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Regional artist, Jenchi Wu brings unique work to Atkinson

By Padma Nolt, Arts and Entertainment Editor

March 8, 2011

  Teapots, vases, and porcelain figurines. These three things often come to mind when thinking about conventional ceramics, but this traditional expectation is skillfully broken by artist Jenchi Wu's current exhibit at...

Surrealism meets realism in Atkinson Gallery

Padma Nolt

November 10, 2010

Haunting, surreal, and vibrant are just a few words to describe the dynamic work of up and coming artist Daniel Dove, who is currently exhibiting at City College's Atkinson Gallery. At first viewing, one is immediately struck by the sheer skill of the artist. His i...

English professor reads from pre-released poetry compilation

Paige Comaduran

November 10, 2010

Poet power couple City College English and creative writing associate professor Chella Courington and writer husband, recite what they love most - poetry. The Atkinson Gallery will house the couple's "Intersection of Prose ...

Vaqueros fall to Pierce College

Photos by Cameron Moraga and Frida Lundstrom

October 18, 2010

Display diminishes beautiful works

Padma Nolt and Padma Nolt

October 5, 2010

A colorful room, echoing chatter, and the overwhelming shuffle of feet completely filled Santa Barbara City College's Atkinson Gallery last Friday for the annual Small Images exhibition. Celebrating its 25th year, it is on...

Contemporary art displayed at the Art Faculty Biennial Show

Cecily Trowbridge, Cecily Trowbridge, and Cecily Trowbridge

September 7, 2010

The Art Faculty Biennial debuted at the Atkinson Gallery on Friday the 27th, featuring pieces created by a large part of the art department at City College. Artworks span in nature from trace drawings to watercolors to works ...

Southern artist visits arts department

Andrea Ellickson, Andrea Ellickson, and Andrea Ellickson

April 21, 2010

Despite his status as an artist, Dan Connally, a professor in the College of Creative Studies at UCSB and the juror for the Student Show opening on April 16 in the Atkinson Gallery, can be one very modest man. "Dan Connally is ...

Annual show unveiled at Atkinson

Eri Arai and Eri Arai

April 21, 2010

The Art Department's 2010 Student Show opened with an award ceremony April 16 at the Atkinson Gallery. More than 30 people waited in line ten minutes before the door was open at 5 p.m. Eight students won scholarships and 81 ...

Student show awards art scholarships

Cecily Trowbridge, Cecily Trowbridge, and Cecily Trowbridge

April 14, 2010

City College's annual Student Show will open for viewing from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday in the Atkinson Gallery. For students, this art exhibition will be the biggest of the year. The distribution of $10,000 in scholarships presents bright opp...

Atkinson Annex features student work

Marissa Falossi, Marissa Falossi, and Marissa Falossi

April 12, 2010

The Atkinson Gallery's Annex will have its second opening April 17 to feature the artwork of three students chosen by Gallery Intern Brandy Harrison. As the intern for gallery director Dane Goodman, Harrison gets to curate the ...

Art Department anticipates busy Spring

SaraLloyd Truax and SaraLloyd Truax

March 17, 2010

From the awarding of scholarships, to exchanging art work with students in Michigan, to the formation of new clubs, to guest lecturers and a variety of art exhibits, City College's Art Department is a busy and creative place. "It's...

Famous architect visits City College

Alanna Cummings

March 3, 2010

Stunning handmade models, original sketches and beautiful photographs were on display at the Atkinson Gallery Friday night, featuring the artistry of world-renowned architect and environmentalist Randall Stout. Accentuating...

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