San Francisco is a coffee city that is ever experimenting in different tastes and trends. While certain drinks come in and out of fashion, these are the best latte drinks to get at the moment.
The Maya Culture was on full display both on the Mission and Ocean Campus in September. At the Ocean campus a lively reception was held for the Helen Moran collection of Maya Women Life, Art, Hope. A contemporary art exhibit celebrating Maya artists. The Maya Cultural Festival took place at the Mission campus celebrating the culture of the Maya population in the Bay Area with traditional clothing, food, art therapy classes, lectures on public benefits, housing, jobs, interpreters, health, courts and Maya identity.
Painting students at the time, Barbara Bolls-Guillory, Itzli Ceja and Xiaoyu Luo painted the Frida Kahlo panel together. The three benefitted from the workshop in a multitude of ways, from the community aspect to the technical skills learned.
Retired and current art professors, Anna Asebedo and Nancy Mizuno Elliott, respectively, are displaying their works in a new art exhibition, “Abscission,” running from August 28 to September 28, 2023, in the City College Art Gallery. The show includes their contrasting work, as well as collaborative pieces made by the two over the summer. The show’s opening reception is Wednesday September 6, 2023 from 5:30-7:30pm in the Visual Arts Building, Room v119.
Meet Sirron Norris, a well known illustrator and mural artist in San Francisco who uses the knowledge gained throughout his career to educate aspiring artists in the Mission District and in the general San Francisco community.
Displaying more than 150 of Rivera’s works, the exhibit maps the artist’s influence on creating Mexican and American identities.
The Consistent Resistance is an art protest show which advocates for Black Liberation through intercultural solidarity. The show took place on Oct. 23, at Fillmore St. Cafe, where different speakers talked about various topics such as housing, healing, abolition, and even defending SFPD.
City College student Emmy Uwimana is resilient in overcoming his personal struggles, and uses the power of dance to advocate for social justice.
Artist and former CCSF teacher, Lauren Van Duren, had an art exhibit called Rise to Resilience, from January 13th through February 4th at the Sunset CCSF Campus. Within this article Lauren explains her inspirations for this particular exhibit. She also explains her early start as an artist as well as her experience teaching at City College.