Mortar exhibition in CFAM features senior artists’ mixed media works

April 20, 2017

On April 15, the Cornell Fine Arts Museum opened its annual senior student exhibition. This year’s exhibition, entitled Mortar, features a variety of mixed media art from the four graduating studio art seniors. The title Mortar unites all the pieces in this year’s senior exhibition, with each student’s art tying back to that title and […]

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Curator gives talk on African American art

February 16, 2017

Sarah Kelly Oehler is the Curator at the Art Institute of Chicago, and she came down to Rollins to speak about Southside Lives: African American Art in Chicago 1920-1950. Dr. Oehler is extremely passionate about African American art and the Harlem Renaissance. Many of the artists that she focuses on had different styles to their […]

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Seeing the world through Tiffany glass

November 18, 2016

It’s the year 2016. A made-for-TV reality-idiot has been elected president. He is flanked by the white supremacy vote and the corporate oligarchy, demonizing regulation. Global warming is an ever-present threat and he is a denier. This is the commentary running through my head before peering into the vegetal worlds of Louis Comfort Tiffany. Sitting […]

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Artlando celebrates Orlando’s art culture

October 6, 2016

Artlando returned to Loch Haven Park this past Saturday, October 1, for its annual celebration of the arts. It was an all-day art festival celebrating Orlando’s creators and culture. From jewelry makers to painters, a variety of artists came to exhibit their work, proceeds from which went directly back to creators. There were many interactive […]

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New art exhibit explores transcommunality

February 24, 2016

The Cornell Fine Arts Museum is presenting a new exhibit from artist Laura Anderson Barbata. Running Jan. 16 to April 10, the exhibit’s emphasis is on transcommunality. Traditional clothing and costumes from Mexico, Trinidad and Tobego, and Brooklyn are on display. Screens in the exhibit display performers dancing on stilts, adorned with colorful garb. The curator […]

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Seniors’ “Semblance” inspires the audience

December 3, 2015

The Senior Art Exhibition, otherwise known as “Semblance,” exhibited beautiful works of arts by nine talented emerging artists. Ranging from installations, screen prints, drawings, paintings, and even an interactive piece, “Semblance” held spectacular and meaningful works. Each collection from each artist demonstrated the work, effort, and deep thought that was put into them, enabling viewers […]

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Rollins to hosts two National Book Award finalists

September 4, 2015

Each year the National Book Foundation (NBF) brings together the American literary community to recognize excellent writing in four different genre categories and merit those authors with the National Book Awards (NBA). For the past 10 years the National Book Awards has been bringing its finalists to colleges around the nation, and this year the […]

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New exhibit features female artists

April 24, 2015

Launching into summer, the Cornell Fine Arts Museum opened their new exhibition, Women and Abstraction. The exhibition celebrates an art style which is often left unexplored and artists who are not celebrated nearly enough. Women and Abstraction features art across various different mediums. The art is in sculptures, paint, photography and even videos. The special […]

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WPI brings journalism legend

April 16, 2015

Jane Pauley, an award-winning broadcast journalist, visited Rollins on April 9, as a guest of the Winter Park Institute (WPI). The Alfond Sports Center was packed with lots of community members and a few students who wanted to hear her speak. The stage was set like a living room, with comfortable chairs and plants. Pauley […]

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CFAM curator discusses her artistic passions

March 19, 2015

Finding Amy Galpin’s office is quite the journey. Tucked away in a corner of the Cornell Fine Arts Museum’s gift shop is a discreet doorway leading to a narrow spiral staircase. The stairs open up to a small office full of character: a space that one would expect of an art museum curator. Galpin is […]

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