By Kira Milligan Hugo Dalton's work starts with drawings made directly from life. Each project is an attempt to open up and extend the space of specific location, both physically and conceptually. At its heart Dalton’s work is intended to add to the enjoyment and understanding of contemporary existence. He is committed to working in collaboration with … Continue reading Interview with Hugo Dalton
by Kira Milligan I shove my hands deeper into my jacket pockets and tense my shoulders enough for my scarf to catch any warm air I exhale. The thick, deep blue that settles into side streets makes me squint to find my way, typical of this morning hour. 6 AM, October 11, 2016...
by Agnes Njoroge Personally, representations of landscape interests me beyond the norm because I have been attached to many different landscapes, for one Kenya a landscape interrupted by British presence during the colonial era; - buildings, railways, roads and plans stay intact within the natural landscape of Kenya. Similarly in Mbabane, Swaziland
Rachael Tarravechia is a Junior at Savannah College of Art and Design with a concentration in Painting. She enjoys painting interior spaces, paying close attention to detail and pattern. She made this painting during a visit to Oppède a hillside town in the south of France. "Instead of choosing to paint something that’s man made, … Continue reading Painting of The Week: Rachael Tarravechia
Tierney is a young female artist from Pennsylvania who is studying at the Savannah College of art and Design. She creates with many mediums and has a love for ceramic arts as well. Art has been a passion of hers for as long as she can remember, probably because creativity runs in her family. In the future … Continue reading Painting of The Week: Tierney Kreider
By Bethani Wells As a little girl, I took every opportunity to get my hands in the dirt. Here I am, in my twenties, still coming home covered in it. Of course, as a child I was just digging for worms. I liked the dirt because it was fun to play in and get messy. Today, I use dirt and organic matter as a medium for my paintings. I explore the relationship between earth and spirituality in my large-scale paintings, making earth a key element in my work.
By Kira Milligan Provence: inspiring vibrating brush strokes from Van Gogh, countless en-plein-air purple mountain-scapes from Cézanne, and gorgeous colour combinations from Gauguin. So, naturally, upon arriving here in Lacoste, I set to work filling sketchbooks with unsaturated ink drawings of buildings. While this seems counter-intuitive to the purpose of the class, I have found that by viewing the landscape in all contexts, having interest in the ordinary, and appreciating what is available, I have built up a repertoire of architectural drawings in ‘Landscape Painting’.
By Agnes Njoroge Walking down the street on a grey autumn Paris morning, large blue, red, yellow, green piping peek through small side streets. Is there construction? An unfinished building? An art installation? As one catches full view of the Centre Pompidou, it is soon realized that the building is intended to be that way. High modernist styling indicates.......
By Richelle Hagins This past Thursday evening, a number of other students and I had the pleasure of bearing witness and even participating in an interdisciplinary critique. It was a chance to lay it all bare and be judged by professors and peers…hah, I kid, it wasn’t nearly that brutal, at least not from the sidelines. … Continue reading Interdisciplinary Critique
Qianhui Ni, Glanum, France, oil on canvas Qianhui Ni's painting of Glanum, France is this week's pick. A Hong-Kong based artist, Ni was born in Shanghai. She is currently in her third year of studies at the Savannah College of Art and Design, pursuing a BFA in Painting. Interested in exploring different mediums and techniques, Ni predominantly … Continue reading Painting of The Week
89 twenty something’s flock out of the train briskly walking through the Gare de Lyon. Excitement filled steps leading us out to our first view of Paris. See what we did on our first day.
Following a short, but richly-packed week of visual stimulation spent studying in Paris, Kira Milligan writes on what drove her to fill a 30-page sketchbook in 4 days.