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Happenings

Campus and community arts events for the week of Nov. 10, 2023.

‘small seas’ reception makes big waves

Los Angeles-based artist Liat Yossifor, in collaboration with Harris Gallery Director Dion Johnson, held a reception for her solo exhibition, “small seas,” Tuesday in the Harris Gallery.

Research shines light on the power of creative expression

Grace Xia Zhao, chair of the music department, and Dion Johnson, director of art galleries, presented their research "Giving is Recycling: as a Generative Cyclical Model for Creativity and Social Connections” on Tuesday in the Lewis Center Classroom. 

Sculptures connect with personality, memories

The Harris Gallery is presenting a new group exhibition titled “Asymmetrical Orbits,” which features three-dimensional art pieces by Linda Nguyen Lopez, Jon Pylypchuk, Nicolas Shake, Vincent Tomczyk and Connie Martin Trevino. 

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. 

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