Six senior art students showcase powerful pieces

November 28, 2018

Alicia Sales ‘19 produced digital prints that combined classically-styled images, like Venus and ouroborus, with bright colors from the 2000s and 1960s.  (Dawn Roe) Six studio art seniors presented a multimedia exhibition that, while diverse, addressed marginalized elements of society and culture.  The exhibition, titled Et Cetera, took place in a wing of the Cornell […]

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Annie Russell stages a delightfully vulgar puppet musical

November 14, 2018

Courtesy of JD Casto“Avenue Q” uses puppets similar to “Sesame Street” to tackle taboo subjects. The Annie Russell Theatre’s upcoming play “Avenue Q,” which is the cousin of Sesame Street, may take you back to your childhood roots at first. However, this satirical musical uses puppets and songs to tackle taboo subjects like sex, relationships, […]

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Museum’s exhibit explores femininity and power

October 24, 2018

Connecting Dangerous Women’s Renaissance-based messages to today The paintings in the Cornell Fine Arts Museum’s latest exhibit, Dangerous Women, explore feminity in the Renaissance era.(Photo courtesy of Angela- Maria Martin) With goosebump-worthy artwork tied to enriching backstories, the Cornell Fine Arts Museum’s (CFAM) latest exhibition provokes social commentary about the role of women that transcends […]

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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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