Imagine a place where magic happens. Where the miracle of human expression manifests itself in varying dimensions and perspectives onto four stark white gallery walls. Don’t worry, this place exists. And it starts existing tomorrow:
Olivia Grant ’14, Sydney Lowe ’13 and Yatta Zoker ’14 want you to come to the BE THE ART Gallery Opening Reception!
BE THE ART is an annual student-curated art exhibition committed to celebrating and raising awareness of underrepresented artists of color at Wesleyan.
Featured Artists include: Heran Abate ’13 , Dandara Catete ’15, Taylor Dauphin ’15, Raphael Diallo ’14, Mariama Eversley ’14, Adam Forbes ’13, Raphael Linden ’15, Sophia Hussain ’13, Christian Lalonde ’13, Sydney Lowe ’13, Mao Misaki ’15, Marina Reza ’13, Khari Slaughter ’13, Lisa Sy ’13, Ariana Todd ’13, Dat Vu ’15, Yiyang Wang ’15
Refreshments will be provided by Iguanas Ranas. Fxwrk (Coral Foxworth) will provide beats. Wes Alum Kamar Thomas ’12 will be speaking!
When: Thursday, February 21st
Where: Zilkha South Gallery
Time: 5-7 pm
Why: The magic waits for no one.
Jean-Michel Basquiat, Yatta Zoker ’14 and Sydney Lowe ’13 (um, that’s me) are writing in to remind you to submit your artwork to the upcoming Be The Art gallery show in Zilkha ASAP:
Be The Art is an art exhibition in Zilkha Gallery that showcases visual artwork created by students of color. The show goes up in February and we need your work as soon as possible! Don’t forget to bring your photos, paintings, drawings, sculptures, and videos back to school!
Deadline: February 8
Contact: Email yzoker@wes and slowe@wes with your artwork
“Thanks for teaching me with your camera that an image is a mutual measurement of safety. that such images pass between photographer and subjects is simply empirical proof of hope—your lack of judgment of a facade allows its beauty—you listen with a camera…”
If you have found yourself well into winterbreak without giving a gift to your loved ones (and I mean, well after christmahanakwanza) then you my friend are in need of Here in Red Hook by Studio Art Major Wes Alum Andy Vernon Jones ’05. Andy has taken beautifullll portraits of the Brooklyn neighborhood over the past 5 years after graduating from Wes.
“Apartment Seven Press is proud to announce the arrival of Here in Red Hook, a collection of 64 photographs by Andy Vernon-Jones.
9.5 in. x 8.5 in.
Softbound with jacket and a hand-stamped paper slipcase.
96 pages, 64 four-color plates.
Edition of 500, numbered and signed by the artist.
With an introduction by Brian Zimbler and a hand-drawn map of Red Hook by Adam Thompson.”
Wanna check out more? Click here to buy!
What: Awesomely amazing STUDENT-RUN gallery exhibit featuring YOUR FRIENDZ ART.
When: THIS THURSDAY (Nov. 10th)
Where: Zilkha South Gallery
Extra Perks: Free food. And art. Did we mention art?
Swerve(d) says submit your werk by midnight:
We are taking submissions for an exhibit in the Zilkha gallery in the CFA.
Submit any and all art that you have (poetry, photo, painting, drawing, 2D, 3D, etc.)
Email your art to firstname.lastname@example.org by MIDNIGHT TONIGHT!
Date: MIDNIGHT TONIGHT (10/26)
Time: ALSO MIDNIGHT
Place: MIDNIGHT YOUR COMPUTER. ART.
Laura Lupton ’12 says to get your swerve on in Zilkha & SUBMIT NOW to supah cool creative art website Swerve(d). The gallery show in Zilkha is from Nov 7th-22nd. They’re accepting hard copy submissions if ya’ll don’t want to/ don’t have a digital copy of your artwork!
Laura Lupton ’12 says “oops” about a technical glitch on Swerved.org:
Please resubmit/resend any emails you sent to hello(at)swerved(dot)org.
And spread the word.
Awesomely amazingly cool website dedicated to showcasing Wes creative efforts (even if you aren’t doing one of the artsy fartsy majors and ESPECIALLY if you are) :
SWERVE(D).org wants to share Wesleyan’s creative works. That means: 2D and 3D art, photography, sound, videos, poetry, prose, or anything else you want to submit.
It’s meant to allow open sharing of the community’s creativity, so that people can show what they’ve done and see what other people on campus are doing.
Want to find out more? Want to get involved? Come to the interest meeting!
When: This Wednesday September 21st
Where: 84 Home Ave
Time: 9 PM
Green Street Arts Center invites you to celebrate the end of your finals next Friday with some smooth jazz and super famous three-time Grammy Nominee Wesleyan alumna Tierney Sutton. Yes. She is that important.
“Support Green Street Arts Center’s After School Arts & Science Program with renowned jazz vocalist and Wesleyan alumnus Tierney Sutton ’86. Sutton was an undergrad at Wesleyan when she first discovered jazz music and decided to become a performer. Since then, she has graced the stages of many prestigious venues including Lincoln Center, Birdland, the Rainbow Room, and the Montreal Jazz Festival. Returning to where it all began, Sutton, joined by flutist Hubert Laws and guitarist Larry Koonse, will be performing at Crowell Concert Hall.”
When: Friday May 20th
Where: Crowell Concert Hall
Cost: $65 – preferred seating at performance and post-performance meet and greet reception with Tierney Sutton ’86
$40 – performance only
$25 – performance only for students and GOLD (graduates of the last decade)
Come to Green Street Arts Center to celebrate, say good-bye to seniors and see talented children play instruments!
You are cordially invited to our Annual Senior Send-Off and Support Staff Appreciation event on Monday May 9th! We will hold our first Musical Mentoring Private Lesson Recital on Monday at 6:00 pm, to be followed at 6:30 by a very short presentation of acknowledgements, then great music, food and time to say farewell to our wonderful, wonderful seniors.
When: Monday May 9th
Where: Green Street Arts Center