Art & Art History

Sewanee: The University of the South

The study of art and art history significantly enriches a liberal-arts education, especially in a world that is increasingly shaped by images and the exchange of visual information through a variety of media. The Department's two majors, one in art history and the other in studio art, prepare individuals for a lifelong engagement with visual culture by providing a grounding in the methodological, technical, expressive and analytical skills employed by artists and art historians.

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Awake, Adream, Asleep, a solo exhibition by Nicki Davis

October 8, 2014

Awake, Adream, Asleep, Davis engages in a conversation between her conscious and unconscious selves, both of which promise to transport the viewer to other places.

Convocation Hall, DuPont Library, and the Regents Room Receive New Installations

September 30, 2014

Next time you find yourself in Convocation Hall, duPont Library or the Regents Room in Walsh-Ellett Hall, take a moment to look up and take in a little Sewanee history. The art on the walls in these three important University spaces has recently been thoughtfully reconsidered by a committee charged with developing a program for art placement in University buildings. Members of the committee, which was formed by Provost John Swallow, are Meg Beasley, Mishoe Brennecke (chair), DebbieLee Landi, Shelley MacLaren, Mary O’Neill, Kevin Reynolds, and Tom Watson.

Greg Pond: Faculty publications in duPont Library

August 20, 2014

The duPont Library has recently received the exhibition catalogs featuring the work of Greg Pond, Associate Professor of Art. The Hunter invitational III. Chattanooga, Tenn. : Hunter Museum of American Art, [2014]. CALL # N5020.C52 H86 2014 (1 copy located in Archives) Southxeast : contemporary Southeastern art. Boca Raton, Fla. : University Galleries, School of the Arts, Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts & Letters, Florida Atlantic University, c2014. CALL # N6520.S68 2014 (1 copy located in Archives)

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