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Art as a force of change

On Thursday, Oct. 5, the environmental studies program, the Lang Center for Civic and Social Responsibility and the arts department co-hosted an event called “Imagine! Art, Environment and Social Change.” The interdisciplinary panel presentation and discussion featured three women who work at the intersection of art, the environment and justice. The three panelists were Ciara… Keep Reading

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Bright pants, bright future

Dyami Andrews ’19, a student from the Bay Area, who can often be seen around campus with his bright and bold pants, which are equally as bright as his passion for art. He is currently pursuing a double major in engineering and studio art.  With a lot of encouragement from his parents Andrews has cultivated… Keep Reading

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On Ian Hoffman ’15, from the poet to the poetry

“I would very much like,” Ian Hoffman ’15 confessed, as we approached the end of the interview, “to stop writing.” Regarding poetry itself: “I don’t think it’s ‘important.’ I like writing it. But it’s not important like ISIS is important.” “I get lost sometimes,” Ian had told me earlier. The Creative Writing Club he founded… Keep Reading

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Artist Spotlight: Sculptor Lisa Patusky

When you walk past the List Gallery these days, you might be drawn to the muscularly shaped, flowing sculptures inside. These sculptures are part of the senior thesis of Lisa Patusky ’14, a senior from Ohio who is majoring in studio art and minoring in English literature and art history. Patusky’s reasons for choosing sculpture… Keep Reading

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Artist Spotlight: Jacob Oet’s poetic priorities

To describe Jacob Oet ’16 as creative would be an understatement. Dabbling in forms such as photography, film and playwriting, Oet’s pursuits are impressive; however, his main love has always been poetry. Oet is a talented poet who has published five chapbooks and won a slew of awards for his work. Oet began writing recreationally… Keep Reading

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Artist Spotlight: Rachel Fresques’ balanced ballet

For senior Rachel Fresques, ballet is a balancing act. As one of the most structured forms of dance, its beauty lies in the relationship between form and expression. “I really like that ballet is so structured,” she said. “What I find so beautiful is the clear lines; you know what it’s supposed to look like,… Keep Reading

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Artist Spotlight: Painting Passion with Cookie Dou

Junior Cookie Dou  loves what she does. As a pre-med student with a double major in biology and studio art, she takes special pride in the sense of accomplishment that accompanies a completed piece of art. She said that she gets lost in her art and in the process. Dou compared her artistic process to… Keep Reading

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