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
Julia Arredondo, Lunder Institute for American Art Resident Fellow
Editor’s Note: Jose Barrionuevo ’16 (Killer Bee) shares an excerpt from astuwiku (it comes together), a piece of music developed during his residency at the Lunder Institute for American Art. “Astuwiku,”
Jose Barrionuevo '16 (Killer Bee), Lunder Institute for American Art Resident Fellow
As part of the Colby Museum’s Community Day on July 31st, Lunder Institute for American Art Resident Fellow and self-proclaimed “Experience Broker,” Adriane Herman is orchestrating her 4th Emotional Value Auction
Gabriel Chalfin-Piney, Manager of Programs, Lunder Institute for American Art and Adriane Herman, Artist and Lunder Institute for American Art Resident Fellow
Entitled Space for Conversation, this series was designed to establish a shared understanding of best practices for public art initiatives and innovative projects and to examine the ways art can instigate meaningful exchange and serve as a catalyst for reshaping public spaces.
Students enrolled in the course hosted Theaster in a class discussion, joined him on a tour of Waterville’s South End, attended multiple community meetings arranged around his visit, and traveled to Chicago to visit some of his projects on the South Side. These are some of their responses to that experience.
Benjamin Lisle, Visiting Assistant Professor of American Studies;
Namita Bhattacharya '19, Lorne Carter '21, Shamus Connelly '20, John Egner '18, Aisling Flaherty '20, Julia Grady '20, Danny Lehman '19, James Lindberg '19, Sarah Rossien '19, Danya Smith '20, Cal Waichler '21
Through the Colby Docent Program, what we all really hope is that students make a personal connection with a work of art, that we break down barriers for entering an art museum, and that they enjoyed the experience enough to return with friends or family.
Margaret Aiken, Linde Family Foundation Coordinator of School and Teacher Programs
“At first I wondered if I would be a good fit for this project. I am a person from the community who is old enough to be the grandmother of the students involved. But the more I worked with the girls and listened to their conversations, the more I enjoyed myself. I realized we were similar as well as different.”
Miriam Valle-Mancilla, Assistant for Access and Outreach and Workshop Participants