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Drawing: Who’s Telling the Story?

left-side bust portrait of a women with short dark hair and glasses standing in front of a circle window with buildings in the background

Adjunct instructor Tae Hwang’s course, “Drawing: Who’s Telling the Story?” was featured in a Medium Campuswire article this March. The course examines the historical usage of propaganda, bias in contemporary media, and data (mis)representation across a variety of visual mediums.

Margaret Murphy hosts Common Question Conversation

The 2020-21 Common Question for Johns Hopkins undergraduate students is “What is Common Good?” The question is intended to spark conversations throughout the semester. Professor Murphy hosted one of these information Common Question Conversations on the exhibition at the Baltimore Museum of Art titled: “Generations: A History of Black Abstract Art.”

When Hands-on Learning Isn’t an Option

The Hub featured instructor the Center for Visual Arts in a recent article about learning during a pandemic. Instructor Luc Phinney took his Art of Architecture students on a sketch trip to Assisi, Italy. Instructors at the Johns Hopkins Krieger School of Arts and Sciences had been advised to give students a bit of breathing...

News-Letter highlights CVA virtual classes

“With lockdown orders in effect in almost every state, student artists were forced to think of ways to be creative while mostly remaining indoors, as professors brainstormed assignments that were both feasible and engaging. Students replaced live models in Life Drawing with YouTube videos of ballerinas and figure skaters over Zoom’s screen-share feature. Those in...

2020 Art Minor Senior Exhibition and Eugene Leake Award

painting of woman in high-collared dress on an orange background with flowering blossoms

Visit the virtual Art Minor Senior Exhibition between May 15 and May 31, featuring this year’s Eugene Leake Awardees. 2020 Eugene Leake Award for Excellence in Art Recipients Gabriella Swistara and Janice Wang Featured artists: Angela Zhu Grace Ren Janice Wang Jonghae Lee Julie See Maria Elena Grimmett Sijia Ma Zoe Goldstein Gabriella Swistara Featured...

Visiting Artist Susan Hamburger to Give Talk on Nov. 7

Join us in the Clipper Room of Shriver Hall at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 7 to hear visiting artist Susan Hamburger discuss her work. Learn more about this visual artist on her website.

Visual Arts Minors Win Prestigious Awards

Victoria W. Yeh, a visual arts minor, was awarded the Louis Sudler Prize in the Arts for her excellence in painting. Mary Yu received the Louis E. Goodman Award for her independent study painting project titled: Vegetative Thoughts, watercolor and colored pencil on paper.

Annual Student Exhibition to Be Held May 10

student exhibition flier

Join us from 3-6 p.m. on Friday, May 10 for the 2019 Annual Student Exhibition at the Mattin Center, F. Ross Jones Building, on the Homewood Campus. The 2019 Eugene Leake Award for outstanding achievement in the arts will be presented at 4 p.m. The exhibition runs from May 10 through May 24. 

Visiting Artist Chitra Ganesh Presents Her Work

In collaboration with the Digital Media Center (DMC), Chitra Ganesh presented her work to the public at 5:30 p.m., Monday, April 1 in Gilman 50. A Q & A followed her talk. Chitra is the spring 2019 visiting artist at the Center for Visual Arts. 

Dahlia Elsayed to Give Artist Talk Nov. 8

painting of abstract shapes and text that reads "close enough"

The Center for Visual Arts presents an artist talk with New Jersey artist Dahlia Elsayed on Nov. 8 at 5:30 pm in the Mattin Center, Room 101. Ms. Elsayed is an award-winning artist and writer who makes text and image based work that takes the form of narrative paintings, print, and installations that speak about...