August 20 – September 20, 2018
Artist Talk: Thursday, September 20, 11:30 – 12:30
Z is a collection of nude ambrotype portraits working with transgender, cisgender, and a spectrum of gender non-conforming individuals. The collection uses the 19th century Wet Plate Collodion process with contemporary subjects as a reparative act to revise and reimagine the historic omission of gender variance from the photographic record.
October 1 – 26, 2018
Coffee Hour: Tuesday, October 2, 8-9am
Art for Women Empowerment
Curated by Samantha O’Connell
The mission of “Art for Women Empowerment” is to better represent female artists and bring
attention to not only their work but also the many injustices women in our world face. This exhibition shows a range of different visual mediums, showcasing each artist’s ranging perspective on the topic of feminism, ultimately promoting equality for women and men.
November 5 – 30, 2018
Coffee Hour: Tuesday, November 6, 8-9am
City of Refuge Ministries in Ghana, Africa: Shining a Light on the Social Injustices of Human Trafficking in a Third-World Country
Ledbetter volunteered at City of Refuge Ministries (CORM), a non-profit organization based in Ghana in May 2018. The team at CORM is passionate about rescuing children from slavery and providing them with a safe and fulfilling childhood. Ledbetter’s research focuses on the injustices perpetrated on individuals in Africa. Through photography and video, this exhibit documents the people from CORM and their stories.
December 10, 2018 – January 25, 2019
Coffee Hour: Tuesday, January 22, 8-9 am
Black and White
This exhibit features film-based black and white photography as an expressive and creative medium. The work is a representation of the students’ visions; often highlighting significant topics. Students created this work using traditional photography film processing and darkroom printing techniques.
February 4 – 28, 2019
Coffee Hour: Tuesday, February 5, 8-9am
A Visual Story
Students experiment with digital photography in unconventional ways; taking the concepts of color, line, form, texture and space to construct images. These alterations to the photos allow the artist to convey their vision. Focusing on principles of composition, the exhibit is a visual story telling in photography.
March 5 – 29, 2019
Coffee Hour: Tuesday, March 12, 8-9am
Using simple materials such as clay, wood, wire and plaster, students work with form to create unique pieces paying attention to the details of volume and dimension. Through this exhibit, the students are able to express their understanding of form, essence and conceptual development.
April 5 – May 8, 2019
Reception: Friday, April 5, 4-6pm
Anissa Wilson, Nikola Polak, Caela Abadie, Andres Deschapelles, Lauren Cavanaugh
Junior art majors display work culminated from their art experiences thus far. This exhibit is a representation of their progress as artists. Through exploration and devotion to the arts, they strive to perfect their techniques and concepts in order to successfully deliver a synchronized body of work.