Artists, Get Published!


VOICES is a literary & arts magazine published annually by West Valley College students.  In recent years the magazine editors have placed a greater emphasis on including artwork and photography.  This is a wonderful opportunity for visual media students.  Instructors, please encourage your students to participate. Submission deadline is April 11th.  Details here: Voices homepage here:



Duchamp hoisted a urinal onto a pedestal and foisted a century’s worth of postmodern art-schtick on America. Hey, the Venus of Willendorf ain’t schtick, is it?   Tag, Exhibitions

Gallery Schedule, Spring


The Campus Center Art Gallery is pleased to announce the Spring 2013 schedule. Art Faculty Show (opens Feb. 4th.) Reception, Wed. Feb 13th. from 5-7 p.m. Silicon Valley High School Invitational, March 4th -27th. Reception Wed. 3/13 from 5-7 WVC Student Show, April 15th – May 9th  (Reception TBA) Open for the Saratoga Rotary Show, [...]

“O” is for Opera


MUSIC 044 MUSICAL THEATER & OPERA SCENES The hugely popular MUSIC 44 class will once again be offered SPRING 2014.  Check back here or see the Spring 14 schedule of classes upon publication. Rec Prep: MUSIC 032C and/or 033A and/or 033B and/or THEAR 040A and eligibility for ENGL 001A and Read 053. This class studies, [...]

Like, What is Art Anyways


 The Homonym Approach to Art Theory for Community College Students I.     Definitions   (Etymology) II.    How do you know it’s Art   (Epistemology) III.   Apples, Oranges & Drano  (Taxonomy) IV.   Priests, Kings, Shamans & Chiefs   (Mythology) V.     Beauty   (Plato) VI.    Representation  (Mimesis) VII.   The [...]