Artist Features

Macabre heartthrobs stalk catwalk: Citrus cosmetologists display ghoulish craft in annual Halloween “Creep Show.”

Michael Jackson’s “Thriller” blares over a public-address system to a 100-person crowd. They lightly dance in the campus center mall as the Cosmetology school’s “Creep Show” begins on Friday, Oct. 13. Esthetician faculty, Ann Everett said over the microphone, “Carving her a forever smile and the limbs of a doll, he finalized his vows by…

Rubel Castle: Glendora’s secret attraction

Tucked away in the Foothills, a medieval-style castle peaks above the quiet suburban neighborhoods of Glendora. Michael Rubel began working on a castle in 1968 with the help of hundreds of people. Some would help for only one day, while others would continue to help for years. After 20 years, Rubel was successful in his construction of Rubel Castle…

Friendship and art brings trio together

Though photography professor Amanda Keller Konya has only been a faculty member for a year, she is influencing the visual arts community on campus. Konya welcomed Carolyn Buck Vosburgh and Sandy Abrams and their art to Citrus College. Konya worked with both artists when all three worked at Brentwood Schools. Abrams taught sculpting, Buck Vosburgh…

Musical Chairs

The students of the Citrus College Recording Arts program may spend most their time behind a mixing board, but there are still moments when they must act fast outside the control room. Former student, Andrew Cook knew that feeling all too well when he saw a $4,000 microphone falling as he was setting up for…

The Only Way Out Is In: Exclusive panel of women in art

International artists spoke at an art panel on March 8 in the Visual Arts lecture hall about their careers and process of creating art. These artists have their work on display in the art gallery “The Only Way Out is in” in the Visual Arts building until May 12. Much of the panel was focused…

Love, Literature and Lesbians

Before professor Anna Villeneuve’s lesbian romance novels reached the shelves of the Hayden Memorial Library, not much from the genre was present at the library. Villeneuve is an English professor who published her first book, “Take only Pictures,” in 2014 under the pen name Laina, a combination of her and her wife’s first names. She…