Art and Art History
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The Department of Art and Art History provides an integrated studio and art history experience. Through the study of history, critical analysis, materials, techniques and contemporary art practices, we encourage you to construct meaning, understand multiple perspectives, employ differing academic disciplines and unravel the complexities of creativity. Our department is committed to fostering an education that inspires you to innovate, while honoring the traditions of the past and the techniques of the masters. Our alumni go into the workforce employing creative and critical thinking that ultimately manifests in a diverse scope of professional careers. From authors to teachers, designers to business owners, we are proud of the imaginative successes of our former students.
Department News & Announcements
The brand new student-run art gallery is hosting 2-week exhibitions from each of the seven senior BFA majors: Audrey Cannon - photography, Catrina Marr - drawing/painting, Shannon Cahalane - painting/drawing, Alizah Coraccio - sculpture, Emma Stine - painting, E.J. Theriault - sculpture, Megan Wilson - painting. The gallery is located in the former Art Store in PCAC. https://momento360.com/e/u/7b3d2f3855ab4227b6eebaa228bb2bfb?utm_campaign=embed&utm_source=other&heading=0&pitch=0&field-of-view=75&size=medium
First Friday Conversations: Art & Culture, Nov. 6, noon-1 PM: Prof. Sara Wolper and Visual Resouce Librarian, Otto Luna. Join from PC, Mac, Linux, iOS or Android.
Ivo van der Graaff: The row houses at Oplontis, Journal of Roman Archaeology, Vol. 33 2020, pp 113-128
Patricia Emison: participated (via Zoom) in the Early Modern Conference at the University of Durham, UK, in July: ``Renaissance Graces: A Round-Table Conversation” with faculty in English, Portuguese, and Italian literature from the Universities of Durham, Oxford, and York. She wrote text for an online exhibition by British artist David Cass, ``Journey of an Artwork:” https://davidcass.art/exhibition Her book, Moving Pictures and Renaissance Art History, is due out early in 2021 and an article, ``The Picturesque, the Sublime, and the Authentic: Leonardo and Richter,’’ is forthcoming from the Journal of Aesthetic Education. Her chapter in volume 3 of The Cultural History of Memory will be published in November.
Leah Woods: Hurrah - Celebrating 25 Years at the George Marshall Store," Oct 24 - Nov 30, George Marshall Store Gallery, York, ME
Hyewon Yoon: Practice in Color: Gisèle Freund in Paris, October, Summer 2020 (173), pp. 7-36
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