Visual Arts: Related Content
Sawyer London ’24 is a senior from Arlington, Virginia. With a lifelong interest in ceramics and high school internships in the fashion industry, he was certain that he was going to end up at Parsons School of Design or Pratt Institute, both in New York City. But his family and college counselors encouraged him to apply to a few schools outside of the city too.
Eve Vishnick ’23 has always been torn between studying visual arts and more science-related fields. She was attracted to Bennington for two reasons, she said. “Great financial aid and the ability to combine two separate fields without having to double major. I could make it into one thing. That was a big draw for me.”
Curated by Veronica Melendez, Connected Diaspora: U.S. Central American Visuality in the Age of Social Media is a celebration of multimedia artistic contributions of US Central American artists who too often are excluded from contemporary art world conversations.
Alma Reiss Navarre ’24 is from Harlem. They had ballet instruction from the time they could walk and were on track to join a professional dance company when the pandemic struck and canceled performances for the foreseeable future.
Coming to work at Bennington College is nothing new to new sculpture faculty John Umphlett; he has been a technical instructor in sculpture here for more than 20 years.
Visual Arts graduates present their final work.
From her role at the Dia Art Foundation, Meagan Mattingly ’00 combines her interests in the arts, education, and public engagement.
Large gift to Art for Access will enhance teaching and support scholarships.
Claire Burkert ’80 left a more traditional college experience to attend Bennington as a junior. The choice has led her to a creatively inspired life helping artists and artisans around the world empower and support themselves.
New film debuts as part of exhibition at Usdan Gallery and Art Omi.
Kent Hikida '85 is a principal architect at OTJ Architects and professor at Pratt Institute.
Josie Bunnell ’19 spoke to On-Campus Reporter Halley Le ’25 about her collaboration with artist Raphaella Brice on Black Freedom, Black Madonna & the Black Child of Hope, a 16-foot tall mural now displayed outside of the Fletcher Free Library in Burlington.
Bennington College announced today a new scholarship fund in honor of Faculty Emerita, Mary Lum. The Mary Lum Scholarship for Undergraduate Study will be awarded to incoming students matriculating in fall of 2023 with strong academic preparation and creative thinking within any discipline, and also demonstrate high financial need.
Located just three hours from Boston and New York, Bennington College is not only surrounded by the beautiful Green Mountains, but also by a vibrant arts scene. Whether you’re living on campus or visiting for a tour, if you feel like taking a short, scenic drive to one of the region’s vibrant art galleries, here’s a roundup to get you started.
Multidisciplinary artist Tigre Mashaal-Lively '08 has been featured in the Santa Fe Reporter, along with intern Sophia Paez '24, to discuss their latest project, Facing the Fearbeast.
Jadu CEO Asad J. Malik '19 and Michael Bay discuss the promise of AR & Web3, their collaboration on Jadu's upcoming AVAs, and reminisce on a seminal career in film history.
Josie Bunnell '19 has collaborated with fellow artist Raphaella Brice on a mural commissioned by the Burlington City Arts and the city's Office of Racial Equity, Inclusion and Belonging as part of the Juneteenth celebration.
Farah Mohammad '16 has been featured in an interview for The News International.
La Horchata, the arts publication featuring creatives from the Central American diaspora and from Central America and created by Technical Instructor in Photography Veronica Melendez will be featured in the inaugural exhibition presented by the National Museum of the American Latino.
Lincoln Schatz ('86) Studio is pleased to present Joshua Tree and The Atlantic, two new photography editions that feature vastly different landscapes as their subjects, from the arid deserts of Joshua Tree National Park to the lush sub-tropical shorelines of the Atlantic Ocean.
Faculty member Mary Lum will be part of a discussion panel for Time of Now, MASS MoCA’s annual festival of thought and performance, on June 25, 2022.
Visual arts faculty member and director of the Visual Arts Lecture Series (VALS), Vanessa Lyon has been awarded a MacDowell Fellowship for the Fall/Winter 2022-2023 residency period.
Bennington College announced that it has received a major gift of art from renowned television and film writer and producer Norman Lear to benefit its Art for Access program.
Visiting faculty member Colin Brant, former Bennington Writing Seminars faculty member Melissa Febos, and Michael Pollan '76 are recipients of the prestigious 2022 Guggenheim Fellowship.
Four students from Bennington College have been selected as Frankenthaler Fellows for the 2022 Museum Fellows Term.
By Mary Brothers '22
A senior’s work in social engagement during a period of social distancing.
By Mary Brothers '22
Bri Magnifico '08 returns to her hometown of Bennington, VT, to open up a shop with flair.
By Mary Brothers '22
Feeling brave this Halloween? Get ready for a fright, courtesy of these Bennington alumni.
From your first day at Bennington College, you’ll begin to make great work. As a student, you’ll spend countless hours in the studios, theaters, and labs at VAPA (Visual and Performing Arts Center): the 120,000 square foot center for the arts at Bennington.