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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)

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 ARC website that will show students and visitors where they can find art on campus. This new feat...

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)

Luis Gael

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 artists. Artists like American River College’s own Max Marchol. Marchol has been featured in The...

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)

Bailey Carpenter

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 Jazz Ensemble played music. Vendors were selling things like food, rings, paintings and clothes.   The Inte...

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)

Nicole Kesler

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 winner will have their piece published in the American River Review, the school’s literary and...

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)

Jordan Schauberger

February 18, 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 Martinez, an American River College art professor and local Sacramento artist, was recruited...

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