The Pioneer

Artist paints dolls on Bay Area Walls

Artist paints dolls on Bay Area Walls

Rebecca Olmos,
Staff Writer

July 3, 2018


Filed under Arts & Life, Showcase

When you exit Alum Rock off of 101, you see a mural of a wide-eyed mermaid laying on a beach. Her dramatic lashes sit on top of hearts in her green eyes that match her mermaid tail. She is painted on the side of Mariscos Cancun, a Mexican seafood restaurant. This mermaid is one of Sand One’s dolls,...

8BitBrand mixes retro art and pop culture

8BitBrand mixes retro art and pop culture

Daniel Aziz,
Contributor

May 24, 2018


Filed under Arts & Life

Chris Hurtt, a freelance illustrator from Oakland, is pushing to bridge the gap between retro art and music culture with 8BitBrand, a sticker, art print, and poster company. What started off as a side project while he was a design communication student at San Francisco State, his hobby quickly turned...

Dive bar ‘Art Pop Up’ brings out Bay Area artists

Dive bar ‘Art Pop Up’ brings out Bay Area artists

Veronica Hall,
Layout Designer

March 15, 2017


Filed under Arts & Life, Features

The glow of red still hung from the ceiling lights and the mirror walls that framed the walkway of The Ruby Room were covered in local art. The entrance tables of the Oakland dive bar became display areas for ceramics and the back lounge stands were full of beaded and wire jewelry for sale. Even the...

Tracing the artist’s constellation: Student featured in campus gallery

Tracing the artist’s constellation: Student featured in campus gallery

Kali Persall,
Managing Editor

February 15, 2017


Filed under Arts & Life, Features

All of the particles in our bodies are descendants of dead stars. The concept, made popular by scientist Carl Sagan in the 1980’s, is also the inspiration behind Cal State East Bay senior Bob Pero’s photo series “Particle Theory” which features portraits of people overlaid with images of sta...

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