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A group of students in Professor Meiser’s Sculpture 2 course recently created a large outdoor sculpture for the Bloomsburg Children’s Museum. Congratulations to the student team on a job well done: Paden Troxell, Eric Schroeder, Ashley Freeby, Owen Lee, and Kendra Douglas.


Simon Williamson will visit Bucknell on Friday, February 28 to give a lecture on his experiences as an industrial designer, and a workshop on computer-aided design. Williamson is an Associate Professor at the Wentworth Institute of Technology in Boston, where he teaches courses on industrial design, product design, digital art, and computer aided manufacturing. Before teaching full time, his range, professionally, included the design and manufacture of his own line of desktop, consumer goods; product development of toy concepts through to the prototype phase, (including major action-figure brands as GI Joe and Star Wars); as well as toy inventions.Williamson’s lecture will be held in the Gallery Theater (on the top floor of the LC) at 1:00pm. The workshop will then run from 2:00-5:00pm in the Bertrand Library 012 computer lab. To learn about Williamson’s creative process and view images of his work, visit:

Bucknell’s Senior Art Majors (and TAs & faculty) at the group critique of their 2013 exhibition, SPLINTERED.

Photo courtesy of Rachel Bee Porter — with Professor Rosalyn Richards, Jessie Horning, Ethan B. Van Buskirk, Michelle Lauren, Stephanie Knaus, Molly Rourke, Laney Hayssen, Nicole Festa, Chelsea Paige, Professor Anna Kell and Professor Joe Meiser at Samek Art Gallery at Bucknell University.



Monday evening, Oct. 1, from 6-7:30 in the Gallery Theatre, LC 301, come hear about the M.A. program designed to prepare students in Visual Analysis, Identification, Interpretation and Description of Works of Art; Assessment of Quality; Art Historical Knowledge; Cataloging; Research; and Knowledge of the Art Market and the Auction House.  Jobs and internships at Christie’s also will give you insight into the Art Market from the inside.


Rosalyn Richards is a featured artist in the 2012 Printmaking Invitational show currently on exhibit at Kutztown University.  Running September 6 to October 5, 2012, with an opening reception Thursday, September 6 from 4-6 PM; more information at

Tulu Bayar is also featured in a group exhibition, Seeing is Believing, at the Amos Eno Gallery, Brooklyn.  This exhibition runs September 5 to September 30, 2012, with an opening reception Thursday, September 6 from 6-9 PM.  More at Amos Eno Gallery and Facebook.

Joe Meiser will have exhibitions this fall at Lock Haven University in Lock Haven, PA, St. Mary’s College in Notre Dame, IN, and also at Allegheny College in Meadville, PA.  More to come on all of these soon …


A gathering of voices of those active in the peace movement, A Peace of My Mind is a collection of interviews and photographs by John Noltner.  Running from August 31 to October 13, 2012, this exhibit kicks off with a reception on September 7 in the Traditional Reading Room of the library beginning at 4:30 PM and a lecture at 5:00 PM.  This event continues with a panel discussion and music by the band Rocky’s Revival.  Come join the celebration!


First in a series of four films to be screened as the Green Screens Film Series by the Bucknell University Environmental Center at the Campus Theatre this Fall, “Waste Land” is a chronicle of artist Vik Muniz and the catadores, or garbage-pickers, of Rio de Janiero, Brazil. The presentation is followed by a panel discussion moderated by Dr. Wendy Chou and including the Art Department’s own Tulu Bayar.

Watch the trailer:


This year’s Senior Projects in Studio Art Panel Discussion was held on Friday April 13, at 5 pm in the Gallery Theater LC in conjunction with the opening of the Annual Student Exhibition at the Samek Gallery. Panel discussion and exhibition participants included senior Studio Art Majors: Christina Huang, Cara Poli, Samantha Lajterman and Hannah Roman–as well as Teaching Assistants from the printmaking, photography, and sculpture areas: Jessie Horning, Anikke Myers, and Aaron Meyers.


The Department of Art and Art History organizes a bus trip to New York City twice a year.  This past spring semester, one group of students and professors visited the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and a second group spent the day touring the contemporary art galleries in Chelsea.

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