By: Katherine Colborn If you are interested in fine food, fine music and fine art, the Xavier University Department of Art will be providing an opportunity to enjoy all three at once. This Friday, three of Xavier’s seniors will be showing their work and hosting a reception with the Xavier University Art Gallery in the A.B. Cohen Center. Carly Renner, one of the students showcasing her work, described the importance of this night for her and her fellow students. “A senior thesis is a show to exhibit everything we’ve learned since (beginning at Xavier),” Renner said. “We’ve been preparing for … Continue reading From the studio to the gallery Senior art students display comprehensive projects in theses exhibition
By: Katherine Colborn Xavier’s Society for Visual Arts enjoyed its first official event of the semester—a trip to the Weston Art Gallery downtown. Last Thursday, a group of 11 students and two professors from the art department attended a gallery talk with two of the Weston’s currently featured artists: Steven Finke and Ana England. A husband and wife from Clermont County, both Finke and England are art professors at Northern Kentucky University and work with a wide variety of media. Their current joint show, “Imminence,” was titled and created after reflecting upon the last joint show they held at the … Continue reading SVA attends gallery talk downtown to hear from artists Steven Finke and Ana England
By: Patrick E. Phillips Waving glow sticks, flashlights and sparklers, Xavier students had a chance to be a part of a unique, interactive artistic experience, “Light Up Xavier.” Associate Professor of 2D Design, Graphic Design and Photography, Jonathan Gibson, and the Art Department hosted an entertaining night of interactive photography this past Wednesday. “I’ve always wanted to host a light-painting event,” Gibson said. “Week of Welcome provided the perfect opportunity to do so.” Using a digital camera with a 10-second exposure setting, students danced with lights while the camera slowly captured their movements. When the photo was taken, it was … Continue reading Art Dept. hosts “Light Up Xavier”
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