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Department of Art Lecture Series presents painter Pedro Barbeito

Jan. 20, 2017—The Vanderbilt University Department of Art presents painter and Yale University art lecturer Pedro Barbeito as part of the Studio VU Lecture Series for 2016–17 on Wednesday, Feb. 8.

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Marilyn Murphy’s ‘Realism Subverted’ opens Jan. 19

Jan. 4, 2017—In honor of Marilyn Murphy, who will retire in 2017 after 37 years of teaching in Vanderbilt’s Department of Art, the Vanderbilt Fine Arts Gallery presents "Marilyn Murphy—Realism Subverted" beginning Thursday, Jan. 19.

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2015 Hamblet Award winner exhibits work Jan. 12–Feb. 3

Jan. 4, 2017—The Vanderbilt University Department of Art welcomes Alexis Jackson, recipient of the 2015 Margaret Stonewall Wooldridge Hamblet Award, for her exhibition "Sign of the Diaspora" beginning Jan. 12.

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Pavlovíc’s McDowell Fellowship precedes ‘Lost Art’ installation

Dec. 8, 2016—Vesna Pavlovic, associate professor of art, spent part of summer 2016 at the McDowell Colony, the first artist colony in the United States. “I had the opportunity to work in a live-in studio space with uninterrupted time to create, test and receive valuable feedback on my work from other visiting fellows,” she said. “I had...

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Exhibition explores role of art therapy in mental health recovery

Nov. 10, 2016—A Department of Art exhibition examining the role of art therapy in the recovery process of patients being treated for mental disorders has been curated by alumna Lindsey Lybrand.

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Guatemalan performance artist Regina Jose Galindo premieres new work at Vanderbilt Stadium Saturday, Nov. 12

Nov. 3, 2016—Regina Jose Galindo has invited Nashville's Latino community to participate in the creation of 'Comunidad,' which will celebrate the spirit of mutual support that pervades immigrant community.

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Kudos: Read about faculty awards and achievements

Oct. 26, 2016—Read about the latest faculty awards and achievements.

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‘Spook Show’ exhibition open at Ingram Art Center

Oct. 25, 2016—Just in time for Halloween, a “Spook Show” has arisen in the Student Gallery on the first floor of the E. Bronson Ingram Studio Arts Center.

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Patriotism among themes of Ziegler’s ‘Flag Exchange’ installation

Jul. 7, 2016—The Tang Teaching Museum is featuring Mel Ziegler's multiyear project "Flag Exchange," with 50 weathered American flags and the colorful stories behind them, through Jan. 1, 2017.

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‘Glenn Merchant: A Red Wheel Barrow’ at Space 204 through Sept. 8

Jun. 13, 2016—The Vanderbilt University Department of Art presents "Glenn Merchant: A Red Wheel Barrow" at Space 204 in the E. Bronson Ingram Studio Arts Center. A reception will be held Friday, July 8, from 6 to 8 p.m.

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Vanderbilt University honors 24 as emeriti faculty

May. 13, 2016—Twenty-four retiring faculty members were recognized during Vanderbilt’s Commencement ceremony May 13, when the university honored their years of service and bestowed on them the title of emeritus or emerita faculty.

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Winner of Hamblet Award, top student art prize, named for 2016

May. 4, 2016—Vibhuti Krishna, a senior from Solon, Ohio, is the recipient of the Department of Art’s Margaret Stonewall Wooldridge Hamblet Award for 2016. As this year’s Hamblet winner, she will receive $25,000 for a year of art research and travel culminating in a solo show at Vanderbilt in one year.

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