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  • Viet Thanh Nguyen’s bestselling novel The Sympathizer won the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, the First Novel Prize from the Center for Fiction, and a Carnegie Medal from the American Library Association. It was also a finalist for the PEN/Faulkner Award and the PEN/Robert W. Bingham Prize for Debut Fiction. Nguyen is also the author of Race and Resistance: Literature and Politics in Asian America and Nothing Ever Dies: Vietnam and the Memory of War.

  • Joel Holmberg

    Sep 20| Lectures
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  • Tonya Foster

    Sep 21| Lectures
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    Poet Tonya Foster is the author of the collection A Swarm of Bees in High Court. Her work has appeared in nocturnes, Callaloo, Traffic, Gulf Coast, and other journals. Her essays have appeared in NY Arts Magazine, NYFA Quarterly and The Poetry Project Newsletter. A co-editor of Third Mind: Teaching Creative Writing Through Visual Art, Foster teaches at California College of the Arts and lives in the Bay Area.

  • Steven Ehrlich and Frederick Fisher will present their firms’ collaboration as EHRLICH | FISHER on Otis College’s new Goldsmith Campus Academic Building and Residence Hall. The campus-wide expansion and renovation project includes a new academic building, 300-seat Forum (the venue for this lecture), café and dining commons, Student Life Center, and residence hall.

     

  • Opening Reception

    Sep 24| Special Event
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    New York-based artist Polly Apfelbaum’s work has situated itself as a hybrid of painting, sculpture, and installation over a career spanning 30 plus years. Exploring the intricacies of color, Apfelbaum weaves her way, both literally and conceptually, through ideas of Minimalism, Pop aesthetics, and Color Field painting to blur the lines between two and three dimensional art making.

  • Artist Polly Apfelbaum in conversation with Connie Butler, within Apfelbaum's exhibition Face (Geometry) (Naked) Eyes.

     

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Continuing Education Course



Drawing from Memory


In this course, students use fundamental techniques of composition, line, value, shape, form, mass, texture, and color to draw from memory and their imaginations. Students communicate mood, emotion, and thought through line, gesture, and image. Projects also address collage, combining cut and torn shapes from magazines, newspaper, and student drawings to better understand composition, form, and design. Students access life, photographs, and memory to create still lives, portraits, landscapes, and abstract imagery. Fascinating readings draw from the fields of art and psychology, addressing consciousness and memory. Along with mining our own memories, this course examines collective memory, cultural memory, amnesia, and more. Materials include charcoal, graphite, pencils, Conte, ink, and color pastel.

Prerequisite: None

First class materials: 18 x 24 inch newsprint pad, drawing board and a black marker (Tombow - 'dual brush pen')


There are no sections for this course for this semester.
Course Details
Course Code: XDWG1611
Meetings: 10
Credit Hours: 1
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