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Announcements

DIAP Student Reps Needed
Attn: All VA Concentrators
This year our department will be continuing the work of DIAP (Diversity and Inclusion Action Plan). We are looking for students who are interested in working with Theresa Ganz, Winnie Gier, Paul Myoda, Kristine Newson, and RaMell Ross on DIAP initiatives for 2018-19. This would be a one-year commitment, and the committee meets once per month, lunch provided. 
Our focus this year will be on furthering DIAP goals particularly in the areas of faculty hiring and establishing a DIAP student grant. Student feedback is essential to the process. More information and submission process here.

This Week in VA

Student Galleries
Fri. Oct 26 - Thurs. Nov 1
Cynthia Guo - 1st Floor
Painting II Group Show - 2nd Floor
Luke Moldof - Gallery 221
Investigating Collage Group Show - 3rd Floor

Fri. Nov 2 - Thurs. Nov 8
Nicole Cochary - 1st Floor
Lizzy Schmidt - 2nd Floor
Isabela Lovelace - Gallery 221
Investigating Collage Group Show - 3rd Floor

 

Halloween Social
Wed. Oct 31, 4:30-6pm
List Art Building, 2nd Floor


Join the Visual Art DUGs and Concentrators for spooky fun this Halloween! We’ll have lots of food, candy, arts and crafts, a photo booth, bobbing for donuts, pumpkin carving and painting, and much more! Costumes strongly encouraged - show off your creativity! Sir Roland High will be handing out prizes for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place contest winner, including gift certificates, art supplies, and a Piñata filled with goodies!

Other Events This Week

Danny Lyon, "The Only Thing I Saw Worth Leaving"
Opening Reception and Conversation

Thurs. Nov 1, 5:30pm
David Winton Bell Gallery
64 College Street

Conversation with Danny Lyon, in conjunction with the opening reception of the exhibition Danny Lyon: The Only Thing I Saw Worth Leaving. Please register here.

On Protest, Art and Activism | A Conversation
Fri.Nov 2, 5:30pm
Granoff Center, Martinos Auditorium

154 Angell Street
Whitney Museum of American Art assistant curators Jennie Goldsten and Ru Hockley join Brown's Bell Gallery curator Ian Alden Russell and John Hay Library assistant director and University archivist Jennifer Betts in conversation about constructing a curatorial narrative around the history and impact of protest art and artistic activism. Presented by David Winton Bell Gallery and Brown Arts Initiative. Free and open to the public.


Art of Resistance Workshops
Sat. Nov 3, Mon. Nov 5 and Thurs. Nov 8
The Brown Arts Initiative is pleased to present three workshops exploring modes of art making in honor of Veterans Day. During the first workshop on Nov 3, participants will work with Combat Paper to create pulp and paper from donated military uniforms. On Nov 5, Rhode Island Poet Laureate Tina Cane will lead a writing workshop. On Nov 8, Brown Prof. Erica Mena will guide participants in learning to use a printing press to print phrases generated during the writing workshop onto paper created during the papermaking workshop. All events are free and open to the public, though participation in one of the first two workshops is necessary to attend the third. Space is limited and advanced registration is required. To learn more and to register, please click 
here.

Looking Ahead

Artist Talk | Carole Freeman
Wed. Nov 7, 5pm
List Art Building, room 110
64 College Street

Freeman’s talk will focus on her 2018 New York solo exhibition “Unsung”, portraits of little known Americans who bring to light current socio-political issues. Other recent Canadian solo exhibitions include “Something About Winnipeg”; “Portraits of Facebook”, opened by the managing director of Facebook Canada; and three exhibitions of celebrity portraits featured during the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF). Freeman has received international recognition through Los Angeles group exhibitions with David Hockney, Elizabeth Peyton, Frank Auerbach, Picasso, and Matisse, and the shortlist exhibitions for Young Masters Art Prize 2017 in London, UK. Commissions include those by New York art critics Jerry Saltz and Roberta Smith, Los Angeles art dealer Leslie Sacks, and Lord and Lady Glentoran of Dublin, Ireland. 


Screening | The Price of Everything
Wed. Nov 7, 7pm
Granoff Center, Martinos Auditorium
154 Angell Street

Documentary filmmaker Nathaniel Kahn explores the contemporary art world market in his new movie, The Price of Everything, featuring interviews with artists, gallerists, auction house specialists, curators, and others. A discussion with Kahn follows the screening. This presentation will be the third event in the 2018-18 Warren and Allison Kanders Lecture Series.

Study Abroad Info Session | Comillas, Spain

Fri. Nov 9, 12pm
List Art Building, room 325
64 College Street


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. Leslie Bostrom and Leigh Tarentino 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; previous background in Spanish not required. More info
here.

Opportunities

Internship | Careers in the Common Good
Deadline: Tues. Oct 30
We would like to let you know that the BrownConnect Careers in the Common Good (CCG) Winternships Program is now accepting applications for the January 2019 program. CCG Winternships is a two-week internship program that will take place in the cities of Boston, New York, Washington D.C., and San Francisco from January 7 to 18, 2019.  Students complete two-week projects with non-profit organizations and social enterprises. Undergraduate students of all concentrations are welcome to apply. Please see the BrownConnect posting for each city below for participating employers, eligibility, and application instructions:
 

CCG Winternships Boston 2019
CCG Winternships New York  2019
CCG Winternships Washington, D.C. 2019
CCG Winternships San Francisco Bay Area 2019

 
Job | Paper Prop Maker
Brown University, Department of Modern Culture and Media
Senior in MCM looking to recruit a Paper Prop Maker for a Senior Thesis Film "A Pale Blue Dot, written and directed by Mimi Li (Brown '19). Filming takes place in November and February. Additionally, MCM is looking to fill the following positions: Set Dresser, Prop Maker, Assistant Props, Wardrobe Supervisor, Tailor, and Graphic Designer. Please email for more information.

Job | Sustainability Intern
Brown University, Office of Sustainability
Searching for students who have experience with coding and/or video filming and editing. The Student Sustainability Intern supports the Facilities Management Office of Sustainability and its affiliated programs and student organizations to support and enhance sustainability work within the Brown community. Projects will cover a wide variety of topics and require collaborative efforts throughout campus. More info
here.

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