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ART DEPARTMENT NEWS

Annual Student Art Exhibit Opens

From silkscreens, photographs and sculpture to works in charcoal, paint and digital media, the annual student art exhibition curated by the Department of Art and Architecture kicked off on Friday, April 29 with an opening reception at the Davis Gallery at Houghton House. Titled "Student Art and Architecture: Studio Work from 2015-2016," this year's exhibition will be on display until Monday, May ...  More >>

Charter Day 2016 and Medal of Excellence

During the 2016 Charter Day celebrations, the Hobart College Alumni Association presented its highest honor, the Medal of Excellence, to Eric Cohler '81, president of Eric Cohler Design and an adjunct professor of art and architecture at HWS. "Through your combination of contributions to design, the arts, and the communities you serve, and the future whom you teach, you have truly led a life of c...  More >>

Walker '16 Joins Harvard Grad Program

Amanda Walker '16 has dreamed of becoming an architect since high school, and she will soon take a significant step toward that goal. A double major in architectural studies and art history, Walker was recently accepted into six of the most prestigious architecture graduate programs in the country: Harvard Graduate School of Design in Architecture; the University of Pennsylvania School of Design;...  More >>

Pollack's '55 Collection on Display

Featuring prints, drawings and photographs of the 20th and 21st centuries, "Audubon to Warhol: Two Centuries of American Art on Paper" is on display in the Davis Gallery at Houghton House through April 22. The exhibit was curated by HWS' art interns and showcases the collection of Edward T. Pollack '55. The exhibit emphasizes movements such as Social Realism and Mid-Century Modernism, and feature...  More >>

HWS Receives Moses Soyer Drawings

A. David Jones P'90 and former HWS Trustee Heather Moden Jones '56, P'90 have generously donated six drawings by important American painter Moses Soyer to The Collections of Hobart and William Smith to enhance its profile of American art from the mid-20th century. "The drawings are lovely studies showing a variety of line, shading and foreshortening," says Visual Arts Curator Kathryn Vaughn P'08....  More >>

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