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Bennington College History: Visual Arts: Exhibitions & Lectures

A guide to the history of visual arts at Bennington College

Visual Arts Exhibitions at Bennington

1935

  • Murals and Photo-Murals by New York Artists, March 31, 1935 Exhibit Listing
  • Water Colors, May 12, 1935, Exhibit Listing
  • Works of Albers, Drewes, Drier, Kelpe, Fall 1935, Exhibit Listing
  • Howald, Ferdinand Howald Collection, Fall 1935, Exhibit Listing
  • Matisse, (Landscape, Une De Seine, Interior with Flowers, Head), Loaned by Pierre Matisse, Fuller Building, November 29-December 1935, Exhibition Listing

1936

1937

1938

  • Juan Gris, Abstraction, Loaned by Rhode Island School of Design, March 18-25, 1938, Exhibition Listing
  • José Clemente Orozco, Prophecy of Quetzalcoatl, Loaned by Delphic Studio, March 25-30, 1938, Exhibition Listing
  • Paintings from the American Artists Congress, April 7-16, 1938, Exhibition Listing
  • Graphic Arts Techniques, April 25-May 6, 1938, Exhibition Listing
  • Resettlement Photographs, Loaned by U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, April 26-May 6, 1938, Exhibition Listing
  • Alvar Aalto, Designs and Chairs, Loaned by Museum of Modern Art, May 9-21, 1938, Exhibition Listing
  • American Folk Sculpture, Loaned by Downtown Gallery, May 23-28, 1938, Exhibition Listing
  • Caroline Crossett, Crossett Photographs, Loaned by C. Crossett, September, 1938, Exhibition Listing
  • Spanish Government Posters, Loaned by Museum of Modern Art, September, 1938, Exhibition Listing
  • Spanish Children's Drawings, Rented from Mrs. Claire Demarest, October 1938, Exhibition Listing
  • Feke Painting, Loaned by Dr. H.W. Foote, October 1938, Exhibition Listing
  • Vanderlyn Painting, Loaned by Down Town Gallery, October 1938, Exhibition Listing
  • Eakins Painting, Loaned by Addison Gallery of American Art, November 1938, Exhibition Listing
  • Ferguson Sculpture, Loaned by Duncan Ferguson - Whitney Museum of American Art, December 1938, Exhibition Listing

1939

  • Picasso Exhibition, Loaned by Wildenstein and Co, March 13-27 1939, Exhibition Listing
  • Latin American Exhibition, Loaned by Mrs. Edith Sweeney, Grace Line, Mr. and Mrs. Hirsch, Aoril 10-19, 1939, Exhibition Listing
  • Student Renderings, Loaned by N.Y. School of Fine and Applied Art & Rhode Island School of Design, May 1-13, 1939, Exhibition Listing
  • Low-Cost Housing Exhibition, Loaned by Alley Dwelling Authority, Bureau of Agricultural Engineering, National Bureau of Standards & Federal Housing Administration, May 1-13, 1939, Exhibition Listing
  • Dance Photographs, Loaned by Marian Knighton Bryan, May 7-13, 1939, Exhibition Listing
  • Contemporary American Sculpture, Loaned by Jose de Creeft, Robert Laurent, Oronzio Madlerelli & William Zorach, May 15-29, 1939, Exhibition Listing
  • Kandinsky, Feininger, Klee. September 25 - October 4 Schedule
  • Lehmbruck sculpture, drawings and etchings. October 9 - 18 Schedule
  • Work of Graduate Students in Harvard Architectural School. October 25 - November 1 Schedule
  • Gouaches by Zadkine. November 5 - 16 Schedule
  • American Graphic Arts (Dwight , Dehn, Gág, Cook and Hechenbleickner). November 20 - 2Schedule
  • Paintings by Paul Feeley. November 27 - December 2 Schedule
  • Peruvian Arts and Crafts, loaned by Elisa Chinarro. December 3 - 10 Schedule
  • Watercolors by E. A. Park. December 11 - 20 Schedule

1940

1941

  • Student Art Exhibit. March 18. 3rd Floor Commons. College Week
  • Guatemala Show-"Native Textiles, Costumes, Jewelry, Masks and Sculpture." March 18. College Week
  • "Design in Landscape" Smith College Graduate School of Architecture & Landscape. April 7-April 19. Halls Outside Theatre. College Week, Exhbition Listing
  • Herta and Simon Moselsio " Sculpture executed in various mediums including ceramics, stone and wood." May. Halls of Commons Theatre. College Week
  • Student Work Exhibition. Barn. May. EPC Minutes
  • Edwin Park and Mr. Krob Joint Exhibition. May 2-May 17. Halls of the Commons Theatre. College Week
  • Contemporary American Negro Art.  Loaned from Karamu House. June 2-7. Halls of the Halls of the Commons Theatre. Press Release
  • Baroness Hilla von Rebay.  Non-Objective Paintings. Loaned from the Guggenheim. Carriage Barn Gallery. October.  College WeekDocuments
  • Charles Smith. October. Carriage Barn. College Week
  • Frances Colburn. December 1-December 15. Carriage Barn. College Week

1942

1944

  • Simon and Herta Moselsio. Photographs. Loaned by Bennington College. September 1-15. Exhibition Listing
  • Mr. Jean Xceron. Loaned by Jean Xceron. October 1-14. Exhibition Listing
  • Phillips. Paintings. Loaned by Marjorie Phillips. October 15-28. Exhibition Listing
  • Albeb [sic: Albers]. Paintings. Loaned by Mr. Josef Albeb [Albers]-Black Mountain College. October 29-November 11. Exhibition Listing
  • Weinnch. Paintings. Loaned by Miss Agnes Weinnch. November 12-26. Exhibition Listing
  • Carol Blanchard. Loaned by Bennington College. May 14-June 1. Exhibition Listing
  • Sculpture Photographs. Loaned by Bennington College. June 1-22 Exhibition Listing
  • George L. K. Morris. June 15. Documents
  • Josephine Swift. Loaned by Bennington College. July 15-22. Exhibition Listing

1945

1946

1947

  • Student Work Exhibit (BarbaraGoldberg, Marilyn Lord, Vasso Boloyannis, Ruth Livingston, Christina Marquand, Mary .. Lou Chapman, Huldah Curl, Jeanne Johnson, Nancy Hauck, Grace Russell, Jane Langhans). May. Dining Room. Newspaper Review pg. 3
  • Exhibition of Ten Paintings. Loaned by Jacques Seligmann Galleries. May 17Schedule and Descriptions
  • Mrs. Agnes J. Holden. June 3. Schedule and Descriptions
  • Faculty Art Exhibition Reviewed (Paul Feeley, Daniel Shapiro, George Holt, Herta Moselsio, Bernard Kessler). September. Commons. Newspaper Review pg. 4
  • From the Harry Salpeter Gallery Collection (Leo Quanchi, Sidney Livingston, Joseph Kaplan, Arthur Faber, Angus Smith, Irving Lehman). September. Third Floor Commons. Newspaper Review pg. 4Schedule and Descriptions
  •  Josef Presser: Paintings. East and West Wings of the second floor in Commons. Nov 1-13. Student Newspaper
  • Crafts of the Southwest Indians. December 1. Schedule and Descriptions

1948 

1949 

1950

  • Children's Art. Loaned by Paul Feeley. March 17-April 10. Exhibition Listing
  • American Art. Loaned by the Museum of Modern Art. April 10-21. Exhibition Listing
  • Paintings by Bennington College Alumnae. Loaned by Bennington College. Exhibition Listing
  • Charles Virga - Drawings. Loaned by the artist. May 8-31. Exhibition ListExhibition Listing
  • Life Magazine Exhibitions-Photographs, The Protestant Revolution. June 1-18. Exhibition ListExhibition Listing
  • Latest Work of Feeley and Kessler. Loaned by Bennington College. June 15-30. Exhibition Listing
  • Brooklyn Museum Art School-Student Exhibit (Alvarez Belarmino, William H. Berkeley, Herbert D. Brown, Edmond Casarella, S. Alfio Cristina, Rolando Gutierrez, Murray Guzik, James Haseltine, Elnora E. Hauser, Larry Homar, Arthur Josephson, Hazel Lloyd, Rolando Lopez, William McNamara, Danny Pierce. Chris Ritter, Walter Rogalski, Charles Virga, Jane Winsberg-Haseltine, Harold Zussin). Fall 
  • Art Faculty-Recent Works. September 11-September 24. 3rd Floor Commons. College Week
  • Exhibition From Art School of Brooklyn Museum. Loaned by Brooklyn Museum of Art School. October 2-November 16. Exhibition Listing
  • Ben Enwonwu-Painter & Sculptor. Carriage Barn Lounge. November 15.College Week
  • Harper's Ferry Exhibition.  In connection with American Response to Crisis Lecture-Prints arranged by Katherine A. White. November 17-27. Exhibition Listing
  • Architectural Exhibit on Recreation Centers. Loaned by Raymond & Rado, Architects. November 28-December 12. Exhibition Listing
  • Bennington College Art Faculty & Others-Annual Overlea Inn Exhibit. December 5. College Week

1951

1952

1953

1954

1955

1956

1957

1958

1959

1960

1961

1962

1963

1964

1965

1966

1967

1968

1969

1970

1971 

  • Russian Posters from Joel Perlman. March 23-April 6. Exhibition List
  • Group Exhibition: Paintings without Supports (Manny Farber, Carole Haerer, Sol LeWitt, Robert Ryman, Alan Shields, Richard Tuttle, Dorothea Rockburne) Carriage Barn Gallery. March 30-April 23. Exhibition List
  • Richard Haas-Pencils,Drawings & Prints. April 15-May 6. Barn Gallery. Exhibition List
  • Jules Olitski-Prints. Adm. Barn Gallery. May-June. Exhibition List
  • Senior Exhibition. June. Exhibition Program
  • Sophie Healy-Drawings. October 31-November 13. Exhibition List
  • Piranisi Etchings. December
  • Stephen Mueller, MFA '71

1972

  • Mary Frank. April. Exhibition Invitation
  • Student Art Exhibition. Usdan October 5. Quadrille, fall 1972
  • Richard Miller. Wax sculptures. Nov 7. Quadrille, fall 1972, Exhibition Invitation
  • "Faculty Collects" Art from the personal collections of Bennington faculty members. Usdan. Nov 29 - Dec 13. Quadrille vol. 7 no. 2 Invitation 
  • Herbert Ferber. November. Exhibition Invitation
  • Senior Exhibition. June

1973

  • Roger Williams. April. Exhibition Invitation
  • Robert Motherwell. "A la Pintura," an exquisite collection of 22 aquatints. May. Exhibition ArticleInvitation
  • Rafael Alberti. Poema del Color Y La Linea. May 1. Invitation
  • Senior Exhibition. June. Exhibition Program
  • Japanese Kite Exhibition. October
  • Bill Bollinger "Seven Year Survey: Sculpture 1967-1973" November 6-November 26. Usdan Gallery.  Exhibition Invitation
  • Patricia Johanson:  A selected retrospective, 1959-1973. Usdan. November 27-December 14. Catalog.

1974 

  • Clinton Hill Prints. March
  • Nova Scotia Print Workshop. May. Commons Lounge
  • Graduate Exhibition. May. 
  • Senior Exhibition. June. Exhibition Program
  • September to December in Black Music:  An exhibition of tapes, photographs, slides, films, video tapes, scores, etc. Usdan. Dec 3 - 6. Exhibition Invitation, Article

1975 

1976 

  • Artists at Bennington-VAPA Dedication. May. Exhibition Catalogue
  • Graduate Shows. April & May
  • Bennington College Arts Center Formal Opening-Exhibits, Performances, Readings, Symposia. May 20-May 23. Invitation, Description & Schedule
  • Senior Exhibition. June. Exhibition Program
  • Group Show: Photos, Graphics, Drawings. October
  • "Works in Clay: Group Invitational" major portion of work was by Warren MacKenzie. Usdan. Opening Nov 30. Quadrille, spring 1977.

1977 

  • Edward S. Curtis Photographs. April 12. Usdan Gallery. Newspaper Article pg. 6
  • Arnold Hinton Photography Exhibition and Lecture. Carriage Barn 7:30 pm May 1. Poster
  • Senior Exhibition. June. Exhibition Program
  • Norman Rockwell Exhibit. Carriage Barn Gallery. June 23 - September 5. Memo
  • Sylvia Stone Sculpture Show. October. Exhibition Catalogue, Press Release
  • "Architectural Drawing and Sculpture" John Avery Newman, Cook, Chimacoff & Peterson, Judith DiMaio '72, Fisher, Haas, Léon Krier, Friedrich St.Florian and Bernard Tschumi. Usdan. Quadrille vol 12 no. 1
  • Leland John. "Video exhibit" Including work by Nam June Paik. Nov 29 Quadrille vol 12 no. 1

1978 

  • Margaret Swan painting and sculpture. (MFA candidate) Usdan. March. Quadrille vol 12 no. 1
  • Helen Frankenthaler: Recent Paintings 1975-1978. March-April. Exhibition Catalogue
  • Graduate Show. May
  • Cam Newell  - sculpture and drawings. Usdan. May 15 - June 1. Invitation
  • Senior Art Exhibition. June. Exhibition Program
  • Group Show (Patrick Heron, Brower Hatcher & Photographs from the Williams College Art Museum Collection). October 17-November 7. Exhibition Invitation
  • Jane Ford & Carol Haerer. November. Exhibition Catalogue
  • Sophie Healy. Dance drawings. Crossett. November. Quadrille Vol. 12 No. 3

1979 

1980

1981

1982

  • Second Annual Elizabeth Reed Keller Memorial Exhibition (Bill Jensen, Louise Fishman, Judy Pfaff, Stuart Diamond, Guy Goodwin). March 16-April 6. Newspaper Article
  • Works by Bennington Faculty (Robert Doisneau, Eliot Erwitt, Alen MacWeeney and Garry Winograd): Art Faculty. April Usdan. Newspaper Article
  • Group Exhibit (Sophia Healy, John Vachon, Barry Bartlett, Bob Green, Susie Kim, Fred Koetter, Barbara Litenberg, Steve Peterson). April 13-April 27. Usdan Gallery. Exhibition Invitation
  • Doug Olsen at Bennington: Survey of Paintings 1962-1982. May. Catalog.
  • Senior Exhibition. June. Exhibition Program
  • Bennington College Art Collection 1982. Summer 1982. Usdan. Image
  • Observing Culture - Images from the Daniel Wolf Inc. Collection. September 21 - October 15. Usdan. Poster
  • Ceramic Show: Hepburn, Kaneko, Schlanger. October 27-November 19. Exhibition Invitation
  • Josephine Carson. The Shlepenhoven. Photo-Drama. Barn Gallery. October 6. College Week
  • Ed Smith: Sculpture and Drawings. November-December 1982

1983

  • Group Show: New York to Bennington. Curated by Emily Sorkin. (Philjp Allen, Porfirio DiDonna, David DiSalvo, Al Held, Margrit Lewczuk, Myron Stout and Milton Resnick). March 15-March 31. Exhibition Catalogue & Press Release
  • Group Show: Connor, Libeskind, Roosen, Zarina. April 5-May 15. Exhibition Invitation
  • Graduate Exhibition: Goodman, Beitzel, Curto. May
  • Inaugural Show: Art Faculty at Park McCullough House. May
  • Senior Exhibition. June. Exhibition Program
  • Faculty Shows/Faculty Invites. October 18-December 9. Usdan Gallery.  Exhibition Invitation

1984

  • Personal Imagery: Clay (Barry Bartlett, Aurore Chabot, Margie Hughto, Amanda Jaffee, Graham Marks, Judy Moonelis, Akio Takamori, Arnold Zimmerman) March 13-April 16. Usdan Gallery. Exhibition Invitation & Newspaper Review
  • Tinted Moments "Hand Colored Photographs from the Past" March 13-April 16. Usdan Gallery. Exhibition Invitation & Newspaper Review
  • Bennington Artists: The Years After. Works by More than 35 Artists who Graduated During 1960's and 1970's. Usdan. May 1-May 29. Catalog
  • Senior Art Show. Usdan. June 5-16. Exhibition Program
  • Beyond the Monument (Siah Armajani, Andrea Blum, Scott Burton, Jackie Ferrara, Dan Flavin, Richard Fleischner, Red Grooms, Nancy Holt, Robert Irwin, Patricia Johanson, Mary Miss, Robert Morris, Isamu Noguchi, Jody Pinto, Martin Puryear, Jeffery Schiff) "Drawings, Blueprints, Photographs and Wall Texts of Eighteen Public Arts Projects". September 11-October 16. Usdan Gallery. Exhibition Poster
  • Jack Moore: Fabric Collages. Usdan. Oct 24- Nov 16 Exhibition Invitation
  • Art as Personal Relation "A Showing of the Collection of Laura and Lionel Nowak" November 20-December 14. Usdan Gallery. Exhibition Invitation
  • ABCD. Special Exhibition - Sculpture, Painting, Audio, Video and Film. December 10. Tishman. College Week
  • Art Opening. A show of Paintings, prints, architecture and sculpture by December art graduates. December 11 - December 14. College Week

1985

  • Crossovers: Artists in Two Mediums. Organized by Carol Haerer. March 12 - April 4. College Week
  • Steel Sculptures and Related Drawings. Chris Duncan - One Man Show. March 12 - April 4. Week
  • American Prints 1890-1960: From the collection of Matthew Marks. April 9-May 9. Usdan Gallery. Exhibition Catalogue
  • Group Exhibition (Christine Boshier, Jennifer Cox, Peter Staffan Lundberg). May 14-May 30. Usdan Gallery. Exhibition Invitation
  • Chris Duncan-Recent Sculpture & Drawings. March 12- April 4. Usdan Gallery. Exhibition Invitation
  • Staff Art Exhibit. May 3. Crossett Library. College Week
  • Senior Art Exhibition. Usdan. June 4-15. Exhibition Program
  • Matter & Spirit. Curated by Emily Sorkin. Ronald Bladen, Jim Clark, Willem de Kooning, Larry Deyab, Bill Jensen, Agnes Martin, Jan Muller, Mark Rothko. October 1-21. Description
  • Group Exhibition (Lee Tribe, Betty Wilde, Patrick Beale, Chris MacDonald, Peter Salter). November 2-November 21. Usdan Gallery. Newspaper Article & Exhibition Invitation
  • Elise Engler. Usdan. November 26- December 13. Exhibition Invitation

1986

  • "Keledones" Curated by Barbara Flynn. Jo Baer, Heidi Glück, Joseph Beuys, Monika Baumgartl, Susan Harnett, Nancy Spero, Helen Miranda Wilson. Usdan. March 11- April 10. Exhibition Invitation
  • Old Friends (Jane Ford Aebersold, Sophia Healy, Susanne & Neil Rappaport, Stanley Rosen) April 15-May 15. Usdan Gallery. Exhibition Invitation
  • Senior Art Exhibition. Usdan. June 3-14. Exhibition Invitation
  • Murray Weiss. Photography Exhibit. Usdan. September 16. College Week
  • Erika Olmsted. Patchwork Designs. Exhibition of quilted bed covers, shirts and pillows . Park McCullough House. September 28-October 31. College Week
  • "Selections From The Molly and Walter Bareiss Collection of African Art" October 9-November 7. Exhibition Catalogue, Invitation , College Week & Newspaper Article
  • Sidney Tillim. Paintings. October 9. Usdan.College Week
  • Photos by Edward Clark Crossett. Crossett Library. October 10. College Week
  • Student Photography. October 11. Barn Gallery. College Week
  • Visual Arts Division - Student Exhibition. Gallerias & Throughout VAPA. College Week
  • Clothing, Pottery and Other items collected in Spain and Morocco. Participants include Jose Cordova, Patrick Cooper, Eva Mergner and Janet Gillespie. Crossett Library. College Week
  • Popular Art From South Asia - the paintings of Cy Rickshas in Bangladesh. Crossett Library. October 18. College Week
  • Miriam Steinberg Graduate Exhibition. Ceramics. UsdanNovember 18 - December 12.  College Week
  • Jane Kent and Richard Mock. Printmakers. Usdan. November 18 - December 8. College Week, College Week
  • Tulay Baytug, '76 MFA. Sculptures "on display in the Gallery above the Art Office" December 1-12. College Week

1987

  • Rhea M. Nowak. Works on Paper. April 6. Park McCullough House. College Week
  • Care of Paintings. Conservation Series. April 11. Park McCullough House. College Week
  • Jan O'Dea & Cynthia Katz. MFA Art Exhibit. Usdan. May 9. College Week
  • Senior Art Exhibition. Usdan Gallery. June 2-14. Exhibition Catalog
  • Alumni Art Exhibition. Carriage Barn Gallery. June 12. Reunion Program
  • Faculty Exhibition. "The disciplines of Painting, Sculpture, Ceramics, Architecture, Printmaking, Drawing, and Photography will be represented by Pat Adams, Jane Aebersold, Barry Bartlett, Patrick Beale, Chris Duncan, Rochelle Feinstein, Peter Flaccus, Heidi Gluck, Aildrea Kahn, Marsha Pels, Neil Rappaport, Stanley Rosen, Sidney TillimLee Tribe, and Philip Wofford." Usdan. September 29-October 16. College Week.
  • From The Collection: Select Works from the Bennington College Art Collection. Usdan.  November 17- December 10. Catalog

1988

  • Gentlemen Photographers: Loring Underwood and William Lyman Underwood. Usdan. March 15-April 7. Exhibition Invitation
  • Firing the Imagination. Artists and Architects Use Clay. Usdan. Brochure
  • New Faculty Exhibition (Peter Flaccus, Jane Kent, Sue Rees, Rudy Serra, Jonathan Weinberg). November 1-November 18. Usdan Gallery. Exhibition Invitation
  • Factory Series. Faculty members Tony Carruthers, Meg Cottam, Daniel Michaelson, Randall Neal, Barbara Roan, Sue Rees, and Susan Sgorbati created a sequence of pieces involving music, dance, sculpture, slides, and video and presented the work in Vermont factories. Included Sue Rees's sculpture "Device Patent No. 3711 - Mean Sun of the Cordon" described by Rees as "a sort of non-machine that creates nothing but uses time and space." Quadrille Winter 1998.

1989

  • A Show of 41 Ceramic Artists. April 25-May 19. Usdan Gallery.  Exhibition Invitation
  • Senior Art Exhibition. Usdan. May 23-June 10. Exhibition Catalog
  • Soviet Poster Exhibition. 300 contemporary Soviet poster. Sponsored by Brown University. Quadrille Fall 1989.
  • Belief in Paint: 11 Contemporary Artists. Curator: Peter Flaccus. Eric Blum, Farrell Brickhouse, Louise Fishman, Gail Fitzgerald, David Hannah, John Lees, Eugene Leroy, Donald Mclaughlin, Katherine Porter, John Walker, and Kes Zapkus. Usdan. November 7 - December 15  Exhibition Invitation

1990

  • Light, Water, and the Times: Photographs in the Northeast c. 1870-1910 by Seneca Ray Stoddard, March 6-30,  Exhibition Invitation
  • Willard Boepple Sculpture: 1970-1990, April 3 - 26, 1990 Exhibition Catalogue
  • Peter O'Brien & Donald O. Odita (Odili Donald Odita) May 1- 17, 1990 Exhibition Invitation
  • 1990 Senior Art Exhibition May 22 - June 9, 1990 Exhibition Program
  • Alumni Art Exhibition. Carriage Barn. June. Quadrille Winter, 1990
  • Faculty: 1990. Aebersold, Beale, Feinstein, Kent, Rees, Serra, Storey, Wofford.Adams, Bartlett, Deeter, Kahn, Rappaport, Rosen, Sillman, and Tillim. October 2-November 15. Usdan Gallery.  College Week
  • Another Way of Looking, Amy Arbus, November 27 - December 14, 1990 Exhibition Invitation & Exhibition Letter

1991

1992

  • Works from the Collection of Bennington College. March 16-April 10. Usdan Gallery. College Week
  • Patricia Johanson. 
  • Photography Reproduction Production: The Work of Art in the Age of Mechanical Representation. Curator: Sidney Tillim. April 21 - May 17, 1992  Exhibition Catalogue 
  • The Guerrilla Girls The Poster Show September 16 - October 16, 1992 Exhibition Invitation
  • Material Matters: Selections from the Williams College Museum of Art. Curated by Linda SchererOctober 20 - November 12, 1992 Exhibition  Press Release List & College Week
  • Transgressions in the White Cube: Territorial Mappings. Jessica Stockholder; Fred Wilson; Felix Gonzalez-Torres; Paula Hayes; Rirkrit Tiravanija; Bob Braine; Mark Dion; Cary Leibowitz; Candyass; Sean Landers; Jon Tower; Renee Green; Mike Kelley; Julia Scher; Kate Ericson; Mel Ziegler; Joshua Decter. November 17 - December 16, 1992 Exhibition Catalogue Invitation & College Week

1993

  • Faculty Exhibition (Pat Adams, Jane Aebersold, Barry Bartlett, Patrick Beale, Thomas Daniel, Joshua Decter, Rochelle Feinstein, Stephenie Hollyman, Jane Kent, Robert Kozma, Neil Rappaport, Sue Rees, Amy Sillman, Dean Snyder, Alastair Standing, Sidney Tillim, Philip Wofford) March 9-April 2. Usdan Gallery. Exhibition Invitation
  • Senior Show Exhibition. May 25-June 11. Usdan Gallery. Exhibition Program
  • Auto: On the Edge of Time, September 14 - 28, 1993 Exhibition Invitation
  • Josef Albers. Drawings, prints, photographs and oil sketches in black and white only (with 1 exception) Usdan. Quadrille Winter 1994. Poster
  • In Honor of Bill Bales, October 1993 Exhibition Press Release
  • Contemporary Clay, Usdan. 

1994

  • The Work of Alvaro Siza. March 4-April 8. Exhibition Itinerary & Letter
  • "A la Pintura: Artist's Books by Robert Motherwell" and "Art and Invention works by George A.C. Holt" Curator: Thomas Fels. April 5 - 26 Exhibition Description & Press Release
  • 1994 Senior Art Exhibition May 24 - June 11, 1994 Exhibition Program
  • Artist in Residence Series (Ann Messner, John Beerman, Sylvia Roth, Tony Hepburn, Michael Pana). October 24 - December 14, 1994  Exhibition InvitationPoster
  • "All Live Grrrl Art Review" featuring art by Bennington women followed by an evening of readings and performances. Sponsored by Bennington College's Women's Issues Study Group. Quadrille Spring 1994.

1995

1996

1997

  • Faculty Project Series Exhibition Invitation
  • Peter Sabara. Exhibition of architectural drawings. Usdan 

1998

  • Songs. Rob Ward. November 17 - December 12, 1998 Exhibit Catalogue
  • The Green Mountain Boys: Caro,, Feeley, Noland, and Olitski at Bennington in the 1960s. André Emmerich Gallery, New York, January 8–February 28, 1998; Usdan Gallery, Bennington College, Bennington, Vermont, March 10–April 4. Poster
  • 1998 Senior Exhibition. May 19. Usdan. Poster
  • Helen Frankenthaler. October 3 - November 7. Usdan. Poster
  • 12 Years of A.R.T. Press Editions and Iris Prints Curated by William Bartmann, Robert Ward - Sculptor. November 17. Usdan. Poster

1999

2000

  • Tony Carruthers Memorial March 1- April 1, 2000 Poster
  • MFA Exhibition, April 2000 Poster
  • Senior Exhibition, May 2000 Poster
  • Drawing from Pierogi: Selections from the Flat Files, September 13 - October 15, 2000 Poster
  • Jane Fine/James Esber-Painters. September 19. Lectures and Exhibitions Poster
  • Last Summer / Installation: Beat Streuli & Bennington Students, October 24 -  Poster
  • Leaving Traces: Insistent Nuance: Students Curating Students, November 14 - December 9, 2000 Poster
  • Bennington Options: Video Presentations, Student Showings & Faculty Showings. Susan Sgorbati (choreography), Jonathan Kline (photography), Michael Giannitti (light design). Fall 2000. PosterPoster
  • The Weight of Pearls: The Still Life Paintings of Leslie Parke. Usdan.

2001

  • Marek Cecula. Ceramics/Design. February 27. Poster
  • Ed Noriega. Graphic/Web Designer. March 27. Poster
  • Joan Snyder. Painter. April 3. Poster
  • Mia Westerlund Roosen. Sculptor. April 24. Poster
  • Peter Gourfain. Ceramics. May 1. Poster
  • Jane Hammond. Painter/Printmaker. May 8. Poster
  • Visual Arts Faculty Exhibition. October 13-November 17. Usdan Gallery. Poster
  • Gaze-Group Exhibition Curated by Ken Becker. November 28-December 19. Poster
  • Stella Ehrich. The Girl in Pink High Heels. Usdan.
  • Richard Deon. Usdan Upstairs Gallery.
  • MFA Exhibition. Usdan

2002

  • Flatwork by Sculptors. Thomas Müller, Lincoln Schatz, Maxine Henryson. Usdan.

2003

  • Shoe. April 8-May 2. Opening reception April 8. Usdan Gallery.
  • Sidney Tillim. Usdan. May. 
  • The American West: Photographs by Ansel Adams and Carl Watkins. Usdan. September 10 - October 2, 2003 Poster
  • Empathies, Connections, Triggers: Bennington Faculty. Show October 21 - November 16, 2003 Poster

2004

  • Thin. An exhibition of international artists: Irit Batsry, Omer Fast, A Constructed World, and Chrysanne Stathacos. Curators: Rina Banerjee and Maxine Henryson. Usdan. March 23 to April 18. The opening March 23, 2004, from 6:00-8:00 pm. Press Release
  • CAST AROUND, Yoko Inoue. Working in collaboration with students in the Ceramics Installation Exhibition class. December. 

2005

2006

  • "Alvarez Bravo, Doisneau, Friedlander, Winogrand. A Selection of Photographs from the Bennington College Collection." Curated by student Mariela Hardy '06. Usdan. March 22-May 8
  • "Photography at Bennington College: The Crossett Legacy. Edward Clark Crossett & Carolyn Crossett Rowland." Curator Jonathan Kline. Usdan. September-October.
  • New Faculty Exhibition. Thorsten Dennerline, Liz Deschenes, Mary Lum, Candace Giersbach. Usdan. September 20. Poster
  • So Bennington. Eve Sussman and Elana Herzog. Usdan.

2007

  • Benjamin Busch. March. Usdan. Poster
  • Helen Frankenthaler Sculpture September 12 - October 19, 2007 Exhibition Poster
  • Wildwood Press/Ten Years. Usdan.October 30-November 30. Poster

2008

  • Selections from the College Collection. Usdan. March 4-April 2.
  • Helen Mirra '91. Usdan. April 8-May 2. Poster
  • Faculty Exhibition. Usdan. September 17-October 17
  • "Heroes" Curated by Giorgio Handman '99. Artists participating in the show are: Kendel Bennet, Rachel Blackwell, Giorgio Handman, Kathe Izzo, Liz N Val, Katie Mckay, Jonathan Osofsky, Sunny Suites, Nick Zedd, Paul Zone. Usdan. Oct 28-Nov 28.

2009

  • "Bennington Collects Bennington" Curators: Andrew Spence and Edward Ubell '09. Usdan. March 4-28
  • "Print Exchange" Curated by Thorsten Dennerline. Features work by 20 artists who were each asked to produce 20 prints in exchange for a set of prints containing one piece from each artist. Usdan. March 4-28
  •  "A Work in Progress: How an Exhibition is Made" Dan Cameron installation series. Artist: Tony Feher, Jason Middlebrook, Ted Riederer. Usdan. April 6-May 3.
  • "Anandwan" An exhibition of photographs taken by Noryang Yeshi '11 at a leprosy clinic in central India. Barn East Gallery. April 27 - May 10
  • Senior Show 2009. Usdan. May 13 - June 6, 2009
  • "Form is a Verb : The VAPA Technician Show." Jon Barber, Jake Meginsky, Preston Noon, Sarah Pike, Jesse Potts, Sally Richardson, John Umphlett. Usdan. September 16 - October 16.
  • "Heavy Papers" Michael Krueger. Usdan. October 28 - December 4. Poster

2010

  • Marina Zurkow-Crossing the Waters. Usdan. March 2 - 27. Poster
  • A Work in Progress: TRIM by Ellie Murphy. Usdan.  April 8 - May 4.
  • Senior Show 2010. Usdan. May 11 - June 5, 2010.
  • Faculty Show. Usdan. Sept 16- October 16.
  • Student Fall Fashion Show. Commons. Dec 12. Poster
  • Jessica Stockholder Prints and Sculpture. Usdan.  October 19 - Nov 19.

2011

  • FROM HERE TO THERE. Derek Cracco. Usdan March 1 - 25, 2011. Poster
  • Seventh Dream of Teenage Heaven. Usdan.  April 5 - 29, 2011
  • Senior Show 2011. Usdan.  May 19 - June 4, 2011
  • Rico Gatson "History Lessions". Usdan. September 13 - October 15, 2011. College Week
  • John Umphlett. Performance/Installation. CAPA Opening Celebration. September 29-October 1. Poster

2012

  • Beyond Spheres/Meditations on Thoreau. Koichiro Kurita and Carl Fudge. Exhibition of prints and paintings. Usdan. March 6-April 2. College Week, Announcement
  • Taeyoon Choi, Jon Cohrs, Mary Mattingly. Resistance and Resilience: Few Possible Futures for Living with Water. Usdan. April 12 - May 5, 2012
  •  Usdan. April 12 - May 5, 2012
  • Senior Show. Usdan. May 15 - June 2, 2012
  • Cynthia Weber. "Uniting States of American" A series of films, photographs, and textual vignettes from Weber’s coverage of post-9/11 America and of the Occupy Wall Street movement. Usdan. September - October 9.  College Week
  • Products of our Environment: Students in Usdan. December 4-December 11. College Week
  • "Middle Falls" Linda Matalon. Linda is a second-generation Post-Minimalist. November 13-November 30. UsdanCollege Week, Announcement

2013

  • Present CompanyUsdan. March 5 - 29, 2013
  • Kristin Lucas and Joe McKay | Kevin Alter. Usdan.  April 9 - May 10.
  • Senior Show. Usdan. May 21- June 1. College Week.
  • John Umphlett. Evolving Resolution. Usdan. October 29 – November 28, 2013. College Week

2014

  • Tom Brennan – Collecting Shadows. Usdan. February - March 2014.
  • Uncanny Spaces. Maddy Rosenberg (Curator). Usdan. April - May 2014.
  • Abstraction: Modernist Masters From the Bennington Collection. Usdan. July 2 – September 3, 2014.
  • Slipped Gears (Nick Hornby, Joon Oluchi Lee, Kristin Lucas, Rosa Menkman, Jaakko Pallasvuo, Katie Torn, Matias Viegener, and the collaborative duo of Birch Cooper and Brenna Murphy). Usdan. September 16 – October 16, 2014 Poster and Exhibition catalog, Article
  • Ungoverned Spaces. Noah Coburn, Gregory Thielker. Usdan. October 28 – December 16, 2014.

2015

  • Animated Worlds of Chris Sullivan. Usdan. March 3 – 31, 2015
  • Meat, Chapter 3: The Maggots Will Find You. Usdan. April 21 – May 12, 2015
  • IF NOT NOW WHEN, Senior Show 2015. Usdan.
  • Dan Shapiro: Bennington and Beyond. Usdan. June 17 – August 30, 2015
  • Penelope Umbrico-Campus Surplus. September 8-October 24. Usdan.  Tapped In & College Week
  • China Dialogues, November 12 – December 12, 2015. Usdan. Exhibition Description

 

2016

  • Utopia Is No Place, Utopia Is Process. (Jacqueline Mabey, curator) Usdan.  April 12 – May 12, 2016  Poster
  • VBS (violet burning sunset) Curator: Todd Von Ammon ’09. Ethan Knechel ‘08, Helen Mirra ‘91, Tom Sachs ‘89, Lauren Seiden ‘03,  Alison Veit ‘11, Amanda Church ‘76, Martha Grover ‘02, Odili Donald Odita MFA ‘90, Devin O’Brien Power ‘05, and Cyle Metzger ‘08. September 20 – October 16, 2016. Usdan Gallery. Exhibition Announcement & Description
  • Young Alumni Artists in Residence. Ariel Herwitz ’06, Georgia Lassner ’09, Rainer Hunt ’13, Floryn Honnet ’13, November 8 - December 8, 2016. Usdan Gallery. PosterArticle

2017

  • Gems, Minerals and Human Nature. Usdan. March 7-31. Poster
  • Black Spring.: Curators: Karthik Pandian and Michael Wimberly. Usdan. April 11 - May 9. Press Release
  • Third Floor Show. Third Floor Commons. May 13 - May 20. Poster
  • Senior Show. Usdan. May 23-June 3. Poster
  • Vital Curiosity. Curators: J Blackwell ’95 and Erin McKenny. Usdan. July 14-September 8. Press Release
  • Gunnar Kaldewey. Curator: Thorsten Dennerline. Usdan. September 19–October 18. Press Release
  • Alexandra Bell: Counternarratives. Curator: Anne Thompson. Installed on the exterior of Upcafe, Crossett Library (garden wall), CAPA, and the Student Center. October 10-December 17. Press Release

2018

  • Unpacking the Vault: Hidden Narratives in the Bennington Art Collection. Usdan. February 27-April 15, 2018. Exhibition Catalog
  • Vessels: Containment and Displacement, Useful to Grand. Curators: Barry Bartlett and Aysha Peltz. Usdan. April 24-May 12, 2018. Announcement
  • Scalar: a Solo Exhibition by Torkwase Dyson. Curator: Anne Thompson. Usdan. September 18 -December 15, 2018. Opening reception and artist talk Tuesday, Sep 18 2018, 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM. Program & Poster

2019

  • The Body Stops Here: Keiko Narahashi + Sarah Peters. Curators: Anne Thompson, J Blackwell. Usdan Gallery. Tuesday, Feb 26 - Sunday, Mar 31. Opening reception: Tuesday, February 26 at 6:30 pm. 
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Visual Arts Lectures and Series at Bennington

1932

1933

The Symposium on Modernism in the Art:


1934

 

1935

1936

1937

1938

"The Art Series". March. 

  • Stefan Hirsch. "Prologue"
  • Francis Fergusson ''Talking about Art"
  • Russell Krob. "The Utilitarian Aspect of Art"
  • Catherine Osgood. "Analysis of Jane Austin's 'Emma'
  • John H. Creighton. "Language as an Art Medium"
  • Eva Wunderlich "Art as a Voice of Time"
  • Stefan Hirsch. "Painting"
  • Otto Luening "Music"
  • Henry Leland Clarke. "Folk Art and Cultivated Art"
  • Arch Lauterer. "Theater"
  • Elsa Hirsch "History of Art"
  • Wallace Fowlie "Poetry and the Spiritual Problem of Man."
  • Harold Gray. "The Judgment of Art"
  • Stefan Hirsch "Summary for Art Series." 

Lectures

 

1941

  • Gallery Talk by of the Smith College Graduate School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture. April 7. Architecture Studio. College Week
  • Paul Lester Wiener and Jose Luis Sert "Trends Of Architecture In Latin America." May 5. College Week
  • Mr. Amedee Ozenfant. Loaned by W.S. Budworth & Sons. September 17-October 1. Exhibition Listing & Lecture, Documents
  • Charles Smith "In connection with the exhibit of Mr. Smith's work now on display in the Lounge of the Carriage Barn, he will demonstrate the process by which these monotypes were done." October 22. Carriage Barn. College Week
  • Baroness Hilla von Rebay, curator of the Guggenheim art collection. Talk related to exhibition of non-objective paintings on loan from the Guggenheim. Carriage Barn Gallery. October 29. College Week, Documents
  • Panel Discussion of Bard College and Bennington College Art Students. November 18 College Week

1943

1944

1945

  • Thomas Whittemore. The Work of Byzantine Institute in St. Sophia, Istanbul. June 8. Documents
  • Russian Architecture-Building in USSR. Loaned by Miss Mary Marcus-National council of American-Soviet Friendship.  Exhibit & Lecture. Elsa Gidoni & Hans Blumenfeld - Lecturers. June 21-July 3. Exhibition Listing, Documents
  • Helmut Hungerland. Aessthetics and Societal Art Criticism. November 4.  Documents

1946

1948

  • Alexander Dorner "The Way Beyond Art" Barn 1. April 22 Art Faculty Minutes
  • Alexander Dorner discusses Primitive Art Exhibit "The Earliest Paintings and Sculptures" October 15. Third Floor Commons. Newspaper Article pg. 3
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1949

  • Gyorgy Kepes. Education of Vision. June 16. The Beacon
  • Buckminster Fuller. Energetic Geometry. October 14. Lecture AnnouncementLetter from R. Buckminster Fuller to Marjorie B. Fisk

1950

  • Alexander Dorner "Art History as it Illustrates Mental Evolution" Social Science Workshop. November 7 College Week

1951

  • Meyer Schapiro "Armory Show, an Exhibit of Modern European Art in 1913 in New York" April 2. Carriage Barn. Newspaper Article pg. 3
  • Mildred M. Landis "How Art Education Can Strengthen our Democratic Way of Life" June 8 Barn 1.  College Week
  • Paul Boepple and Alexander Dorner "Comparative Analysis of Early Christian Medieval and Renaissance Music" community invitation to a lecture in the Language of Visual Arts course. June 11. Carriage Barn.  College Week
  • Albert Mayer architect, discussing the economic problems confronting India's post-independence rural planning. Sept 24 Student newspaper
  • Film screening "France's Third Revolution" November 14 Bennington Weekly
  • Film screening "Aubusson Tapestries" and "Matisse" December 6 Bennington Weekly

1952

  • S. Lane Faison, Jr.-Illustrated Lecture on Bavarian Baroque. April 28. Barn 1.College Week
  • Art Film Screenings "Room Studies #1 and #3" "The Idea" "Round Trip in Modern Art: Toccata Manhatta" "Wooden Faces of Totonicapan" May 28 Barn 1. College Week
  • Xanti Schawinsky "will give an illustrated talk in the Theatre and will read his script of a dramatization dealing with color, space, time and sound, as related to architecture, language, music and illusion." May 30. Theatre. College Week
  • Alexander Dorner "Future of Art Today." June 6. Barn 1. College Week
  • Clement Greenberg "Modern Art" November 17. Carriage Barn Lounge.College Week

1954

  • Lois Lord, visting the Seminar and Workshop in Art Teaching course. Open invitation for others to join. April 29 College Week
  • Art Seminar by Harvey Fite to accompany sculpture exhibition. 5:00 pm November 8. College Week

1955

  • Screening of film The Titan: the Story of Michelangelo. Carriage Barn. March 26. College Week
  • Screening of documentary film Maya Through the Ages about Mayan art. Barn 1. April 27. College Week
  • Symposium on Art and Music​: An Assessment of Vital and Controversial Developments in This Country During the Last Three Decades. May 15-17. Bennington College Alumnae Quarterly and Poster
    • Opening session moderated by Jacques Barzun
    • Hans Hofmann, during the first general forum, Hofmann himself was asked to explain his own paintings, his statements are excerpted in the publication. 
    • James Johnson Sweeney, Director of the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum "Recent Trends in American Painting." 
    • Thomas Bouchard "Film on Joan Miró" 
    • José Luis Sert, Dean of the Graduate School of Design at Harvard "The Integration of the Visual Arts" 
    • Herbert Ferber "Twenty-five Years of Sculpture"
    • Jane Fiske Mitarachi, editor of Industrial Design magazine, "Evaluating Industrial Design"
    • Alexander Dorner, art historian and faculty member at Bennington College, "The film - a New Species of Art"
    • Closing forum was led by Bartlett Hayes, Director of the Addison Gallery of American Art.
  •  Frances H. Flaherty, guest in Alexander Dorner's Art and Science course, presents her late husband's, Robert J. Flaherty, film "Moana." Community invited to join. Barn 1. June 17 College Week

1959

1960

  • William Rubin. A Discussion and Seminar on Surrealism in Conjunction with Exhibit. April 7. Exhibition Pamphlet

 

1962

  • Special Art Seminar. Barn 1. 7:30 pm. Nov 5 Calendar of Evening Events
  • Special Art Seminar. Barn 1. 7:30 pm. Nov 12 Calendar of Evening Events
  • Special Art Seminar. Barn 1. 7:30 pm. Nov 26 Calendar of Evening Events
  • Special Art Seminar. Barn 1. 7:30 pm. Dec 3 Calendar of Evening Events
  • Arthur Drexter on Architecture. 8:00 pm. Dec 4 Calendar of Evening Events

1963

1964

  • John Fontaine speaks about "Art for the Retarded". Commons Lounge. May 5, 1964. Documents
  • Lawrence Alloway. A series of three lectures. Carriage Barn. May 13, 21, 26. Calendar of Evening Events
  • Michael Fried - Art Critic. Morris Louis. Barn 1. June 5. Article

1965

  • Daniel J. Robbins. Commons Theatre. 8 pm. March 19. Calendar of Evening Events
  • Dore Ashton. Commons Theatre. 8 pm. March 31. Calendar of Evening Events
  • Motherwell. Commons Theatre. 8 pm. April 5. Calendar of Evening Events
  • Ad Reinhardt-Notes from the Lecture. November 30. Galley

1966

  • Gene Baro, "Remarks on Paul Feeley" Barn 1. April 16 1968. Memo

1968

  • Gene Baro: Remarks on Paul Feeley. April 16. Barn 1. Memorandum
  • "Underground Movies" screening: Jack Smith, Stan Brakhage, Andy Warhol, George Kuchar, and Takahiko Iimura. Commons Theatre. June 10. College Week.
  • Thomas P. F. Hoving, Director of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Commencement. June 15. Speech printed in Quadrille, Vol II, No 6 

1969

1970

  • Eugene Goosen "What's Happening in Art Now" Barn 1 *:30 June 2. College Week
  • Hilton Kramer "Some Theories of 'Action' in Recent Art Criticism." Sept 30. Quadrille vol. 5 no. 1
  • Milo C. Beach "Aspects of Indian Art" Nov 17 Quadrille vol. 5 no. 2
  • Colin Rowe "Humane Aspects of City Planning" Dec 1 Quadrille vol. 5 no. 2

1971

1972

  • Jay Cantor "Art Versus Nature" Barn 1. March 28. Quadrille vol 6. no. 3
  • Judith Colton "Exoticism in 18th-Century Architecture" Barn 1. April 11. Quadrille vol 6. no. 3
  • Mary Frank. Sculpture, Monotypes, Drawings. Usdan. April 18 - May 7. Invitation, Minutes
  • Becker Photo Exhibition. Minutes
  • George Sugarman. Slides. Visiting Artist Program. Barn 1. April 19. Minutes, Minutes
  • Sol LeWitt. Execute a Wall Drawing. Visiting Artist Program. Art Division Minutes. May 5. Minutes, Minutes
  • David Weinrib discussing his current sculptural and architectural projects. Usdan. October 18. Quadrille, fall 1972.
  • "Clay Week" Speakers/Demonstrators: Fred Bauer, Wayne Higby, and Biz Littell. Nov 7-14. Quadrille, fall 1972.

1973

  • To celebrate the opening of Robert Motherwell's "A la Pintura," exhibition, faculty members Ben Belitt and Eduardo Gonzalez gave a bilingual reading of the Rafael Alberti poem "A la Pintura." Usdan Gallery. May 1Exhibition Article
  • David Weinrib, architectural projects. Dickinson. Nov 8. Quadrille vol. 7 no. 2
  • Bill Bollinger, tour and talk about exhibition of his work. Usdan Gallery Nov 7 College Week
  • James Ackerman "Palladio" Barn. Nov 21. Quadrille vol. 7 no. 2 

1974

Hadley Lectures in Art Criticism. Spring term. Quadrille fall 1974.

  • Sidney Tillim "Introduction to the Hadley Lectures series"
  • Walter Darby Bannard "Art Quality and the Formalist Controversy"
  • Bruce Boice "Busby and Bullfighting"
  • Douglas Davis "What is Scale? Notes Toward an Answer.
  • Allan Kaprow "Formalism: Flogging a Dead Horse"
  • Rosalind Krauss "Some Perspectives on the Modernist Space"
  • Linda Nochlin "Formalism and Anti-Formalism"

 

1975

1976

  • Barbara Herrnstein-Art and Education "Text of remarks delivered in a symposium on Education and the Arts at Bennington College" May 23. Speech

1977

  • William G. Tucker. April 19.  Quadrille 11 no. 3
  • Willard Midgette. April 26. Quadrille 11 no. 3
  • Margaret Israel May 11. Quadrille 11 no. 3
  • Colin Rowe, architectural critic,  spoke about his new book Collage City. May 24. Quadrille 11 no. 3
  • John Neff "Matisse" September 12. Quadrille Vol. 12 No. 1
  • Robert R. Brooks "Stone Age Painting in India" October 3 Quadrille Vol. 12 No. 1
  • Oleg Grabar "Decoration and Islamic Art" October 18 Quadrille Vol. 12 Nov. 1, Press Release
  • Guy P. R. Métraux "Achilles and Socrates - Art and Literature in Archaic and Classical Greece." Barn 1. Thursday, November 17. Poster
  • John Meyers "Europe and the American Avante Garde 1939-1950's" Nov 29. Quadrille Vol. 12 No. 1
  • John Rajchman "Derrida and the Problem of Modern Art" Dec. 12 Quadrille Vol. 12 No. 1

1978

  • Carole Cunningham and Stephen Eisenmann, students at Williams College.weekly series of art history lectures. March.
  • Dan Cameron "Notes Toward the Abolition of the Art Object." March 29, 30 & 31. VAPA. Newspaper Article
  • Eugene Goossen Lecture. May 8. Memo
  • Carol Bolsey '69, Liz Caspari '74, Blair Cook '75 "Careers in Visual Arts" VAPA Galleria. Fall term. Quadrille Vol. 12 No. 3
  • Tony Vidler "Note on the Heiroglyph: Language, Writing and Architecture." Nov 20. Quadrille Vol. 12 No. 3
  • Sam Wagstaff. Nov 21. Quadrille Vol. 12 No. 3

1979

  • Carol Bolsey '69, Liz Caspari '74, Blair Cook '75 "Careers in Visual Arts" VAPA Galleria. Fall term. Quadrille Vol. 12 No. 3
  • Arnold Hinton Photography Exhibition and Lecture. Carriage Barn 7:30 pm May 1. Poster

1981

  • Edgar Tafel. The Frank Lloyd Wright I Knew. Tishman. November 3. Press Release

1982

  • Indonesian Cultural Festival. Demonstrations and Lectures. March 25. Press Release
  • Rudy Burkhardt. Lecture and  film screenings. The films are "The Aviary" with Joseph CornelI, Alex Katz painting, Default Averted, Caterpillar, and Mobile Houses. 8:00 pm Barn 1. April 6-7. Burkhardt will be on campus on April 6 and to see students in the Art Division. College Week. Poster
  • Richard Artschwager. Sculpture. Barn 1. April 20-21.Poster
  • Joel Shapiro. Sculpture. Barn 1. May 18. Poster
  • Mary Ellen Mark. Photojournalism. Barn 1. May 25-26. Poster
  • Rosalind Krauss "Originality" 8:00 pm Barn 1. April 7. College Week.
  • George Deem. Painter. Barn 1. July 19. College Week
  • Michael McTwigan. Modernism and Modernist. Tishman. November 16. College Week
  • Thomas Lawson. Painter and Editor of Real Life Magazine. Dickinson 117. November 17. College Week

1983

  • Robert Boyers. "The Attack on Value in 20th Century Art." Tuesday, October 11. Poster
  • T. J.Clark. Manet and Modern Paris. December 5. Poster
  • Dr. Julius Held. Rembrandt and the Beggars. Barn 1. May 3. Poster

1984

  • Richard Hennesy. Art Division Lecture. November 6. College Week
  • Olivia Parker. Photographer. Carolyn Crossett Rowland Photography Lecture. November 6. College Week
  • Susan Peterson. Ceramic Lecture on Shoji Hamada and Lucie Lewis. November 12. College Week

1985

  • John McCarty. Sculptor. Visiting Artist. Degas Waxes X-Rays and Armatures. D205-Art Center. April 1. College Week
  • Richard Haas. Painter. A Perspective on Illusions. April 6. Barn 1. College Week, College Week
  • Judy Moonelis. Ceramic Sculptor. Tishman. May 9. College Week

1986

  • Robert Farris Thompson. Indelibly Black:  Kongo Influence on American Civilization. October 28, 1986 (in conjunction with exhibition "Selections From The Molly and Walter Bareiss Collection of African Art")  Exhibition Catalogue, College Week
  • Richard E. Mock. Painter and Printmaker. Barn 1. November 4. College Week
  • Berenice Reynaud and Katherine Dieckmann, New York film critics. November 21.   Poster
  • Tulay Baytug. Sculptures. December 1 - December 12. Gallery. College Week

1987

  • Jerome Liebling. Photographer. April 1. Barn 1. College Week
  • Dr. Malcolm Cooper. In the Mind's Eye: Imaging in Science and Art. April 20. Barn 1. College Week
  • Walter Rosenblum. Photographer, Writer, Teacher. April 21. Barn 1. College Week
  • Senior Art Show. June 2. Usdan. College Week
  • Anthony Turney. Public Funding for the Arts:  Visions Past, Visions Future. June 2. Barn 1. College Week
  • A Symposium on Discovery. Panel includes Jules Olitski. Greenwall. 2:00 pm October 10. College Week. Quadrille Winter 1988.
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1989

  • Maurice Sendak. April 18, 1989. Lecture Video
  • Neil Rappaport. In Search of a Town. Sunday Night Seminars. November 12. Swan Living Room. Poster
  • Joan Braderman "No More Nice Girls" presentation of experimental videos. Quadrille Fall 1989.
  • John Cunningham "Poles, Power, and the Pyramids" Quadrille Fall 1989.
  • Bread and Puppet Theater "The Same Boat: The Passion Play of Chico Mendes" Quadrille Fall 1989.

 

1990

  • Film screening "Art Against AIDS" September 24 College Week
  • Helmut Weihsmann-Avant-Garde Film Design vs. Modern Architecture. September 26. Barn 1. College Week
  • Another Way of Looking: Photographs by Amy Arbus. November 27-December 14. Usdan Gallery. Exhibition Invitation

1991

  • Stephen Frailey '79-In Pursuit of Memory (Ten Years of Picture Making). March 26. Martha Hill Dance Workshop. College Week
  • Anna Beth Rosen - Ceramicist,  lecture and slide presentation on her own work. April 3. Barn 1. College Week
  • Artists in the Hybrid Abstraction exhibition in Usdan Gallery will show slides of work and participate in a panel discussion moderated by visual arts faculty member Joshua Decter. May 14. Tishman.  College Week
  • Olivia Parker, the 1991 Carolyn Crossett Rowland Visiting Photographer, slide talk. May 22. Barn 1. College Week
  • Robert Storr. June 4. Barn 1. College Week
  • Jon Isherwood "will give a talk about his work and explain about the Triangle Workshop." September 25. Barn 1. College Week
  • Joyce Keener '67. The Education of a Filmmaker. October 3. Greenwall. Poster
  • Patricia Johanson '62. Talk about her work. Usdan. 7:30 p.m. November 5 College Week
  • Yvonne Rainer. Talk about her film "Privilege" Tishman. 6:30pm November 19. College Week

1992

  • Grahame Shane "City, Street and House" Barn 1. March 17. College Week
  • Anna Chave "Eva Hess: A Girl Being a Sculpture" March 24. Barn 1. College Week, Poster
  • David Reed "Media Baptism" April 7 Barn 1 7:30 pm. College Week
  • Guerrilla Girls "Meet the Guerrilla Girls," September 22, at 8:00 p.m. in Martha Hill College Week
  • Philip Wofford "Poems (not only about painting) by a Painter" October 13. Usdan Gallery. College Week
  • Randall Schmidt - Painter. November 10. Barn 1. College Week
  • Lois Nesbitt - talk about issues raised in Usdan Gallery exhibition "Transgressions in the White Cube: Territorial Mappings" December 8. Barn 1. College Week
  • Robin Evans "Projection: from Raphael to Scharoun" December 15. Barn 1. College Week

1993

  • Nicholas Fox Weber, executive director of the Josef Albers Foundation, gave a lecture in conjunction with the Albers exhibition which was drawn from the Foundation's collection. Quadrille Winter 1994. Poster
  • Peter Schjeldahl "The Future of Beauty" the inaugural Adams Tillim Lecture.  Quadrille vol. 25 no. 2. Poster

1994

  • Robert Storr. What Not to Expect of Political Art. Second Annual Adams/Tillim Lecture. May 26. Poster
  • Sidney Tillim. You Can't Get There From Here. Tishman. May 31. Poster
  • "All Live Grrrl Art Review" featuring art by Bennington women followed by an evening of readings and performances. Sponsored by Bennington College's Women's Issues Study Group. Quadrille Spring 1994.
  • Barry Bartlett "A Dialouge in Ceramics" Quadrille Spring 1994.
  • Artist in Residence Series (Ann Messner, John Beerman, Sylvia Roth, Tony Hepburn, Michael Pana). October 24 - December 14, 1994  Exhibition InvitationPress Release, Poster
  • Bordo Dovnikovic, pioneer of animation at Zagreg Studio in Yugoslavia. Quadrille Winter 1994.

1995

  • Mark Taylor. Virtualizing Reality. Adams-Tillim Lecture. Martha Hill Dance Theater. April 11. Poster
  • Maxwell Mackenzie '76.  Art & Commerce:  Balancing Two Worlds. Candace Devries Olesen Alumni Fellow. Martha Hill Dance Workshop. May 23. Poster

1996

  • Around the World in Search of the Carnegie International-Richard Armstrong. May 14. Lecture Poster

1997

  • The Innocent Eye. Wendy Ewald. April 9. Lecture Series Poster
  • Jack Winfield Ross-Nature Photographer-Writer/Embracing the Sun. The Shadow Catcher. April 13. Tishman. Poster

1998

  • Nancy Davidson. Visual Arts Lecture. Barn 1. March 24. Poster
  • Dan Cameron '79 Art Critic and Senior Curator The New Museum of Contemporary Art. Adams/Tillim Lecture. Tishman. May 20. Lecture Poster
  • An Evening with John Waters. Shock Value. Greenwall. March 28. Poster
  • Arthur C. Danto "Art and Meaning" Deane Carriage Barn. Tuesday May 5.  Poster, Poster
  • Arthur C. Danto "Art History and the Artist's Education: a Conversation" Upstairs Cafe. Wednesday May 6. Poster, Poster
  • Arthur C. Danto. "Seeing and Showing"Deane Carriage Barn. Thursday, May 7. Poster, Poster
  • Lori Van Handel. Conservator. Barn 1. October 6. Poster
  • Stephen Romano. Outsider Artists and High Technology:  1900-Present. Barn 1. October 13. Poster
  • Ellen Brooks. Artist/Photographer. Barn 1. October 20. Poster
  • Jim Hodges. Artist/Painter. Barn 1. October 27. Poster
  • Brett McDowell. Opportunities for Artists in the Digital Age. Barn 1. November 3.  Poster
  • Kyu Sung Woo. Architect of New Houses. Barn 1. November 10. Poster

1999

199?    

  • Samuel Y. Edgerton

2000

2001

2002

  • Wilderness of Mirrors: Between Painting and Photography-Lyle Rexer. May 22. Lecture Series Poster
  • New Work Exhibition. March 5-March 28. Usdan. Poster
  • Jan Avgikos. Art Historian/Art Critic. March 26. Poster
  • Jenny Hankwitz. Painter. April 9. Poster
  • MFA Exhibition - Flatwork by Sculptors. April 16-May 9. Poster
  • Kathy Butterly. Ceramics. May 7. Poster
  • Leo Quiles. Animation. May 14. Poster
  • Senior Exhibition. May 14-June 8. Usdan. Poster

2003

Art History Lecture Series

2004

  • Donald Sherefkin. "The Architectural Interface: Notes on the History of the Window" March 2. Lecture Series Poster
  • Andy Spence "An Eye on the Past: Art of the 50's and 60's" April 28. Lecture Series Poster
  • Steven Bach "A Perspective on Film History" May 4. Lecture Series Poster
  • Deborah Willis. Black: Imaging Black Culture. May 20. Lecture Series PosterEvent Poster
  • Marina Zurkow. Multidisciplinary artist. Tishman. 7:30pm October 19 
  • Irit Batsry. Video and installation artist. Tishman. 7:30pm October 26.
  • James Carpenter. November 4
  • Indrapramit Roy. Painter. Tishman. 7:30 pm. November 16.
  • Jonathan Kline "Wartime Photography" Media Lecture Series. Barn 100 November 11.  7:30 pm.

2005

  • Kevin Alter '85: Principles of Action. March 8. Lecture Series Poster
  • A Panel Discussion with Eve Sussman '84 and The Rufus Corporation. April 5. Tishman. Lecture Poster
  • Pamela Yates. Will presenting her new film, State of Fear: The Truth About Terrorism. Tishman. 7:30 pm. April 26
  • Deborah Berke. Architect discussing timeless design. October. Tishman
  • Sally Apfelbaum. Photographer. October. 
  • Jenny Perlin. Filmmaker. October.
  • Amy Jenkins. Video installation artist. Tishman  7:30 pm. October 4.
  • Alexander Galloway. Computer programmer and artist. October 25. Tishman
  • Elisabeth Subrin. About documenting history. November 15. 7:30 pm. Tishman 
  • Don Eddy. Nov. Tishman

2006

  • Lorna Simpson. Adams Tillim lecture. March. Poster
  • The Emergent Improvisation Project. March 17-18. Poster
  •  Shanti Thakur. Awarding-winning filmmaker. Tishman. 7:30 pm April 4.
  •  Matthew Towers. Ceramics. Tishman. 7:30 pm April 25.
  • Tracey Miller. Still-life painter. Tishman. 7:30 pm October 16
  • Dov Weinstein,  founder and director of Tiny Ninja Theater. September 19. 7:30 pm. Martha Hill Dance Theater
  • Ines Katenhusen, examines the intersection of art and politics as informed by her research of German museum director and supporter of avant-garde art Alexander Dorner. October 3. 7:30 pm Tishman
  • Chris Kraus, filmmaker and author of I Love Dick, speaks about her work. October 10. 7:30 pm Tishman
  • Lynne Cohen, large-scale photographer discusses her current work. October 31. 7:30 pm Tishman
  • David McKenzie discusses his most recent work in video, sculpture, and installation art. November 14. 7:30 pm Tishman
  • Stephen Sollins, transforms secondhand, embroidered linens into Modernist geometric abstractions by re-formatting the original pattern. November 28. 7:30 pm Tishman

2007

2008

  • Helen Mirra '91. Adams Tillim Lecture. April 3. Poster
  • Mimi Robinson-Bridging Culture Through Designs. Lunch Discussion & Lecture. May 6. Poster
  • Brook Singer, media artist and activist. Tishman. 7:30pm. October 7.
  • Alan Dater and Lisa Merton and their film "Taking Root: The Vision of Wangari Maathai". November 11.  
  • Robert Storr. October 31. Poster

2009

  • Nicole Cherubini, assemblage-inspired clay sculpture.  Tuesday March 31. 7:30 pm. Tishman
  • Dan Cameron '79. April 7. Lecture Series Poster
  • Ted Riederer Performance. The last installment in Dan Cameron’s installation series, A Work in Progress:  How an Exhibition is Made. Usdan. Sunday, 5:00pm April 19
  • Jim Hodges. April 21. Lecture Series Poster
  • Lia Gangitano, curator of Thread Waxing Space in New York. May 5. 7:30 pm. Tishman
  • Shelly Silver, video artist. May 12.  7:30 pmTishman
  • Students from Gwen Welliver’s Movement, Line and Drawing show drawing projects in the form of a live “movement/drawing” event. 8:00pm GreenwallMay 26
  • Sue Van Hook, a mycological consultant to Ecovative. September 22. 7:30 pm. Tishman
  • Steve Lambert, founder of the Anti-Advertising Agency. September 29. 7:30 pm. Tishman
  • Emmett Leader ’77. Ceramics October 27. 7:30 pm. Tishman  Bennington Free Press Vol. 12 No. 4, Poster
  • Denise Markonish, Curator at MASS MoCA. November 3 – 7:30pm. Tishman

2010

  • A Talk with Meredith Monk. Art as Spiritual Practice. March 2. Greenwall. Poster
  • Shalalae Jamil '01. Visual Arts Lecture Series. Tishman. March 9. Poster
  • Nick Tobier, participant-observer of street life and the social life of public places. March 23. 7:30pm, Tishman. Poster. Poster
  • Carl Fudge, uses digital technology to open geometric patterns of lines and planes of striking color. April 6. 7:30pm, Tishman. Poster
  • John Lovett and Alessandro Codagnone. Visual Arts Lecture Series. Tishman. April 20. Poster
  • Mingmei Yip. The Aaesthetic of Chinese Art, Music and Culture - Lecture and Demonstration. Barn 100. April 21. Poster
  • Ellie Murphy, TRIM is an exhibition featuring installations by artist Ellie Murphy. Murphy will be in residence working in the Usdan gallery over a period of three weeks to develop a series of new works. Following the opening at 6:00pm Murphy will give a lecture at 7:30 April 27. Tishman
  • John Lovett and Alessandro Codagnone, explore power relations in their work through explicit cultural, and often sexual practices. April 20 – 7:30pm, Tishman
  • R.H. Quaytman: Allegorical Decoys. Adams–Tillim lecture May 4. Poster
  • Evan Douglis, principal of Evan Douglis Studio. September 21. 7:30pm Tishman
  • Inigo Manglano-Ovalle. Adams Tillim Lecture. Tishman. November 2. Lecture Series Poster
  • Linda Matalon will speak about her work on exhibit in Usdan. Tishman. November 6

2011

  • Stephen R. Bissette. How to Make a Monster - An illustrated talk on comics, Vermonsters, and slinging ink in the Green Mountains. EAC 1. March 23. Poster
  • Elana Herzog ‘78. April 19. 7:30 Tishman. Poster
  • Donald Sherefkin. Architecture and the Shaping of Sustainable Processes. EAC. April 25. Poster, Poster
  • Michael Mandiberg. Tishman. April 26. Poster
  • Lauren Cornell, executive director of Rhizome.org. May 3. 7:30 Tishman. Poster
  • Lothar Osterburg. May 17. Tishman. Poster
  • Amy Lipton. September 13. Tishman. Lecture Video
  • James Howard Kunstler. September 20. Tishman. College Week
  •  David Nyzio. September 27. Tishman. College Week
  • Claudy Jongstra. Felting Workshop. CAPA Opening Celebration. September 29-October 1. Poster
  • Claudy Jongstra. Sustainability - Artistic Practice and Matters of Public Concern. CAPA Opening Celebration. September 29-October 1. Poster
  • Gong Szeto. The Power of Infographics. CAPA Opening Celebration. September 29-October 1. Poster
  • Rico Gaston. Closing reception and talk. Usdan Gallery. October 8 College Week
  • Deborah Gans. October 18. Tishman. Lecture Video & College Week
  • Elizabeth Demaray. November 8. Tishman. Lecture Video & College Week
  • Herb Tam. November 15. Tishman. Lecture Video

2012

  • Black Maria Film and Video Festival. Tishman. March 13. College Week
  • Laida Lertxundi. March 27. Tishman. College Week
  • Xaviera Simmons. March 20 & April 3. Tishman. Lecture Video
  • Mary Mattingly and Taeyoon Choi. April 10. Tishman. College Week
  • Patricia Johanson. CAPA. April 17. 2 - 4pm
  • Daniel Heyman. May 1 & 8. Tishman. College Week
  • Lorraine O'Grady. May 2. Tishman. Lecture Series Poster & Lecture Video
  • b wurtz. May 8. Tishman.
  • Martha Colburn. September 25. Tishman. College Week
  • Jason Middlebrook. October 9. Tishman. College Week
  • Linda Matalon talk about her Usdan exhibition "Middle Falls" November.
  • David Grahame Shane. November 13.Tishman. Lecture Video & College Week

2013

  • Flaherty on the Road Video Program. March 19. Tishman. College Week
  • Steve Grimmer. March 26. Tishman. College Week
  • Matthew Connors ’95. April 2. Tishman. College Week
  • Kevin Alter ’85 April 8. Tishman. College Week
  • Kristin Lucas and Joe McKay. April 16. Tishman. College Week
  • Barbara Hammer. April 23. Tishman. College Week
  • Jessamyn Fiore. April 30. College Week
  • Tod Lippy. May 7. College Week
  • Fred Wilson. September 17. Tishman. Lecture Video & College Week
  • Michael Rees. October 22. Tishman. Lecture Video & College Week
  • Cora Cohen '64. Tishman. November 5. Lecture Video & College Week
  • Sarah Tanguy. November 12. Tishman. Lecture Video & College Week
  • Heather Dewey-Hagborg '03. November 19. Tishman. College Week

2014

  • Amanullah Mojadidi “Political Art in Afghanistan: Activism vs. Aesthetics”. March 3. CAPA Symposium. Lecture Poster
  • Sam French “Buzkashi Boys: Filmmaking in Afghanistan” (screening and discussion). March 17. CAPA Symposium. Lecture Poster
  • Gregory Thielker “Sites and Non-sites: Painting at the intersection of memory and observation”. March 31. CAPA Symposium. Lecture Poster
  • Andrew Horwitz "Cities Arts Forum Event" April 7. CAPA. Poster
  • Johnnetta Cole. June 1. Video
  • Lauren Ewing. September 14. Tishman. College Week
  • Yuji Ueno. The Demonstration of Ikebana. October 2. East Academic Center. Poster
  • Keith Mayerson. October 7. Tishman. College Week
  • Yeachin Tsai. Dancing with Brush Marks. October 9. EAC. Poster
  • Roddy Schrock. October 14. Tishman. Lecture Video & College Week
  • Kukuli Velarde, Ceramicist, Peru/Philadelphia  Tishman. October 21 
  • Andrew Bartle-Architect. November 4. Tishman. Lecture Video & College Week

2015

 

2016

  • Jennifer Schmidt-Multimedia Artist. March 8. Tishman. College Week
  • Kambui Olujimi. Tishman. March 22.  College Week
  • The Yes Men. March 29. Lecture Series Poster & College Week
  • Mariah Garnett. Tishman. April 5. College Week
  • Lynn Tomlinson. April 19. 
  • Dona Nelson. April 26. Tishman. 
  • Caroline Rennolds Milbank '77 & Harold Koda. May 10. Tishman. 
  • Jane Chu. Commencement. June 3. Press Release
  • Todd von Ammon ’09 with Cyle Metzger ’08. Usdan. September 20. Poster
  • Eve Sussman ’84 and Simon Lee. Tishman. September 27. Poster & Poster
  • Mariam Ghani. Tishman. October 11. Poster & Poster
  • Joshua Mosley. Tishman. October 25.  Poster
  • Andrew Raftery Tishman. November 8. Poster & Poster
  • Bob Nickas. Tishman November 15. Poster & Poster

2017

  • Eric Gottesman. Tishman. March 14. Poster
  • Deborah Gans. Tishman. April 4. Poster
  • Brooke Davis Anderson '84. April 18. Poster
  • Theaster Gates (2017 Adams-Tillim Lecture) April 25. Poster & Article
  • Marisa Morán Jahn. May 9 Poster
  • Camille Hoffman. Tishman. September 19.

The Bennington College Visual Arts Lecture Series Fall 2017, Ways of Seeing: Movements, Migrations, Diasporas. Tishman Lecture Hall on Tuesday evenings, 7:00-8:30 PM.

  • Namiko Kunimoto. October 3. Poster
  • Ellen Gallagher. October 26.
  • Stephanie Dinkins. October 31.
  • Cannupa Hanksa Luger. November 11.
  • Nona Faustine. December 5.

2018

The Bennington College Visual Arts Lecture Series Spring 2018, Ways of Seeing: Movements, Migrations, Diasporas. Tishman Lecture Hall on Tuesday evenings, 7:00-8:30 PM. Press release

  • Maren Hassinger ’69​. March 6. 
  • Daphne Brooks​. March 20. Poster
  • Tschabalala Self​. April 3​. 
  • Byron Kim (2018 Adams-Tillim Lecturer) April 17. 
  • Margarita Cabrera​. Tishman. 
  • Odili Donald Odita ​MFA ’90. Tishman. ​

The Bennington College Visual Arts Lecture Series Fall 2018, Trans Visualities: Crossings, Counter-Narratives, Collaborations addresses visual art's ongoing need for varied perspectives and brave new forms of border-crossing and representation. Tishman Lecture Hall on Tuesday evenings, 7:00-8:30 PM.

  • Torkwase Dyson. September 18
  • Lauren Ruffin. September 25
  • Mario Gooden. October 9
  • Tan Ping Ping. October 23
  • Elle Perez. November  6
  • Dr. Juana Maria Rodriquez. December 4

  • Mary Gabriel, author of Ninth Street Women: Lee Krasner, Elaine de Kooning, Grace Hartigan, Joan Mitchell, and Helen Frankenthaler: Five Painters and the Movement that Changed Modern Art.  Tishman. November 19. Press Release

2019

The Bennington College Visual Arts Lecture Series Spring 2019Trans Visualities: Crossings, Counter-Narratives, Collaborations addresses visual art's ongoing need for varied perspectives and brave new forms of border-crossing and representationTishman Lecture Hall on Tuesday evenings, 7:00-8:30 PM. Press Release

 

  • Chitra Ganesh. (Adams-Tillim Lecture) March 5.
  • Monica Bravo. March 26.
  • Cyle Metzger, '08. April 2.
  • Vincent Valdez. April 16.
  • Candice Hopkins. April 30.
  • Clyde Petersen. May 14.
  • Lauren Halsey. May 21.

  • Clifford S. Ackley. Photography and Contemporary Printmaking:  Some Observations. Carolyn Crossett Rowland Visiting Lecturer. Tuesday, October 19. Poster
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