Schools and Colleges accreditation report.
During the past 15 years, as dean of liberal arts, Garrison
developed the liberal arts program at the college.
Student participation in liberal arts courses has increased
four-fold over the past seven years. Garrison designed and teaches
Laguna College's "Senior Capstone" course.
Garrison received her bachelor's degree in French literature from
UC Irvine, and her master's in art history from UCLA. She completed
her doctorate in art history, with a specialization in the medieval
period, at UCLA in 1984.
Sawdust award winners announced
Sawdust Art Festival's "Best of the Best" awards have been
announced. Each summer, the art and the booth designs are judged and
given awards. Usually the judging is done internally, but this year,
judges from throughout the Orange County art community judged to
bring a new perspective.
Board member and exhibitor Eleanor Henry organized the award
program and announced the categories and winners. Best New Exhibitor:
Jamie Jensen, ceramics; Best Returning Exhibitor: Bruce Freund,
hand-blown glass; Best Booth Design: Brett Keast and Ket Youngstead;
Best Overall Exhibitor: Kristina Ross, painting.
The Sawdust Art Festival is open daily 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. through
Sept. 5. Tickets are $6.50 adults; $5.50 for seniors 65 and over; $2
for children 12 and younger. A season pass is available for $12 and
an annual pass to the winter and summer shows is $16. For information
go to http://www.sawdustart
festival.org or call (949)494-3030.
Hawaiian Cultural Day at Festival
The Festival of Arts continues to offer guests cultural
experiences that blend with art. This time it's with Hawaiian
Cultural Day from noon to 4 p.m. on Saturday.
The special event features the culture's traditions through fine
art, hands-on crafts, music and other Hawaiian influences that are
showcased through demonstrations.
All event activities are free with admission. There will be
Hawaiian music by Joe Aki and the Poi Pounders, hula dancing, and lei
kui, a lei making technique using needle and string.