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Paul Clemence
Photographer to Discuss Architecture and Photography

Paul Clemence, New York-based photographer and author, will present a lecture, “Perception Meets Expression,” on Thursday, Nov. 13, at 4:15 p.m., in the Overlook in the Wellin Museum of Art. The lecture, which is free and open to the public, will discuss the perception and expression of architecture through the photographic lens.  More ...

"Aequalis: Blueblood and Fusion" (2014) by Rebecca Murtaugh
L.I. Exhibition to Feature Murtaugh’s Sculptures

Sculptures by Associate Professor of Art Rebecca Murtaugh will be on display in “Form and Facture: New Painting and Sculpture from New York.” The exhibition opens Saturday, Nov. 1, and continues through Dec. 13 at the Paul W. Zuccaire Gallery at Staller Center for the Arts on the Stony Brook University campus.  More ...

Yale's Robert Storr addresses the audience in a lecture launching Fallcoming/Family Weekend.
A Life of Art

Hamilton welcomed Yale Professor and Art School Dean Robert Storr to campus to give the Celebration of the Arts opening address in one of the first events of Fallcoming/Family Weekend on Oct. 9. It was one of many to celebrate the dedication of The Kevin and Karen Kennedy Center for Theater and the Studio Arts (KTSA).  More ...

Hamilton senior art concentrators and faculty visit the studio of sculptor Julia Kunin, right center, in black.
Senior Art Majors Take Annual NYC Artist Studio Trip

Among the opportunities that the Hamilton Art Department provides its students is the annual New York City Artist’s Studio Tour. On Sept. 11-13, the senior art concentrators, led by professors Katherine Kuharic, Robert Knight and Rebecca Murtaugh, ventured to New York City to visit the studios, galleries and homes of five practicing artists.  More ...

Robert Knight
Knight’s Work Featured in Exhibitions

A recent video from Assistant Professor of Art Robert Knight’s project In God's House is featured in GLOBALissues. CLIMATEmatters. SocialCHANGE at ArtRage in Syracuse, N.Y. The exhibition opens Saturday, Sept. 6, with a reception from 7-9 p.m., and continues through Oct. 18.  More ...

Lesley Klose '15 works at her sculpture internship at Red Dirt Studio.
From Earth to Kiln

Although processing clay may not sound like the most amusing way to spend the summer, Lesley Klose ’15, an art major with a focus on sculpture, is enjoying her time at the Red Dirt Studio in Mt. Rainier, Maryland, nonetheless. Her summer project is made possible through the support of the Kevin W. Kennedy ’70 Internship Fund for the Arts.  More ...

Ianno Recco '16, right, with Professor John McEnroe on Crete.
The Living Past: Archaeological Excavations Bring Ancient City to Life

Today, the written word is widespread and highly structured; yet, there was a point when writing was in its infancy. Almost 5,000 years ago Europe and Asia Minor entered what is known as the Bronze Age, which lasted approximately 2,500 years, and was characterized by proto-writing, early literature, and the widespread use and trade of bronze, allowing for inventions such as the chariot and sword. Ianna Recco ’16 is bringing one such society to life through her Emerson project, “Gournia Excavation Project.”  More ...

Sawyer Konys,  Shannon Boley and Jasmin Thomas.
From Church to Mosque: Rebirth of Spiritual Spaces in Utica’s Second Ward

Approaching 501 Park Street in Syracuse, a visitor would see what looks like a Catholic church. Though this site was once home to the Holy Trinity Roman Catholic Church, the building is now being converted into a mosque. As neighborhood demographics change, the need for specific religious spaces tends to shift as well. This summer, three students are working on a Levitt Group Research Project, “Sacred Spaces in Transition.”  More ...

Mackenzie Leavenworth '15, right, on site in Gournia, Greece, during a 2013 Emerson research expedition with Professor John McEnroe.
26 Students Awarded Emerson Research Grants

Recipients of the 2014 Emerson Summer Grants were recently announced. Created in 1997, the  program was designed to provide students with significant opportunities to work collaboratively with faculty members, researching an area of interest. The recipients, covering a range of topics, are exploring fieldwork, laboratory and library research, and the development of teaching materials. The students will make public presentations of their research throughout the academic year.  More ...

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