By Andrew Stevens
I borrowed artwork from the GALC every year during my time at Berkeley as a graduate student. The GALC helped me realize that “Art” – curated, original, unique art – is something that can be accessible and engaged with on a personal level. One ought not believe that “Art” is only for museums or the wealthy. Indeed, I have now decided to try and buy original art from emerging artists to decorate my home rather than purchase mass-produced plastic canvases from big-box stores. The GALC had a large role in shaping my views on how one can choose to engage with art.