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ART DEPARTMENT NEWS

Honoring Faculty Teaching, Service and Scholarship

Members of the HWS faculty recently acknowledged the work and dedication of their peers by awarding faculty prizes. Recommended for the annual awards by their faculty colleagues to the Committee on Faculty Research and Honors, this year's recipients include, Associate Professor of Spanish and Hispanic Studies Edgar Paiewonsky-Conde, who received the faculty prize for teaching; Associate Professor...  More >>

HWS Rome Program in ArchitectureBoston

The HWS Rome study abroad program was recently featured in the Summer 2015 edition of the magazine, ArchitectureBoston. The article, "At Issue: Sit. Look. Sketch.," highlights the travel-sketching component of the program and includes reflections from Assistant Professor of Architecture and Chair of Urban Studies Kirin Makker as well as an online gallery of sketches featuring work from students o...  More >>

Cavanaugh '12 working for Feature Film, Runoff

"Combining a sense of ecological urgency with a compelling yet stirring morality play, Runoff tells the story of a woman who goes to desperate lengths to save her family and farm when they are threatened from their land." For Sarah Cavanaugh '12, working as an outreach assistant for a feature film wasn't the career path she envisioned while working on her Bachelor of Arts Degree cum laude in hist...  More >>

Blanchard's Research Inspires Art Exhibit

The Museum of Fine Arts in Boston is currently running an exhibit, "Court Ladies or Pin-Up Girls? Chinese Paintings from the MFA," that was inspired by research conducted by Lara Blanchard, Luce Associate Professor of East Asian Art and Chair of the HWS Art and Architecture Department. The exhibit draws upon research that Blanchard presented in an article, "Huizong's New Clothes: Desire and Alleg...  More >>

An Evening of Jazz and Art

During Reunion, alumni, alumnae and other HWS community members had the opportunity to enjoy an evening of live jazz and art at the Davis Gallery at Houghton House. Held in memory of the late Bob Masteller '60 and the late Al Scheeren '60, the event featured the special exhibit, "Mark Jones '72: A Retrospective Exhibition of Paintings, Drawings and Photographs," as well as music from renowned jaz...  More >>

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