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ART Happening Near Fullerton, CA

MAY 2021

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2021 Fullerton College Student Art Exhibition
Fullerton College
The Fullerton College Art Gallery is proud to present our virtual Student Art Exhibition. Please visit to enjoy our fantastic student artwork created during this year. The exhibition includes 333 artworks from 122 students, virtual galleries, and student art awards. Some artworks are available for purchase.

“Shades of Us”
1201 W. Malvern Ave., Fullerton (714)738-6595

Artist Eloy Torrez explores the ideas of “us” and “we” through his sub-jects. In this exploration, Torrez delves into the personalities and diverse make-up of his painted guests. Guest curated by Jimmy Centeno. April 29-July 1. The gallery is open Monday–Thursday, 12-4 pm. $5/group. Reservations required. Available only for private viewing. AltaMed employees and their parties may have their admission charge waived by showing their employee badge.

“Made in California”
1 Civic Center Cir, Brea (714) 990-7730

Every year, this juried exhibit showcases artwork from all over the state of California and highlights artists in all stages of their careers, and offers them a chance to compete for a number of awards, including the coveted solo show opportunity. “Made in California” is open to the public. There was no opening reception this year. Masks, social distancing, and other safety measures will be required of all staff and visitors. Through June 18. Visitors can learn about future exhibitions and workshops at or by following the gallery on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter @breagallery. Open hours are Wednesday through Sunday, 12 pm – 5 pm. For more information, call (714) 990-7731 or visit

321 E. Chapman Ave (1000 Bldg)

The artists in this virtual exhibition address these issues: creating a just food system, honoring the Earth, valuing the work of those producing our food, respecting food sovereignty, and ensuring that everyone has enough. Featuring work by: Jackie Amézquita, Sula Bermúdez-Silverman, Narsiso Martinez, Nikki McClure, Sara Rosenblatt, Chip Thomas. Through May 21. The Gallery is currently closed, however, you may access the show virtually at

By Gary

Gary is a full-time Business Management instructor at Fullerton College. Gary has worked on various art projects for over 30 years. Gary's choice medium is Glass. Blowing, fusing, and mosaics are some of the various method he practices. Gary is a cyclist and will be participating in the Aids Lifecycle (