Hasabie Kidanu MFA’17 Named a Jan van Eyck Academie Resident

Hasabie Kidanu, MFA’17, was named a 2018 Jan van Eyck Academie Resident this past week. As a resident, Kidanu will spend up to a year at the van Eyck Academie in the Netherlands, a post-academic institute for artistic growth and development. This year, she was chosen as one of thirty-four to receive this honor out of over 650 applicants from …

Danna Singer MFA’17 Featured in Museé

On March 9th, Danna Singer MFA’17 was featured in Museé for her work in photography. Singer explores the ideas of mortality and coming to terms with eventual death in her photos. She primarily photographs her children and her household, and she explains she and her child would take photos on the weekends. In the video, Singer states that her child …

Lisa Kereszi MFA’00 Interviewed in Lenscratch

Lisa Kereszi MFA’00 was featured in Lenscratch. She was interviewed in terms of her contribution to The States Project. Read the interview at Lenscratch. Kereszi is not only a graduate of the School of Art. She has also been a lecturer at Yale since 2004, and she became the Director of Undergraduate Studies in Art in 2013.

Edward Cooke ’77 Receives Distinguished Teaching of Art History Award

Edward Cooke ’77, the Charles F. Montgomery Professor of American Decorative Arts at Yale, won the 2018 Distinguished Teaching of Art History Award from the College Arts Association. Since teaching at Yale in 1992, Cooke believed in “learning by looking.” By actually bringing students into Yale’s collections to gain first-hand knowledge, he managed to engage and impact hundreds of students. Read …

Sarah McKenzie ’93 | “Artist Panel: Painting/Non Painting” | Clyfford Still Museum

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Thursday, March 8, 2018 6:30-8PM | Sarah McKenzie ’93 YC is part of the “Artist Panel: Painting/Non Painting” at the Clyfford Still Museum. Join artists Stephen Batura, Terry Maker, and Sarah McKenzie to see how the act of painting (and near-painting) continues to be redefined in the present day. This panel will also consider if and how the intentions of …

Nicola Camerlenghi ’98 profiled by The Dartmouth.

The Dartmouth profiled Nicola Camerlenghi ’98, an art history professor. The article discusses Professor Camerlenghi’s role in the “Mapping Rome” project. In collaboration with other institutions, Camerlenghi helped digitize thousands of resources on Roman history. Through the Dartmouth College Rome Center, this project aims to make these rich historical sources more readily accessible. He describes what first piqued his interest in Art …

NBC News Features Devan Shimoyama ’14MFA

Devan Shimoyama ’14MFA was profiled last week in NBC News. The article focused on Shimoyama’s current exhibition at the De Buck Gallery in New York City. This exhibition, which is entitled “Sweet” and is the artist’s first solo show, analyzes the gendered space of the black barbershop. Shimoyama explains, “The black barbershop is not quite [a safe space] for gay black …

Contemporary Crossroads II Registration Now Open

Registration is now open for the Yale Alumni Art League’s event at Art Basel Miami! Please purchase tickets here. Join Yale alumni and friends for an engaging afternoon with world class alumni and specialists in the Arts as we get an in-depth look into the contemporary arts scene during the internationally acclaimed Art Basel Miami. Whether you are a seasoned …

Yale Alumni Launch New Haven Arts Incubator

Titus Kaphar ’06MFA and Jonathan Brand ’07MFA are part of a team of innovative leaders working to expand New Haven’s arts community. The $5.8 million project called Elm City Postmasters would renovate a historic industrial building at 169 Henry Street and transform it into an arts studio for 10 fellows. The project would engage local high school students and is …

The Center for Collaborative Arts and Media Reopening

This fall, Yale’s DMCA will reopen as The Center for Collaborative Arts and Media. The center’s press release claims that “the renaming marks an important distinction and a better reflection of our core mission, to serve as an interdisciplinary arts research center for all Yale students, graduate and undergraduate alike.” Located at 149 York Street, the Center will formally announce …