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Say What?! Interview With Two Curators

Before our new show The Gleaners: Contemporary art from the collection of Sarah and Jim Taylor opened last Thursday, I was able to sit down with two of the student curators. Graduate students Samantha Carantit and Lindsay Smith guided me through their process for curating the show and how the pieces selected fit within their

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Whistle while you work: Countdown to Thompson

Student curators Kirsten Nicholas (pictured above), Molly Nuanes, and Sarah Mills have been busy bees in the gallery this past week.  Yesterday they learned the art of hanging as the countdown to Thompson continues. Hanging for a show is not as simple as Kirsten makes it look!  There was a lot of math, measuring, and

The BFA Show

The BFA show has been a great success, with twelve of our students showing their work ranging from painting to photography to electronic media. Although the show does not have an official theme, many of our students were interested in environmental issues and the idea of eliminating boundaries. The exhibition is up through graduation on

Paul Soldner and American Raku

Hello everyone! We at the Victoria Myhren Gallery have been quite busy this winter break getting ready for an exciting winter quarter of events. The next show, a retrospective on American master ceramicist Paul Soldner, opens Thursday January 8 from 5-8pm and we are installing it this week. The first event associated with the show

Contemporary Chinese Art from the Logans

I just returned from a presentation and model walk through for the upcoming “Transforming Traditions: Contemporary Chinese Art from the Logan Collection!”  This exhibition is the third in a series of student-curated shows supported by Kent and Vicki Logan and is based on two different classes of students who have done all the work.  The