Call for Entries | 39th Annual Student Juried Art Exhibition
Deadline: Sun. Jan 27

The submission process for the 39th Annual Juried Student Art Exhibition is now open until January 27, 2019. This exhibition is open to all Brown University students in every department. All media accepted, including book arts, ceramics, dance, drawing, painting, performance, photography, poetry, print, robotics, sculpture, sound, textiles, and video. For more information and to apply, click here.

Spring Awards Now Open
Deadline: Mon. Feb 11, 5pm
Flexible Flyer Fellowship Award
Hugh Townley Fellowship Award
Marlene Malik Fellowship Award

New VA Course | School of Arte Útil VISA1080
Arte Útil was conceived by artist Tania Bruguera in 2013 to address art’s use as a tool for social & political change. Whether through self-organized groups, individual initiatives, or rise of user-generated content, people are developing new methods and social formations to deal with issues that were once the domain of the state. These initiatives are not isolated incidents, but also part of an art history that has been neglected, yet shapes our contemporary world.

HIAA Course | The Arts of India HIAA0023
How does art aspire to beauty, participate in political action, motivate the economy, and engage with the divine? In this introduction to the arts of India, 1600 to the present, we will consider these questions. From the floral designs adorning the Taj Mahal to popular clay figurines, and from the British colonial production of turning cotton into patterned cloth to Gandhi’s movement for independence based on the hand-spun, we will examine the arts of painting, sculpture, and monumental architecture alongside the decorative arts of textiles, furniture, ceramics, and bronze, and modern artists’ contemplation of earlier traditions to create the contemporary.
Student Galleries

Now through Thurs. Feb 7
Noah Goodman - 1st Floor
Group Exhibition curated by Miranda Villanueva - 2nd Floor
Group Exhibition curated by Wendy Cohen - Gallery 221

This Week

Classes Resume
Wed. Jan 23
Classes of the Spring semester resume on Wed. Jan 23. For a full list of courses offered in the Department of Visual Art, click here.

Open Studio Time | Documenting Work
Fri. Jan 25, 9am-4pm
List Art, room 512A

The Department of Visual Art will be opening the Lighting Studio to any student who still needs to document artwork for the 39th Annual Juried Student Art Exhibition. The Lighting Studio will be set up and ready to go, equipped with professional lights, cameras, pedestals, and backdrops. Students may bring up to 2 pieces of work. Everything will be set up and ready to go, but students must work the camera and take their own photographs. Please register for a time slot here.

Lab Monitor Orientation and Safety Training
Fri. Jan 25, 12pm and 3pm
List Art, room 225
All VA student workers who are employed as Lab Safety Monitors must attend this training with Daniel Stupar before shifts begins on Sun. Feb 3. Two sessions will be offered, one beginning at 12pm, and the second beginning at 3pm. Students working in the Digital Print Lab will have an additional training immediately following the meeting.

Save the Date

Equipment Checkout Opens
Mon. Jan 28, 1-3pm
The VA Lending Library is open on weekdays from 1-3pm. The majority of the equipment is available for 7-day checkout period. Equipment includes digital cameras, film cameras, video cameras, tripods, projectors, sound recorders, microphones, etc. If you are enrolled in a VISA course, then you are eligible to use the Equipment Lending Library. Some restrictions apply based on the course in which you are enrolled.

Lab Hours Begin
Sun. Feb 3
List Art Building, various studios
Open lab hours give students enrolled in VA courses the chance to work in the studio outside of class time. Open lab hours are as follows:

Black + White Darkroom (321), Digital Print Lab (512), Foundation Studio (225), and Painting (510), Printmaking (310)
Sunday, 7:30pm-midnight
Monday-Thursday, 8:30pm-midnight

Sculpture (B10)
Sunday, 4pm-11pm
Monday-Thursday, 7pm-11pm

Book Arts Studio, John Hay Library
Sunday, 3:30-8pm
Monday-Thursday, 6:30-10pm

Joyce Scott | Artist Talk
Wed. Feb 6, 5pm
List Art, room 120

MacArthur ‘Genius’ Fellow, Joyce J. Scott is best known for her figurative sculpture and jewelry using free-form off-loom bead weaving techniques similar to a peyote stitch, as well as blown glass, and found objects.  As an African-American, feminist artist, Scott unapologetically confronts difficult themes as diverse as her subjects which include race, misogyny, sexuality, stereotypes, gender inequality, social disturbance, economic disparities, history, politics, rape, and discrimination.  Her art leverages its impact with her wry, subversive humor, and engages hardened stereotypes that demand honest examination. Please register here.


Call for Entry
Deadline: Wed. Jan 23

Leung Family Gallery, Stephen Robert '62 Campus Center. In a world of unrest, increasing inequalities, social and environmental crises, what does it mean to live a "good life"? You're invited to consider these questions and dialogue with the Brown-RISD community on our diverse identities, cultures and understanding of purpose through the arts. We accept work ranging from 2D & 3D art, literary pieces, to video and live performance during the show! Submit work here.

Deadline: Mon. Jan 28

STEAM Splash is a yearly design-fest that brings together the skills of university students with the unbridled enthusiasm of elementary schoolers. During STEAM Splash, students from Brown and RISD run STEAM-themed workshops at the Jewish Community Day School of Rhode Island (JCDSRI). University students get to explore and share their passions with students and gain experience at the front of a classroom. JCDSRI students get a "splash" of fun, educational play that fosters their love of science, technology, engineering, arts and math. Apply here.

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