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Image for Drawing Attention by John Van Hamersveld

Drawing Attention by John Van Hamersveld

Monday, August 26 - Saturday, October 12 All Day - Art Gallery (AG)
http://www.csun.edu/artgalleries

Artist Reception: Sat. September 7  4-7pm

Gallery Talk: Mon. September 9   10am

Iconic Los Angeles pop artist and graphic designer John Van Hamersveld's inspirational collection of drawings will be showcased in his upcoming exhibition Drawing Attention.

Drawing Attention will highlight forty-five years of Van Hamersveld's visionary drawings in a remarkable 3,000 square foot exhibition and provides a special opportunity to see his personal drawing collection in one cohesive package. This exhibition highlights the depth of his work, his core consistency, and his evolution as an artist.

The eighty-four images in this extensive exhibition are expected to include the Billabong Pipeline Wave, Bono as the "Million Dollar Rock Star," Jimi Hendrix, Cream, Eric Clapton, the New Composer series with Mozart and Beethoven, Grateful Dead skull, the "Buffalo Skull," American Stussy Revolution series, the Indian Chief, the Stomping Grounds movie poster, and the abstract "Box Paintings."

Accompanying the exhibition is a stunning 160-page book, entitled Drawing Attention by John Van Hamersveld. Published by Gingko Press, the book shares the distinctive story of Van Hamersveld's prolific artistic output formative as well as his formative creative process. Renowned graphic designer and a founding member of New York's legendary Push Pin Studios, Seymour Chwast writes the insightful and enlightening foreword to this book.

Drawing Attention draws forth the compelling context for an intriguing discussion in regards to schools of thought about the power of drawing as a way to develop oneself as an artist. Using the mighty pen throughout his career, Van Hamersveld brings his designer's identity to his signature.

Gallery hours are Monday through Saturday 12-4pm and Thursdays 12-8pm. For more information, call the Art Galleries at (818) 677-2156 or visit www.csun.edu/artgalleries.

Other Events

Tuesday, September 03, 2013

Image for Meet the ClubsMeet the Clubs

11:00 am - 2:00 pm - Bayramian Lawn
http://www.csun.edu/getinvolved

This event offers clubs and organizations an opportunity to have greater visibility and recruit new membership early in the Fall and Spring semesters. New and returning students, faculty and staff can see the many opportunities for involvement on campus in a centralized, energetic and festive setting!

Wednesday, September 04, 2013

Image for Meet the ClubsMeet the Clubs

11:00 am - 2:00 pm - Bayramian Lawn
http://www.csun.edu/getinvolved

This event offers clubs and organizations an opportunity to have greater visibility and recruit new membership early in the Fall and Spring semesters. New and returning students, faculty and staff can see the many opportunities for involvement on campus in a centralized, energetic and festive setting!

Tuesday, September 10, 2013

Image for Jusdeep Peace - Birthday Block PartyJusdeep Peace - Birthday Block Party

11:00 am - 4:00 pm - Matador Square (MTSQ)
https://www.facebook.com/#!/events/466376233469875/

Matador Square (between USU and Oviatt Library)

Family and friends of Jusdeep Peace openly invite CSUN's 38,000+ family to explore and expand; Jusdeep's infinite curiosity continues to bond the arts with elements of sustainability, naturopathy, social justice, spirituality, and pedagogical knowledge.

Selfless service and extreme compassion are the themes of the day articulated through Hip Hop and it's five elements: Graffiti, Emcee, Dee Jay, Breaking, and Knowledge. The able and willing can enjoy opportunities here to contribute to the long-term goals of Jusdeep's legacy. Act local think global.

Thursday, September 12, 2013

Image for 2013 Freshman Convocation 2013 Freshman Convocation

5:00 pm - 7:30 pm - Oviatt Library Lawn
http://www.csun.edu/nso/convocation/

Join A Celebrating of Learning in the 2013 Freshman Convocation taking place on Thursday, September 12 at 6:00pm in the Oviatt Library Lawn. Reception to follow - food and giveaways. 

Freshman students meet at Matador Square beginning at 5:00pm.

The keynote speaker will be Edward Humes, author of Garbology, the 2013 Freshman Common Reading.

All members of the campus community are invited!

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Friday, September 20, 2013

Image for Founder's DayFounder's Day

10:30 am - 3:00 pm - CSUN - University Student Union - Northridge Center Complex
https://www.csunalumni.com/foundersday

Join us on Founders' Day at a reunion annually honoring and reuniting former students, faculty and staff of Cal State Northridgeâs Valley State days. Come celebrate the legacy of achievement and reunite with classmates and colleagues whose hearts have never left San Fernando Valley State College.

Image for Founder's DayFounder's Day

10:30 am - 3:00 pm - CSUN - University Student Union - Northridge Center Complex
https://www.csunalumni.com/foundersday

Join us on Founders' Day at a reunion annually honoring and reuniting former students, faculty and staff of Cal State Northridgeâs Valley State days. Come celebrate the legacy of achievement and reunite with classmates and colleagues whose hearts have never left San Fernando Valley State College. .

Wednesday, October 02, 2013

Image for ZumbathonZumbathon

5:30 pm - 7:00 pm - Matadome (MA)
http://www.csun.edu/getinvolved/community/

Join the dance party and support a great cause. Purchase tickets for the Zumbathon for $10 at the AS Ticket Office or Ticket Master Online. All proceeds will be donated to the Susan G. Koman Breast Cancer Foundation. 

Receive door prizes and be entered into a raffle.

Communication services can be provided if requested.

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Saturday, October 12, 2013

Image for John Van Hamersveld Lecture & Book/Poster SigningJohn Van Hamersveld Lecture & Book/Poster Signing

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm - Art Gallery (AG)
http://www.csun.edu/artgalleries

Lecture and Book/Poster Signing  1-4pm

During the last day of the exhibition entitled, Drawing Attention by John Van Hamersveld, there will be an artist lecture at 1pm. Immediately following, visitors will have the opportunity to purchase the accompanying full color, 164 page book, co-published by the artist and CSU Northridge for $30.  In addition, the full color, 308 page book entitled John Van Hamersveld:  Fifty Years of Graphic Design will be available in limited quantities for $55.

Sunday, October 13, 2013

Image for Aids WalkAids Walk

7:00 am - 3:00 pm
http://studentvoice.com/csun/aidswalk2013registration

On Sunday, October 13 from 7:00AM to 3:00PM, Team CSUN will participate in the 28th Annual AIDS Walk Los Angeles! This is a CSUN tradition we have been part of for several years, having fundraised more than $40,000 in the last six years alone! Join us in walking, fundraising, and fighting for a cure on this inspiring day.

To register under Team CSUN, visit the AIDS Walk Los Angeles website, http://www.aidswalk.net/losangeles/ and choose the team name, "CSUN-0003."

** Remember, busses that are provided on the day of the walk are limited so please take advantage of this opportunity and reserve a seat by taking the following stepsâ¦

For Students (not affiliated with a club or organization):

* We ask that you fundraise a minimum of $25 for this worthy cause and bring a tube of unused toothpaste as a donation for AIDS Project Los Angeles on the day of the walk.

For Clubs & Organizations:

*We ask that you organize a fundraising event for this worthy cause. Additionally, we ask that each individual in your group brings a stick of unused deodorant as a donation for AIDS Project Los Angeles on the day of the walk.

After you have completed the steps above, be sure to take the final step and reserve your seat by visiting http://studentvoice.com/csun/aidswalk2013registration. 

 

Light breakfast will also be provided. For any questions or information contact Unified We Serve by emailing unifiedweserve@csun.edu or by calling the Matador Involvement Center at (818) 677-5111.

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Saturday, October 26, 2013

Image for L.A. Printmaking Society 21st Nat'l ExhibitionL.A. Printmaking Society 21st Nat'l Exhibition

Saturday, October 26 - Saturday, December 14 All Day - Art Galleries
http://www.csun.edu/artgalleries

Opening Reception: October 26, 5-9 pm
Gallery Talk: October 28 10am
This important biennial event will showcase recent works from some of the most intriguing and creative printmakers working in the USA and Canada today. The LAPS 21st National program will also include workshops, lectures, guided tours and satellite shows at other venues in Los Angeles and Orange County. Printmaking in the 21st Century is having a wide resurgence that has triggered bold innovation and experimentation as well as a rediscovery of the beauty of traditional techniques of this versatile and egalitarian art form. This exhibition and its ancillary events offer a wide outlook of its richness and scope.