Archives for "Art and Visual Culture"

Thursday

March 24, 2011 8:53 am

Senior Exhibition 2011 enters final days

Fifteen studio art majors at Bates College, one of them from Maine, show work from their yearlong thesis projects in the annual Senior Exhibition, which opens with a public reception at 6 p.m. Friday, April 8, in the Bates College Museum of Art, 75 Russell St.

Wednesday

March 23, 2011 4:04 pm

Senior Exhibition 2011: Marta Solomianko

Family history inspired Solomianko’s paintings: In 1990, her parents emigrated from Poland to the United States. Starting “with images of…

Wednesday

March 23, 2011 4:01 pm

Senior Exhibition 2011: Anna Skarstad

Skarstad’s approach to painting has progressed from making representational landscapes into abstraction. Abstraction allows the work to be “about the…

Wednesday

March 23, 2011 3:58 pm

Senior Exhibition: Diane Saunders

Saunders’ art arises from an examination of political and topographic maps and ways they represent the human desire to organize…

Wednesday

March 23, 2011 3:34 pm

Senior Exhbition 2011: Phoebe Reed

Reed describes herself as “fascinated by the intricacy and amount of detail that exist in nature — the underside of…

Wednesday

March 23, 2011 3:31 pm

Senior Exhibition 2011: Hannah Porst

Porst’s photography is inspired by her junior-year stay with the Q’eros people of the Peruvian Andes, a group designated a…

Wednesday

March 23, 2011 3:27 pm

Senior Exhibition 2011: Mareika Phillips

Inspired by photographer Sally Mann, Expressionist illustrator Alfred Kubin and Symbolist artist Odilon Redon, Phillips aspires to Mann’s notion of…

Wednesday

March 23, 2011 3:26 pm

Senior Exhibition 2011: Lauren Okano

A self-professed, “biology nerd and art lover,” Okano is fascinated by the way things are made up of smaller parts….

Wednesday

March 23, 2011 3:16 pm

Senior Exhibition 2011: Kimberly Neubert

Inspired by artists like Andy Warhol, Neubert explores the relationship between “high” and “low” art by incorporating into her oil…

Wednesday

March 23, 2011 3:10 pm

Senior Exhibition 2011: Jenna Ligor

“I work with what is real because I think it is both interesting and challenging,” says Ligor, who photographs street…