August 29, 2009
The Associates of Brand Library will present a silent auction of art pieces and panel discussion with six local artists from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday at the library, 1601 W. Mountain St., Glendale. Gerald Brommer, Katherine Chang Liu, Jim Morphesis, La Monte Westmoreland, Kim Abeles and Franklyn Liegal will be the artists contributing work and discussing current art trends, problems, economics in the arts and survival in the art world. Pictured is ?The Essence of Place? by Brommer. The auction will raise funds for arts events presented by the Associates of Brand Library at the library.
April 11, 2007
At 10 years old, painter Valerie Schwade is making a name for herself in the local art world. The Glendale resident's works have been featured as prizes in fundraisers for New Horizons and Holy Family Church in Glendale and Providence St. Joseph Medical Center in Burbank. Valerie's artistic ability is incredible for her age, said Linda Gaul, manager of senior care services at Providence St. Joseph Medical Center and Providence Holy Cross Medical Center. "She's done some wonderful still-lifes," Gaul said.
May 18, 2001
Amber Willard MONTROSE -- Parents can inspire their children to be artists and get demonstrations from working ones Saturday at the "Art Walk 2001." The event, sponsored by the Montrose-Verdugo City Chamber of Commerce, is for adults and children and will feature artists at work, painting with oils and watercolor. "They need to do demonstrations in order to participate," said Linda Strack of the 45 artists who will also have some works for sale.
June 19, 2010
GLENDALE — Tucked away in suburban Van Nuys in the backroom garage of a handsome residential home is a rather modest-looking training ground of wrestling mats known as SK Golden Boys. Absent of frills, it is a no-nonsense atmosphere in which the likes of rising combatants such as Andy Dermenjyan, World Extreme Cagefighting featherweight title contender Manny Gamburyan and Karen Darabedyan, just more than a week removed from his next — and most important — WEC bout, are refining their already lauded grappling games.
February 7, 2012
Over 300 pieces of students' art covered the walls from floor to ceiling at Incarnation Parish School auditorium for the opening night reception of the annual student art exhibition. On Jan. 28, 200 people including parents, students and others from the community came to see the artwork, according to Gloria Villegas in a statement. The students presented drawings, prints, and paintings which explore various mediums and techniques including engraving and collage. Portraits, life drawings, sculptures, still life and abstract compositions comprised the genres represented in the exhibition.
July 28, 2005
Imagine a summer adventure that takes some to a fairy tale world while others explore colorful art world where butterflies fly through raindrops and rivers run deep blue. Since late June Crescenta Valley students have been on this educational adventure, otherwise known as summer school. In this last week of the Summer Enrichment Program 2005 at Fremont Elementary students are performing plays in drama and making works of art out of paint and torn paper in art class. "The students are performing "Once Upon 100 years, Now," said drama teacher Elizabeth Neskovska.
February 9, 2002
Karen S. Kim BURBANK -- Passengers rushing to catch their planes at Burbank-Glendale-Pasadena Airport might have more reason now to slow down and take a look around. Forty-six pieces of art line a 75-foot wall of Terminal B, courtesy of the Airport Authority and Glendale-based Larry Gluck's Mission Renaissance. Mission Renaissance is a children's fine art program founded in 1975. "We thought that it would be a nice addition for the people who were waiting with all the strain and stress of traveling today," Gluck said.
March 5, 2004
Darleene Barrientos Two of the art world's most accomplished figures traveled back in time Thursday to teach hundreds of schoolchildren about their art. Michelangelo Buonarroti and Leonardo da Vinci took a time machine to Forest Lawn Glendale to give the students, who are studying Renaissance art, a unique perspective of their greatest works of art. Forest Lawn invited several area schools, including St. Finbar ...
April 14, 2003
Molly Shore With the demise of the Soviet Union in 1991, many Armenians under Soviet rule found themselves jobless. Architect Mikael Mkrtchyan was one of them. Instead of doing nothing, Mkrtchyan, 37, decided to turn his love of art and knowledge of architecture into something viable. In 1992, Mkrtchyan began producing stone and wood crafts, which tourists eagerly bought. Within three years, Mkrtchyan was lauded by many in the art world as a serious artist.
January 25, 2007
For 9-year-old Katya Orphali, painting gives her a moment to explore her imagination. "I love painting," Katya said. "You can express yourself. You can mix colors. You can just do anything. It doesn't matter what you do." About 35 of the young Glendale artist's creations will be showcased at the Four Seasons Hotel in Beverly Hills from 6 to 9 p.m. today. Dubbed "The Katya Collection," the exhibition is Katya's first since her career began at age 6, when she brought home a painting from school.