Thursday, May 1, 2014
Sam Steakley with his WALLS Artwork. Pia Fries (b. 1955), Rake, 2007. Color soap ground and spit bite aquatints with photogravure and roulette. Museum Purchase, Fulkerson Fund for Leadership in the Arts.
Well, I was one of the crazy people. I was the third person in the line, behind the people in a tent.
Thursday, April 17, 2014
Student: Emily Dugdale, Class of 2014.
Majors: Political Science and International Studies (Concentration)
Monday, March 31, 2014
How did you select your artwork? I went to the exhibit beforehand and looked at the catalog, thinking that I wanted something… “stuffier”—one of the more well known, formal pieces like…
Wednesday, November 28, 2012
At first glance, WCMA is a small but surprisingly well-stocked museum…what most people don’t know when they walk in, however, is how rich the collection truly is.
Many of the current exhibits are mainly geared toward contemporary art; while it is important to celebrate the new (and relatively recent), I was feeling homesick for my favorites from back home…the French Impressionists. The art gallery where I grew up had many modern works, but when we went on field trips in elementary…
Friday, September 14, 2012
As an aspiring museum educator, in planning for my summer, I envisioned an internship in a big city museum, working with kids of all ages. Where I ended up was in a small gallery in my hometown of Buffalo, New York, working as an archives intern. While it was not what I had first looked for, it was exactly what I needed. Hallwalls Contemporary Art Center is relatively young in the art world, but it has a rich history. In…