An award winning literary magazine, made by ARC students


Adnan Ramic, Design Editor
October 15, 2014

Art can be found all over the campus at American River College. From sculptures and artwork in and around the fine arts department to the Kaneko Art Gallery and poetry recitals. But not many students on campus realize that there is an award-winning literary magazine published from ARC’s campus, and... Read more »

Book review: ‘Tiny Giants’ by ARC professor Jason Sinclair Long

Joseph Daniels, Staff
October 14, 2014

While short on word count, Jason Sinclair Long’s flash fiction collection, “Tiny Giants: 101 Stories Under 101 Words,” is not short on imagination. The definition of flash fiction varies from person to person. It could range up to 300 or 1,000 words total. A popular example of flash fiction is... Read more »

Kaneko gallery’s new show, ‘Artworks from the High Desert’

Larry Williamson shows his viewers one of his favorite pieces called “Lunch Dancing Teapot” It was created using cone 6 ceramic, wood, and colored pencil.

Lindsey Martin, Staff
October 3, 2014

Two Nevada artists provided American River College students the opportunity to view pieces from their extensive collections at the James Kaneko Gallery’s second show of the semester, “Artworks From The High Desert.” Larry Williamson and Sharon Maczko had years worth of their work adorning the... Read more »

Models pose nude for ‘Figure Friday’


Jose Garcia, Staff
September 16, 2014

Artists from American River College and the community join together once a week in room 510 of the Fine and Applied Arts building to participate in Figure Friday, an open life workshop that aims to help artists refine their creative abilities and technique by sketching a nude model. Figure Friday has... Read more »

Rhyme time at Word Soup

Michael Pacheco, Staff Writer
May 4, 2014

The arts encompass not only drawings and paintings, but also music and the written word. In this year’s edition of American River College’s annual faculty literary reading, Word Soup, poetry, pictures, and music combine to create a unique experience. Hosted by ARC English professors Traci Gourdine... Read more »

Political posters founded in Sacramento


Thalia Avila, Designer
April 10, 2014

There’s always a story behind art, and sometimes that story is an important part of history. An art exhibit in honor of Cesar Chavez Day and Cinco de Mayo, “Look to the Sky,” by the Royal Chicano Air Force (RCAF), highlights the history of farm workers and Mexican Americans. The exhibit will be... Read more »

One brush, two brush, red brush, blue brush.

Craig Smith explains to students how he uses his drawings for future painting.

Thalia Avila, Designer
March 4, 2014

A blur here, scribble there. Erase, erase, erase. Paint, paint. Draw, erase and sketch a little line for the final touch. The James Kaneko Gallery at American River College–opened a reception on Feb. 25 to welcome the art of ARC art professor Craig N. Smith–which will continue until March 12. “You... Read more »

ARC receives Andy Warhol silkscreens from Andy Warhol foundation

Warhol’s “Annie Oakley” is an off-edition print. In 2010, a standard print of this silkscreen was auctioned off for $19,520.

Kevin Sheridan, Staff Writer
February 7, 2014

The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts Inc. has donated six off-edition print silkscreens to the American River College Permanent Art Collection according to Mick Sheldon, director of the Kaneko Art Gallery at ARC. Off-edition prints are extra prints made by the printer and Warhol hung on to... Read more »

Ceramic sale showcases student made art

A display of the art for sale at outside the art building on Dec. 12

Brittini Burns, Staff Writer
December 13, 2013

The Ceramics Department hosted a sale outside of the art building Wednesday and Thursday from 10-2 p.m. The pieces ranged in price from one dollar to $25, and are created by students from the previous semester and current students. Some students also donate pieces. “I really like some of them (the... Read more »

Kaneko Gallery aims to spook this Halloween


Kameron Schmid, Assistant Web editor
October 25, 2013

It’s the season to be scared, and the James Kaneko Gallery at American River College is offering up it’s best effort. “Nightmares & Dreamscapes: A Community Hangup” opened Monday, and features a large range of pieces from students, faculty and the local community. The title of this... Read more »

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