The American River Current

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...

Artist displays distorted figure paintings at the Shadow Box Gallery

ARC student Jose Tellez’s twisted and distorted figurative paintings are displayed in the Shadow Box. (Photo by Lidiya Grib)

Lidiya Grib

November 22, 2016

Inspired by Renaissance artists Caravaggio and Michelangelo, artist Jose Tellez brings a twisted touch to his distorted figurative paintings, currently displayed in the Shadow Box at American River College. In the Shadow Box display, Tellez’s paintings scream out to be seen. His oil paintings show bod...

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