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Kaneko gallery remains online for the pandemic

The online exhibition “An Artists’ Response” is one of the few exhibitions being put on by the gallery at the moment. This exhibition features work from local, regional, and national artists and it showcases their response to the injustices in our country.” (Screenshot by Will Minke)
The gallery remains running with multiple online-only exhibitions
October 25, 2020

It’s been several months since there has been an actual in-person art show on campus at American River College due to Covid-19 and the resulting campus shut-down. The pandemic has set forth guidelines...

ARC Kaneko Gallery opens with “Its Complicated” gallery show

Xabi Soto Beleche’s artwork in the Kaneko Art Gallery at American River College on Jan 27, 2020. ( Photo by Brandon Zamora)
February 7, 2020

The Kaneko Art Gallery debuted its first gallery exhibit for the spring semester on Jan. 29. “It’s Complicated” features art from artists across Sacramento.  The “It's Complicated” gallery...

From the other side of the glass: ‘Considerations Sanity in Surrender’

Artist Haleh Niazmand reveals her experiences as an activist, artist and mother of a child with Autism on a reception on the Gallery James Kaneko at the American River College on Sept. 25. The exhibit “Considerations Sanity In Surrender” is at the James Kaneko Gallery until October 18. (Photo by Itzin Alpizar)
October 17, 2018

The new exhibit “Considerations Sanity In Surrender” at the James Kaneko Gallery is an individualistic journey into societal struggles in which artist Haleh Niazmand reveals her experiences as an activist,...

A campus connected; muralist draws Los Rios together

A mural being painted outside of the Learning Resource Center features the likeness of students and symbols that represent Sacramento and American River College on Sept. 1 2018. (Photo by Jennah Booth)
September 13, 2018

Tucked into a fenced-off corner of the campus, a representation of student life at American River College and Sacramento is slowly accumulating just outside of the Learning Resource Center. That representation...

‘Symbols of Objects:’ Kaneko show almost a year in the making

Art Professor Craig Smith speaks at the Kaneko Gallery about the
September 10, 2018

Patricia Wood entered an old machine shed barn just west of American River College. The 1000-square foot barn had a 75-foot extension cord leading from the house to light the room. “Rough as a cob”...

Kaneko gallery hosts abstract themed art show

Abstract sculptures and painting pieces by artists 
Linda Fitz Gibbon and Ken Hendrickson were hosted in the Kaneko Gallery reception on Nov. 1. 
(photo by Lidiya Grib)
November 8, 2016

Two abstract artists’ art portraying “beauty and grotesque shapes” was showcased in the ARC Kaneko Gallery from Oct. 20 through Nov. 10. There was a similar dreamy and imaginative theme in the...

Bay area artist hopes to establish himself at Kaneko Gallery

Unity Lewis planning out his artwork in the Kaneko Gallery
September 20, 2016

Over the course of the next week, artist Unity Lewis will be hosting an exhibition and live art show at American River College’s James Kaneko Gallery, which will take viewers through the history of African-American...

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)
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...

Kaneko gallery hosts student art show at ARC

A group of students, staff, faculty and community members gather at the student art show at the James Kaneko Gallery at American River College in Sacramento, California on April 26. The show runs from April 25 to May 11. (Photo by Hannah Darden)
April 28, 2016

A gilded statue of a woman with stairwells and archways carved into her, an oil painting of a wilted sunflower and a salt photography print of a girl’s face were among the award winners at American River...

Kaneko Gallery holds reception to close “Explicit Material” exhibition

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

Reception for pop culture artist held at Kaneko Gallery

Inoa Spyres (left) and Salina Herrera-Spyres (right) observe art by Kathy Aoki at the James Kaneko Gallery on March 3, 2016. (Photo by Hannah Darden)
March 7, 2016

The James Kaneko Gallery at American River College welcomed artist Kathy Aoki for an artist reception on Thursday. Aoki, whose art is in permanent collections in the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art,...

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...

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