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Ten students in the Art and Architecture Department traveled to NYC to see art and meet alums working in the fine arts industry. Over the course of three days, students in the Art and Architecture Department visited five acclaimed art institutions in New York City and connected with alums in fine art, gallery management, gallery

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.

Mirabel Hickman ’21 begins a Master of Architecture at Pratt Institute Mirabel Hickman ’21 will soon begin a graduate degree at Pratt Institute’s School of Architecture. At HWS, she graduated magna cum laude in architectural studies with a minor in dance. Hickman was also awarded an Architecture Prize for Leadership, Service and Academic Achievement. Since

“Your mentor only has one hour for you. What are you going to use it for?” Ruiwan Xu ’11 likes to ask young professionals. Her advice? Touch base with them during life’s big moments. And leave the conversation having added value. Xu is the founder and CEO of CareerTu, an online school in digital marketing, data analysis

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

In Associate Professor of Art and Architecture Christine Chin’s “Introduction to Imaging” J-Term course, students explored photographically based imaging throughout history and showcased their learning and creativity with hands-on projects. Lectures in the J-Term course “Introduction to Imaging” taught by Associate Professor of Art and Architecture Christine Chin focused on the history of photographically based