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.
The California State University, Stanislaus Department of Art is hosting an exhibit by Mark L. Emerson through the end of this week. "Twenty Years Painting" opened on Aug. 22 in the University Art Gallery and will run until Friday. Emerson's paintings are mostly polymer on canvas and range in size from 12 by 12 inches to 7 feet high. The paintings are colorful collections of shapes and patterns with varying textures.
From the majesty of Yosemite's Half Dome to the allure of a budding field of lettuce, the photographs by Ansel Adams that captured the splendid beauty of California will also be ushering in a new era at that Carnegie Arts Center in Turlock.
City Hall was unusually active this weekend, with artists from all over the Central Valley dropping off their entries for the 29th annual Spring Juried Art Show.Judging took place on Sunday and the show is now on display at the Turlock City Gallery inside of City Hall.
Hope Werness, an arts professor at California State University, Stanislaus and an artist specializing in works that represent the wry and humorous, is exhibiting her latest collection at the First Street Gallery.
The Turlock City Arts Commission is now taking submissions for their 29th annual Spring Juried Arts Show and Sale. Independent judges will select the best pieces to display in the Turlock City Hall Gallery and award prizes to the winners. A new prize, the Ornament Award, will be selected by commissioners and the winner will have his or her artwork featured on Christmas ornaments sold by the commission.
Poets of all ages are scouring the town and their imagination in search of inspiration for the "Ode to Turlock" poetry contest. This contest is the first of its kind held by the California State University, Stanislaus Modern Languages Program in conjuncture with the Turlock City Arts Commission. The poetry contest was proposed by Teresa Bargetto-Andrès, a professor at CSU Stanislaus and a Turlock City Arts Commissioner. "The goal is to bring forth as many different and varied interpretations as there are of Turlock," said Bargetto-Andrès. The contest will highlight the many ways that community members see the ...