The American River Current

Surveillance increased after Art Department locker break-ins

Signs were posted throughout the Fine and Applied Arts Department warning students about the lockers which were vandalized on the weekend of Oct. 12, 2018. (Photo courtesy of Luis Gael Jimenez)

Gabe Carlos

October 29, 2018

On the weekend of Oct. 12, multiple lockers were broken into outside of the Fine and Applied Arts Department at American River College, according to staff in the Fine and Applied Arts offices. Public Information Officer Scott Crow and those who work in the art department also said some classes were i...

Professor holds final show before retirement at ARC

American River College Professor Craig Schindler examines his piece

Luis Gael

November 16, 2017

Over the course of Craig Schindler’s 50-year career as an artist his work has grown and adapted with him. From capturing the political and cultural revolutions of the 1960s as a young man with his political cartoons to photographing his father’s final fight with cancer, Schindler has created a powerf...

Student’s artwork displayed in Shadow Box

ARC student Miguel Miranda's artwork is on display in the Shadow Box located in the art department across from the Kaneko Gallery. (Photo courtesy of Miguel Miranda)

Lidiya Grib

January 31, 2017

Art student Miguel Miranda’s artwork was displayed in the Shadow Box during the first three weeks of the semester depicting realism and abstract forms and drawings. The art drawings that Miranda selected extended into a broad variety of different mediums, forms, styles and techniques with each p...

Kaneko Gallery to host original Warhol art

A crowd packed into the James Kaneko Gallery, during the last Andy Warhol exhibit on March 13, 2012. The new “Six Days of Andy Warhol” exhibition begins on Saturday.
(File photo)

Hannah Darden

May 13, 2016

The work of a pop culture icon is coming to American River College ‒ and it’s so much more than just Campbell’s soup cans. At least 30 Andy Warhol original photographs and silk screens will be on display at the James Kaneko Gallery at American River College starting Saturday, according to gall...

Kaneko Gallery holds reception to close “Explicit Material” exhibition

Anthony Maki Gill describes his digital ceramic hybrid prints to audience members at the

Hannah Darden

April 15, 2016

The James Kaneko Gallery at American River College held a closing reception for their current exhibition, “Explicit Material” by Anthony Maki Gill, on Thursday. The exhibition featured a multimedia hybrid of art of every form, including performance art via video projected onto the floor, ceramics...

Art department provides figure drawing workshops for students and faculty

Artists setting up for their figure drawing session at American River College on Friday. The 'Figure Friday' event is a weekly workshop for students and staff. (Photo by Sharriyona Platt)

Sharriyona Platt

March 1, 2016

American River College has provided professional and student artists an opportunity to join together for weekly figure drawing sessions in the Fine Arts Building.    ‘Figure Friday’ is an open life workshop sponsored by the art department, allowing for a cheaper and easier way to access fig...

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