Wikoff Student Gallery Archive

in the Nott Memorial at Union College

The Wikoff Student Gallery holds exhibitions of work by current students and is located on the third floor of the Nott Memorial.

 

Current Wikoff Student Gallery Exhibition

Posted by on Aug 20, 2014 in Current Wikoff Student Gallery Exhibition, Wikoff Student Gallery | 0 comments

LGBTQ at Union, 2014. September 5th – November, 3rd, 2014. The annual LGBTQ at Union exhibition returns this fall to the Wikoff Student Gallery and will coincide with October’s LGBTQ History Month and National Coming Out Day, October 11th. The exhibition will include works in the medium of photography, documentary film, musical composition, and creative writing by current Union College professors, recent graduates and alumni.

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Greetings from Schenectady: Art by Teddy Benfield

Posted by on Apr 30, 2014 in 2014, Past Exhibitions, Wikoff Student Gallery | 0 comments

Greetings from Schenectady: Art by Teddy Benfield

Greetings from Schenectady: Art by Teddy Benfield ‘15, curated by Alyssa Adler ‘14. May 26th – August 7th, 2014. Teddy Benfield is a junior from Mystic, Connecticut, majoring in Visual Arts. Teddy tends to look at our environment in the context of American history as it relates to popular culture. The repeated use of motifs in his work creates his own visual language, and represents his understanding of our national identity.

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Gray Area: Photographs by Trevor Martin

Posted by on Apr 1, 2014 in 2014, Past Exhibitions, Wikoff Student Gallery | 0 comments

Gray Area: Photographs by Trevor Martin

Gray Area: Photographs by Trevor Martin, March 27th – May 18th, 2014. Working in the classic medium of black and white film photography, Union College senior, Trevor Martin, creates provocative and intimate figure studies, the product of his participation in Professor Martin Benjamin’s Photography I and II courses.

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Society in Design: Works by Janey Fine

Posted by on Jan 3, 2014 in 2014, Past Exhibitions, Wikoff Student Gallery | 0 comments

Society in Design: Works by Janey Fine

Society in Design: Works by Janey Fine. January 30th through March 20, 2014. Working on a digital canvas, Union College sophomore, Janey Fine, combines sanguine sentiments and imagery of the fifties with raw printing elements and social crit of the new millennium. Design principles of Gestalt theory pique intellectual interest, while the inclusion of vintage portraiture paints a pleasing, yet provocative, picture. Some works seem to take a direct and critical look at recent, current events, while bold typography plays an important role in many of Fine’s works, communicating both visually and conceptually with the viewer.

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LGBTQ at Union

Posted by on May 9, 2013 in 2013, Wikoff Student Gallery | 0 comments

LGBTQ at Union

LGBTQ at Union, the fifth annual exhibition of LGBTQ-themed artwork, will be on view in the Wikoff Student Gallery from May 9th through June 16th, 2013. This year’s exhibition includes pieces by both students and alumni, working in painting, photography, film, and rap performance.

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Selections from Photography 3: Color Digital Photography

Posted by on Dec 17, 2012 in 2013, Past Exhibitions, Wikoff Student Gallery | 0 comments

Selections from Photography 3: Color Digital Photography

January 24th through April 1st, 2013. This exhibition will feature works by six Union College students created during Professor Martin Benjamin’s course, Photography 3. Photographs by: Chelsea Baptiste, Elizabeth Cohen, Charlotte Lehman, Hallie Manheim, Alexandra Napp, and Kaitlyn Thoen.

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It Gets Better: LGBTQ 2012

Posted by on May 10, 2012 in 2012, Past Exhibitions, Wikoff Student Gallery | 0 comments

It Gets Better: LGBTQ 2012

The fourth annual juried It Gets Better: The LGBTQ Community at Union College exhibition includes artwork by Julia Anthony, Nguyen Thi Thu Trang, and Frank Rapant. The format of this year’s exhibition includes an invitation for the viewer to participate by sharing their reflections of the work by these three artists. Also on display is a timeline of selected LGBTQ events that have helped to raise awareness and acceptance within our community. The timeline includes: the Taking Pride in Our Community Walk, a lecture by Joshua Bastian...

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Outside-in: A Whimsical Exploration of Containment

Posted by on Apr 12, 2012 in 2012, Past Exhibitions, Wikoff Student Gallery | 0 comments

Outside-in: A Whimsical Exploration of Containment

  As a potter, I focus on function. When challenged to produce a purely aesthetic piece, I turned to what I knew and created a sculpture inspired by function, though paradoxically nonfunctional. I began exploring the concept further, pairing activities and vessels to create a series of small contained scenes, fun little inversions of everyday activities. I start with a container, usually forming it on the wheel or with slabs and adding detail with hand building, carving, or underglazes. Then I shape the figure in an attitude I feel best...

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Landscape Impressions, Chasing the Light: Oil Paintings by Brittany Gilbert

Posted by on Jan 5, 2012 in 2012, Past Exhibitions, Wikoff Student Gallery | 0 comments

Landscape Impressions, Chasing the Light: Oil Paintings by Brittany Gilbert

Growing up in Rhode Island I have always been surrounded by vast areas of open water and space and have been fascinated with how light, seasons and weather affect their appearance. I enjoy being out in these spaces and watching the change happen before my eyes. Plein-air painting is particularly fascinating to me because I feel being personally familiar with the subject you are trying to portray is the best way to capture the scene. As I mature as an artist, I am constantly exploring new landscapes that inspire me. - Brittany Gilbert EVENTS...

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+1 The Beautiful Blend: Prints by Nguyen ThiThu Trang

Posted by on Jan 5, 2012 in 2012, Past Exhibitions, Wikoff Student Gallery | 0 comments

+1 The Beautiful Blend: Prints by Nguyen ThiThu Trang

Sophomore Nguyen Thi Thu Trang created the works included in this exhibition as an independent research project in Printmaking with Professor Sandra Wimer. Her goal was to bring awareness to issues surrounding people who were born intersex. Intersex refers to a series of medical conditions in which a child’s genetic sex (chromosomes) and phenotypic sex (genital appearance) do not match, or are somehow different from the “standard” male or female. About 1 in 2,000 babies are born visibly intersexed, while some others are...

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