Ekphrastic Poetry: “breath left in you”

At the Colby Museum’s event, Art&: The Poetics of Atmosphere, Dominic Bellido ’24 read his new poem, “Thinking Of The Key.” Bellido wrote this poem in response to Lorna Simpson’s

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