Wikoff Student Gallery

Current Wikoff Student Gallery Exhibition

»Posted on Nov 6, 2014 in Current Wikoff Student Gallery Exhibition, Wikoff Student Gallery

Palpably Synthetic December 5th 2014 – March 8th, 2015 For eons, the human imagination lived within the individualized sphere of the mind, manifesting itself in a myriad of vessels, from language to technology to art. Until recently, the universe of the mind was an invisible playground from which our dreams were born, but was trapped inside our biology. In the last fifty years this confinement has been overcome, with our technology allowing us to create countless virtual realities that not only nurture our imagination, but also give it a palpable location. Much like our thoughts, inside virtual reality anything is possible, limited only by the imagination of the user. However, unlike our bodies, virtual realities can be duplicated, shared and most recently,...

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Call for Entries – African Photography

»Posted on Oct 23, 2014 in Call for Entries, Wikoff Student Gallery

  Call for entries – Current Students and Alumni In anticipation of the New York African Studies Association Conference to be held at Union College in April of 2015, the Wikoff Student Gallery will be exhibiting photography during the Spring 2015 term by Union students who have previously participated in term abroad programs in Eqypt, Senegal, South Africa, and Tanzania. The spirit behind this art exhibition is to highlight students’ experiences of Africa which promote global awareness, beyond a touristic eye; we are seeking photographs that convey linguistic and cultural experiences in Africa, as a place for personal and professional growth. If you participated in any of the programs listed below, we want your best photographs! Send a maximum of...

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LGBTQ at Union, 2014

»Posted on Aug 20, 2014 in 2014, Past Exhibitions, Wikoff Student Gallery

LGBTQ at Union, 2014

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 on Apr 30, 2014 in 2014, Past Exhibitions, Wikoff Student Gallery

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 on Apr 1, 2014 in 2014, Past Exhibitions, Wikoff Student Gallery

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 on Jan 3, 2014 in 2014, Past Exhibitions, Wikoff Student Gallery

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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