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ARC designs map to showcase art around campus

The art on campus will be mapped online so visitors can easily locate over 250 artifacts on display at American River College. (Photo by Gabe Carlos)
April 8, 2019

There are more than 250 art pieces across campus, but no way to find them all unless you wander around for hours on end. The art department is trying to change that with a new online map feature on the...

The art of observation

Max Marchol draws a portrait of a dog from a photo at the Oak Park Brewing Company  on Sept. 6 in Sacramento, California. (Photo by Hannah Darden)
April 6, 2017

There is a Renaissance happening in Sacramento. The arts have found a home in what was once considered a cowtown, a cultural graveyard. This Renaissance is being spearheaded by a group of talented young...

Two artists display their art in the library

American River College library fearures Brad Carps art piece “Attention Deficit Disorder” on a scratchboard. 
(Photo by Lidiya Grib)
September 28, 2016

American River College student artists Max Marchol and Brad Carps are currently showcasing their artwork in the library stairwell. “My sense of humor is pretty absurd,” Carps said of his artwork....

ARC holds two-day event to celebrate Multicultural Day

American River College's Latin Jazz Ensemble performs at the Multi Cultural Event in the quad area on April 12. (Photo by Joe Padilla)
April 13, 2016

Multicultural Day is a two-day event ARC is hosting on April 12 and 13 to celebrate the different cultures around the world. Held in front of the student center, there was food available and the Latin...

Students submit art for Kaneko gallery

 An ARC student submits her art to the Kaneko. Students will be submitting different forms of art in order to be selected for a spot in this years American River Review.(Photograph by Timon Barkley)
February 25, 2016

American River College’s James Kaneko Gallery held open art submissions for students last week. ARC students submitted multiple forms of art into a contest held by the Kaneko - the art gallery contest...

ARC professor puts his mark on the Art Hotel

American River College art professor Craig Martinez shared a room at the Art Hotel exhibit with long-time friend Mark Swanson. (Photo by Matthew Nobert)
February 17, 2016

After years of friendship, two local artists found themselves involved in the Art Hotel, a Sacramento “reclamation art exhibit” that has been described as a “once-in-a-lifetime opportunity.” Craig...

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