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Student artists awarded with cash and recognitions at 2016 Student Purchase Award reception

Vu Chau

April 8, 2016

The University Union Art Gallery hosted a casual ceremony Thursday night to celebrate the 41st annual Student Purchase Awards competition and to give out prizes to four Sacramento State student artists whose entries have shown to be the best of the best from the exhibition. At the ceremony, cash pr...

Day of the Dead comes early at Sac State

Vu Chau

February 27, 2016

The University Union Gallery is putting an emphasis on the contrast between life and death for its current art exhibition entitled “Sweet Souls Remembered.” This new exhibition features colorful sugar skull sculptures by local artist Rob-O and paintings by San Francisco-based artist Francisco...

Hmong University Student Association displays art and culture

State Hornet Staff

April 25, 2014

Sacramento State’s Hmong University Student Association held the very first Hmong Heritage Week on campus.On April 24 in the University Union’s Orchard Gallery, HUSA displayed a Hmong art gallery, in honor of the heritage week.Hmong Heritage Week coordinator Chao Vang said this is a Sac State first an...

SLIDESHOW: Death penalty the subject of Sac State art exhibit

State Hornet Staff

October 19, 2011

Artist Malaquias Montoya and Mike Farrell, president of Death Penalty Focus, spoke at the opening reception of Montoya's exhibit, "Pre-Meditated: Meditations on Capital Punishment," on Oct 13. The exhibit will be on display until Nov 18. ...

Death penalty subject of Sac State art exhibit

Malaquias Montoya stands by his interpretation of an

Kaitlin Bruce

October 19, 2011

Malaquias Montoya, an artist who created controversial works surrounding the debate on capital punishment, opened his exhibit in the Sacramento State Library Gallery Annex Thursday. The exhibit, "Pre-Meditated: Meditations on Capital Punishment," opened with a reception that included guest speaker Mike Farrell, p...

Student encourages meditation through art

The color palette is consistent between paintings and sketches
throughout the gallery. This is McHurd’s second gallery showing at
Sacramento State.

Benjamin Dewey

September 21, 2011

Pushed toward art in high school by teachers who sensed she was troubled, senior studio art major Karissa McHurd quickly found art to be a meditative experience. She soon realized art is where her future was heading while teenage anxiety, McHurd said, was the root of her trouble.McHurd’s “Internal In...