Entries tagged with ‘art and art history’

Priscilla Briggs (Art and Art History)

Priscilla Briggs presented an artist lecture and solo exhibition “Impossible Is Nothing” as part of the program for the 32nd Annual Interdisciplinary Conference in Humanities at the University of West Georgia.

Priscilla Briggs (Art art Art History)

Priscilla Briggs’s (Art art Art History) photo book Impossible Is Nothing: China’s Theater of Consumerism was published by Daylight Books in Spring 2017. Since then, the book has been reviewed or featured in print by Newsweek Japan, L’oeil de la Photographie, Amateur Photographer (London), and in online periodicals such as Lenscratch, Photo District News, and […]

Betsy Byers (Art and Art History)

Betsy Byers exhibited her paintings at SCOPE International art fair in New York City this March. Her solo exhibition, “Sensitive Indicators,” is currently on view at Kolman & Pryor Gallery with an opening reception this Saturday, March 25, 2017, from 7-9 p.m. The show is on view through April 15, 2017.

Virginia A. Groot Foundation Grant

Gustavus was recently awarded a $300,000 grant by the Virginia A. Groot Foundation. This grant will bring a Visiting Artist position to campus for three years and support art department programming, supplies, and capacity building. Congratulations to the Department of Art.

Kristen Lowe (Art and Art History)

Kristen Lowe will have her feature-length documentary, Painting the Place Between, air on TPT MN. For more information, visit the Gustie Newswire article.

Linnea Wren, 1989 Carlson Award Winner, Art and Art History Department

Linnea Wren The tradition of presenting the Edgar M. Carlson Award for Distinguished Teaching to a Gustavus faculty member is now 18 years old. The board of trustees established this award to honor the former college president for his leadership and commitment to academic excellence at Gustavus. This year the award goes to Dr. Linnea […]

Lois Peterson, 2013 Faculty Service Award Winner, Art and Art History Department

Lois Peterson was selected as the 2013 recipient of the Gustavus Faculty Service Award. Presented each year at Founder’s Day, this award is the highest accolade a Gustavus faculty member can receive for distinguished service activities.

Don Myers (Hillstrom Museum of Art/Art and Art History)

Don Myers served as one of the three judges for the annual Mankato CityArt Walking Sculpture Tour for the fourth time, the results of which will be made public later this month. The panel of judges was responsible for choosing first, second, and third prizes in two categories of sculpture, bronze and other materials, out […]

Priscilla Briggs (Art and Art History)

“Seamless,” a series of photographs by Priscilla Briggs will be included in the three-person exhibition “It’s so hard to live without you” (with Victoria Crayhon and Karolina Jonderko) as part of the Landskrona Photo Festival in Landskrona, Sweden. Works from Priscilla’s series “Making Mona Lisa” are currently on view as part of the juried exhibition […]