The Pandemic Pandemonium invited students to release their artistic, creative, and intellectual geniuses to express, create, analyze, and visualize how the pandemic has affected our lives, our art, and our world. The initiative is a movement designed to reflect and take visible action about the role of artists and thinkers across disciplines in our society as we grapple with this monumental moment.
Natalie and James Thompson Gallery
Visiting artist Shaun Leonardo will discuss his multi-disciplinary work in Conversation #4 of the PLATFORM Event Series presented by ConSortiUm. The artist will also describe his investment in performance as a process of embodiment—exploring the ways in which memory and trauma are lodged within our bodies.
View culminating Fall 2020 class exhibitions from across all disciplines in the Department of Art & Art History. Pictured: Cal Oliver, "Of Illumination and Obfuscation", 2020. Copper, Brass, Acrylic. 3/4" x 2 1/2" x 5". Image courtesy of the artist.
Lectures available on YouTube channel
Selected presentations from the Tuesday Night Lecture Series are available to view on the Thompson Gallery's new YouTube channel.
"Artist and MFA Candidate Don Hanson put his passion for net art into developing NEW ART CITY, a platform that has been used to stage virtual versions of canceled exhibitions and to experiment with the possibilities for digital shows."
Spring 2020 BFA Student Exhibitions and Culminating Class Exhibitions are presented in a virtual format. View work from all disciplines of study in the Department of Art & Art History.
A 2018 MacArthur Fellow, Titus Kaphar, ’01 BFA Art/Pictorial Arts, says he sees painting as a language that offers diverse perspectives on history, justice and change.
Shadow Knowledge Exhibition Extended through October 30, 2020
Shadow Knowledge features four bodies of work by new media artist Rosa Menkman. The exhibition has been extended through October 30, 2020, and will be open by appointment only during the fall semester.