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ART DEPARTMENT NEWS

'Jewelled Pines' Graces Art Collection

Richard Scudamore '55 recently donated another oil canvas to The Collections at Hobart and William Smith Colleges. A generous contributor to HWS, Scudamore last year donated the "Grand Manan" by Alfred Thompson Bricher (1837-1908). This new painting is titled "Jewelled Pines" (1929) by Walter Launt Palmer (1854-1932). "Jewelled Pines" is a 76 x 63 cm oil on canvas. Walter Launt Palmer's snow scen...  More >>

Ruth Earns Best in Show

Professor of Art and Architecture Nicholas Ruth was awarded "Best in Show" at the 2014 Southern Printmaking Biennale. As the recipient, Ruth has been given a solo exhibition at the University of North Georgia in the fall of 2015, and will be the juror for the next Southern Printmaking Biennale, to be held there in 2016. The exhibition was juried by Ericka Walker, assistant professor of art at t...  More >>

"Abiding art + architecture"

What often lies behind art and architecture is an experience that transports a viewer into the creative mind of a particular artist. Through Dec. 5, art goers have the opportunity to take this artistic journey through Cletus Johnson's mixed-media exhibit, "Abiding art + architecture" at the Davis Gallery at Houghton House. "The portal aspect is a primary interest of mine in these designs and thea...  More >>

Ruth’s Prints Shown in France

Professor of Art and Architecture Nick Ruth was invited to have his work included in the 9th Trienniale Mondiale de l'Estampe, in Auvergne, France. The international printmaking show ran from Oct. 11 through Nov. 9. Ruth had five prints in the show, all of which were made specifically for the exhibition. "I'm very excited, and honored to be included in the show," says Ruth, who explained organize...  More >>

Semester Explores Ancient Rome

Kevin Teel '17, who has taken Italian language courses since he was in seventh grade, is excited to have the opportunity to use his language skills on a daily basis while spending the fall semester in Rome. He is one of 15 students participating in the Rome Global Education program led by Professor of Chemistry Walter Bowyer. "This is one of the best groups of students I've ever worked with," say...  More >>

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