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Reasons For the Shamrock Season

Reasons For the Shamrock Season

Sara Rott, Staff Writer

March 11, 2019


Filed under Celebration History, From The Summit

Take a glimpse into the green history of the Irish day of celebration. Top of the mornin’ to ya! It’s March, and as spring begins, we are getting closer to St. Patrick’s Day. Most people associate the day with wearing green, drinking booze, sporting shamrocks and societies all over the world...

The Art of Body Language

The Art of Body Language

Brendan McDonald, Staff Writer

February 8, 2019


Filed under Art, From The Summit, Hyde Art Gallery, Showcase

In Hyde Gallery's first exhibition of Spring 2019, a group of talented artists demonstrate the power of body language through their art. Body language can convey your innermost thoughts and feelings in ways that words simply can't. We are communicating through body language constantly, whether we realize it or not. This is the t...

Cinco de Mayo

Cinco de Mayo

Paloma Abarca

May 14, 2018


Filed under Celebration History

Treat yourself to some history rather than a drink   May has arrived and everyone is preparing for the annual celebration of Cinco de Mayo. Restaurants are stocking up on alcohol and promoting their best Mexican-style dishes. Meanwhile, Americans are walking around with sombreros trying ...

Hyde Art Gallery – Opening Event “From This Place”

Hyde Art Gallery – Opening Event “From This Place”

August 23, 2013


Filed under Art

GROSSMONT COLLEGE-El Cajon August 23, 2013 The Hyde Art Gallery is hosting an opening event for artist Stephanie Bedwell showcasing her sculptures and installation exhibition “From this Place” on Tuesday, August 27th, 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. The Hyde Art Gallery is located in building 25....

Booth Boys Rock Grossmont

Johnny Weber

December 3, 2012


Filed under Art, Music

Doug and Cody Booth are a unique father and son combination. Not only are both connected to Grossmont, they are also both musicians. Doug is a tall bald man with a goatee and carries a sense of calm around him. In contrast,Cody is what can be described as a wild child. Spastic, studded belt strapped,...

The Planets: A Multi-media Concert

September 21, 2012


Filed under Art, Music

PRESS RELEASE-September 20, 2012 GROSSMONT COLLEGE-EL CAJON, CA The Grossmont Symphony Orchestra & Master Chorale under the direction of Dr. Randall Tweed, will present their second concert of the 2012-2013 performance season entitled THE PLANETS—a multimedia performance combining music with high definition graphics & animations fr...

Student art exhibit coming to the Hyde May 7

April 19, 2012


Filed under Art

  GROSSMONT COLLEGE (Press Release) -- The Hyde Art Gallery presents the Student Art Exhibition 2012, highlighting the most exciting and innovative art and design that Grossmont College’s students have produced over the course of a year. On display will be finest examples of ceramics, digital...

Public interacted with student art at 50th anniversary fete

Sean Asuncion

April 16, 2012


Filed under Art

GROSSMONT COLLEGE--The public was able to see and purchase art by students and faculty and also create some art of their own during the college's 50th anniversary celebration over April 13 and 14. Visitors were able to shape pottery, paint with many colors, and draw as they wanted with a choice o...

Grandma knew best: Chwekun now an artist and curator

Barbara Boyd

March 5, 2012


Filed under Art

GROSSMONT COLLEGE --The new curator for the Hyde Art gallery on campus says when he was a little boy his grandma would send him art books that grabbed his interest. In high school when John Chwekun was around 16 years of age, his art teacher offered him a job building sculptural titles that were...

Hyde Art Gallery sponsors ceramics exhibit

March 1, 2012


Filed under Art

GROSSMONT COLLEGE (Press Release)--The Hyde Art Gallery presents Beyond the Limit, a ceramic art exhibition featuring the work of Kelly Berning, Yoonchung Kim & Sasha Reibstein. The artists’ shared medium of clay is conceptually bound to traditions of vessel-making and containment. Paired alongside...

Lea Anderson installations on view at the Hyde

Barbara Boyd

February 15, 2012


Filed under Art

    GROSSMONT COLLEGE--If you haven’t had a chance to visit the Hyde Art Gallery, then you are missing out on a  unique opportunity. In the gallery you will see an abstract installation, "Mmmultiplicity,"  by Lea Anderson who is a former Grossmont student. Anderson graduated fr...

Veterans enjoy creating ceramics using potter’s wheel

February 7, 2012


Filed under Art, Student Affairs

Story by Matt Quijas; photos by Andi Laurvick GROSSMONT COLLEGE -- Veterans who used their hands to cradle the rifles that provided security for Iraqi or Afghan villages or to scrub the decks of a U.S. Navy ship now have something far more creative to do with them: working a potter's wheel and fashioning c...

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