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Spring Juried Art Show

Entries are being sought for the 2013 Spring Juried Art Show, a collaboration of the Turlock City Arts Commission and the Carnegie Arts Center.

February 26, 2013 | STAFF REPORTS Turlock Journal | Fine Arts

Carnegie retrospective explores Turlock artist’s creative journey

The Carnegie Arts Center is opening an exhibit from former California State University, Stanislaus professor and artist John Barnett, focusing on his body of works that find the beauty in the smallest elements of nature.

January 29, 2013 | Sabra Stafford | Fine Arts

Carnegie draws 15,000 visitors in first year; seeks more memberships, classes in 2013

In its first 15 months of operation the Carnegie Arts Center brought in nearly $2 million in endowment pledges, hosted multiple exhibits that drew in more than 15,000 visitors, and ended the year with a revenue surplus, according to the Center's first annual report.

January 22, 2013 | Sabra Stafford | Fine Arts

Carnegie events feature impressionist exhibit

A collection of paper works from the artist Edgar Degas is coming to the Carnegie Arts Center for an extended exhibit.

September 11, 2012 | Sabra Stafford | Fine Arts

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 | | 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

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