Courtesy of Ruthy Alraei | Sara George, senior art therapy and fine arts double major, works on a ceramic mug.

Art proven to be therapeutic

Art is a discipline that is dynamic and subjective. However, scientists have been able to translate this complex subject into a quantitative form of therapy for many people. “As a form of clinical therapy, art therapy gives individuals a way of communicating traumatic or complex issues in another form when verbalization of these issues is […]

Alex Iannone | Banner | On the first Thursday of the month Riverside gives artist a chance to showcase their work to buyers.

Inspiration found at Riverside Arts Walk

Every first Thursday of the month, the Riverside Arts Council hosts a community event called the Riverside Arts Walk in Downtown Riverside from 6–9 p.m. The Riverside Arts Walk is a free event that consists of music, food and laughter as the community comes together to make lasting memories. Each artist works long hours to […]

Misty Severi | Banner | An untitled artwork by California Baptist University student Emma Limitaco was displayed at the entrance of the latest Art Exhibit titled New Genres.

Rose Gallery hosts new student exhibit

Fuzzy, brightly colored yarn dangling from the ceiling over a pile of comfortable fluffy pillows and blankets. People lying beneath the covers under a nostalgic, oversized-chair fort, staring up at the drawings of stars lit up by a black light. A large, dark structure framing a doorway. Through that doorway is a blue-hued underwater landscape, […]

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Bullet journaling provides diverse methods of self-discovery

Journaling can be a form of expressing creativity, organizing ideas, planning daily agendas, documenting memories or venting about thoughts. A bullet journal can be all of these things rolled into one. Kaitlyn Merced, junior Christian studies major, has been using a bullet journal for three years. By combining inspiration from YouTube videos with her own […]

Ninasophia Stowe | Banner The faculty art show, “It Seemed Like a Good Idea at the Time,” was named by Duncan Simcoe, professor of fine art and featured the art piece above created by Kristi Lippire, assistant professor of fine art. The piece was made from cast plaster blocks that were tinted with color and are held together with metal wraps.

Art gallery moves on campus for student shows

After five years at the California Baptist University Gallery in downtown Riverside, the College of Architecture Visual Arts and Design art gallery relocated Oct. 24 to the Rose Garden Gallery on campus for its debut show, “It Seemed Like a Good Idea at the Time,” the Biennial Faculty Exhibit. Beka Leininger, CBU alumna and curator […]

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Use my camera in a museum? You bet!

LA museums encourage use of cameras, social media sites Instagram museums are starting to pop up across America, especially in Los Angeles, using art as a tool to increase likes and followers. These museums look at Instagrammers’ styles to create exhibits with trendy backdrops, colorful lighting and props. Jamie Counihan, freshman entrepreneurship major, visited an […]

lijah Hickman | Banner | Julia Olsen-Rodriguez, Riverside County resident, has a passion for dancing and loves to share that passion with her community. She teaches both children and adult ballet classes at the Orange Terrace Community Center in Downtown Riverside a few times a week.

Riverside offers ballet classes

The Riverside Community Center recently announced the addition of an adult beginning ballet class to be offered at the Orange Terrace Community Center located downtown. This class is one of many offered throughout the city of Riverside in which California Baptist University students can participate. The beginning ballet class is designed for adults with little-to-no […]