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Announcements

Spring Fellowship Award Announced
Deadline: Wed. Feb 14, 5pm
Flexible Flyer Fellowship Award: An award for a Junior or Senior Visual Art Concentrator. Independent concentrators may apply as long as they plan a career in some aspect of art. Eligible projects may be done as completely independent projects outside of Brown, as independent study projects, or as work within the regular department curriculum.  A student may not use the award while on leave from Brown, but it may be used in part for a summer project undertaken between junior and senior years, or for the completion of a project begun at Brown and finished during the summer following graduation. Apply here.

Hugh Townley Fellowship Award: Funds are available to junior Visual Art concentrators. Proposal for travel should support your development as an artist. Apply
here.

Julie Sloane Fellowship Award: In Memory of Julie Sloane '92. Awards are available to students currently enrolled in VISA courses to support the purchase of supplies and materials for art projects. Apply
here.

Marlene Malik Fellowship Award: Individual awards are available to VA concentrators to support the purchase of supplies and materials for 3D projects. Apply
here.

Summer 2018 Courses Announced
Studio Foundation | T,W,R 9:00am-11:40am

An introduction to basic visual art concepts, exploring a range of materials with emphasis on experimentation and analysis of visual relationships. Drawing is a vital part of this course. Instructor: Daniel Stupar.

3D Foundation | T,W,R 3:30pm-6:10pm
This is an extensive study in form and structure to develop spatial understanding and the fundamentals of 3-dimensional design and construction. Students will explore the structural, compositional and conceptual implications of basic materials, such as wood, metal, plaster and found objects. Projects are designed as a means for investigating a variety of sculptural processes. Students will learn casting techniques, safe use of power tools and welding equipment. In addition, special emphasis will be placed on creativity, critical thinking and the ability to successfully articulate ideas visually. Instructor: Daniel Stupar.

Photography Foundation | T,W,R 12:15pm-2:55pm
This class is a wide-ranging technical and conceptual introduction to photography. Through weekly projects, students will be exposed to 19th-21st century photo processes.Topics covered include cameras, lenses, software, darkroom overview, scanning, natural and artificial lighting, alternative processes as well as concepts such as selective focus, color temperature, composition. Short readings and in-class slide presentations on a diverse range of photographers will introduce students to the history of photography. This course will prepare students for upper level Photography classes at Brown and RISD. Instructor: Theresa Ganz.

Student Galleries

Fri. Feb 2 - Thurs. Feb 15
Illuminated Sculptures Wintersession Group Exhibition - 1st Floor
Lu Adami - 2nd Floor
Art of the Book Group Exhibition - Gallery 221

This Week

Study Abroad | Comillas Info Session
Tues. Feb 6, 12pm
List Art, room 323
Spend a month this summer in Northern Spain creating an art portfolio while learning about Spanish language and culture. Comillas, located in Cantabria, boasts a stunning landscape in a smaller town with close proximity to larger cities. Studio facilities sit on a hill near the old Pontifical Seminary (now the Fundacion Comillas), only steps away from the rugged coastline. Wendy Edwards and Jerry Mischak teach and direct this month-long program, which includes coursework in drawing and painting, weekly non-credit language courses, and local excursions. Courses are able to accommodate students from beginning to advanced levels. All coursework is taught in English; no previous background in Spanish is required. More info here.


In Conversation: Thelma Golden
Wed. Feb 7, 5:30pm
Granoff Center, Martinos Auditorium
154 Angell Street, Providence

Thelma Golden is the director and chief curator of The Studio Museum in Harlem. Previously, she was a curator at the Whitney Museum of American Art. She is known for shaping artist-centered exhibitions about race, identity, politics and culture. At the Studio Museum, she has grown its reputation as a place for exchanging ideas about art and society. Presented by the Brown Arts Initiative. Warren and Allison Kanders Lecture Series. Please register here.

Mamiko Ostubo | Everything is Material
Thurs. Feb 8, 5:30pm
List Art, room 120
64 College Street, Providence

Save the Date

Valentine's Day Social
Wed. Feb 14, 12-1pm
List Art, 2nd floor

Please join the Department of Visual Art for lunch, card-making, flower-giving, and music-listening. Open to all.

Other Events

Cogut Fellowship Info Session
Mon. Feb 5, 12-1pm

Pembroke Hall, room 305
172 Meeting Street, Providence

Passionate about research in the humanities? If you´ll be a senior honors student in 2018-19 and are in the humanities or humanistic social sciences, come to our info session. Our fellows join a stimulating environment, discussing works-in-progress alongside faculty, postdoc and graduate student fellows. Attend our info session to learn more about the application process! Pizza will be served!

The Fog Medium: Visualizing and Engineering the Atmosphere
A Lecture by Yuriko Furuhata

Tues. Feb 13, 6:30pm
Barus Holley, room 190
184 Hope Street, Providence


This lecture is generously sponsored by Malcolm S. Forbes Center for Culture and Media Studies and the Department of Modern Culture and Media

Opportunities

Call for Submissions | Kunstkammer
Princeton University
Deadline: Mon. Feb 12
The Princeton University Undergraduate Journal of Art: Kunstkammer looks to provide a platform for undergraduate work on art history, art criticism, and visual arts. This is an open call for submissions of art history papers, art criticism essays, and visual art. For more information please check out our guidelines here. If you have any questions, please email us.

Call for Submissions | Catalyst Journal
Brown University
Deadline: Fri. Feb 16
Catalyst Journal is now accepting submissions! We are a science-inspired literary journal that aims to bridge the gap between the sciences and the arts. We are looking for works of writing and art that are about or inspired by the sciences. We accept submissions of all forms, from prose, poetry, non-fiction, and sci-fi to drawing, painting, and photography; we are also open to digital and non-traditional formats. Check out the Catalyst website, and email submissions here.

VA in the News

RaMell Ross at the Sundance Film Festival

"Hale County This Morning, This Evening" premiered at the Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah. The film was directed and written by VA Faculty RaMell Ross and won a Special Jury Award for Creative Vision. Read reviews here: Democracy Now!, the Village Voice, and the Los Angeles Times.

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