Art History


Endowed Professor Spotlight: Ted Aub

Professor of Art Ted Aub works on a model of famed local bassist Scott LaFaro, which will serve as reference for a full-scale sculpture, to be cast in bronze.  Geneva City council recently named April 3 'Scott LaFaro Day' in honor of his legacy.Professor of Art and Architecture Ted Aub, who holds the Class of 1964 Endowed Professorship, is an internationally recognized sculptor who has been awarded numerous public sculpture commissions in the…
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Elliott ’66, L.H.D. ’08 Commits $200K for Faculty Innovation

Michael Bogin, Professor of Art and Architecture, Art 105, Color and Composition.  Today the class was doing preliminary work on seeing and creating measured color interactions. Thomas Reny '18A gift of $200,000 from Hobart and William Smith Colleges Trustee Katherine D. Elliott ’66, L.H.D. ’08 will support a breadth of faculty proposals, from innovation within the curriculum to professional…
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Shedding Light on Blue Green Algae

Bradt_Research_2Blue green algae (BGA) and macrophytes (rooted plants) are becoming a toxic problem for those living near the Finger Lakes, but the work of Serena Bradt ’18 and other students…
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Colleges Mourn Passing of Saga Co-Founder Anderson ’49, LL.D. ’67

Hunk_AndersonHarry W. “Hunk” Anderson ’49, LL.D. ’67, who cofounded the food service company Saga while studying at Hobart and William Smith and was renowned as a collector of modern art,…
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Resnick ’49 Paintings Displayed

hws-r-10Four paintings by alumnus and renowned artist Donald Resnick ’49 have been installed in the Scandling Campus Center’s new common room. Celebrated for his vibrant scenes depicting the natural beauty of…
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