Cerritos College Student Art Exhibition
April 23, 2012 - May 10, 2012
Opening Reception: Monday, April 23, 2012 @ 5-8 PM (with an Award Ceremony @ 6PM)
Admission and events are free and open to the public. Daily Parking is available for $2.00 in lot C-10 in the student white stalls only
Juried by Artist/Curator/Educator DEVON TSUNO
The Cerritos College Art Gallery is pleased to announce SAE 2012, the latest installment of the annual exhibition and juried competition of student submissions. This year's show includes over one hundred student artworks, hand-chosen by Cerritos College Art, Design, and Photography instructors, in a range of media, including drawing, painting, printmaking, ceramics, computer graphics, photography, and animation.
Awards and cash prizes for outstanding projects juried by artist/curator/educator, Devon Tsuno.
Special Thanks to the Cerritos College Foundation for generously supporting the production of exhibitions catalogs for all participating artists.
ABOUT THE JURIST: LA-born artist/curator/educator Devon Tsuno works primarily with spray paint and acrylic. His recent series of abstract paintings on handmade Japanese papers, titled Insurgent Horticulture, focuses on the non-native vegetative species present in the Southern California ecosystem. His work has been exhibited nationally and internationally, most recently at Gallery Roppongi 605 in Tokyo. Other notable exhibitions of his work have been held at the Indianapolis Museum of Contemporary Art, Torrance Art Museum, Sam Lee Gallery, POST Gallery, Monte Vista Projects, Carl Berg Gallery, Raid Projects, and Summercamp's ProjectProject. Tsuno holds a BFA from Cal State Long Beach and a MFA from Claremont Graduate University. In addition to teaching foundational drawing and painting courses at CSULB, the University of La Verne, the CSSSA at Cal Arts, and Idyllwild Arts, he also works at Cypress College as both an art professor and the gallery director/curator. Since 2003, Tsuno has also served as the founder/director of Concrete Walls, an artist run curatorial project with numerous collaborative exhibitions.