Articles by: Wilder Davies

Senior artist profile series: Marina Wells ’15

Each year in May, The Museum of Art hosts the Senior Art Show, an exhibition featuring works by senior students ranging a variety of mediums, including photography, sculpture, printmaking and painting. In the weeks leading up to the opening on May 7, the Echo will feature each artist, showcasing their work and speaking to them about their personal inspirations and […]

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Senior artist profile series: Marina Wells ’15

Each year in May, The Museum of Art hosts the Senior Art Show, an exhibition featuring works by senior students ranging a variety of mediums, including photography, sculpture, printmaking and painting. In the weeks leading up to the opening on May 7, the Echo will feature each artist, showcasing their work and speaking to them about their personal inspirations and […]

Senior artist profile series: Natalie Thompson ’15

Each year in May, The Museum of Art hosts the Senior Art Show, an exhibition featuring works by senior students ranging a variety of mediums, including photography, sculpture, printmaking and painting. In the weeks leading up to the opening on May 7th, the Echo will feature each artist, showcasing their work and speaking to them about their personal inspirations and […]

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Colby dance groups present collaborative show

On March 12th at 7:30 p.m., five student-run dance groups will be presenting the Collaborative Dance Showcase in Strider Theater. The project was organized by Hipnotik captain Eleanor Powell ’15, who saw the challenges with reserving space as an opportunity to create a show featuring multiple groups. “Creating a performance is an entire process that takes months. The road to […]

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Spring dance concert encourages individual interpretation

Within the realm of performing arts, modern dance can often be perceived as inaccessible for the average viewer. However, both Assistant Professor of Theater and Dance Annie Kloppenberg and Sara Gibbons ’15 challenge the misconceptions surrounding this idea and encourage individual interpretation of their upcoming dance performances. The Department of Theater and Dance is presenting two contemporary dance pieces on […]

P&W’s Goodnight Desdemona, Good Morning Juliet

Goodnight Desdemona, Good morning Juliet had some standout performers who were a pleasure to watch, but overall it could have used some editing. Goodnight Desdemona, Good Morning Juliet follows the story of a young English professor Constance Leadbottom (Olivia Gould ’16), who is in the process of decoding the Gustav Manuscript, a cryptic text that potentially holds information proving that […]

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Museum features contemporary black artists throughout February

Fish dangle amidst shadows and dark foliage in three* Joseph Norman lithographs which were on display during the first week of February at the museum. It is an odd image, put into context by the title, Strange Fruit; a grim homage to the Billie Holiday song lamenting the lynchings of African Americans during the 1930s. Throughout the month, the museum […]

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Museum’s student docent night features new artwork

Since students have last been on campus, the Colby Museum of Art has been busy installing their retrospective of Bernard Langlais’s work coordinated by the curator, Hannah Blunt, in addition to the routine rotation of the museum’s large permanent collection. As a way to introduce students to the new works on display, the Student Advisory Board, organized a “Student Docent […]

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