Students must submit an application and portfolio to the gallery between 12pm and 4pm in order to be considered for one of the scholarships. The scholarship awards are decided by the full time faculty and staff of the department and are presented at the Annual Student Art Exhibition at the end of the spring semester. Click here for more details.
Art Gallery - Lecture - Professor Michael Coronado - Why journalism matters. The truth of real reporting.
Lecture - Professor Michael Coronado - Why journalism matters. The truth of real reporting.
Michael Coronado is an assistant professor of journalism and mass communications at Cypress College. He is also the adviser of the Cypress Chronicle, the student-run news organization. In his prior life, he was a war correspondent embedded with Marines during the Iraq War in 2003; a prisons reporter; an editor overseeing nuclear energy and coastal issues for the OC Register; and most recently, the editor of The Press-Enterprise, a Pulitzer prize-winning newspaper in Inland Southern California.
We will be screening "The Internet's Own Boy" in support of the current exhibition, "Authenticate."
"The Internet's Own Boy: The Story of Aaron Swartz" is a 2014 American biographical documentary film about Aaron Swartz written, directed, and produced by Brian Knappenberger. The film premiered in the US Documentary Competition program category at the 2014 Sundance Film Festivalon January 20, 2014. The film depicts the life of American computer programmer, writer, political organizer, and Internet activist Aaron Swartz. Footage of Swartz as a child is featured at the start and end of the film. The film is narrated by figures from Swartz's life, including his mother, brothers, and girlfriends.
“Authenticate” is Cypress College Art Gallery’s first group exhibition to center on the culture of the Internet and emerging questions regarding veracity, trust, and transparency. The exhibition is curated by Jean Robison. The artworks included in “Authenticate” are nuanced videos and other representations of online art work, which examine a crisis of confidence within an ever–industrializing and –professionalizing web culture. These artworks were created by artists from around the world, including:
Jeremy Bailey - Canada
Young Hae Chang Heavy Industries – Korea, USA
Lauren MCacrthy – USA
Rafael Lozano-Hemmer – Mexico
Yuef Merhi - Venezuela
Special performance at reception - Cannibalistic Caterpillar
In addition to the exhibition, the Cypress College Art Gallery will host related events throughout the run of the exhibition. These events will hosted by students and faculty from a variety of programs, clubs, and departments across campus.
March 15, 2018, Film Screening - The Internet's Own Boy 6:30-8:30pm at the gallery
March 22, 2018, Lecture - Professor Michael Coronado - Why journalism matters. The truth of real reporting. At the gallery