Lining the first floor hallway of KOSC is a series of paintings. At a glance, perhaps, it’s an odd place for art. But taking a moment to analyze the abstract swirls, lines and patterns, a viewer discovers a perfect picture of the liberal arts.
From the studio to the gallery, creativity is the name of the game for the Art Department and its faculty, this year celebrating their 30th anniversary. The department graduates students who are traditionally trained but taught to observe the world differently.
Gordon College presents two new art exhibitions, featuring photographs by Essex-based artist Stephan Gersh, and paintings and prints by Gordon’s Department of Art faculty. A reception will take place on Saturday, January 26, 4-6 p.m. in the Barrington Center for the Arts.
In 2011, for the first time in Kilifi County, Kenya, parents of hearing-impaired children were saying, “I want to communicate with my child.” Julia Spruance’s 100 Signs for Parents in Kenya Sign-Language was their introduction.
For 20 years, artists Bruce Herman and Bryn Gillette ’02 have been pursuing the perennial question they discussed in their very first meeting: What does it mean to be a Christian who is an artist?