De Anza's Visual & Performing Arts Center.

Ethan Maneja, Staff Reporter

February 12, 2018

The Silicon Valley Reads Kick-Off event was hosted at De Anza College’s Visual and Performing Arts Center on Feb. 1 and featured an on-stage interview of this year’s selected authors. Silicon Valley Reads is a local program that uses literature as a method to open discussion of important theme...

Faculty and staff show off their art

Dia de los Muertos Sugar Skulls, De Anza Puente Class with Professor Lydia Hearn.

Alena Naiden, Staff Writer

November 3, 2014

Wooden sculptures and clay ceramics, watercolor paintings and video installations, mixed media collages and inkjet photograph; You can see all this and more at the Foothill-De Anza faculty art show in the Euphrat Museum until Dec. 4. Each piece was made using different techniques and from differen...