The American River Current

Artist Unity Lewis preserves black art

Unity Lewis gives a lecture on the role his grandmother played in the Black Artist movement. Lewis gave the lecture in fine and applied arts room 505 on March 15. (Photo by Jared Smith)

Mack Ervin III

March 22, 2017

“It’s not just about the art, it’s about the community.” That’s the idea that art instructor Unity Lewis stressed during a lecture held March 15 at American River College, across from the Kaneko Gallery where “Black Artists on Art: The Legends Exhibit” was on display. The exhibit comes f...

Students protest Trump in front of the Library

Organizer Julia Stimson (second from right) and other ARC students held a protest against President-elect Donald Trump in front of the ARC Library on Nov. 10. Many students gathered around the protestors, some even argued with the protestors for Trumps side. (Photo by Jared Smith)

Robert Hansen

November 10, 2016

A group of students with signs reading “Not my President” and “Go Frack Yourself” gathered in front of the library on Thursday to protest the election of President-elect Donald J. Trump. Many student onlookers were gathered around the protesters and campus police were present to ensure a safe ...

Kaneko Gallery exhibits faculty art

“Solemente” by Laura Parker on display at the James Kaneko Gallery at American River College in Sacramento, California on Sept. 1, 2016. The gallery held a reception for the annual faculty art show. (Photo by Jared Smith)

Lidiya Grib

September 8, 2016

The Kaneko Gallery hosted a reception on Sept. 1 for an American River College faculty art show. “This is a great art gallery,” said art professor Linda Gelfman. “I think it’s really important for the students to be able to see what we are doing as faculty.” “It’s about the viewer and their experie...

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