Department of Art
May. 8, 2018—Joshua Forges has been inspired to make art ever since his second-grade teacher complimented his drawing of an alligator. She recommended that Forges attend art-focused magnet schools in his native Miami, and by high school, he was taking college-level classes and drawing, painting and sculpting up to four hours each day.
Mar. 26, 2018—Vesna Pavlović's installation "Lost Art" largely inspired the publishing of a new soft-cover volume that spotlights several themes in her research.
Jan. 26, 2018—Vanderbilt's efforts to strengthen humanities education through a partnership with three schools expands to Fisk University, thanks to a $1.93 million grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
Art department, the Wond’ry present symposium about Black Mountain College’s immersive teaching Feb. 1–2
Jan. 19, 2018—The art department and the Wond'ry present a two-day interdisciplinary symposium Feb. 1–2 to examine the contemporary relevance of Black Mountain College's unique pedagogical approach to art, design and education.
Dec. 5, 2017—Read about the latest faculty, staff, student and alumni awards, appointments and achievements.
Oct. 12, 2017—Two Vanderbilt Law School professors who are among featured authors at the Southern Festival of Books: A Celebration of the Written Word will be on panels to be broadcast live on C-SPAN Oct. 14.
Oct. 9, 2017—Jonathan Rattner's passion for creating films that draw the audience into places often unseen or forgotten is reflected in "The Interior," to be screened at the Southern Festival of Books.
Oct. 5, 2017—Read about the latest faculty, staff and alumni awards, appointments and achievements.
Jul. 27, 2017—Read about the latest faculty and staff awards and achievements.
Apr. 28, 2017—Conor G. Bloomer, a senior from Watertown, Massachusetts, is this year's recipient of the Department of Art’s prestigious Margaret Stonewall Wooldridge Hamblet Award. The Senior Show installation is on display until May 12.
Apr. 19, 2017—The Office of the Vice Provost for Learning and Residential Affairs presented awards to six students at the Solar Eclipse Competitions Celebration April 17 at the Wond’ry. The celebration represents one of many campus events centered around the total solar eclipse that will occur later this year on Aug. 21.