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Adrian Paci: Centro di permanenza temporanea

Centro di permanenza temporanea  Adrian Paci December 4, 2021 – February 13, 2022 Opening Reception: Sat. Dec 4 from 7 – 10pm The central setting is an airport. A crowd of people are patiently moving towards an aircraft boarding staircase. They form a queue while we can observe planes taking off and landing in the […]

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Yaron Michael Hakim: Psittaciformes

PSITTACIFORMES YARON MICHAEL HAKIM September 4, 2021 – January 9, 2022 Opening Reception: Sat. Sept. 4 from 7-10PM In his current body of work, Psittaciformes, Yaron Michael Hakim has adopted the formal approach of naturalist illustration to depict imagined anthropomorphic creatures. Through these paintings, he examines his South American heritage and the kind of exoticization that has been projected onto […]

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Roksana Pirouzmand: they last forever

THEY LAST FOREVER ROKSANA PIROUZMAND September 4 – December 5, 2021 Opening Reception: Sat. Sept. 4 from 7-10PM Roksana Pirouzmand’s they last forever series are a psychological extension of sketches for performance ideas. The works are slabs of clay painted upon with additional clay, allowing the artist to cut through and puncture the slabs to create actual […]

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Mel Chin: 9-11 / 9-11

9-11/9-11 MEL CHIN SEPTEMBER 11, 2001 – NEW YORK CITYSEPTEMBER 11, 1973 – SANTIAGO September 4 – November 14, 2021 Opening Reception: Sat. Sept. 4 from 7-10PM The terrorist attacks on the twin towers of the World Trade Center in New York City forever scarred the trust of the American people. On the same date, […]

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GCAC Receives $100,000 Warhol Foundation Grant!

Grand Central Art Center Receives $100,000 from  The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts Cal State Fullerton Grand Central Art Center is honored to be receiving a $100,000 grant from The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, supporting artists through our artist-in-residence program. Through the generous support of The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Arts, Grand Central Art Center is excited […]

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GRAND CENTRAL ART CENTER SANTA ANA, CA A UNIT OF CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY, FULLERTON ANNUAL REPORT 2020/2021 The focus of Grand Central Art Center (GCAC) exhibitions and residencies is on the relationships and connections built through engaged contemporary art practice, inviting artists of diverse backgrounds to explore with an open process.  We thrive on discoveries, research, risk, and […]

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The Adjacent Possible: An Evolving Communal Orchestra

The Adjacent Possible: an evolving communal orchestra Hosted by Grand Central Art Center Currently through May 2020 Grand Central Art Center is excited to be hosting a FREE limited series of performances of The Adjacent Possible. UPCOMING PERFORMANCE DATES AND FREE REGISTRATION HERE The Adjacent Possible is a live, online theater experience that mixes storytelling, […]

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Blue flyer announcing the Teaching and Socially Engaged Artist Series

Teaching and Socially Engaged Artist Series

Grand Central Art Center is pleased to announce that it is sponsoring, in collaboration with the series organizer CSUF Assistant Professor of Art Education, Mary Anna Pomonis, CSUF COTA, and the Association of Hysteric Curators, a series of teaching and socially engaged artist visits. The webinar is open to the public and is of special interest to students interested in teaching or social practice […]

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A black announcement flier designed to announce the event series. Includes three images at the top of the flier, one to the left is Beatriz Cortez, Tzolk'in I, 2018. Photo Credit: Scott Lynch, middle image is Forensic Architecture, Sea Watch_2, 2017. Photo Credit: Forensic Oceanography and Forensic Architecture, 2018, and image to the right is PostCommodity, Some Reach While Others Clap, 2020. Photo Credit: LAXART. The word PLATFORM appears in large black font on a light blue background.

ConSortiUm: Virtual Event Series for 2020–2021

The newly formed ConSortiUm, a collaborative project of art museums and galleries from the California State University (CSU) system, is pleased to announce a virtual event series that actively engages students, faculty, staff, and communities through visual arts-based dialogue. The inaugural program, PLATFORM, will launch in September 2020 and include six live virtual conversations with […]

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