News & Announcements Archive


2016 Studio Show

Join us for the annual exhibition of our students’ best work from the 2015-16 academic year. Painting, drawing, photography, printmaking, cartooning and mixed media pieces will be on view. The 2016 Eugene Leake Award for outstanding achievement will be presented at 4 p.m. on Friday, May 6, 2016 to graduating seniors and Visual Arts minors […]


Ben Katchor: Hand-Drying in America and Other Stories​

Award-winning cartoonist and graphic novelist Ben Katchor will present an illustrated lecture on his work Monday April 4 at Johns Hopkins University. Katchor’s talk, “Hand-Drying in America and Other Stories,” starts at 5:30 p.m. in Room 101 of the F. Ross Jones Building, Mattin Center, on the Homewood campus at 3400 N. Charles St. in Baltimore. A […]


Jane Dickson: The Architecture of Distraction

Jane Dickson. "Mardi Gras, 8th Avenue," 1983. Oil stick on canvas, 18 x 16 in. Private collection.

New York-based artist Jane Dickson will present a slide talk on her work on Thursday, October 29 at The Johns Hopkins University. Her talk, The Architecture of Distraction, will begin at 5:30 p.m. in Room 101 of the F. Ross Jones Building, Mattin Center, on the Homewood campus at 3400 N. Charles St. in Baltimore. […]


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

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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

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: […]