“Most Influential Glass Artist in the World” returns to Centre

Lino Tagliapietra, widely acknowledged to be the world’s foremost glass artist, returns to Centre College for four days of master classes and public demonstrations Oct. 23-29. It will be his 10th visit to the College. The connection between Tagliapietra and Centre began in 1996 when he exhibited with Stephen Rolfe Powell ’74, Stodghill Professor of

By | 2018-05-29T17:54:48+00:00 October 11th, 2017|News, Studio Art|

Isabelle Ballard ’16 paints Centre’s study abroad experience

From studio art major to commissioned painter, Isabelle Ballard ’16 is using her artistic skills to illustrate the Centre College study abroad experience in a mural that will be displayed in the College's Center for Global Citizenship. Director of the Center for Global Citizenship Kyle Anderson came up with the idea to commission a mural.

By | 2018-05-29T19:02:27+00:00 October 5th, 2017|News, Studio Art, Study Abroad|

Chris Robinson ’12 invited to present at prestigious conference

Chris Robinson ‘12 presented independent research on vehicle routing at the July 2017 SAI Computing Conference in London, England. The event’s website describes it as “a premier venue for researchers and industry practitioners to share new ideas, research results and development experiences in various fields.” Although Robinson is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in electrical engineering

By | 2018-05-24T15:33:41+00:00 September 15th, 2017|Mathematics, News, Philosophy, Physics, Psychology, Religion, Studio Art|

CENTRE INTERNSHIPS | Centre senior brings her passion for museums to Asheville Art Museum internship

Applying her love of museums and art, Allison Putnam ’18 interned at the Asheville Art Museum in North Carolina, fulfilling the promise of an internship that the Centre Commitment makes to all Centre College students. Working in the development department, she focused on member outreach and the museum’s benefit gala. In addition to organizing events

By | 2018-05-30T18:57:15+00:00 August 18th, 2017|Art History, Internships, News, Studio Art|

"2,000 Degrees: A Fire Odyssey" to display faculty collaborative art work

A new exhibit coming to Centre College's  Norton Center for the Arts this fall will display the collaborative work created by two Centre faculty members. “2,000 Degrees: A Fire Odyssey,” is a three-dimensional exhibition that features hand-built ceramic sculptures by Japanese artist and Visiting Assistant Professor of Art Kensuke Yamada and glass creations by H.W.

By | 2018-05-31T15:13:40+00:00 August 2nd, 2017|Glass Art, News, Norton Center for the Arts, Studio Art|

Faculty achievement honored at Professional Recognition Reception

Lifelong learning is a central focus for Centre College’s students and faculty. Professors at the College are innovative, taking risks and bolstering their own development by refining their teaching methods, participating in Faculty Learning Communities, engaging in their own research and translating that enthusiasm into the classroom. Professors whose work has been recognized through publication, performance or

Centre College hosts renowned glass artist John Kiley

Renowned glass artist John Kiley of Seattle, Wa., will give a presentation and demonstration Tuesday, Nov. 1 at 8 p.m. in the hot glass studio in Centre College's Jones Visual Art Center. A short visual presentation will be followed by a demonstration by the artist. Kiley began his professional career at the age of 19 at

By | 2016-10-28T11:19:51+00:00 October 28th, 2016|Glass Art, News, Studio Art|

New faculty join Centre College for 2016-17

Centre College's top-notch faculty are committed to teaching students how to think critically, how to evaluate and create, and how to see things from multiple perspectives. Because of these principles, our students graduate broadly-educated and well-rounded, prepared for lives of learning, leadership and service. Centre is proud to welcome 13 new full-time faculty members and one

Lexington's Ann Tower Gallery to feature Judith Jia painting exhibit

Centre College Professor of Art Judith Jia will display an exhibition of oil paintings at the Ann Tower Gallery in Lexington, Ky., Sept. 16 through Nov. 13. The exhibit, "Quiet Beauty: Unassuming Objects, New Paintings by Judith Pointer Jia," features 20 elegant small paintings that “capture a specific moment in time when the light is

By | 2016-09-15T13:52:47+00:00 September 15th, 2016|Humanities, News, Studio Art|

Governor's School for the Arts gives back to the community

The more than 250 student artists participating in the three-week 2016 Kentucky Center Governor’s School for the Arts (GSA) on Centre College’s campus spread out across Danville on June 24 for a Community Service Day. The rising high school sophomores and juniors taking part in the intensive summer arts residency program did good works at

By | 2016-06-29T15:33:34+00:00 June 29th, 2016|Art History, Drama, Humanities, Music, News, Performing Arts, Studio Art|
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