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Rollins celebrates Dia de los Muertos

Associate Professor of Art Joshua Almond's 3D Foundations art class prepared a unique presentation for the Dia de los Muertos celebration.

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Fresh Paint Magazine Artist Profile: Dana Hargrove

Professor of Art Dana Hargrove’s work is featured in the international August 2016 Issue of Fresh Paint Magazine.

August, 2016. Hannibal Square - An Archive featured work by Rollins students enrolled in the fFLA course Introduction to Photography: Technique, Form and Content.

June, 2016. Bonner Leader Meredith Ewen ’19 makes the artistic experience more inclusive for students with special needs — starting with imagination and some squishy paint! Read more

Associate Professor Emeritus of Art, Ron Larned, takes us behind the scenes of the making of Rollins’ Presidential Medallion.

Personal Space featured work by Adjunct Professor of Art Rose Casterline at Anita S. Wooten Gallery Valencia College East Campus, Orlando, FL. The exhibition ran from June 10 - July 29, 2016.

May, 2016. a thing re | sembling a win • dow featured work by Professor of Art Dana Hargrove and was curated by Associate Professor of Art Dawn Roe. The exhibition ran from May 20 - June 25, 2016.

Florida Prize in Contemporary Art featured work by Associate Professor of Art Dawn Roe at the Orlando Museum of Art, Orlando, FL. The exhibition ran from May 13 - August 14, 2016.

April, 2016. Snap! ‘Constructed Abstractions’ Group Exhibition featured work by Professor of Art Dana Hargrove at Snap! Downtown, Orlando, FL. The exhibition ran from April 29 - June 20, 2016.

CFAM featured new or recent work by Rollins faculty artists Joshua Almond, Rose Casterline, Dana Hargrove, Dawn Roe, and Rachel Simmons in the 2016 Rollins Faculty Exhibition. The exhibition ran from April 16 – May 15, 2016.

The Senior Show, Unabbreviated, featured works by graduating studio art majors Jasmine Agosti, Caroline Arrigoni, Jacob Bailes, Gabe Colón, Kathrine Harvard, Danae Nunez, Lucinda Rex, and William Young III. The exhibition at CFAM ran from April 16 – May 8, 2016.

March, 2016. Transference featured work by Rollins faculty Rachel Simmons and Dawn Roe at Galloway Community Center Gallery, Winter Park Welcome Center & Chamber of Commerce 151 Lyman Avenue, Winter Park, FL. The exhibition ran from March 7 - April 2016.

January, 2016. The Encounter: Baalu Girma and Zora Neale Hurston Exhibition featured recent work by Professor of Art Rachel Simmons at UCF Art Gallery, Orlando, FL. The exhibition ran from January 11 - February 18, 2016.

November, 2015. Contemporary and Historic Landscapes at the Maitland Art Center featured photographs from Associate Professor of Art Dawn Roe's project Goldfields.

Semblance: Fall Senior Art Exhibition featured work by nine Rollins senior art students at the Cornell Fine Arts Center. Read the Sandspur's review of Semblance

October, 2015. Connecting with their inner spirit animals, first-year students took a creative, hands-on approach to learning the foundations of a time-honored art form. Read more

September 2015. Former art history major Moriah Russo ’13 joined Rollins College’s Constitution Day panel. Read more

May 2015. Associate Professor of Art Dawn Roe received the McKean Grant Award for a Collaborative Art Project. Read more

April, 2015. Women and Abstraction featured artworks by alumna Jane Manus ‘73 and Associate Professor of Art Dana Hargrove. The exhibition at CFAM ran from April 18 - August 2, 2015. Rollins Art History students Morgan Metzger ’15, Nicole Yatsenick ’15, Rebecca Diaz-Arrastia ’15, Josie Monnick ’16, Cassandra Hoffer ’16, and Meghan Beck ’17 from Assistant Professor of Art History MacKenzie Moon Ryan's History and Theory of Museums class provided the didactics and audio guide stops, as well as gallery tours in support of the exhibition.

The Senior Show, re:constructions, featured works by graduating studio art majors Haley Brown, Andrea D'Alfonso, Betsy Johnson, David Matteson, and Sebastian Walker. The exhibition at CFAM ran from April 18 - May 10, 2015.

Studio art major, Andrea D'Alfonso '15, received the Rollins College Student Employee of the Year Award

The Office of Alumni Relations hosted the careers panel Backpacks to Briefcases: Visual & Performing Arts which featured alumni who majored in Art History, Studio Art, Theatre Arts and Music. Read more

March, 2015. The Cornell Fine Arts Museum and the Department of Art and Art History co-hosted the careers panel Envisioning Your Future: Careers Across the Visual Arts at the Museum. Read more (pdf)

Students in Associate Professor of Art Dana Hargrove’s classes Painting I & II try their hands at painting the human form, using a live nude model for inspiration. Read more

February, 2015. Maya Lin, the world-renowned artist and designer of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, discussed inspiration and her new exhibition at the Orlando Museum of Art. Read more

January, 2015. Terrain featured work by Rollins faculty Adam Farcus, Dana Hargrove and Rachel Simmons at Winter Park Welcome Center & Chamber of Commerce 151 Lyman Avenue, Winter Park, FL. The exhibition ran from January 30 - February 28, 2015.

Tethered Narratives featured work by Rollins Adjunct Professor of Art Rose Casterline at J Costello Gallery, Hilton Head, SC. The exhibition ran from January 22 - March 15, 2015.

Associate Professor of Art History Kim Dennis recognized for exemplary teaching, research, and service with a Cornell Distinguished Faculty Award. Read more

Rollins students from the Class of 2018 curated an exhibition of Kara Walker prints at the Cornell Fine Arts Museum. Read more

Professor of Art Rachel Simmons’ most recent work creates a forceful visual representation of Nambia’s current discontent and its desire to present a unified national identity. Read more

December, 2014. Professor of Art History Susan Libby’s new book on 19th-century art reveals the impact images have on race relations today. Read more

The Sandspur ​partnered with Professor of Art Rachel Simmons’ ART 232/332: Visual Journal I/II class to showcase the efforts of students working on a semester long art project. Read more

November, 2014. Recursion: Fall Senior Art Exhibition featured work by five Rollins senior art students at the Winter Park Welcome Center & Chamber of Commerce 151 Lyman Avenue, Winter Park, FL. The exhibition ran from November 18 - December 1, 2014.

Arts on Douglas announced a new alt_space exhibition Right to Roam which featured work by Associate Professor of Art Dana Hargrove. The exhibition ran from November 1 - December 13, 2014.

Ephemeral: A Survey Of Artwork Past And Present featured work by past and present Rollins students at the Winter Park Welcome Center & Chamber of Commerce 151 Lyman Avenue, Winter Park, FL. The exhibition ran from October 20 - November 20, 2014.

Centre Gallery at University of South Florida announced a new exhibition We go to bed, but we don't sleep too hard featuring work by Visiting Assistant Professor of Art Adam Farcus. The exhibition ran from November 3 - 14, 2014.

September, 2014. Associate Professor of Art Dawn Roe turns runway construction at Fort Lauderdale–Hollywood International Airport into photographic and video art. Read more

August, 2014. Professor of Art Rachel Simmons Received United Arts of Central Florida Grant. Read more

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