Students in Don Williams’ ceramics workshop contributed sculptures to the International Sculpture Day Exhibition at Bedrock Gardens in Lee, N.H. The pieces are on display alongside works by ten New Hampshire sculptors and set amid Bedrock Garden’s landscaped gardens, fields and woods. The exhibit opened on April 23 and runs through May 7, 2017.
Caitlin Truesdale '17 of Peabody, Mass., has been accepted into the prestigious and competitive Peggy Guggenheim Internship Program in Venice, Italy. She will work at the Guggenheim Collection in the fall of 2017.
The first thing you notice is the swirl of vibrant colors — red, orange, blue, green — and the larger-than-life figures, both in their design and significance to UNH, chosen to visually mark the university’s 150-year history.
The Inuit of Greenland have the most toxic bodies on the planet. A traditional people living in a pristine artic wonderland would seem the least likely to suffer from the hazards of the industrialized world. But pollutants travel north, concentrating as they move up the food chain, and the Inuit are at the top of that chain.
The University of New Hampshire Department of Art and Art History will participate in a collaborative exhibition devoted to the theme of climate change that will run from October 21 to November 12, 2016 at 3S Artspace in Portsmouth, N.H.
Works by faculty artists from UNH will be on display at the George Marshall Store Gallery of the Old York Historical Society in York, Maine from August 27 to October 2, 2016. The opening reception is Saturday, August 27, from 5-7 p.m. The Gallery is located at 140 Lindsay Road in York.
Professor emeritus David R. Smith passed away on July 30, 2016 at his home in Maine. He was 70 years old. Professor Smith joined the UNH faculty as an art historian in 1979 after earning his Ph.D. from Columbia a year earlier. He retired in 2015.