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Printmaking alumna, Rosetta Nesbitt ‘15 exhibited at The Long Beach Island Foundation of the Arts & Sciences in Loveladies, NJ. Her relief print “Conjuring” was accepted into this year’s “Works On Paper” show, having also been included in Art Fields in Lake City, SC. The Converse Art and Design Department is extremely proud of Rosetta’s…
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As Converse heads into the fifth week of the fall term, students, faculty and staff have had a successful and healthy return to campus. The Converse community has been wearing masks, adhering to physical distancing and being conscientious throughout campus. Commuter students and students who opted for remote learning are getting the support they need…
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Mary Schiele ’22 has a lithograph print entitled, “Sie, die in der Welt Schlummert” in the 31st National Drawing & Print Exhibition at Gormley Gallery on the campus of Notre Dame/Maryland University in Baltimore, Maryland. Explore Studio Art at Converse…

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Mikki Nunn ’22 was featured in Overachiever Magazine’s Money Issue. Her 18″x24″ oil on canvas self-portrait, which she created in Professor Jena Thomas’ Painting I class, was spotlighted in the issue. Overachiever Magazine was started in October 2018 to give a platform to all Asian women and it highlights art created by diverse and talented…
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Jena Thomas Momentary State of the Art exhibition

Professor Jena Thomas exhibited her work at The Momentary, a new, cutting-edge, contemporary art museum in Bentonville, Arkansas. The Momentary is an extension of the nearby Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art. Crystal Bridges was founded by Walmart heiress Alice Walton. Professor Thomas was a guest at the museum opening and was one of the…
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Kate Frost print titled 'The Kids Over There'

Kate Frost ’20 had two of her recent prints selected for this year’s Americas 2020: Paperworks exhibition at the Northwest Arts Center. Located on the campus of Minot State University in North Dakota, the Northwest Arts Center encourages and promotes artistic and multi-cultural expression with education and outreach through an interdisciplinary regional arts center. Kate’s…
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Converse College’s Department of Art and Design is accepting entries for the 2020 Young Women in Art Juried Exhibition. All women in South Carolina in grades 9 through 12 are invited to submit entries to the exhibition. The Young Women in Art Juried Exhibition provides a venue to recognize exemplary artworks of young women in…
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Kelly Ferguson ’20 (Nisbet Honors) attended the National Collegiate Honors Council (NCHC) annual conference in New Orleans as part of the editorial team for the NCHC’s national undergraduate journal, UReCA. Kelly, a first-generation student, said, “The conference was a great opportunity to build on my friendships and professional relationships, as I was able to forge…
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Professor Andrew Blanchard was recently spotlighted on Aint-Bad, a well known high-end, independent publisher of contemporary photography, web features, printed periodicals, monographs, and exhibitions. Professor Blanchard said, “As a printmaker that works painterly, in conjunction with digital documentation, this acknowledgment is quite noteworthy, as my work exits outside of the usual academic photo world. It’s…
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Professor Mike Massengale completed the illustration and poster design for the 2020 Rehoboth Beach, Delaware Jazz Festival. This is his 14th year as the official poster artist for the event. His relationship with the festival began in 2004 during his solo art show at the Kennedy Gallery located in Rehoboth Beach, DE. All of his…
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