The Renegade Rip

Artist Victoria Porter poses in front of her “Black Is Beautiful” art collection at the Bakersfield Art Association.

Bakersfield Art Association hosts “Black Is Beautiful” art exhibit

September 14, 2018

The Bakersfield Art Association hosted the “Black Is Beautiful” art exhibition during Bakersfield’s annual First Friday Artwalk on Sept. 7. The exhibition...

A crowd gathers around Sugar Candy Mountain as they perform during the Art After Dark Summer Concert.

Art After Dark brings guests of all ages together

August 31, 2018

The Bakersfield Museum of Art (BMoA) hosted its monthly Art After Dark event Thursday, Aug. 30 in the Sculpture Garden. Museum members were granted early...

The theatre classes did a performance of “Praying” by Kesha.

Theater students perform improvisational tributes to #MeToo and TimesUp

April 4, 2018

Bakersfield College Department of Performing Arts and Professor Kimberly Chin came together on Wednesday, March 14 for a pop-up performance called “A...

The Annual Jones Gallery Exhibition showcases BC art students’ work

A student summited artwork in the form of a sculpture with a TV for a head.

Alexis Pedroza, Reporter

March 23, 2018

The Annual Jones Gallery Exhibition took place on March 22 inside the Bakersfield College Library. The reception started at 4 p.m. and people were able...

Spring Fling Easel Event celebrates women’s history month

Christina Benavides, Copy Editor

March 23, 2018

Brush & Blush hosted the Spring Fling Easel Event featuring Frida Kahlo as the theme of the night. Bakersfield College students and their families were invited to celebrate Women’s history month during Spring Fling week in the cafeteria. The event began at 6 p.m. and offered snacks and refreshments. There were several tables with clean canvases set up for each person...

Rachel Magnus, the BMOA curator, discusses the impact of Astrid Preston’s artwork at the museum.

Art After Dark captivates locals

February 26, 2018

The first Art After Dark show of 2018 took place at the Bakersfield Museum of Art on Feb. 22. The show contained pieces of landscape painter Astrid Preston’s...

Bakersfield hosts “The All of Us Journey”

Melissa Puryear, Managing Editor

February 11, 2018

Bakersfield was the 6th city on the tour calendar this year for The All of Us Journey, an interactive mobile unit on wheels, which houses demonstration segments about Precision Medicine (PM). The “Journey” is sponsored by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and was locally hosted by The National Alliance for Hispanic Health at Maya Cinemas, on Jan. 25. The ed...

Various pieces of artwork created by Kern County high school students on display at Bakersfield College’s Wylie and Mary Louise Jones Gallery for the Panorama Invitational.

The Panorama Invitational shows off Kern County High School students’ work

February 11, 2018

The Panorama Invitational will be exhibiting the artwork of Kern County high school students at Bakersfield College’s Wylie and May Louise Jones G...

Guests gaze at the artwork of Jason T. Stewart at the Empty Space art exhibit on Sept. 9.

The Empty Space holds a celebration of art exhibit

October 4, 2017

The Empty Space theater held a celebration of their art exhibit entitled “When I Was Young…III” displaying the works of Jason T. Stewart on Sept....

Local artist helps in beautifying area

Cassandra McGowan, Reporter

November 21, 2013

Jorge Guillen is a local artist who has had, and currently does have, his artistic hand in many projects around Bakersfield and outlying southeastern cities such as Arvin, Weedpatch, and Lamont.  Guillen serves on the board for the Lamont Parks and Recreation and he has also contributed his skills to the Keep Bakersfield Beautiful project by painting four of the electrical...

The art side of porn

Cassandra McGowan, Reporter

October 23, 2013

The Gadfly Café in the Levan Center for the Humanities hosted an open discussion on the topic of Art and Pornography and how they correlate, or don't, to each other. The discussion was open to anyone who wanted to come and anyone was welcome to say whatever they felt pertinent to the topic. There were about 60 people from Bakersfield College that included students, faculty,...

The Foundry hosts young and old artists

The Foundry hosts young and old artists

martin chang, editor in chief

March 14, 2013

  Every March The Foundry celebrates the creativity and imagination of children with their Art Imitates Art exhibit. In the exhibit, which is...

The news site of Bakersfield College