Posts Tagged 'art'

A world of dreams: In first American exhibition, photographer Pop showcases Chautauqua

A world of dreams: In first American exhibition, photographer Pop showcases Chautauqua

Roxana Pop is a Chautauquan.

She wasn’t always — raised in Romania, Pop attended the University of Missouri while she was a Fulbright scholar pursuing a master’s degree in photojournalism. In 2013, that program led her to a photography internship at The Chautauquan Daily. And from the minute she set foot on the grounds, she felt herself changed.

Amp usher Burnett uses found thread in her weavings

Amp usher Burnett uses found thread in her weavings

Think of Gina Burnett as the unofficial artist in residence of Chautauqua Institution’s Amphitheater. Burnett, wrapping up her third season as an Amphitheater usher, has the responsibility of scanning patrons into the Amp for the morning lecture and cleaning up after they leave. She has turned that clean-up process into an art project.