Annual Juried Art Student Exhibit Opens at CSUN

  • Student art work displayed in the Art Galleries.

    Approximately 100 student art pieces are on display now through May 4 in the Art Galleries as part of the annual Juried Art Student Exhibition, which features a range of works representing various disciplines. Cash awards will be provided by the CSUN Arts Council and presented to students at the opening reception, today April 19 between 7 to 9 p.m. in the Art Galleries. Among the awards presented are Best of Show, Honorable Mention and the Dean’s Award. To find out the winners, please visit the Art Galleries website after the reception. Photo by Nestor Garcia.

  • Various graphic design student art works on display in the Art Gallery.

    Colorful pieces were on display in the Art Galleries as part of the annual Juried Art Student Exhibition running now through May 4. A collection of household goods inspired graphic design students (from foreground to background): “Lightbulb Packaging” by Jamila McIntosh, “Tre’s Bon Generic Food Packaging” by Jhomarie Loquenlland, “Special Edition DVD” by Ivette Abelyan, “Arcade Fire Live Performance DVD Set” by Daniel Wenzel and “Krink Drink” by Taylor Keefe O’Marah. CSUN students, both undergraduate and graduate, had a three-day period to submit pieces created within the last year to be judged by three art experts from outside the university. Photo by Nestor Garcia.

  • Two oil on canvas art pieces by Emily Jones.

    Emily Jones’ oil on canvas titled “I Want You to Hold Me Down and Never Let Me Go” is on display at the exhibition. It depicts a woman figure in a white dress hiding her face behind a suitcase, the same of which is painted alone on the smaller canvas to the left. Photo by Nestor Garcia.

  • A linocut work by Alec Dye.

    “Façade at Daybreak” by Alec Dye is a linocut featuring architecture in the midst of a rising sun. Photo by Nestor Garcia.

  • Five different student art pieces on display in the Art Gallery.

    Students submitted pieces from various disciplines, including painting, sculpture, animation, video, web design, photography, drawing, printmaking, graphic design, textiles, ceramics and mixed media to be juried by three art experts. Pictured above is a collection of works from graphic design and digital art students (top, from left to right) “Arsonist” by Natalie Tafilaw and “The Three Musketeers” by Daniel Chong; (bottom, from left to right) “Krink Drink” by Taylor Keefe O’Marah, “Arcade Fire Live Performance DVD Set” by Daniel Wenzel and “Special Edition DVD” featuring “The Sopranos” by Ivette Abelyan. Photo by Nestor Garcia.