The Whitney Museum of American Art has announced the 63 artists that will be featured in this year’s Whitney Biennial, and the list includes nine School of the Arts affiliates. The Biennial is an exhibition that takes place every two years and aims to highlight the work of lesser known contemporary artists.more
At Columbia’s School of the Arts, where programs are often divided by medium or concentration, it’s easy to assume that professors and students mostly stick to their chosen practices—painters with paint, directors with film, writers with the written word. But Columbia faculty, alumni, and students are in fact continually embarking on cross-genre projects, which allow them to both challenge the boundaries of their own mediums and to take in the principles and techniques of others.more
Over the past couple of weeks School of the Arts students, alumni, faculty, and staff have been busy at work, publishing stories, giving interviews, and, in the case of one faculty member, receiving a lifetime-achievement award from the Paris Review.more
The Student Spotlight series aims to highlight the work of current MFA students, asking them to share thoughts on their practice by answering curated and peer-submitted questions. Meg Turner is a first-year student in the Visual Arts Program.
What themes or subjects are you currently addressing in your work?