Questions and Answers: Interview with Julia Arredondo

Yan Xuan, the Colby Museum’s Curatorial Intern for the 2021–2022 academic year, interviews artist Julia Arredondo,  Lunder Institute for American Art Resident Fellow. Xuan’s questions led Arredondo to respond with

Questions and Answers: Interview with E. Saffronia Downing

Yan Xuan, the Colby Museum’s Curatorial Intern for the 2021–2022 academic year, interviews artist E. Saffronia Downing, Lunder Institute for American Art Resident Fellow.      1. Clay appears in

Recoloring Wrong and Right

Two paintings by Bob Thompson, both entitled The Struggle, are catalysts for Terri Nwanma ’22’s examination of prison abolition. Nwanma interrogates this concept through poetry and essayistic writing.  A sip

Julia Arredondo’s ‘QTVC Live!’

Julia Arredondo, Lunder Institute for American Art Resident Fellow, shares two episodes of QTVC Live!, a DIY shopping channel that showcases underrepresented makers. Frustrated with arts institutions for continuously skirting

In the Galleries: Student Research on Bob Thompson

During the spring 2021 semester, students in Abbe Schriber’s course, African American Art, created podcasts, zines, and a website to showcase their research into Bob Thompson’s art practice.   Prior

Questions and Answers: Interview with Killer Bee

Sophia Reyes, the Colby Museum’s Summer 2021 Howard A. and Gisele B. Miller Curatorial Intern, interviews musician Jose Barrionuevo, aka Killer Bee, Lunder Institute for American Art Summer ’21 Resident