Lab Monitors Wanted Fall 2018
Deadline: April 30, 2018

The Visual Art Department is looking for applications from qualified students to work in the labs/studios for the Fall 2018 semester. Areas include Book Arts, Darkroom, Digital Print Lab, Gallery Preparator, Painting, and Printmaking/Foundations. Apply here.

Summer 2018 VISA Courses
Studio Foundation: 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.

3D Foundation: 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 usage 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.

Photography Foundation: 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.

Student Galleries

Fri. Apr 6 - Thurs. Apr 12
Korby Simpson*^ - 1st floor
Emilia Figliomeni*^ - 2nd floor
Emma Margulies*^ - Gallery 221

Fri. Apr 13 - Thurs. Apr 19

Margaret Hu^ - 1st floor
Austin Peete^ - 2nd floor
Lauren Stobierski^ - Gallery 221
*Honors exhibition, ^Senior exhibition

This Week

Lecture | Edra Soto
Wed. Apr 11, 5pm

List Art, room 120
64 College Street, Providence

Edra Soto (b. Puerto Rico) is a Chicago-based artist, educator, curator, and co-director of the outdoor project space THE FRANKLIN. She obtained her Master of Fine Arts degree at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 2000, as well as attending Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture (ME), Beta-Local (PR), the Robert Rauschenberg Foundation (FL), Arts/Industry at the Kohler Art Center (WI), Project Row Houses (TX) and Headlands (CA). Recent venus presenting Soto’s work include: the Pérez Art Museum Miami (FL), Bemis Center for Contemporary Art (NE), and the Museum of Contemporary Art of Chicago (IL).

'18 Honors Thesis Presentations
Fri. Apr 13, 9am-3pm

List Art, room 325
64 College Street, Providence
Presentations by Miranda Chao, Emilia Figliomeni, Katie Hay, Emma Margulies, Shababa Matin, Meagan Peters, Nadim Silverman, Korbyn Simpson, Aimee Vue, Ashley Waldron, and Jade Wang. Visiting critic is Roberto Juarez.

Other Events This Week

Arte ubano de Valparaíso
Tues. Apr 10, 5pm

Rochambeau House
84 Prospect Street, Providence

Please join the Department of Hispanic Studies for a talk by Chilean artists Juan Lara Hidalgo and Francisco Verdugo Navea entitled, "Arte ubano de Valparaíso". They will discuss street art in Valparaíso, Chile, as well as in Latin America. Refreshments will be served.

Save the Date

RaMell Ross: In Conversation
Thurs. Apr 19, 5:30pm

Granoff Center, Martinos Auditorium
154 Angell Street, Providence

RaMell Ross is a writer, photographer, filmmaker and Mellon Gateway Fellow and assistant professor in Brown’s Visual Art Department. His work has been exhibited nationally and internationally, and published by The New York Times, The Washington Post and Oxford American. Ross, who served as a BAI professor of the practice in 2016 -17, discusses his latest project, the feature-length film "Idiom (Hale County This Morning, This Evening)." Presented by the Brown Arts Initiative. For more information, please visit

Honors Application Deadline
Fri. Apr 20, 5pm

As a Junior Visual Art Concentrator, you may choose to apply to the Honors Program for the 2018-2019 academic year. The details of the program are outlined in the link provided here. If you have any questions, please meet with your advisor or contact Olanda Estrada. A link to the online application will be sent directly to Junior VA Concentrators.


Employment / Internships
The Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA) Boston
Come join us! A diverse group of individuals with a range of professional backgrounds, ICA staff is dedicated to sharing the institution’s vision within the city of Boston and beyond. As a workplace, the ICA is committed to providing an inclusive and innovative environment for our staff, interns, and volunteers.

Nominations for the 2018 Student Activities Office Leadership Awards
Student Activities Office, Brown University
Deadline: Apr. 13
Nominations for the 2018 Student Activities Office Leadership Awards are open. The SAO Leadership Awards are awarded each year to individual students and/or students groups who exhibit excellence in leadership, group initiatives and community building at Brown University. We also recognize the faculty/staff adviser which has dedicated their time and energy to help students be successful in their organizations. You may self nominate or nominate another student /student organization/faculty/staff. Nominate here.

Call for Entry | Mystic Outdoor Art Festival
Greater Mystic Chamber of Commerce
Deadline: Apr. 20

The GMCC recognizes that Art Shows of this caliber can by a costly and time consuming commitment, making it difficult for young, up & coming artists to participate. Through the “Emerging Artist” initiative, the application fee will be waived for student artists participating either solo or in conjunction with their school or university. While students will not be eligible to submit their artwork for jury review in the traditional award categories, students will be eligible to submit their work in the “Emerging Artist” Achievement Award. More info

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