Oliver Dow, managing director of the School of Music, described the inter-arts collaboration meeting on Monday evening as “planting a seed.”
Clay mesmerized Peter Beasecker when he was in high school, watching another student work in the school’s tiny ceramics studio.
Provided Photo Kyle Staver stands near two of her large-scale works. Visual Arts at Chautauqua Institution is kicking off its
Provided Photo At top, “New Chair” by Julie Blackmon is part of the exhibition “Domestic Vacations” opening at the Strohl
JOSHUA BOUCHER | Staff Photographer Chautauqua Lake teacher Morgan McCheskey’s sixth grade class looks at “Untitled” by Thom Flynn at
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.
This year’s VACI Open Members Exhibition will feature a wide-ranging selection of work by VACI Partners members. From a sculpture composed of rotary phones and paper pulp to watercolor paintings of Chautauqua, the exhibition is composed of an eclectic variety of media.
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.
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.