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La Verne reflects on its artful past

University of La Verne staff and faculty introduced “An Artful Reframing,” a collaborative effort to reflect on the University's history and shine a light on previously underrepresented voices, before about 25 community members in the Campus Center Ballroom Monday, with 19 more who joined via Zoom. 

Artist shares paintings and process

Dion Johnson, the University’s director of galleries and distinguished artist, delivered an artistic lecture and creative presentation on Tuesday at noon to a group of about 30 students and faculty members, who gathered in the Quay Davis Executive Boardroom. 

Abstract ‘Apparition’ shines in the West Gallery

After graduating from the University of La Verne in 2005, alumnus Sunny Samuel has returned to campus with “Apparition,” a solo exhibition in the West Gallery.

‘About Place’ finds the importance of home

Almost two years after its planned opening was postponed by the pandemic, the "About Place" exhibition was opened to the community in the Harris Gallery last month.

Artist discusses channeling personal experiences in artwork

Los Angeles-based artist Martin Durazo joined Dion Johnson, director of art galleries, to discuss detailing life through art in a one-on-one video interview shared by University of La Verne’s Department of Art and Art History on April 5.

Artist imagines the sounds of La Verne packing houses

Artist Kyoco Taniyama highlights the city of La Verne’s citrus industry at the virtually displayed exhibition, “Sound from the Golden Age,” on the University of La Verne’s Harris Gallery website until May 14.

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