Self-described workaholic and graphic communications junior Mia Lew put the skills she’s learned through her event planning minor into her “Bitchin’ DIY Pop-up” event, meant to bring artists in San Luis Obispo “out of their funk” and back into the art world.
Imagine being able to listen to local musicians, free of charge and with no advertisements. Business administration senior Arash Namvar is trying to make that dream a reality, along with a team of college students in San Luis Obispo and other towns on the West Coast.
Linnaea’s Cafe’s doors wouldn’t open for another 10 minutes, but men and women of all ages had already begun to queue before the coffee shop. They stood impatiently, muttering to each other and gripping large boxes, garbage bags and frames filled with their original artwork.