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ArchitectureView -10th Annual Architecture Festival

ArchitectureView -10th Annual Architecture Festival

ArchitectureView by Barrett Lipomi Design impacts nearly every aspect of our lives. So naturally investing in good design enhances our lives and improves our community. When buildings, parks, roadways, and signs are well designed they add to our lives and become something worth encouraging and celebrating. The Modesto Architecture Festival does just that, it’s a […]

By September 6, 2017 Read More →
DesignView – Design a la MO.DE

DesignView – Design a la MO.DE

DesignView by Lee Davis, Founder, Modesto Design Collective (MO.DE) Modesto design à la MO.DE “Design creates culture. Culture shapes values. Values determine the future.” Stephanie Gallo, Vice President of Marketing at E&J Gallo Winery, quoted renowned Canadian designer, Robert L. Peters, in welcoming the more than 150 Modesto-area designers who gathered at Gallo for the […]

By August 2, 2017 Read More →
“A Mother’s Tears” –  Susan Levy brings her art to the MJC Gallery

“A Mother’s Tears” – Susan Levy brings her art to the MJC Gallery

“A Mother’s Tears” – Susan Levy brings her art to the MJC Gallery The Modesto Junior College Department of Art presents “A Mother’s Tears” art show featuring the paintings of Susan Levy. The show opens on Monday, May 15, 2017 and runs through Thursday, June 1, 2017 in the MJC Art Gallery on the East […]

By April 21, 2017 Read More →
Love in Dead Silence

Love in Dead Silence

Love in Dead Silence Special Guest Writer Shannon Carmack Mize Center Stage Conservatory is what community theatre is all about. It is located in the basement theater of the City Center downtown on J street. You’ve probably passed the building hundreds of times without ever even thinking about what was going on inside. You can […]

By April 17, 2017 Read More →
DesignView – Modesto is Not Only a City, It’s a Font

DesignView – Modesto is Not Only a City, It’s a Font

DesignView Modesto is not only a city. It’s a font. by Lee Davis, Founder, Modesto Design School Every letter of every word you’re reading here has been designed. Each character of every font has been meticulously drawn by a typographer to ensure legibility, to be aesthetically pleasing, and to convey a style or symbolic meaning. […]

By April 4, 2017 Read More →
2017 NorCal Cosies Winners

2017 NorCal Cosies Winners

Fans of fun are the true winners when it comes to all the family friendly events that happen all over the area.  Flooding and heavy rain were in last weekend’s forecast but that couldn’t keep the fans, families and contestants away from the West Side Theatre in Newman on January 7th for the second annual […]

By January 13, 2017 Read More →
This is your Con, Modesto!

This is your Con, Modesto!

Modesto’s Own First  Pop-Culture Convention to be held at the Modesto Centre Plaza July 9th & 10th, 2016 Tickets available online at www.modestocon.bpt.me and local comic and games shops all around Stanislaus Co. The city of Modesto has earned its fame as the home of geek culture icons such as George Lucas (known for “American […]

By May 18, 2016 Read More →
ArtView – Young At Art

ArtView – Young At Art

Art View By Jim Christiansen March does take off with a bang this month. “Young at Art,” the annual student show opens at Mistlin Gallery, with a run to March 19, where it finishes with an artist reception and Awards Ceremony at 2:30 pm. Student art featured in several age categories and media, from preschool […]

By March 2, 2016 Read More →
ArtView- September 2014

ArtView- September 2014

Art View By Jim Christiansen September marks the opening of a new major exhibit at Carnegie Arts Center in Turlock. Joan Miro, Fantastic Universe, Prints by the Master of Surrealism. Miro is one of my favorite artists, and the show will feature approximately Sixty works. Exhibition will showcase Miro’s printmaking exploration towards the end of […]

By September 6, 2014 Read More →
ArtView – March Youth Art Month

ArtView – March Youth Art Month

Art View By Jim Christiansen Maps are on sale for the 2014 Stanislaus Artists Open Studio Tour. This year, 64 artists are participating in the April 12 and 13 Open Studio weekend. Most show in their own studio, with demos, displays, and portfolios available to review. Others are showing in groups. All 44 stops have […]

ArtView – November

ArtView – November

Art View By Jim Christiansen Here at the Queen Bean, Art View is thankful to have wifi and able to send in this month’s column late for deadline, and still cover what’s coming up for November. Sort of the way artists have a habit of last minute entries into shows and our own Stanislaus County […]

ArtView – Summer Shows

ArtView – Summer Shows

Art View By Jim Christiansen The May Art Walk started with guitars on the street. Eli Allsup and friends playing on Eleventh Street sidewalk at Tresetti’s as an unannounced warm up for strolling minstrels, Blue Monday’s Eric Benson with pawn shop guitar, Modesto View publisher Chris Murphy in retro striped shirt, with Gary Nelson and […]

ArtView – April Art

ArtView – April Art

Art View By Jim Christiansen The April Showers flood of local art events rushes in the first weekend with the Preview Show for 2013 Stanislaus Artist Open Studio Tour, Thursday April 4 at Gallo Center. The preview is FREE, with a chance to see one example from each of the 57 artists on the tour, […]

ArtView- March

ArtView- March

Art View by Jim Christiansen Stanislaus Artist Open Studio map booklets go on sale March 1. The third annual event features 57 artists in 35 studio venues all around the county. Maps are $10 with Students under 18 Free, and available at the March 2nd Acoustic Rock Society Art and Music of Our Own at […]

For The Love of Art

For The Love of Art

Art View By Jim Christiansen There is quite a bit of new spring art in our community. For the Love of Art, and art events in Stanislaus County, the map booklets for April 14 and 15 Stanislaus Artists Open Studio Tour go on saleValentine’s Day. Available in print at galleries and stops around town, the […]