Keenan’s drawing talents, along with past experience with horn playing and typing helped him advance to master sergeant, the top grade for enlisted men, in just over two years.
The Strohl Art Center gallery store offers an array of handcrafted pieces created by variety of artists. From jewelry to scarves to purses, the store offers unique pieces of “wearable art,” said store manager Lynn LeFauve.
Painter Barry Nemett will discuss the role his travels have played in his work during the last VACI lecture of the season at 7 p.m. today in the Hultquist Center.
For the past seven weeks, the students at the Chautauqua School of Art have been hard at work in their studios. From 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. tonight in the School of Art Quad, however, their private spaces will become public, and their studios will become a forum in which the public can meet them discuss their summer endeavors.
In the late 1980s, Bryan Hopkins was a mathematics major until he enrolled in a ceramics class to fulfill an art requirement. After that class, he switched majors and began a career in ceramics that he continues to this day.
Pam Spremulli will read her book Letter Birds at 10:45 a.m. today during Story Time at the Smith Memorial Library. She will be signing books at 1 p.m. tomorrow at the bookstore.
The visual arts will have a role in this year’s inter-arts collaboration, with images projected on large, moving sails that act as a narrative thread throughout the performance.
This year’s Stroll Through the Arts will bring back the silent auction, with all the objects correlating to the themes of this summer’s gallery exhibitions.
Landscape painter Stanley Lewis continues to stumble onto inspiration in odd places — like the figurative paintings of Italian Renaissance painter Giotto Di Bondone.
For Jean Bailey Gaede, the history of Chautauqua Institution is a family affair, one that began at the turn of the century when her grandfather became the director of the School of Art.