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2015 Studio Show

The annual exhibition of artwork by students of the Center for Visual Arts will feature drawing, painting, photography, sculpture, printmaking, and cartooning from the 2014-15 academic year. The Eugene Leake Award for outstanding achievement will be presented at 4 p.m. Refreshments will be served.

Steve Brodner: Beauty Is in the Eye of the Deranged

Join the Center for Visual Arts at 5:30 p.m. on Monday, March 2, 2015, when satiric artist and illustrator Steve Brodner presents a talk and slideshow, Steve Brodner: Beauty Is in the Eye of the Deranged/40 Years of American Satirical Art & Reportage. Brodner is one of the most respected political cartoonists alive.

Plein Air Paint Out


Outdoor painting was the order of business during the celebration of the 40th anniversary of the Homewood Art Workshops, now known as the Center for Visual Arts. Click to see photos from the event.

JHU’s Homewood Campus Marks 40 Years of Students Making Art

Craig Hankin

The workshops have grown from a once-a-week open studio led by a single artist to, four decades later, a thriving program with eight artist instructors offering a variety of studio classes. Read the full article in The Gazette.

Visual Arts Program Becomes a Full Academic Minor

drawing class

After nearly 40 years of giving Johns Hopkins University students an outlet for their creativity, the visual arts program has become a full academic minor. Click to read more.

Annual Exhibition of Johns Hopkins Student Artwork Opens Today

The Homewood Art Workshops‘ 2013 Studio Show opens today from 3-6 p.m. in the Mattin Center. This is the annual exhibition of student works produced during a variety of classes—Studio Drawing I, Painting Workshop I & II, Drawing: The Portrait, Cartooning, Introduction to Sculpture, Introduction to Watercolor, Photoshop: Digital Darkroom, Documentary Photography, Black & White: […]

Lost, Found, Restored

Eugene Leake's May Rocks and Trees

Eugene Leake landscape painting had been stuffed in janitor’s closet in freshman residence hall. Click to read the article in Johns Hopkins Magazine.

The Darkroom Goes Dark

At the Homewood Art Workshops in the Mattin Center, the dismantling of the darkroom is more than symbolic. The enlargers have been moved out, and the demolition is finished. Once the conversion is complete—by late autumn— a new open space will house a digital lab, with an overhead projector, some printers, and one computer per […]

JHU Arts Festival

Over five days in early April, Hopkins artists of every variety shared their talents at venues across the university. Over the course of the festival, the local community was treated to more than 35 performances, exhibits, presentations, tours, and workshops, with the Mattin Center at Homewood serving as a hub of activity. Read more in […]