Students exhibit their talents

  By Delia Diaz To shed light on East Los Angeles College students artwork and the new school year, the Vincent Price Art Museum will  present the 2015 Juried Art Exhibition. The Exhibition begins on Sept. 22 and will run through Dec. 5. The annual exhibition is a juried show with a variety of different art forms. This includes student submitted work from photography, graphic design, animation, studio art and…

September 22, 2015

Artist holds book signing to promote years of work

By Joshua Inglada Los Angeles artist Lorenzo Hurtado Segovia presented his ideas of recreation and community in his book “Mis Papeles,” to guests after an art-tour. The tour and book signing took place in the Vincent Price Art Museum on Saturday from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. “Mis Papeles,” is a compilation that displays four categories of Hurtado’s artwork. The highlights range from 2007 to 2014 and are ongoing in…

April 27, 2015

East Los Angeles College celebrates Dia de los Muertos

  By Sergio Berrueta The third Annual Dia de los Muertos event brings Mexican culture to a new generation of Latinos. The event was held in the Perfoming and Fine Arts courtyard. Started by the Chicana/o Studies Department, the festival gives those in the community and students the opportunity to celebrate the festivities. The event was also funded through the Associated Student Union (ASU). Local artists were on hand to…

November 5, 2014

Artist’s walkthrough for Hoy Space this Monday at VPAM

By Sergio Berrueta Artist Roya Falahi will be leading an artist walk-through this Monday at the Vincent Price Art Museum. The artist walkthrough will be held at Hoy Space with Falahi giving background on the art that is on display from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. VPAM is closed on Mondays, but for will be open for this artist walkthrough. Hoy Space: Roya Falahi runs from Dec. 6. The walkthrough…

October 11, 2014

Panel reflects on time with artist at ELAC

By Jesus Figueora A nostalgic look back at the inspiration of artist Roberto Chavez had on the art community also took panelists back 40 years to their time at East Los Angeles College last Saturday at the Vincent Price Art Museum. Co-curator Sybil Venegas led an informative discussion at the VPAM with a panel of East Los Angeles artists including: Ofelia Esparza, Margaret Garcia, Will Herrón III and John Valadez….

October 8, 2014

Elans display art in protest

  By Jesus Figueroa and Ivan Cazares While the Vincent Price Art Museum opened the 2014 Student Juried Art Exhibit last Tuesday, “ELAC’s Salon des Refusés: Guerilla Art” displayed some of its art behind the P2 building. The artists displaying their art were part of a club on campus called the Creative Revolutionary Association of Students in Solidarity. Arrows and the words “Salon de Refuses” were drawn on the pavement…

October 1, 2014

Roberto Chavez exhibits work at Vincent Price Art Museum

By Julianne Obregon  The Vincent Price Art Museum had many people fill the large gallery for the opening reception of the Roberto Chavez and the False University: A Retrospective exhibition that included a walkthrough with the artist Roberto Chavez on Sept. 13. Chavez is a big contributor to the Chicano art movement in East Los Angeles. Chavez’ collection of different art forms earned him recognition at the Vincent Price Art…

September 18, 2014

Getty awards $150,000 to Vincent Price Art Museum

By Jesus Figueroa The Vincent Price Art Museum is the only community college museum to have received a total of $150,000 in grants from the Getty foundation to participate in the “Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA.” The VPAM will use the grants for researching and planning an exploration of Latin American and Latino art. The grants are among $5 million worth of grants announced by the Getty. “The grants were very…

May 21, 2014

South Gate campus reconstruction postponed

  By Moises Amezcua Reconstruction on the South Gate Campus postponed due to building inspections and environmental standards. Construction is expected to start in 2016. The 18.5-acre property located across the street from the South Gate campus planned to have an approved master plan with a blueprint showcasing the new relocated campus design by the end of Spring 2014. The brand new campus is expected to offer double the capacity,…

May 17, 2014

Experimental photographer to be featured at VPAM

By Cortez Cruz Serrato  East Los Angeles College’s Vincent Price Art Museum is displaying the works of the late- Los Angeles based photographer and artist Ricardo Valverde. “Ricardo Valverde: Experimental Sights, 1971-1996,” will be displayed at the VPAM from May 17 to July 26. Valverde was a Mexican American photographer who is most recognized for his photography during the 1970s and 1980s. In the 1990s he gained notoriety for developing…

May 17, 2014