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  • Rendering female models and celebrities on large-scale canvases and with quick, expressive brushstrokes, painter Katherine Bernhardt examines representations of beauty in mainstream media and fashion photography. She paints her subjects with severe, exaggerated features and emaciated limbs that sometimes morph into abstraction, recalling the works of Pablo Picasso. “Some people ask if I hate the models I paint,” she says. “I say no, I don't hate them.

  • UpCycle Day 2014!

    Sep 03| Special Event
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    Join us for the 3rd Annual UpCycle Day!

    Learn about the Resource Exchange

    Bring your excess supplies and materials to share and trade. 

    Stock up for the school year with Free supplies and materials. 

    Help divert our collective waste from ending up in landfills.

     

  • Forrest Gander

    Sep 03| Lectures
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    Otis Books/Seismicity Editions is pleased to publish Panic Cure: Poetry from Spain for the 21st Century, an anthology of poems from eleven contemporary Spanish poets, active from the 1960s through the present. Selected and translated by Forrest Gander, Panic Cure is notable for its impressive range of poetic voices.

  • Jan Brandt

    Sep 04| Lectures
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  • Joel Kyack

    Sep 09| Lectures
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    JOEL KYACK Lives and works in Los Angeles.

    ghebaly.com/artists/joel-kyack

  • A dynamic portrait of the life of computer prodigy Aaron Swartz who championed free speech and data sharing, this must-see documentary premiered at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah and was the opening night film at the 2014 Hot Docs International Film Festival in Toronto, Canada. 

    We're excited the film’s director Brian Knappenberger will be our special guest speaker for the Q & A moderated by Movies that Matter series producers Judy Arthur and Perri Chasin after the screening. 

  • Koenraad Dedobbeleer lives and works in Brussels.

     

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Midsemester Feedback

Midsemester Evaluations are a great way to collect feedback from your students on how the course is progressing. Such feedback allows the rest of the semester to move smoothly, and gives students some responsibility.
 
"Research has shown that getting and using mid semester feedback helps improve both teaching and learning. It also helps avoid comments like this one I read from a student about a class (not mine!) that did not go particularly well –“What’s the point? The class is over.” - Debra Ballard
 

Types of Questions:

  • What have you learned in this course that you find particularly interesting or compelling?

  • At this point in the semester, what do you find still confusing or unclear?
  • What aspects of this course and your instructor's teaching help you learn best?
  • What specific advice would you give to help your instructor improve your learning in this course?
  • What steps could you take to improve your own learning in this course?
  • What are your strengths and weaknesses in class?
  • What other ideas would you suggest to improve this course (e.g., changes in course structure, assignments or exams)?
    

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