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ART DEPARTMENT NEWS

Faculty Promotions

During the spring meeting of the Hobart and William Smith Colleges Trustees, the Board, upon recommendation of President Mark D. Gearan, has approved the promotion of three faculty members to the rank of Full Professor, as well as granted Emeritus/Emerita status to four other faculty members. Effective July 1, 2015, Nan Crystal Arens and Neil Laird, both associate professors of geoscience, and Ma...  More >>

Knoll '06 Publishes "Luckiest Girl Alive"

"Luckiest Girl Alive," the instant New York Times bestselling debut novel by Jessica Knoll '06, is being hailed by critics as a "dark, twisty" thriller whose "razor-sharp writing" and "propulsive prose" (EW) has drawn comparisons to "Gone Girl" but stands apart with its "humor, cultural insight, and thematic heft" (Alissa Nutting, author of "Tampa"). Named one of the Huffington Post's "18 Brillia...  More >>

Cornell '15, Lynch '15 Explore Local History

Art history majors Katherine Cornell '15 and Kaytlynn Lynch '15 teamed up with the Geneva Historical Society as interns earlier this year to help preserve the rich history of community by digitizing the photography archives and helping to catalog items in the collection. The Historical Society collects, catalogs, preserves and studies artifacts that offer a visual and tangible connection to Genev...  More >>

Studio Art Show Features Student Works

Celebrating a year of artistic accomplishments this May, "Student Art and Architecture: Studio Work from 2014-2015" will showcase works spanning a breadth of visual invention in color and in black and white, in silkscreens and photographs, in charcoal and paint, and in sculpture and digital media. The annual exhibition will feature pieces by students in studio courses ranging from beginning to th...  More >>

Wu '12 Reflects on Art, HWS

When Jenny Wu '12 arrived at Hobart and William Smith Colleges from Nanjing, China, she was surprised by three things: the snow, the squirrels and her friends' excitement of sharing her first time experiences like going to coffee-chain Dunkin' Donuts. Wu quickly adjusted to life at HWS, double majoring in studio art and architectural studies, while getting involved on campus. After graduation, Wu...  More >>

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