Posts Tagged ‘art’

The best way to tell the story of Community Ed mosaic art instructor Carmelo Fiannaca is to visit him in his stunning Tuscan-style villa with its sweeping view of the Malibu coastline. It’s there you will see the beautiful mosaic work that this award-winning and internationally exhibited artist has done throughout the house, both indoors […]

To say jewelry designer Gian-Martin Joller is a popular instructor is an understatement. Students like his Jewelry Design class, offered through SMC’s academic program, so much that they want to take it over and over again. But state regulations restrict course repetition, leaving students stranded without their beloved professor and class. SMC Community Education came […]

Ed Mangus 12-15

Photo instructor Ed Mangus is one of the 20 instructors who will be on hand to meet and talk to at the Open House Jan. 23. (Photo by Luis Herrera, one of Mangus’ students) By Alice Meyering, Program Coordinator of Community & Contract Education Following up on the success of our 2015 Open House, we are […]

By Alice Meyering, Program Coordinator of Community & Contract Education (Photos by Garet Field-Sells and Gary Heck) SMC Community Ed attracts many students with extraordinary accomplishments. Case in point: A. Moret, who took Greg Van Zuyen’s Photoshop & Illustrator class last fall. Moret is the co-founder and editor-in-chief of Santa Monica-based Installation Media & Magazine, the first all-digital […]

A Quick Look at Sumi-e, or 墨絵

Posted: 4th November 2014 by Alice Meyering in Tips & Interests
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Community Education is  excited to introduce a new class in the upcoming winter semester, to add to our already vibrant  selection of art classes.  In a bygone era in China and Japan, the art of Sumi-e is considered a pastime worthy of undertaking by a cultured gentleman or gentlewoman.   Sherry Davis, whose many accomplishments include being an […]