"I think the artists like it just because it's outside and there's wildlife and people get to watch them work", Kanouff said, adding that most artists "spend their time alone in their studio where it's just you". Probably more so now than ever.
"It's been really fortunate that we have this gallery space here at Wayne State College", said Beebe. The show, in support of South Vancouver Family Place, includes a 50/50 draw.
It is very spacious and open, something which you can't say for many galleries in Belgrade. The second floor ceiling of the Sloane Art Library collapsed last December, but librarians are still relying on a plastic canopy and buckets to protect the books from water damage. This year, Cali Banks, '18, received both the juror's award and an honorable mention in graphics.
Life experiences are the greatest teacher to any creator, and those lessons of life and living it are on full display this First Friday across the art galleries of Elkton. A lot of times, students will use that space to experiment. She then collaborated with the curator of the Peabody Library, Paul Espinosa, to select the artists whose work would best fit into the larger themes of the show as well as the history and architecture of the library.
"I've set up at abandoned buildings and sat with people forced from their homes by gentrification and new laws that stopped or limited their social security or disability, leaving them lost in the city their ancestors helped build". There's a not a huge contemporary presence there. Darris explained. "Whenever I write I just unconsciously write from the point of view [of] a queer black woman, and it feels freeing as those are two aspects of myself that I have struggled to accept".
She said her ceramics would appeal to people who want something functional that also makes an artistic statement.
"I grew up by the sea in Exmouth so my earliest memories are of being on the beach and looking across to Dawlish and the headlands towards Torquay", said Claire.
"I didn't know that word".
He told how he first got into art, it wasn't so much because of the OSS art curriculum, but rather it was because of a girl he liked. There will be short tours, art-making projects and other themed activities planned for each month's unique program. How can an artist work in this cabal of canvas, paint, brushes, and wood, jumbled in no particular order, with a solo exhibition looming in a few weeks? She was trained by famous artists in China, she said.
The sculpture titled "Blue Head" by Nadine Pratt, '19, was displayed at the annual student art show on Tuesday, April 3, 2018, in the Bowman~Penelec~Megahan Art Gallery.