Endangered Alphabets Marks International Mother Language Day
Writer, artist, and Champlain College professor Tim Brookes blends linguistics, calligraphy, politics and art in an exhibition that opens on the college campus on Feb. 21, International Mother Languages Day–a day that celebrates the principles of embracing diversity and cultural acceptance on a global scale.
The exhibition will be on the second floor of the Communications and Creative Media building on the Champlain campus. It will run from February 20-March 10, and will be open to the public as well as to the Champlain community. Official gallery hours for the public are 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, and 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. on Saturdays, though members of the Champlain community may visit it at any time.
Toni Lee Sangastiano’s Elephant Sculptures at Shelburne Museum
Toni Lee Sangastiano is an artist, designer, Ph.D. candidate and Associate Professor at Champlain College in the Division of Communication and Creative Media. She is reknowned for her realistic portraits of sideshow performers and is one of the leading sideshow banner painters in the United States. Inspired by the final elephant performance at Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus, Sangastiano will review a brief history of the elephants at Ringling Brothers. Her elephant sculptures featured in Papering the Town: Circus Posters in America will be displayed and Sangastiano will be speaking during two different events at the museum and her artwork will be on view until January 22, 2017.
2016 GAME STUDIO SENIOR SHOW Eight games, representing a variety of genres, were selected to be showcased at Champlain College’s annual Game Studio Senior Show & Reception. The show is one of the College’s signature events. Game industry recruiters from all over the U.S. and Montreal attend to scout emerging talent. The event features a presentation […]
On Friday April 29, 74 seniors from across four game studio majors will showcase their games to recruiters from 11 companies, including: Ubisoft, Behaviour, Aptitude X, Bug Tracker, Turbine, Vicarious Visions, Tuque Games, Hibernum, Game Theory, Toonuva, and Sledgehammer. Vicarious Visions Lead Artist, John Paul Rhinemiller, will be the Keynote Speaker. Watch the Game Studio Senior Show starting at […]
Champlain College hosts first-ever campus-wide juried student art exhibition and selects an Audience Choice award, a President’s Choice award, and a Dean’s Choice award. There were 30 Jury selections from 330 submissions by 97 artists, all majors from the CCM Division. Artwork submitted included: videos, 3D models, digital painting, photography, illustration, painting, and prints. The CCM Division would like to congratulate […]
Stories in Scrollwork features Creative Media major Jeremy MacKenzie’s laboriously rendered wood scrollworks, designed clandestinely while in prison. MacKenzie’s films and visual art explore the themes of youth, rebirth, and contemporary mythology. His screenplay, Flicker, won the Gold Prize at the 2015 Los Angeles PAGE International Screenwriting Awards. MacKenzie was also the 2015 recipient of the Champlain College/Stowe […]
From gun control to religious hypocrisy, Italian-born artist-activist Paolo Pedercini creates art video games that confront some of the most difficult and controversial issues of our times. This exhibition includes five games produced by Pedercini under his project name, Molleindustria, and features the debut of Nova Alea, a new sim-city inspired commentary on urban planning. […]
Champlain faculty Matt LaRocca recorded his expeditionary residency to the high arctic with Arctic Voices, an immersive multi-media exhibition featuring an orchestral symphony LaRocca composed in response to the “otherworldly environment.” Accompanying the symphony is LaRocca’s photographic journal of his exploration of the remote archipelago Svalbard aboard the sailing ship Antigua. Arctic Voices, performed by […]
This fall, the MFA in Emergent Media candidates have been exploring emerging communication practices and processes, their associated technology platforms, and their potential for engagement and meaningful social change. Special attention has been given to the origins and evolution of media paradigms and their role as artists and designers creating within brand new paradigms. This […]
Champlain College Alumni Michael Ackerman and Craig Winslow present Projecting West, a unique fifteen-day cross-country art exhibition. Ackerman and Winslow created site-specific light installations at various locations throughout their fifteen-day journey, combining Ackerman’s animations with Winslow’s programming skills and using projection mapping techniques. This multi-media installation “documents their journey and creates a breathtaking visual narrative.” The exhibition […]