Art & Art History News

Alumnus interviewed about his art

Artist John C. Wagoner ’05 was interviewed in March by Shreveport arts and cultural website Heliopolis about his work. Read More

Senior art exhibits open April 6

Senior thesis art exhibits will open on April 6 in the Peter Paul Luce Gallery at Cornell College. The show, which opens with a reception from 2-4 p.m. on April 6, will feature the works of Hannah Wilber, Katelynn Paul, Kathleen O'Connor, and Patrick Loughlin. Read More

Students explore 17 Chicago museums and related careers

Chicago was the perfect venue for Ellen Hoobler’s Museum Studies course during Block 4. Based at the McLennan Center, the class visited 17 museums while learning about the work that goes into creating spectacular exhibitions. Read More

Luplow reflects on a semester of creative insights

My first semester at Cornell was loaded with awesomeness: photographing King Chapel a million times over, reading “Paradise Lost” until I began dreaming in 17th-century rhetoric, tweaking out with Beethoven and 35mm negatives in the darkroom at 3 a.m. But there is one aspect in particular that made it extraordinary. Read More

Dyas’ work on display at Lawrence University

Photography by Sandy Dyas, lecturer in art, is on display at the Wriston Art Galleries at Lawrence University in Appleton, Wisc. Dyas' work, titled "my eyes are not shut," features photography and video. The exhibit opens Jan. 17 and runs through March 16. Read More

“Verde green” exhibition opens Nov. 3

"Verde green", an installation by University of Iowa art professor Isabel Barbuzza, will be exhibited at the Peter Paul Luce Gallery from Nov. 3 through Dec. 1. Read More

Art Interest Group nets $1300 for hunger relief project

During Block 1, 20 students in Cornell’s Art Interest Group (AIG) contributed their time and artistic talents to Empty Bowls, a nationwide anti-hunger project. Read More

Students create animated videos with visiting artists

Four students staged a Tiny Circus in McWethy Hall during Block 1, exploring the seven deadly sins through stop-motion animation with the help of two visiting artists. Read More

Senior Art Portfolios 2013

Senior studio art majors create electronic portfolios to document their senior show exhibitions. See the creative work from the Class of 2013. Read More

2013-14 Fine Arts Calendar

Cornell’s fine arts events for 2013-2014 include a performance by The Brazilian Guitar Quartet, a co-production with Riverside Theatres of “Birth Witches” with Guest Director Artist Leda Hoffman, a variety of Luce Gallery shows including sabbatical work from art professor Tony Plaut opening Sept. 1, and the annual holiday choral concert. Read More

Liberal studies help Liu recognize calling as an artist

After testing the limits of graphite and charcoal drawing during her senior exhibition, Josephine Liu '13 is ready to explore animation and other art forms as she embarks on a year of studies at the San Francisco Art Institute. Read More

Folk art exhibits

Two exhibits, “Traditional Mexican Folk Art from Michoacan: Selections from the Deibner-Hanson Collection,” and “Crafting Traditions: Oaxacan Wood Carvings” will be shown at the Peter Paul Luce Gallery Sunday, Jan. 20 through March 3. Read More

Biondo-Gemmel exhibits work

In September, Susannah Biondo-Gemmell exhibited artwork in “Earth and Alchemy,” a show surveying contemporary ceramic sculpture, at the Stephen D. Paine Gallery, Massachusetts College of Art, Boston. In November, she exhibited new time-based ceramic sculpture at the “Clay Colleagues” exhibition, alongside other regional ceramic artists, at Cornell’s Peter Paul Luce Gallery. Upcoming exhibitions include “Elements” in which she will be representing the “element of fire” through ceramic materials, at the Northern Clay Center, Minneapolis. Read More

Dyas’ work featured

Art Lecturer Sandy Dyas exhibited a new body of photography and video, “my eyes are not shut,” at the Anderson Gallery at Drake University in Des Moines Sept. 7 through Oct. 12. She will also exhibit at Lawrence University in Kansas and teach a photography workshop in Prague. Read More

2012-2013 Fine Arts Calendar

Cornell's fine arts events for 2012-2013 include performances of the Tony Award winning Avenue Q, a variety of Luce Gallery shows honoring recently retired art professor Doug Hanson, the return of the female vocal ensemble Tapestry, and the annual holiday choral concert. Read More

“Resolutions” at Luce Gallery

“Resolutions”, a ceramics installation by artist Linda Swanson, will be exhibited at the Peter Paul Luce Gallery at Cornell College, Saturday, Jan. 14 through Sunday Feb. 12. An opening reception will be held Saturday Jan. 14 from 2 to 4 p.m. in McWethy Hall. Artist Linda Swanson will give a gallery talk at 3 p.m. […] Read More

Potters For Peace Luncheon

The Multicultural Council is sponsoring an informal luncheon with the executive board of Potters For Peace on Nov 11th. Professor Doug Hanson is hosting the annual meeting of the Potters For Peace executive board Nov. 10-14, and the 10-member board will be in attendance from Nicaragua, Canada, and across the United States. Hanson has been […] Read More

“Cut-Ups” Exhibition at Cornell College

“Cut-Ups,” an exhibition of mixed media paintings by Ellen Campbell, Neva Sills, Johannah Silva, and Mary Lou Zelazny, will be exhibited at the Peter Paul Luce Gallery at Cornell College, Sunday, Nov. 6 through Sunday, Dec. 4. An opening reception will be held Sunday, Nov. 6 from 2 to 4 p.m. in McWethy Hall. Ellen […] Read More

Johnson’s murals strengthen communities in Iowa and Ecuador

When Mike Johnson arrived at Cornell for his freshman year, he found himself at a campus mobilized for action. Nearby Cedar Rapids had just experienced a flood so massive that it ranked fifth on the nation’s list of worst natural disasters. Cornell, service-oriented and neighborly, called on its entire community to help. Johnson made a […] Read More

Show to honor professor’s legacy

Doug Hanson Legacy, a show which features works by 25 Cornell alumni who studied with art professor Doug Hanson during his 40 years of teaching ceramics, sculpture and drawing at Cornell College, will be exhibited at the Peter Paul Luce Gallery at Cornell College, Sunday Sept. 18 through Oct. 23, 2011. An opening reception will be held […] Read More