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Photo and Image Galleries

Photography and images from Department of Art & Art History events and happenings.

Collected here are links to photographic and image galleries of some of the many events, student course work, or happenings by the Art and Art History department.

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  • Events
  • Field Trips
  • Student Work
  • Visiting Artists
  • Faculty



Artist Jingtao Liu presents Lecture and Exhibition
A lecture by artist Jingtao Liu was presented on Thursday, October 17, 2019 at 4:30 p.m., in Griffiths room 123, followed by a reception in the Richard F. Brush Art Gallery. Dr. Liu began by presenting his talk in English but continued in his native dialect of Chinese with the interpretation assistance of Guanyi Yang, Assistant Professor of Economics at St. Lawrence University. The event was free and open to the public.

Artist Jingtao Liu, Artwork photo gallery
Jingtao Liu's gallery exhibition “Time, Space, Nature: Paintings by Jingtao Liu,” ran Oct. 17 to Dec. 7, 2019 in the main gallery of the Richard F. Brush Art Gallery.

Two A&AH Presentations at the Festival of Science, Scholarship, and Creativity
Two student Art History related presentations were made at the Festival of Science, Scholarship, and Creativity on Friday, April 26, 2019 at St. Lawrence University. Elsa Coughlin made an Oral presentation on "Colonial and Contemporary Architecture in Mumbai". Ella Nielsen made a Poster presentation of "Environmental Initiatives in Art and Architecture in Mumbai".

Lecture: Francisco Letelier, Blackboards of the People: Murals and Activism from the Americas
Francisco Letelier presented information and photographs from his long career as an activist mural painter. Being from Chile, and having experienced the loss of his diplomat father Orlando Letelier in a car bombing, he has used wall murals as a means of protest throughout his life. In 1989 Letelier collaborated in producing two murals at the Steinman Festival of the Arts which are on display in the Owen D Young (ODY) Library at St Lawrence University. A mural created March 2019 at SUNY Potsdam by a team of 11 SUNY students and 1 St Lawrence University student was done in collaboration with Francisco Letelier.

Photographing the Invisible, Photography as a Therapeutic Tool: Conversations with Danielle Hark
This Arts Collaborative residency hosted Danielle Hark, the creator of Broken Light Collective, a community of photographers who are affected by mental illness. Danielle Hark is a photographer, photo editor, and mental health/wellness writer. She presented her work and how it relates to her personal coping with depression, anxiety, and bipolar disorder.

Photographing the Invisible, a Dialogue with Three Contemporary Photographers: Joshua Lutz, Kerry Payne and Tara Wray
This Arts Collaborative Residency focused on contemporary photographers and their relationship with mental illness. Photographers Joshua Lutz, Kerry Payne, and Tara Wray discussed their photographic works and how they use photography as a source to cope with their relationships to mental illness, each in their own unique way. The goal of the series of events is to create a dialogue and ask broader questions of how photography relates to our awareness of mental illness.

Ceramics, Drawing Professor Rachael Jones and her Seed Bank Project
Students in one of the agro-ecology courses spent an afternoon in early October 2018 installing a seed bank that included seeds researched and collected by the class from local farmers in the region. The storage container is a part of a collaborative project titled "The Seed Bank Project", created by Rachael Jones, a visiting Professor of Ceramics and Drawing here at Saint Lawrence University. The experience was a collaboration with Kate Cleary, a Visiting Assistant Professor in Environmental Studies.


Field Trips

SYE Field Trip to Montréal
Senior Year Experience (SYE) field trip to Montréal, Quebec, Canada – February 21-22nd 2020

Art Field Trip to Montréal
On Friday, November 1, 2019, Visiting Assistant Professor Rachael Jones and Associate Professor Amy Hauber led a contemporary art field trip to Montréal, Quebec, Canada, with six students from the Art & Art History department of St Lawrence University.


Student Work

Ceramics 1 Fall 2020 Final Projects
For the Fall 2020 Ceramics 1 class assignment students were to create a "Portrait Still Life". Students were encouraged to sculpt objects/phenomena that had significance to them, and then think about the meaning or narrative they wanted to create by putting them together (context).

SYE Pop-Up Art Exhibition Spring 2020
Senior Year Experience Exhibition of Works in Progress

Artist McKael Barnes' SYE project (Student Project, Fall 2019)

SYE 2019: Do You Feel Like We Do? (Exhibition)

SYE Project 2019: Do You Feel Like We Do? (Gallery Reception)

Exhibition and Reception of "Conservation in Clay", a collaborative, sculptural project
An exhibition and reception of "Conservation in Clay", a collaborative, sculptural project exploring the native amphibian and reptile species of New York, was held Thursday April 4th, 2019 from 5-7pm at the Lauders Science Library in Madill Hall. The open Reception was from 5-6pm and Ceramics 1 students, and their Herpetology partners, presented their research from 6-7pm. Snacks were provided!

SYE 2018 Students Works of Art on Display
Lydia Bouricius, Alexandra Brazo, Kayse Brunell, Ziyao Chen, Ryan Davis, Teresa Denison, Rose Green, Abigail Greene, Gibson Howell, Janelle Lawrence, Rachel Starr, Cheyenne Tardie

SYE Project 2018: Beauty and Resistance (Exhibition Installation)

April 24 2018 Art & Art History Senior Exhibition installation
2018 SYE students worked on their exhibition during SYE: Senior Seminar in Visual Arts.

CERAMICS I, Spring 2012
These student’s works are from visiting professor Shawn O’Connor’s Ceramics I class, Spring 2012.

Raku Ceramics
Raku at St. Lawrence University, Canton, New York. Spring 2012.

SYE Presentations Wrap-Up Fall 2010 Semester
On Monday and Thursday, December 13th and 16th, four students of the Art & Art History Department presented their year-long research projects. Fernando Gomez acquainted us with his "Francisco Goya's Iberian Goddesses: The Maja Portraits." Olivia Birdsall expounded upon her "Art Meets Math: A Visual Relationship Between Art and Mathematics." Mailin Plagge astonished us with her large-scale Paintings, and Maria Santiago illuminated us with her Charcoal Drawings.

Marc Chagall
The Apperation of the Family - Made by students in FA121A. Lovers of the Eiffel Tower - Made by students in FA121B.

PAINTING 1, Fall 2009 (Photo Gallery)


Visiting Artists

Motomichi Nakamura
Artist Motomichi Nakamura was on campus taking part in the exhibit "Picto This!" at the Richard F. Brush Art Gallery. On Thursday, Motomichi spent six hours making a series of monoprints in the printmaking studio with the help of Melissa Schulenberg. Later on that evening he gave a public talk upon his artwork and creative processes. On the following day, he led students in a day-long workshop on character-based design.

Daniel Heyman
On Monday evening, Daniel Heyman, a SLU visiting artist and a painter and printmaker, presented his work at the Griffith Arts Center. He shared with us his “witnessing," as an artist, interviews with the former detainees of the notorious prison of Abu Ghraib in Iraq. Daniel joined a team of human-rights attorneys who interviewed Iraqi detainees about their treatment and torture in Abu Ghraib for representation in the U.S. federal courts. His exhibit of these works, "Bearing Witness," was shown at the Brush Art Gallery.

Bill Knoble
Bill Knoble, a studio potter from DeKalb and owner of Red Truck Pottery in Chestertown, visited Amy Hauber's Ceramics II class in the Spring of 2013 to demonstrate his wheel-throwing methods and share his personal history as a nationally-acclaimed potter.

Georgina Beier
Visiting artist Georgina Beier addressed a packed room at Griffiths on Monday night, presenting digital images of her paintings, drawings, prints, iron sculptures, textiles and costumes.  Georgina, who is self-taught, discussed her creative method, her artistic development and, also, her set and costume work with Duro Ladipo's Theater Company in Nigeria in the sixties.



Kasarian Dane
Untitled Paintings, 2011, Acrylic and flashe on aluminum, 24 x 48 inches each. Untitled (ECAC Paintings: Yale, Union, St. Lawrence, Rensselaer, Quinnipiac, Princeton, Harvard, Dartmouth, Cornell, Colgate, Clarkson, Brown), 2011, Acrylic on aluminum, 24 x 48 inches each.