Wednesday, April 27, 2016

2016 Student Art Awards

On Friday April 22nd the Newcomb Art Department hosted its annual Student Art Awards ceremony in Stone Auditorium. Dr. Michael Plante, Associate Professor of Art History, presented the Art History Awards and Kevin H. Jones, Associate Professor and Associate Chair, presented the Studio Art Awards.  Following the awards presentation, the celebration moved to the Carroll Gallery for the Bachelor of Fine Arts Exhibition reception featuring work by Abigail Ditesheim, Emily "Ixi" Johnson, Dakota Moe, Ann Mullin, and Darrell Schwartz. 

2016 Student Art Awards

Henry Stern Prize Paper in Art History: Dana Lynch, “Jasper Johns’ Racing Thoughts

Outstanding Art History Major: James Newton

Nell Pomeroy O’Brien Award for a Sophomore or Junior in Art History: Nicholas Hunter Gleber

Senior Honors Scholar: Victoria Barry

Alberta “Rusty” Collier Award for Outstanding Studio Art Majors in 2-Dimensional Work: Darrell Schwartz

Alberta “Rusty” Collier Award for Outstanding Studio Art Majors in 3-Dimensional Work: Claire Beauchamp

Juanita Gonzales Prize in Ceramics: Liam Trainor

Nell Pomeroy O’Brien Award for a Sophomore or Junior in Studio Art: Lilith Winkler-Schor

Sandy Chism Memorial Award in Painting: Abigail Ditesheim

Class of 1914 Prize in Art - Drawing: Emily “Ixi” Johnson

The Abigail Frank Gerrity Award for Public Service in the Studio Arts: Yu Zou

[Photo left-right: Liam Trainor, Nicholas Hunter Gleber, Lilith Winkler-Schor, Claire Beauchamp. Victoria Barry, James Newton, Dana Lynch, Emily “Ixi” Johnson, Darrell Schwartz, Abigail Ditesheim, Yu Zou]

Thursday, April 14, 2016

Two Tulane Artists in Bullseye Glass Biennial

Christopher Gray (MFA candidate 2017) and Jeffrey Stenbom (MFA 2015) have been named finalists in Bullseye Glass' ninth biennial exhibition Emerge/Evolve 2016. The award ceremony for this international juried competition will take place on June 25 at the exhibition's opening reception at Bullseye Projects in Portland, Oregon. Shown: Christopher Gray, Meander White (L);  Jeffrey Stenbom, To Those Who Have (R).

Tuesday, April 5, 2016

Second Saturday Shows

On Saturday April 9 The Front and Staple Goods galleries will be hosting opening receptions for exhibitions of work by Tulane University faculty and recent alumni.

The Front, 4100 St. Claude, opening reception April 9, 6-10pm

Dan AlleyPerspective Perception 
Weston Lambert, Caves of Ziran 

Patch SomervilleX 

Staple Goods, 1340 St. Roch, opening reception April 9, 6-9pm

William DePauw, Limited Space

[Weston Lambert, Untitled, Black glass and pyrite, 3 x 3 x 2”, 2016]