Green’s photos shown at Portland Art Museum in Oregon

Gary Green’s photographs are included in the Portland Art Museum’s (Portland, Oregon) Recent Photography Acquisitions. The two photographs, from his series “Terrain Vague” are part of a group of eight that the museum acquired in 2016. The exhibition, which runs until July 22 and includes the work of such notable photographers as Robert Adams, Emmet...

Green exhibits photos at Urbanautica Institute

Gary Green’s photographs of the New York music scene from 1976 to 1986 are on exhibit in Italy at the Urbanautica Institute. The Institute, which collaborates with authors and organizations around the world, presents photography through exhibits, books, reviews, workshops, and lectures. In the accompanying text, Green describes this time in New York as unique, saying...

Plesch delivers keynote address at international conference in Brazil

Professor of Art Véronique Plesch was invited to deliver a plenary lecture at the Colóquio Internacional: Escrita, som e imagem/VI Jornada Intermídia (International Conference Word, Sound, Image/6th Intermedia Conference), that took place May 9-13, 2017 at the Federal University of Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte, Brazil. Her lecture, “The Wall and the Skin: Writing and Rewriting...

Green’s photos of Waterville at Common Street Arts

The “Picturing Waterville” exhibit opens May 24, 2017 at Common Street Arts in downtown Waterville. The exhibit includes contemporary and historical photography, community photo and video projects, downtown walking tours, urban sketching, and pinhole photo workshops. Professor Gary Green’s “Elm City,” a series of Waterville photos, will be displayed as part of this exhibition. ‘Picturing Waterville’...

2017 Senior Art Exhibition opens May 4

Join us for the opening of the 2017 Senior Art Exhibition, featuring work by graduating Studio Art majors and Art minors. The reception will be held on May 4, 4:30-6:30 in the Colby College Museum of Art. The exhibit will run through May 21, 2017.  

Mitchell exhibition at ICON Contemporary Art

The first exhibition for 2017 at ICON Contemporary Art will be new work by gallery artist Garry Mitchell.  A long-time member of the Colby College art faculty, Mitchell will be showing a collection of both large and small acrylic on canvas or panel paintings and a group of framed mono-types. The Garry Mitchell shows opens...

Sheehan on Fotomuseum’s Still Searching blog

In March and April 2017, Associate Professor of Art Tanya Sheehan contributed to the “Still Searching” blog published by the Fotomuseum in Winterthur, Switzerland. Her five-part blog series on Photography and Migration considers the role of the photographic medium in the human crossing of geographical and cultural borders. The series reflects on the photographic culture of the contemporary global migration crisis, placing it into...

Engman participates in Zeuxis exhibit

Professor of Art, Bevin Engman, is participating in a traveling exhibit entitled, Zeuxis: The Unstill Life. The exhibit is currently displayed at The Painting Center in NYC. Following New York, it will be shown in Arizona and Mississippi. Among the paintings by Engman included in the show are The Redshift, 2015, shown below.  

Green interviews Susannah Sayler

Gary Green interviews Susannah Sayler for Urbanautica’s newsletter in an article titled,”Susannah Sayler on Canaries, Climate Change and Collaboration.” In the article she describes ‘The Canary Project’, which she co-founded with collaborator Edward Morris. The project has a mission to produce art and media that she hopes will deepen public understanding of climate change and...

Harkett coedits new book on Horace Vernet

With Katie Hornstein, Visiting Associate Professor of Art Daniel Harkett has coedited Horace Vernet and the Thresholds of Nineteenth-Century Visual Culture. Published by the University Press of New England in 2017, this collection reconsiders the life and work of Emile Jean-Horace Vernet (1789–1863), presenting him as a crucial figure for understanding the visual culture of modernity....