City College of San Francisco Celebrates Maya Culture – Past and Present

October 5, 2023 The Guardsman 1

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.

City College Art Professors Exhibit Individual and Collaborative Pieces in Upcoming Show

September 4, 2023 The Guardsman 0

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.

The Consistent Resistance

November 6, 2020 The Guardsman 0

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. 

Art Display Explores Emotional Trials and Tribulations

February 19, 2020 The Guardsman 0

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.