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Laura Hansen’s “Constrained,” featured in the “META:morphosis” exhibition on Nov. 23, 2021, is a mixed-media assemblage which features broken frames, chains and metal coils. The exhibition ran in the University Union Gallery from Nov. 22 through Dec. 2.

Sac State ‘META:morphosis’ exhibition delves into isolation and loss

Jennah Booth December 4, 2021
The “META:morphosis” exhibit at the University Union explores how Sacramento State artists experience physical, psychological and emotional transformation.
Ember de Boer stands in front of her work at the “Emerging Artist Showcase” at the Arthouse in Sacramento on Nov. 5, 2021. She said spent a lot of time carefully hanging each piece of the exhibit and the prices of each piece are listed to not undercut the values of the other works in the gallery.

How Sac State artist Ember de Boer found her passion in 3D sculpture

Zachary Cimaglio November 18, 2021
Read the story of Ember de Boer, a Sacramento sculpture artist who has made her mark out of the sculpture lab at Sac State and is now being featured in professional exhibitions.
Shuga Cain from “RuPaul’s Drag Race” returns to Sac State’s University Union Ballroom stage with a performance Thursday, Nov. 4, 2021. Cain is a drag queen who came in seventh place during season 11 of the show “RuPaul’s Drag Race” in 2019.

GALLERY: Shuga Cain drag show returns to Sac State with energetic event

Ayaana Williams and Nicque McMullen November 9, 2021
Drag queen Shuga Cain from “RuPaul’s Drag Race” returned to Sac State Thursday night with a performance filled with jokes, stories about herself and other drag queens, and lip-syncing.
The University Union’s Gallery at Sac State will display the “Organic Flux” exhibit from Oct. 25 to Nov. 4. Acrylic painting “Summer Break” by Genesis “The Mayor” Torres will be displayed in the exhibit. Image of the painting “Summer Break” courtesy of Torres. Graphic created in Canva.

Sac State’s IMPACT Club hosts multimedia ‘Organic Flux’ exhibit

Zachary Cimaglio October 27, 2021
Sacramento State’s upcoming art exhibit “Organic Flux” highlights the resilience of Sacramento’s art community on Oct. 25.
J.J. Jones stands outside of the University Theatre on Wednesday, Oct. 13, 2021. Jones plays the lead character Dr. Frank-N-Furter in Sac State’s “The Rocky Horror Show” production that opens on Oct. 20, 2021.

Sac State’s lead in “The Rocky Horror Show” shares experiences being Two-Spirit, drag artist

Nicque McMullen October 25, 2021
Jones proceeded to send an email to the director of the show Michelle Felten because she said this was the first time there was a specific role that she really wanted. “I got that email from J.J. saying ‘would you consider casting a woman in this part?’” Michelle Felten, director of “The Rocky Horror Show,” said.
Posters from the Royal Chicano Air Force art collective hang in the Collections & Collaborations exhibit on Sept. 30, 2021. Art history and printmaking students referenced the posters from the university’s archives to create works based on their own ephemera. Photo of the posters taken by Marin Perego. Graphic created in Canva.

Sac State art students respond to pandemic through printmaking

Marin Perego October 10, 2021
The “Collections & Collaborations” printmaking exhibition on display in the University Union Gallery spotlights pieces by Sacramento State art history students.
The entrance to the “More Than Just Scribbles” art exhibit on the second floor of the University Union on Monday, Sept. 20, 2021. The exhibit will continue to be held every day from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. until Thursday, Sept. 30.  Photo by Nicque McMullen

Artwork from ASI Children’s Center displayed in Sac State Union

Nicque McMullen September 20, 2021
Art made by the children in the ASI Children’s Program hangs on the walls of the Gallery located on the second floor of the University Union for the next week. Read more about the exhibit here:
Multimedia virtual art exhibit to feature ‘Expressions for Social Justice’

Multimedia virtual art exhibit to feature ‘Expressions for Social Justice’

Katerina Graziosi May 6, 2021
Sac State’s Center on Race, Immigration and Social Justice will host a multimedia virtual art exhibit in response to “unequal freedoms” – the systemic and social inequalities faced by marginalized communities.
Artist Taylor Pannell stands next to a mannequin and in front of a self portrait inside her art studio Taylor’d Mind Studios in Sacramento on Feb. 3, 2021. The self-portrait is made from coffee watercolor and ink.

Sacramento artist offers art studio perfectly ‘Taylor’d’ to the community

Nijzel Dotson April 3, 2021
Taylor Pannell considers her apartment turned art studio to be “The Home of Sacramento.”

Sacramento’s Black community jubilant with Sojourner Truth Museum grand opening

Michael Eskridge March 22, 2021
The grand opening of the Sojourner Truth African Heritage Museum at Florin square on Saturday gave members of the community cause for celebration.
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