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Now at Oakland Museum: A huge colorful blob to make you feel good

OK, so, how to describe the incredible, inflatable sculpture at the center of “Nature’s Gift: Humans, Friends & the Unknown,” on display at the Oakland Museum of California through January  …

El Cerrito artist delivers message with Berkeley church mural

EL CERRITO – Kevin Proctor wanted to be an artist growing up, but abandoned the idea because he couldn’t see his way to a career doing what he loved.

Now, though, after pursuing a career in landscape architecture, he’s feeding his art mojo designing posters and painting murals on the side.

Against the slick, white, barren surfaces of the Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive, or BAMPFA, the red bricks, earthy tones and stained tactile facades of Martin Wong’s paintings bleed together like beautiful and deliberate stains on the wall.

Arts + Design Communications Chronicle

What a dramatic beginning to the new academic year! I joined the Arts + Design Office as its first communications manager in the Spring of 2017.

Student Opportunities: October 2017 List

October 2017 

This is an informal list of opportunities offered in the Arts + Design units on campus and in similar fields off campus that is assembled each month. This list is not comprehensive, nor is it updated when a position is filled. If you are interested in an opportunity, verify that it is still available before applying.

When Santiago Mejia joined a panel last Friday at UC Berkeley’s Graduate School of Journalism to discuss 50 years of social movement photography, little did he know that he would record a historic moment less than 24 hours later, as Oakland A’s catcher Bruce Maxwell became the Major League Baseball player to kneel in protest during playing of th

Journalist Franklin Foer was ousted as the head of The New Republic when a Facebook co-founder bought the magazine and shifted the focus away from longform journalism. Foer says this is just one of many changes that signal a seismic shift to a media focused on “clickbait” and web traffic.

With the recent high-profile cancellation of Cal Performances’ season-opening performance by the National Youth Orchestra of Venezuela, originally scheduled for the evening of Sept.

Two students at UC Berkeley’s Graduate School of Journalism were nominated for 2017 Student Academy Awards for documentary films they produced, one on the subject of disability rights leader Hale Zukas and the other on a rare medical condition that has kept a man living in darkness for 10 years.