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Artwork titled “No, I Never Went Back” by Shirin Towfiq on display in the City Gallery at San Diego City College

Art exhibit at San Diego City College addresses range of relationships

"Looking for a sign" by artist Shirin Towfiq on display through Oct. 6
Shamere Grimes, Multimedia Journalist September 22, 2022
Artist and educator Shirin Towfiq gave a guest lecture to San Diego City College art students via Zoom on Sept. 13. Towfiq, a child of refugees from Iran, began her journey as an artist at MiraCosta College in Oceanside, where she took a photography class. Several of her pieces are on display at the City College Art Gallery through Oct. 6.
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Alfredo Diaz stands on a ladder, stretching a can toward the newly painted area of a tall cement wall of the AH Building at City.

City students invited to social justice mural kickoff today

Three murals, a student art show, and a craft sale - just in time for Mother’s Day - are all underway on campus this week
Kathy Archibald, Enterprise Editor May 4, 2022
Three murals, including a geometric art piece with layers of symbolism, plus a student art show and a craft sale are all underway on campus this week, inviting student participation.
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A woman sits next to the portrait of a face at the entrance of an art gallery.

City Gallery to host closing reception Saturday evening

The monthlong exhibition of contemporary drawings by four Southern California artists will be celebrated Feb. 26
Kathy Archibald, Multimedia Journalist February 24, 2022
The City Gallery at San Diego City College will host a closing reception for its first show of the year Feb. 26.
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Art from drawing exhibition at City Gallery

Works of art on display

Drawing exhibit featuring art from local and outside artists is available throughout February.
Scott Gardinier, Staff Writer February 20, 2019
San Diego City College’s Fine Arts Department is bringing professional artwork to campus with “startingLINE,” an art exhibition focused on drawing.
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City Gallery explores the abstract

Denise White October 27, 2015

San Diego City College's City Gallery was filled with a crowd of people admiring beautiful artwork during an art show created by a selection of 12 San Diego-based artists on Oct. 8. City College hosted...

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City College dancers Dante Finch and Brianna Bellamy perform a traditional Russian waltz in the center of the City Gallery as part of the opening reception for the gallery’s newest exhibition, “Dialogues: Poster Art of the Soviet Union,” on March 13. Photo credit: Torrey Spoerer

Dialogues of the Soviet past: Soviet history and arts exhibit draws art and history lovers out to City Gallery

Torrey Spoerer March 24, 2015

In 1989, the Soviet Union government offered the United States a unique opportunity to view Soviet life through an exhibit of contemporary Soviet posters in a show organized by members of the American...

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Art pieces, such as these sculpted birds by retired SDSU art professor Joanne Hayakawa, explore the themes of nature and humanity that is present in City Gallerys spring exhibition.   Photo courtesy of Joanne Hayakawa

‘Terrestrial’ set to go live Feb. 5

Torrey Spoerer February 3, 2015

As the City Gallery opens for its second-ever semester on the San Diego City College campus, a new show titled “Terrestrial” will give viewers innovative perspectives of themes revolving around...

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Architects Jeremey Joyce and Ryan Oesling speaking with City Gallery Art Director Y.C. Kim on Aug. 28 at a VIP opening reception. Photo credit: Torrey Spoerer

City College’s new art gallery opens for its first exhibition

Torrey Spoerer September 1, 2014

For quite some time, San Diego City College was one of the only educational institutions that did not have any working art gallery. Now, both students at City College and the public can finally have...

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