Archives for "Art and Visual Culture"


April 18, 2011 12:15 pm

Video: Inspired by native Zimbabwe, studio art major Clyde Bango '11 makes wire sculptures

Video storyteller Brooke Morse-Karzen ’12 of Wilmette, Ill., portrays studio art major Clyde Bango ’11 as he prepares his yearlong…


April 6, 2011 12:27 pm

Art faculty's Feintuch shows paintings at New York's Sonnabend Gallery

Known as a mentor by student artists at Bates, senior lecturer Robert Feintuch enjoys a national reputation as the painter of images simultaneously evocative and quietly deadpan, serious and parodic. New York’s Sonnabend Gallery is showing recent paintings and drawings by Feintuch through April 30.


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.


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…


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…


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…


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…


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…


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…


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….