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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

HWS faculty members honor three of their colleagues for their work as educators, scholars and community leaders. Last year, the celebration of faculty awards was disrupted due to the pandemic, but this spring, alongside the 2020 Commencement exercises, Professor of Art and Architecture Lara Blanchard, Associate Professor of Art and Architecture Gabriella D’Angelo and Instructor of

The Worn exhibit, which examines the social and political history of jewelry, has opened at the Solarium Gallery at Houghton House and will be on display through March 1. Curated by artists and jewelers Andrea Miller and Amelia Toelke, the Worn exhibit that recently opened at the Solarium Gallery at Houghton House includes multimedia pieces

A documentary profile of award-winning printmaker and Class of ’64 Endowed Professor of Art and Architecture Nicholas Ruth appears this month on the Rochester area public television station. Class of ’64 Endowed Professor of Art and Architecture Nicholas Ruth is featured in a documentary “Now This” which began airing periodically on WXXI on Jan. 9. A counterpart to

On Jan. 28, Art Director Brooke Leboeuf ’01, Assistant Professor of Art and Architecture Angelique Szymanek, artist and member of the Heron Clan of the Seneca Nation G. Peter Jemison L.H.D. ’20 and gallery owner and founder Dave Kimelberg will participate in a discussion about the first Native American-owned commercial art gallery in the country.

Described by the Association for Asian Studies as a “triumph of intertextual and intervisual methods in gender studies,” Professor of Art and Architecture Lara Blanchard is the winner of the 2020 Joseph Levenson Pre-1900 Book Prize (China). Blanchard’s book Song Dynasty Figures of Longing and Desire: Gender and Interiority in Chinese Painting and Poetry analyzes images