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Maine College Of Art Unveils New Name, Creative Identity, and the Envisioning Our Future 2027 Strategic Plan

"During the strategic planning process we set out as a community to identify challenges and opportunities for the future of the College," said Laura Freid, President of Maine College of Art & Design. "Together, we envisioned a world enriched by artists and designers who are empowered to create with profound and practical impact. At one point we all realized that it was time to expand our name, restate ...

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OSU’s student-curated art exhibit explores human identity

Jun. 30—Art students at Oklahoma State University curated their own exhibit at the university’s Museum of Art. The exhibit, which is titled “Constructing Identity — Perceiving Humanity,” consists of over a dozen of the museum’s art pieces. Professor Karen Greenwalt’s class, which consisted of both undergraduate and graduate students, was divided into different teams each with their own skills… Premium Content is available to ...

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Levan Mindiashvili Explores Queer Identity Through Childhood Memories – ARTnews.com

Within the limited space of a modest venue, Levan Mindiashvili manages to convey in this exhibition a complex narrative of his early childhood in Tbilisi, Georgia. The show’s title, “what color is the Black Sea?,” a childish jest, alludes to a family seaside holiday when Mindiashvili was three years old, an occasion that the artist has identified as his first memory. For him, the ...

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Artist Byron Kim’s Humble Reflections on Identity Suggest Commonality Amid Difference—Here Are 3 Facts You May Not Know About His Work

In these turbulent times, creativity and empathy are more necessary than ever to bridge divides and find solutions. Artnet News’s Art and Empathy Project is an ongoing investigation into how the art world can help enhance emotional intelligence, drawing insights and inspiration from creatives, thought leaders, and great works of art. Born in America with Korean heritage, Byron Kim is an artist whose work ...

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Discovering a Diné identity through art: UNM Newsroom

When doctoral candidate Winoka Yepa embarked upon a journey 17 years ago to discover the historical roots of the Diné people, it was also an essential move in learning about her own history that would in the end enrich her future and the future of younger generations. Yepa is working toward her PhD in Language, Literacy and Sociocultural Studies within the University of New ...

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Black Artists of the 2000s Were Told to Stay out of Identity Politics – ARTnews.com

When Black Lives Matter and kindred movements like Decolonize This Place brought conversations about racism and exclusion to the center of the art world’s attention in the middle of the last decade, one would often hear veteran artists and critics remark, “It’s like the ’90s all over again!” or “Identity politics are back.” In the conversation below, artist and educator Coco Fusco and curator ...

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