Digital Arts Workshop: Alyssa Lempesis
Dec 5 @ 12:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Digital Arts Workshop with Alyssa Lempesis
December 5, 2018.  Stanislaus State students only.

Art Department Digital Media Studio


Alyssa Lempesis is an Oakland-based artist who uses strange and innovative materials to create mysterious sculptures and animations inspired by our internal and external ecosystems. Her work merges the natural and the fantastic to create animated scenes of a world that exists somewhere between the unknown and the familiar, the present and the future.

Alyssa Lempesis received an MFA from University of California at Davis (2014) and a BA at University of California at Berkeley (2012). She is an artist and educator living and working in the East Bay. Recent solo exhibitions include Aggregate Space (Oakland), Diablo Valley College (Pleasant Hill), The Building Imagination Center at CSU Stanislaus (Turlock) and Alter Space Gallery (SF) as part of the Jail Cell Residency Program. In addition, Lempesis has participated in group shows at The Lab (SF), Root Division (SF), Pro Arts Gallery (Oakland), and Gregory Kondos Gallery at Sacramento City College (Sacramento).


Digital Arts Workshop: Sean Clute
Apr 8 @ 12:00 pm – 2:45 pm

Digital Arts Workshop with Sean Clute
April 8, 2019.  Stanislaus State students only.

Art Department Digital Media Studio


Sean Clute is an interdisciplinary artist, composer and performer. His work has been presented internationally at venues such as The Kitchen, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, MuseumsQuartier Wien, ISEA2014 – Dubai, and the Autonomous Mutant Festival. Currently, Clute lives in Vermont where he is Co-Artistic Director of intermedia dance company DOUBLE VISION, the founder and director of the Media Arts Research Studio (MARS) and Associate Professor of Digital Art at Johnson State College. Occasionally, he attempts to cross-country ski.


Digital Arts Workshop: Adam Sidwell
Apr 15 @ 3:00 pm – 5:45 pm

Digital Arts Workshop with Adam Sidwell
April 15, 2019.  Stanislaus State students only.

Art Department Digital Media Studio


In between writing books for the EVERTASTER children’s adventure series, Adam Glendon Sidwell uses the power of computers to make monsters, robots and zombies come to life for blockbuster movies such as Pirates of the CaribbeanKing KongPacific RimTransformers and Tron. After spending countless hours in front of a keyboard meticulously adjusting tentacles, calibrating hydraulics, and brushing monkey fur, he is delighted at the prospect of modifying his creations with the flick of a few deftly placed adjectives.


Digital Arts Workshop: Luis Alcazar & Tony Grajeda
Mar 16 @ 9:00 am – 11:45 am

Digital Arts Workshop with Luis Alcazar & Tony Grajeda
March 16, 2020.  Stanislaus State students only.

Art Department Digital Media Studio


Luis Alcazar, is President of VideoVets,  a video production and multimedia company located here in the Central Valley, specializing in cinematography, photography, social media, digital, print, and radio advertising.

Tony Grajeda is Art Director at, an entertainment and brand marketing company based out of Hollywood, California.