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September 2, 2009

DARKNESS DESCENDS: Norwegian Art Now Runs Through Oct. 9 in the Grossman Gallery

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Exhibition explores darkness inspired by mythology and nature DARKNESS DESCENDS: Norwegian Art Now, running through Oct. 9 in the Grossman Gallery, delves into the uniquely Norwegian style of neo-romanticism in contemporary art. The exhibition brings together a multidisciplinary group of artists to explore the fascination with darkness inspired by mythology and a close relationship to [...]

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August 13, 2009

Imogen Cain ’12 Works on Project Merging Art and Computer Science

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Art major and Division I athlete writes about her research exploring the complex patterns in visual structures Imogen Cain ’12 (Perkasie, Pa.) is working as an EXCEL Scholar on an interdisciplinary project led by Ed Kerns, Eugene H. Clapp II ’36 Professor of Art; Chun Wai Liew, associate professor and head of computer science; and [...]

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May 26, 2009

Art and Engineering Professors Combine Disciplines to Teach Students How to Visualize the Flow of Fluids

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Jenn Rossmann, assistant professor of mechanical engineering at Lafayette College, had an idea that she could teach liberal arts students the basic theories about the flow of fluids, and Karina Skvirsky, an assistant professor of art, could teach the basics of photography and photo composition. The students would then combine this knowledge to shoot photographs [...]

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May 22, 2009

Amanda Smith ’10 and Lew Minter Design Installation for Easton Hospital

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The wall art celebrates the hospital being named one of the 50 best in the nation Amanda Smith ’10 (Henderson, Nev.) and Lew Minter, director of the art department’s media lab, have designed, constructed, and hung a wall installation for Easton Hospital. Minter was commissioned to put together the installation in celebration of Easton Hospital [...]

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February 24, 2009

Kay WalkingStick is Grossman Visiting Artist

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In a two-day residency, she will meet with students and deliver a public talk. Her works will be on view in the Grossman Gallery Native American artist Kay WalkingStick will meet with Lafayette student artists and deliver a public lecture during a two-day campus residency March 10 and 11. WalkingStick is the College’s Grossman Visiting [...]

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February 10, 2009

Figure-Drawing Marathon Feb. 28

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Create art and network with new and gifted artists in an inspiring, high-energy atmosphere Artists from the College and the community are invited to draw, paint, and sculpt at a 12-hour figure-drawing marathon from noon to midnight Saturday, Feb. 28, at the Williams Visual Arts Building. Ten male and female models at three modeling stations [...]

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October 22, 2008

Knee Deep & Risin’ Combines Art, Environment, and Technology

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Exhibition by Jim Toia, director of Community-Based Teaching, runs Nov. 4 – Dec. 20 Knee Deep & Risin’, a multimedia exhibition by Jim Toia, director of the art department’s Community-Based Teaching program, and Noah Vawter, a doctoral student at MIT, will run Nov. 4 through Dec. 20 in the Grossman Gallery of the Williams Visual [...]

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October 3, 2008

College Will Host 10-Hour Figure Drawing Marathon Oct. 18

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Local and student artists can draw, paint, sculpt, and create Local and student artists are invited to draw, paint, sculpt, and create during the 10-hour figure study marathon being held from noon – 10 p.m. Oct. 18 in the Williams Visual Arts Building. Exceptional male and female models will express their creativity as they pose [...]

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September 10, 2008

Building Steam Exhibit will Run in Grossman Gallery through Oct. 18

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Art graduate Mike Homer ’00 is curating the exhibition Building Steam, an exhibition of emerging artists from New York, will run through Oct. 18 in the Grossman Gallery of the Williams Visual Arts Building. The exhibit, which is being curated by art graduate Mike Homer ’00, features 11 artists investigating concepts of critical mass and [...]

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February 27, 2008

Grossman Gallery Features Works by Conceptual Artist Xu Bing March 3-April 19

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Xu Bing will serve as Grossman Visiting Artist An exhibition of works by conceptual artist Xu Bing will be on display in the Richard A. and Rissa W. Grossman Gallery of the Williams Visual Arts Building from March 3 to April 19. The exhibition will present a survey of his work, including those for which [...]