Previous Exhibits – 2008
African/American Influences: The Art of Faith Ringgold
September 8 -
November 23, 2008
An African-American artist and author exhibits story quilts, oils from the 1960s, works on paper, prints, tankas from the 1970s, and soft sculpture such as masks and dolls.
Facing the Holocaust:
25 Years of the Cohen Center
at Keene State College
Samuel Bak, 1999,
oil on canvas
Leslie Starobin, 2008,
montage, iris print
Clemens Kalischer, date unknown,
Earth & Spirit:
Contemporary Indigenous Art from Australia and New Zealand
September 8 -
October 19, 2008
This exhibit by guest curator John Royal features indigenous art in a variety of media, including paintings and traditional forms such as weaving and carving in wood and jade.
Leonard Weisgard and Others: An Illustrator's Journey
June 7 -
July 27, 2008
This exhibit showcases the work of Caldecott Award winner Leonard Weisgard and other artists who illustrate children's books from the Keene State College Children's Literature Festival Gallery Collection and the Thorne's permanent collection.
The Annual Keene State College Art Students Exhibition
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May 11, 2008
The KSC Art Departments presents works by 19 graduating art majors. One gallery features artwork by seven bachelor of fine arts students graduating in May. Twelve other students expecting to receive bachelor of arts degrees have their artwork featured in the second gallery along with other students' works.
The paintings, drawings, prints, sculptures, and ceramics were selected by art department faculty from work students completed in all levels of art classes throughout the academic year.
April 18, 2008;
In conjunction with "Emerging Art," the Art Department sponsors a Graphic Design Senior Portfolio Review on the same day as the exhibit's opening reception, Friday, April 18, from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. in the Media Arts Center.
The Biennial Keene State College Art Faculty Exhibition
Henry Freedman, 2007
"Bucket Terra Sig"
Samuel Azzaro, 1999
January 26 –
March 9, 2008
An exhibit of works in a variety of media by Keene State College studio art and graphic design faculty members features works by retiring professors Samuel Azzaro and Henry Freedman, who both taught more than three decades at KSC. Other faculty showing recent works are Rachelle Beaudoin, Rosemarie Bernardi, Richard Carlson, Dan Carr, William Cass, Mary Kendra Crawford, Karen Dolmanisth, Marsha Hewitt, Robert Kostick, Ann Laroche, Stephanie Nichols, Walter Nicolai, Yuan Pan, Christa Parravani, Lynn Richardson, John Roberts, Katharina Rooney, Peter Roos, and Craig Stockwell.
Lecture: "An Art Historian's Circus," Monday, February 11, 7 p.m., Thorne Conference Room: Professor Henry Freedman, who is retiring after teaching art history courses for 37 years at Keene State, explains his favorite historic works of art. Sponsored by the KSC Department of Art.