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AL LARSEN AND STUDENTS VISIT MASS MoCA

Al Larsen, Associate Professor and Program Director for the Creative Media BFA Program, recently took 32 Champlain College students on a bus trip to the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art (MASS MoCA) for the day. The majority of students were from three of Larsen’s Creative Media classes. Larsen said that although the art scene in Vermont is vibrant and thriving, it’s typically not as large-scale as the work displayed at MASS MoCA. Continue reading

 

Toni Lee Sangastiano’s Elephant Sculptures at Shelburne Museum

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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.

Shelburne Museum PechaKucha (PKN)

Thursday, Nov. 10

6 – 8 pm

Drinks and snacks, suggested donation $6

Pizzagalli Center for Art and Education

Shelburne Museum

Graphic Design Faculty Featured in Seven Days

Toni-Lee Sangastiano, graphic design and art faculty, is featured in Burlington’s Seven Days magazine Talking Art With Toni-Lee Sangastiano  By AMY LILLY Visitors to Toni-Lee Sangastiano’s Burlington studio might be surprised to learn that all of the artwork there is hers. The range of mediums and visual languages on display is unusually wide: experiments in moiré […]

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First Juried Student Exhibition

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 […]

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CCM Faculty Win Awards For Their Illustrations

  Adjunct faculty Marc Nadel and Glynnis Fawkes recently won awards for their work in illustration. Nadel was awarded the Vermont Design Award in Illustration in the category of political caricatures. Nadel is a regular contributor of covers and illustrations for Seven Days. Fawkes was awarded the Society of Illustrators MoCCA Comic Art Festival Award for her cover […]

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Artist-in-Residence Geebo Church Profiled in Seven Days

ARTIST PROFILE: PAINTER GEEBO CHURCH By SADIE WILLIAMS Swirling golden hay bales and textural blue skies pop against a cadmium-red wall at Champlain College. That color, in the small, second-floor art gallery, was chosen especially for Geebo Church‘s exhibition of impasto landscapes. In the middle of the room, a table holds sketchbooks filled with his meticulous notes. Thematically, […]

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Jeremy Lee MacKenzie: Stories in Scrollwork Exhibition

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 […]

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Creative Media Professor Creates Abstract Photography

Creative Media Professor and photo-based artist Mary Zompetti will be in an upcoming exhibition featuring images created during her recent artist residency in the remote northern Icelandic city, Akureyri. Zompetti creates abstract photography using a variety of optical tools from digital cameras and scanners to a calcite crystal. The crystal, known as the Icelandic Spar, […]

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Art Exhibit: Beautiful Complexity

Beautiful Complexity: Data Visualization 01 is an art exhibit featuring the PixelCloud sculpture created by the MakerLab Sandbox Team, lead by FMA Faculty Ken Howell and MFA Fellow Terrence Sehr. The exhibition is the first in a series focused on “the intersection of data analysis, art and design,” featuring works by Jonathon Harris, Fernanda Viégas, Martin Wattenberg and […]

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Public Relations Alumnus Works as Humanitarian Journalist

“What makes a story powerful is the capacity of the storyteller to relate to people in the story. This is what I thrive and aim for,” says Jean Luc Dushime. A survivor of the Rwandan genocide, Dushime photographs and captures powerful moments in peoples’ lives. His work as a photographer and humanitarian displays a “new […]

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