Design Thinking applied to the problem of Life!

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Week B10 (13)

We’ve reached the last week of “B”! Congratulations everyone and thanks for all the great work so far.

This week, we’ll have our final Art Activity focus on the – I hope relevant – topic of Design Thinking applied to the Problem of Your Life!

Alice Chen painting her name at the Venice Beach Art Walls
Alice Chen painting her name at the Venice Beach Art Walls

Schedule

  • Monday – MM200 to hear Dave Evans’ talk Designing the life you really want.
  • Wednesday – SOA Galleries – with a twist

Art Activity

Design Thinking applied to your life. Details here:

Design Thinking applied to Life

This Week’s Artist Essay

The Twist: Let’s do it slightly differently for our last Artist Conversation. Yes, look at the art. Yes talk to the artists and get some insights into their work. But this week, instead of writing the usual essay, pick one piece of art in any of the galleries and use it as your inspiration to write a Short Story of some sort. It will probably be a fiction story for most of you. But it could also be non-fiction. You might talk about your own history or any other ideas out in the world that you’d like to explore.


I’ll see you in MM200 and at the SOA Galleries. LMK any questions you have about the Art Activity or the SOA Gallery Creative Story. Or if you’d like any sort of help thinking through your life options!

~ Glenn

Greg Dellanini, Andrea Gonzalez & Lauren Adams in the courtyard at the Long Beach State University, School of Art, Art Galleries.
Greg Dellanini, Andrea Gonzalez & Lauren Adams in the courtyard at the Long Beach State University, School of Art, Art Galleries.

Composition Rule #1: Be sure to pay attention to what’s behind the people in your photographs. Trees, telephone poles, or, for example, giant “mushroom heaters” can be distracting!

Comments? Questions? What great art did you see, make, or experience today?

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