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Annual student calendar contest seeks entries

The San Joaquin Valley Air District is looking for creative student artists to enter the 2013 Healthy Air Living Kids' Calendar contest.

September 04, 2012 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Fine Arts


Celebrating Degas

The Carnegie Arts Center will be honoring one of the founders of impressionism with a West Coast premiere exhibit and a juried show open to all California artists.

July 23, 2012 | Kristina Hacker | Fine Arts


Stanislaus prof to build video arts gallery in downtown Modesto

A vacant storefront in downtown Modesto will soon be transformed into a center for video arts, thanks to a significant grant from ArtPlace.

June 12, 2012 | | Fine Arts


Arts in the Classroom: Teaching van Gogh

Sixth grade students at Cunningham Elementary School spent Tuesday studying and making their own representations of Vincent van Gogh's famous Sunflowers. The art instruction was made available to Cunningham students through the Arts in the Classroom program, funded by the Kiwanis Club of Turlock and offered through the Stanislaus County Arts Council. Cunningham fifth graders took part in the art classes in March, but their focus was on clay instead of painting.

May 22, 2012 | Kristina Hacker | Fine Arts


Artist hopes to instill fearless creativity in next generation

Juliet Moradian's lifelong passion for the arts began in a Yonkers, New York classroom during a sixth-grade art class. Moradian, an Iranian immigrant, remembers feeling empowered with the freedom of expressing all her thoughts and feelings with the stroke of a brush.

May 22, 2012 | Sabra Stafford | Fine Arts


Denham honors youth artists

U.S. Rep. Jeff Denham (R-CA 19) held a reception at Turlock's Carnegie Arts Center Tuesday in honor of students who competed in the 2012 Congressional Art Competition.

May 01, 2012 | Alex Cantatore | Fine Arts


Juried Art Show draws 175 entries

Nature took top honors in the 2012 Spring Juried Art Show, with David Bienkowski and his painting "Arboreal Journey," being awarded Best in Show.

April 10, 2012 | Kristina Hacker | Fine Arts


Local students shine in art show

The inner workings of teen inspiration will be on display for all to see beginning Monday.

April 10, 2012 | Macie Bennett | Fine Arts


Congressman Cardoza invites Valley students to participate in art competition

Congressman Dennis Cardoza (D-Merced) announced that talented high school students living in California's 18th Congressional District have the opportunity to display their artistic talent in the U.S. Capitol by competing in the annual Congressional Art Competition.

February 29, 2012 | Staff Reports TURLOCK JOURNAL | Fine Arts


Annual quilt show to display local talent, honor U.S. veterans

The Turlock Quilt Guild will be showing its colors on Feb. 18 and 19 at its annual quilt show. The "Stars Among Us" themed show will feature a special presentation to United States veterans by Quilts of Honor.

February 07, 2012 | Andrea Goodwin | Fine Arts


Textile works on display in January

In their inaugural Distinguished Artist program the Carnegie Arts Center has chosen to honor and exhibit the works of textile artist Yvonne Porcella.

December 20, 2011 | Sabra Stafford | Fine Arts


Local student’s photo earns nod in library contest

Morgan den Dulk, a Hickman Middle School seventh grader, is a fixture at the Turlock Library. And soon, her photography will be as well.

November 22, 2011 | Alex Cantatore | Fine Arts


Spray-paint artists liven up downtown wall

What was once a bland barrier wall seen from Golden State Boulevard near Center Street is being transformed into a mural of bright colors and vibrant designs at the hands of some self-professed "old-school" artists.

November 22, 2011 | Sabra Stafford | Fine Arts


Local artist opens show in Sacramento

Turlock resident and artist John Karl Claes will be showing his latest collection at the Elliot Fouts Gallery in Sacramento.

October 25, 2011 | Sabra Stafford | Fine Arts


At the Carnegie

A lecture on the Art of Chiura Obata by Kimi Kodani Hill, the artist's granddaughter will be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday at the Carnegie Arts Center, 250 N. Broadway, Turlock.

October 18, 2011 | Staff Reports TURLOCK JOURNAL | Fine Arts


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