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Jonas Wood ’99 recently presented his second solo show at the Anton Kern Gallery in Chelsea. The New York Times recently printed a favorable review of Wood’s work. “To be showing at a gallery of that caliber is quite an accomplishment, and to get such a positive review from a well respected critic like Roberta Smith

Rochester Exhibition Features HWS Designs The Sketch: Anyone who spends a bit of time in a city could quickly give their analysis of ‘what the city needs’ or ‘what it doesn’t need.’ But few can make that survey with a sense of site-specific need as well as tangible, drafted designs for what future buildings will

Rick Hauser, assistant professor of art, and a partner of In Site: Architecture (I.S: A) was recently announced the recipient of two 2008 AIA Rochester Design Awards. Hauser’s firm received a Citation of Merit for an ongoing project, as well as a Merit Award for a recently completed venture. The firm received a Citation of

Though students, faculty and staff have been enjoying the new and updated Houghton House facilities for some time now, this year’s annual Student Art Exhibition marks the first show where works are on display at Houghton House, The Goldstein Family Carriage House and the Katherine D. Elliott Studio Arts Building. The exhibition kicked off on

This spring, the artwork of Kathy Wong ’08 was on display in the library atrium. The project stemmed from an assignment that Wong received in Professor Susan Henking’s Introduction to Women’s Studies course. “The assignment was to identify a way to intervene in the world in which we live, drawing on the materials from class,”

In a Rochester home studio, a well-exhibited artist is ardently at work. Painting, exploring, experimenting. That artist is the Colleges’ Associate Professor of Art Nicholas H. Ruth, who explains, “I’ve been pursuing a number of ideas on a small scale, ranging from painterly improvisation to the question of how we humans are in a constant

“I refer to him as ‘the man going downhill, going uphill,’”‘ says A.E. “Ted” Aub, professor of art, speaking of the statue of William Smith that he created as a monument for the William Smith Centennial. Aub explains: “Smith, depicted in the twilight of his life, is shown walking an inclined surface that is intended

Courtney Jones is taking this summer to focus on becoming a film fanatic; Jones ‘09 is spending her summer days in New York City, interning at Film Movement, a grassroots company dedicated to the distribution of critically acclaimed, award-winning independent and foreign films. While studying in Rome for her spring semester, Jones heard about the

William Smith alumna Kate Benson ’01 will have a piece of her art featured in Boston Young Contemporaries, an exhibition that allows MFA and post-baccalaureate candidates from the New England-area to display and promote their work. The featured piece is a sculpture called “Remains.” One of Benson’s newer pieces, it was influenced significantly by her

Last year, friends Sarah Gummoe ’09 and Zoe Larson ’09 visited Portland, Maine, on a camping trip. This summer, they’re returning for a slightly different purpose: as interns at an art gallery, A Fine Thing: Edward T. Pollack Fine Arts. At the HWS reunion last summer, Gummoe met alumnus Edward T. Pollack ’55, the owner