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Wednesday

April 21, 2010
4:27 pm

Nguyen wins grant to study monk symbolic of Vietnam War era

In June 1963, in Saigon, Buddhist monk Thich Quang Duc set himself on fire to protest the government’s discrimination against the nation’s Buddhist majority. This horrific act launched a series of events resulting in the fall of the Ngo Dinh Diem regime, and Thich Quang Duc’s self-immolation came to symbolize America’s unpopular involvement in Vietnam.
Trian Nguyen, who teaches art and Asian studies at Bates, has received a fellowship for his research into this iconic figure.

Thursday

April 8, 2010
1:39 pm

Sixteen senior art majors exhibit work at Museum of Art

Sixteen studio art majors at Bates show work from their yearlong thesis projects in the annual Senior Exhibition, which opens…

Tuesday

April 6, 2010
11:11 am

Sun Journal highlights Gonzalez '11 and citizenship dream

In an April 6 Lewiston Sun Journal column, Bates student Uriel Gonzalez is interviewed about his journey from Mexico, Florida and Texas to Bates, then study abroad in Panama and Russia.

Thursday

March 25, 2010
3:27 pm

Time calls Gilmore '97 'an artist to watch'

Time Magazine names video artist Kate Gilmore ’97 one of three “artists to watch” in its coverage of the Whitney Biennial, along with photographer Nina Berman and painter Lesley Vance.

Thursday

February 25, 2010
9:54 am

Function and beauty come together in Bates ceramicist's work

Paul Heroux, a ceramicist on the Bates studio art faculty who has been described as a “painter who uses clay as his canvas,” is one of 15 members of the Maine Crafts Association showing work in “The Inspired Hand IV,” an exhibition in the Atrium Gallery at the University of Southern Maine’s Lewiston-Auburn College.

Wednesday

February 3, 2010
12:43 pm

Portland Press Herald, Sun Journal review student-curated Museum of Art show

Stories in the Portland Press Herald and Sun Journal about the current, student-curated Museum of Art’s exhibition, “Collection Project 4:…

Wednesday

February 3, 2010
11:43 am

Museum exhibitor Babb to discuss approach to color

Maine artist Joel Babb, known for his wilderness paintings and panoramic cityscapes, speaks about the use of color at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 25, in Room 104 of the Olin Arts Center at Bates College, 75 Russell St.

Thursday

January 7, 2010
1:12 pm

Bates College students curate Museum of Art exhibition honoring alumni gifts to collection

A reception opens an exhibition focusing on alumni gifts to the collections of the Bates College Museum of Art at 6 p.m. Friday, Jan. 15, in the Olin Arts Center at Bates, 75 Russell St. Under the guidance of museum staff, three Bates students serving as curatorial interns organized the exhibition “Collection Project 4: Selections From Alumni Collections.” The show runs through March 27.

Monday

November 30, 2009
3:32 pm

The Stanford Daily reports on symposium honoring art history professor Wanda Corn '62

The Stanford Daily reports on the “Great American Thing,” a two-day symposium honoring Wanda Jones Corn ’62, professor emeritus at…

Monday

October 19, 2009
9:34 am

Alumni showing artwork

Vogestad ’00 in Iceland Lana Vogestad ’00 presents video and sound installations in the exhibition No Man’s Land at the…