Wednesday, September 25, 2013
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.
Are you wondering, "why should I care about insurance"? Do you know ways to obtain insurance or what kinds of insurance are available to you? Find out the answers to these questions and more during our webinar, "To Be or Not To Be Insured". Presented by Chad Charton ('07). Hosted jointly by the Alumni Association & Career Center.
Tuesday, September 24 7:30 pm - Sunday, September 29 2:00 pm - Experimental Theatre in the VPAC
The rock musical BLOODY BLOODY ANDREW JACKSON. Book by Alex Timbers, music and lyrics by Michael Friedman
Tues-Sat 7:30pm, Sun 2pm.
President Andrew Jackson kicked British butt, shafted the Indians, and smacked down the Spaniards--who cares if he didn't have permission? The inventor of the Democratic Party is reinvented here as one of our nation's founding rock stars. History just got all sexy pants. Directed by Garry Lennon, musical direction by Philip Matthew Park.
Tuesday, September 17 - Friday, July 25 All Day - Oviatt Library, Tseng Gallery
Collective social action movements, whether spontaneous expressions of dissent or high-reaching attempts to change society, have been a part of American life since the nation's earliest days. Protest actions, in the form of boycotts, demonstrations, riots, property destruction, occupations, labor strikes, local activism, or works of art, have spanned the political spectrum, defined generations, and shaped our uniquely American identity.
We invite you to view items from the Oviatt Library's Special Collections and Archives that document dozens of distinct and significant social action movements over the course of the 20th century
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm - Sierra Hall 451 - Whitsett Room
Psychology - ABA Speaker Series
Please join the Psychology Department for the next talk in the Applied Behavior Analysis Speaker Series
Dr. Daniel B. Shabani, BCBA-D, President, California Association of Behavior Analysis presents
Verbal Behavior Analysis - The application of Skinner's functional analysis of verbal behavior (1957) has been a hallmark of early intervention for children diagnosed with autism. Numerous studies have identified a variety of useful teaching strategies, transfer of stimulus control procedures, and the independence of specific verbal operants. In putting these empirically validated findings into practice, a more thorough understanding of the variables that influence responding during language training are sometimes overlooked, particularly for children who fail to acquire conditional discrimination skills. An analysis of these variables and how they may impact verbal behavior is the focus of this presentation.
Daniel Shabani received his Ph.D. in Behavior Analysis from Western Michigan University following an undergraduate degree from the University of California, Los Angeles and a master's degree from the University of the Pacific. Currently, Dr. Shabani is the president of the California Association of Behavior Analysis and runs a private practice in Southern California. He has authored a number of publications on assessment and treatment of behavior problems, as well as reviews of trends within the field of behavior analysis. Dr. Shabani's current research interests include the assessment and treatment of severe behavior problems, verbal behavior, and instructional design