The School of Arts & Humanities is proud to announce CSUB Art major, Esai Mendez was awarded the People's Choice Award at the 2017 Via Arté Italian Street Painting held at the Marketplace.
Born in 1997, in Bakersfield, California, Mendez is currently a student at CSUB majoring in Studio Art. Mendez spends the majority of his school time in the Visual Arts building creating, thinking and getting his hands dirty. If he is not doing that, you can find him serving up coffee, networking at local gyms, or exploring the outdoors. As an artist, Mendez focuses his work on identity issues and equality within minorities. His primary mediums include: photography, time-based media, sculpture and acrylic. Most of the time, he will overlap these mediums. Once graduated, Mendez plans to pursue a Masters in Product Design.