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Mortar exhibition in CFAM features senior artists’ mixed media works

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 [...]

April 20, 2017 Art, Arts & Entertainment

Curator gives talk on African American art

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 [...]

February 16, 2017 Art, Arts & Entertainment

Seeing the world through Tiffany glass

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 [...]

November 18, 2016 Art, Arts & Entertainment, Opinion

Artlando celebrates Orlando’s art culture

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 [...]

October 6, 2016 Art, Arts & Entertainment

New art exhibit explores transcommunality

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. [...]

February 24, 2016 Art, Arts & Entertainment

Seniors’ “Semblance” inspires the audience

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 [...]

December 3, 2015 Art, Arts & Entertainment

Rollins to hosts two National Book Award finalists

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 [...]

September 4, 2015 Art, Arts & Entertainment, Books, Local, News

New exhibit features female artists

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 [...]

April 24, 2015 Art, Arts & Entertainment

WPI brings journalism legend

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 [...]

April 16, 2015 Art, Arts & Entertainment, Books

CFAM curator discusses her artistic passions

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 [...]

March 19, 2015 Art, Arts & Entertainment, News