News & Events

  • On February 28th, the Studio Art Senior Seminar class be took a field trip to the Bread and Puppet Museum in Glover, VT. 

    A Brief History of Bread and Puppet Theater

    In the early 1960’s, a group of scruffy troubadours rented out a small loft on Delancey Street in New York’s Lower East side, and began putting on weekly performances. Headed by Peter Schumann, a sculptor, dancer and baker recently emigrated from Germany, they would distribute Schumann’s bread to the...

  • Esmé Thompson - Recent Paintings
    March 1 - March 26, 2016
    Opening Reception: 5-8pm on Thursday, March 3, 2016

    In Esmé Thompson’s paintings and multipanel wall reliefs the use of color and pattern create a dynamic and engaging viewing experience.  Colorful and bold, the paintings attest to a lifelong interest in decorative designs as diverse as those found in Islamic textiles and ceramic tiles to those of medieval paintings and illuminated manuscripts.  The Bowery...

  • Studio Art Intern, Jordan Craig, presents her show:

    We Built Homes Inside Homes
    And Homes in Trees

    January 8 - February 14, 2016

    Barrows Exhibition Rotunda
    Hopkins Center

  • The Studio Art Department welcomes two visiting faculty members for the winter term.

    Born in Poland, Viktor Witkowski lived in Germany, France, and throughout the U.S. before moving to Vermont where he teaches, makes art, and writes on Same Old Art. He earned a Master's Degree in Art Education, Art History and Studio Art from the Hochschule für Bildende Künste Braunschweig (HBK Braunschweig, Germany) in 2006...

  • Please join the Department of Studio Art at the artist talk and opening reception for Mia Westerlund Roosen.

    Artist Talk: Tuesday, January 12, 4:30PM, Hood Museum of Art Auditorium. Reception to follow in the Jaffe-Friede Gallery.

  • A participatory workshop based on a collaborative project between Dartmouth and the Foundation for Knowledge and Liberty. Workshop topics include: House Design, Community Planning, Project Financing
    Friday, Nov. 6th: 9:00am - 5:00pm and Saturday, Nov. 7th: 9:00am - 1:30pm
    For more details contact Professor Jack Wilson: [email protected]

  • Studio Art Intern, Malika Khurana, presents her show: Viridian Rhythms

    October 23 - November 22, 2015

    Barrows Exhibition Rotunda
    Hopkins Center

  • The Studio Art Department at Dartmouth College invites you to attend an “Evening of Open Studios”

    Thursday, November 5th
    4:00 – 6:00 pm
    Black Family Visual Arts Center
    22 Lebanon Street,
    Hanover, NH 03755

    Students, Faculty, Staff & Members
    of the Community Are Welcome

  • You're looking for your bike, but you're all turned around
    He's almost upon you now
    And you can see there's paint on his face
    My God, there's paint everywhere!

    Heed his call
    Don't shia-way

    Come to the Visual Art Center's
    ~Art Marathon~
    Three days. Unlimited art. Workshops. Murals. Models. Music. Food.
    Get your hands messy. Get your work up on the gallery walls.
    Everyone is welcome!

    Fri Oct 30, 4:30pm - 9pm

  • Louise Hamlin, professor of Studio Art, gave a gallery talk at the Hood Museum, in conjunction with their exhibition of Canaletto's Vedute etchings.  She explained basic printing making tools and techniques, demonstrated the inking and wiping of an etched plate, brought examples of student work in different stages of development, and spoke from an artist's point of view about various prints in the exhibition.