The Pioneer

The Pioneer

Artist paints dolls on Bay Area Walls

Artist paints dolls on Bay Area Walls

Rebecca Olmos,
Staff Writer
July 3, 2018

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...

8BitBrand mixes retro art and pop culture

8BitBrand mixes retro art and pop culture

Daniel Aziz,
Contributor
May 24, 2018

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...

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

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...

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

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...

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