Chicano art exhibit at CSUS
Running Stream Phillips' "Una Celebration," is on display
at California State University, Sacramento's Multi-Cultural Center,
8 a.m. - 5 p.m., Monday - Friday, Sept. 16 - Nov. 16. A free public
reception for the artist with live music, poetry, food and more
will be at 6 p.m., Friday, Oct. 18. On the night of the reception
there will be free parking on campus.
Phillips is a former Sacramento City College art student who received
a full scholarship to the Arts Institute in San Francisco. He is
one of the student artists in the RCAF Show in the CSUS Robert Else
Gallery, Sept. 16 - Oct. 15 and as a one-person show in the CSUS
Multi-Cultural Center in the Library.
His works are vivid displays of color with rich texture and enchanting
images of women and/or farmer workers harvesting and protecting
the planet. Some pieces have a strong Salvador Dali influence yet
remain distinctly Phillips' Native American Chicano style.
Phillips attended City College specifically for the art program
and says he was extremely satisfied with the depth of classes and
"I see that there's a lot of quality students in Sacramento,"
says Phillips. "A lot of times the teachers at Sac City, and
at Sac State, really push the students. They open doors and inspire
Phillips, who used to own his own gallery on Del Paso Blvd., gets
a twinkle in his eyes when he talks about his exhibits.
"I think that at the receptions there should always be poets
spouting out poetry, I think art should be expected," says
Phillips. "At any giving moment you can find something that
For more information about the exhibit call (916) 278-6101. For
additional media assistance contact CSUS public affairs at (916)