Art for Access, Bennington College’s innovative fundraising program that enhances the College’s art holdings for teaching and enrichment while generating scholarship support through the sale of art, raised nearly $300,000 for student scholarships in Spring 2021.
Bennington College has received a gift of some 500 works of art to benefit Art for Access, an innovative fundraising program launched in 2018.
Bennington College alum, trustee, and award-winning augmented reality creator Asad J. Malik '19, has collaborated with protest art collective, Pussy Riot, to create a music video for their new single, “Panic Attack.”
Sarah Gancher '01 has received a playwriting commission from Dorset Theatre Festival's newly launched Commissioning & Fellowship Program.
Dear Bennington Community,
It is with great sadness that I write to share the news that Bennington trustee, alumna, benefactor and friend Penny Wilson died on February 10, 2021. She was surrounded by her loving family, to whom we send our deepest sympathies.
The National Endowment for the Arts has announced that Bennington Writing Seminars alum Albert Abonado MFA '10 and faculty member Phillip B. Williams will receive Creative Writing Fellowships of $25,000.
Bennington College alum Asad J. Malik '19 and Bennington Writing Seminars alum Morgan Jerkins MFA '16 have been selected as 2021 Forbes 30 Under 30 honorees.
Onomatopee Press has published Art, Engagement, Economy: The Working Practice of Caroline Woolard, a monograph about the work of Caroline Woolard MFA '20, which arose from her MFA in Public Action.