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The HWS Update

Professor of Art and Architecture Lara Blanchard will give a lecture in conjunction with the Oriental Ceramic Society of Hong Kong on gender and emotions in premodern Chinese paintings. In collaboration with the Oriental Ceramic Society of Hong Kong, Professor of Art and Architecture Lara Blanchard will give an online lecture on Making Images of

A donation from journalist George Stephanopoulos adds approximately 700 new items to the Collections of Hobart and William Smith Colleges. A new gift of nearly 700 photos from George Stephanopoulos was added to the Collections of Hobart and William Smith Colleges this fall, capturing important historical moments and artistic movements of the 20th century. Building

The latest recipients of the Geneva Scholarship Associates fund are beginning to explore a variety of academic fields and interests during their first semester. With interests spanning art history, economics and entrepreneurial studies, three Geneva High School graduates – the latest recipients of scholarships from Geneva Scholarship Associates (GSA) – are engaging with campus during

An anonymous donation returns a watercolor painting by renowned abstract artist Arthur Dove to its hometown. Dove was a member of the Hobart Class of 1903 for two years.  In September, Cow V was sold at auction and soon will arrive at its permanent home in The Collections of Hobart and William Smith Colleges.  The

A new exhibit showcases HWS professor and artist Nick Ruth’s latest work exploring everyday encounters with the infrastructure of social systems. This month, “New and Improved” opened at the Buffalo, N.Y.-based Mirabo Press. In the series of prints, depicting stylized billboards, road signs and communication towers, Class of ’64 Endowed Professor of Art and Architecture

University of Rochester’s Memorial Art Gallery features works by Associate Professor of American Studies Kirin Makker and G. Peter Jemison L.H.D. ’20. Opening this month at the Memorial Art Gallery (MAG) in Rochester, N.Y., the 67th Rochester-Finger Lakes exhibit features work from Associate Professor of American Studies Kirin Makker’s “Blueprint Series” as well as a

In “Introduction to Imaging,” students each created a photo series that captures the visual and conceptual essence of the places they live. During the intensive, three-week Maymester course, students explored the methods, materials and history of photography — and how photographic imaging has influenced how we perceive reality. Under the guidance of Professor of Art

Rising sophomore Reece Wilson ’24 answers questions about the first-year student experience. A Sutton Trust Scholar, Wilson is an international student from Kelty, Scotland. On campus, he joined the International Student Association, co-launched the HWS chapter of Phi Beta Lambda, a collegiate business career organization and won a prize at their annual Future Business Leaders Conference.

Part of a national juried exhibition at the Cape Cod Museum of Art, Associate Professor of Art and Architecture Christine Chin’s “Stuffed Storms” commemorates and interrogates the 2020 storm season. Associate Professor of Art and Architecture Christine Chin’s “Stuffed Storms” is among the pieces on display at the Cape Cod Museum of Art’s INSIGHT exhibition.

HWS professor and artist Nick Ruth has been selected to curate the International Print Exchange Programme’s 2021 exhibition. Since 2013, the International Print Exchange Programme (IPEP) has offered printmakers a forum to share their work with one another and audiences across the globe. For the IPEP’s 2021 exhibition, Class of ’64 Endowed Professor of Art and