Kendall is a freshman at CSULB and is undeclared right now. She wants to take a couple classes and explore her options and once she finds something she likes shes going to stick to it. She originally is from Seal Beach but moved to Long Beach. Kendall is a hostess at a restaurant in Seal Beach called Mahi. She states that it is really good sushi and seafood although it is a bit pricey, but she claims its worth the price. Her hobbies include photography, paddle boarding, tanning, and hanging out with her friends. Kendall only had one pet it is a golden retriever named Kai.
Amy is getting her BFA in drawing and painting. She is going to be graduating this year and is really excited. Her paintings are oil paintings which she generally does she also draws. Amy states that she used to draw when she was younger but didn’t take it seriously till college. Her paintings are of scenes in her house. She said her inspiration for this was because she is always at home and she wanted to show the culture difference conflict. She states that her family and her have different values and that she is first generation. Her small paintings take about an hour or two and then the bigger ones take long time and she paints them in the studio at CSULB but she doesn’t know where she is going to put them after she is done. After she graduates Amy plans on either teaching or going to graduate school. She stated that she still wanted to teach even after grad school and doesn’t know what grade yet.
Courtney is a first year at CSULB and is 18 years old. Her major is Organismal Biology and it is like marine biology or zoology. Some of Courtney’s hobbies include making headbands which she actually sells on a website called Etsy. She also has 4 dogs and when asked what her favorite movie was she stated that it was silver lining playbook. Courtney said that she could watch that movie over and over again. When asked what her goals are for the next 10 years Courtney said that she hopes to open up her own animal rescue center and help injured animals because she really loves animals. Courtney also thought that this class was going to be more like how to draw but she states that she still likes it and is glad she took it.
Khara is getting her MFA in graphic design. She stated that it was her last year and the she was graduating this semester. She is originally from Austin, Texas and got her bachelors degrees from Texas State. She now lives in Long Beach and moved her for work. Khara is inspired by the city and LA county. She likes working with grid patterns because she thins that it is very graphic design to her and says that it goes with the city aspect.The challenging part for her is getting the idea that she wants on paper and just making it perfect and the best part is being successful at that. When you have an image in your head and you do it perfectly Khara states that it is the best feeling. Her goal in the future is to hopefully create more pieces and take that pieces from the gallery and make them wearable like make them into clothes.