The November art exhibition is now open in the Connie Cheifetz Gallery. The title of the new exhibit is “My Land/Your Land.” Through visual art, students were asked to express and voice their opinions about politics, social justice, protest, current events, and/or the current Presidential election. There are a variety of different opinions expressed in the artwork. We ask that you respect points of view that may differ from your own. The show includes plaster masks, screenprinted T-shirts, and drawings/paintings. Please go check it out!
What makes a New York City kid? To answer that question, the New York Times talked to a dozen young New Yorkers, who told them their stories and shared videos shot on their phones. The Times asked a dozen young New Yorkers to share moments of their lives in a typical week. Here’s what they sent.
Now I am wondering what makes a Portland kid? Submit a short video shot on your phone and let’s find out!
Textiles students just finished making clown costumes. They learned a variety of skills in order to make their costumes and accessories, such as dying/painting on fabric, hand sewing and sewing on a sewing machine, embroidery, and felting. After the critique, students used DSLR cameras to photograph each other wearing their costumes. Watch the video here!
Students in textiles are learning a variety of techniques, including sewing and embroidery, as they work on their “clowning around” altered clothing/accessories for the upcoming gallery exhibit. Here is a pair of clown pants in progress… she started with a pair of yellow corduroy pants and sewed on hand made patches, elastic suspenders, and a bell bottom flare at the bottom.
“Art in the Twenty-First Century provides unparalleled access to the most innovative artists of our time, revealing how artists engage the culture around them and how art allows viewers to see the world in new ways. For the first time in the show’s history, the episodes are not organized around an artistic theme. Instead the 16-featured artists are grouped by their unique and revealing relationships to the places where they live: Chicago, Los Angeles, Mexico City and Vancouver.”
Click here to watch Episode 1: Chicago (Premiered on PBS on Fri, Sept. 16 at 9 p.m.)
Chicago is a city rooted in industry and towering architecture, and artists in Chicago are disrupting urban experience through experimentation.