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 by Union students who have participated in term abroad programs in Eqypt, Senegal, South Africa, and Tanzania during the Spring 2015 term. If you participated in any of the programs listed below, we want your best photographs! Send a maximum of 5 jpegs to email@example.com with a brief description of each, including location and date. Term abroad: Tanzania Mini-term: South Africa, Senegal, Egypt Davis Peace project: Ghana Minerva house fellowships Watson...
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.