Ephemeral Traces: Collective Memory and Culture in the Work of Guadalupe Rosales

by Lizette Carrasco, VPAM Student Tutor Art has a way of evoking a memory to a time when life was simpler: when connecting with a friend was just a phone call away, to mailing hand-written letters, and back when backyard parties were promoted through word of mouth or handing out a distinctive flyer. The evolution… Read More Ephemeral Traces: Collective Memory and Culture in the Work of Guadalupe Rosales

Yolanda González’s Sueño De Familia/Dream of Family

by Breanna Fierro, VPAM Student Tutor The Alhambra based artist, Yolanda González, looks to give back to her community through watercolor and ceramic workshops out of her studio Ma Art Space, and Inner City Arts, an arts organization for underserved youth. González frequently participates as a guest speaker and panelist for a variety of organizations… Read More Yolanda González’s Sueño De Familia/Dream of Family

Transferring to Your Dream School… and Then, Coronavirus: An Interview With Janet Macias

by Saran Alderson, VPAM Student Tutor The goal for a lot of students at East Los Angeles College (ELAC) is to find a major they are passionate about and then transfer to the perfect school to continue to study that topic. This year, plenty of students graduated, transferred, and then the whole world changed just… Read More Transferring to Your Dream School… and Then, Coronavirus: An Interview With Janet Macias

The History of Vincent Price’s Art Collection at East Los Angeles College

by Constance Villalvazo, VPAM Student Tutor Peter Wu’s exhibition Rise of the Fly II, which opened at the Vincent Price Art Museum in 2016, explored changing societal fears and the nature of reconstituted imagery. The artist did this via installation, utilizing both the scores and film stills of Kurt Neumann’s 1958 horror classic The Fly,… Read More The History of Vincent Price’s Art Collection at East Los Angeles College

Notes on Fashion in the Work of Umar Rashid (Frohawk Two Feathers)

by Constance Villalvazo, VPAM Student Tutor In 1771 Marie Antoinette shirked convention by refusing to wear a corset. When compelled, she finally agreed to wear the loosest form in existence – that worn with a riding habit – and further shocked society by wearing it with a pair of men’s trousers on horseback. This was… Read More Notes on Fashion in the Work of Umar Rashid (Frohawk Two Feathers)

In Focus with George Rodriguez

by Lizette Carrasco, VPAM Student Tutor In October 2019, the Vincent Price Art Museum opened George Rodriguez: Double Vision, an exhibition curated by Josh Kun, Professor of Communication and Journalism and Chair in Cross-Cultural Communication in the Annenberg School at the University of Southern California, encompassing forty years of photography in the artist’s first career… Read More In Focus with George Rodriguez