Posts tagged with “Arts and Literature” (All posts)

  • Vincent Chuan, <em>Marcel</em>, photograph

    On Display

    Nobody in this group is painting by number. We present an array of visual creations by some of Carleton’s senior studio art majors.

  • From Here to There

    Flight of Fancy

    "When you hear hoofbeats, think horses, not zebras."

  • Northeast view of proposed Weitz addition

    Modern Music

    “The boundaries between art and teaching and communication are becoming increasingly porous. We are broadening the ways we prepare students to communicate.”

  • Journey through the circulatory system

    Other Worldly

    “If Carls’ curiosity and imagination were unfettered by the constraints of physical reality, where would they go and what would they see?”

  • John Hassett with Skinner Chapel

    Anniversary Presents

    “Goodsell is round; and Legos, of course, are not.”

  • Laurence McKinley Gould

    Faculty Legends

    150 years of great Carleton teachers.

  • Cherlon Ussery

    Lessons for a Lifetime

    “We use female rats in our research because much of the existing data in biomedical research is derived from male subjects, leaving large gaps.” —Sarah Meerts, assistant professor of psychology

  • Meklit Hadero

    Dual Identity

    “Early in my songwriting career, I had a muse. He would appear and a song would appear. I thought it was him, but it wasn’t. It was me.”

  • If Kids Ruled the World

    A Drawing a Day

    “The people in this world are open-minded and curious. They inspire me.”

  • Dream of the Red Chamber

    Dream Come True

    Dream is a cultural experience for the audience, and you don’t need to be Chinese to appreciate it.”

  • Acorns and oak leaf

    Sesquicentennial Poetry

    This is the poem I could not write,
    the one that is still in my mind…

  • Carleton Sesquicentennial

    Cover Illustrations

    Carleton celebrates 150 years: 1866–2016

  • Fine Fellows

    Fine Fellows

    “The agencies get access to bright people they might not otherwise meet, and we get Omaha on people’s radar. It’s a wonderful community.”

  • Eugenie Tsai ’76

    View Finders

    “Our field raises a lot of questions about what is art, as well as a lot of challenges for presenting and preserving work.”

  • Cover Images

    Cover Images

    Field Day: Carleton dancers in unlikely places

  • Ellis Johnston ’16

    Leap Day

    “Dancers bring to life what we feel but what most of us, lacking their artistry and athleticism, are unable to express physically.”

  • Laura Saxton Heiman ’98

    Old World, New School

    "I discovered that what we called weeds were actually filled with more nutrients and health-giving properties than the crops I was growing specifically for market."

  • Alaska

    Seeing Is Believing

    “I’m perfectly happy with the title ‘jack of all trades and master of none.’ ”

  • N55 residency

    A New Way to Learn

     “It wasn’t meant to be a format where students learn a set of information from someone at the front of a class, get tested at the end, and, ‘Oh, okay, I got a B.’ ”

  • John Vigeland ’09

    The Art of Repetition

    John Vigeland ’09 became enamored with the art and process of throwing pots while he was a student at Carleton. Now working at East Fork Pottery in North Carolina, Vigeland pursues his craft passionately and with respect for the long line of crafters who came before him.

  • John Vigeland ’09

    Cover Photo

    John Vigeland ’09 fell in love with North Carolina’s pottery tradition. His passion led to an apprenticeship at East Fork Pottery.

  • Andy Flory

    Mix Master

    Carleton professor and musicologist Andy Flory discovered his passion for Motown as a grad student. Recently, he produced a 40th anniversary reissue of Marvin Gaye’s 1972 soundtrack album, Trouble Man.

  • The Orchestra Pit illustration

    The Orchestra Pit

    Conflicts over rising costs and declining revenues have pitted symphony orchestra musicians against management. Carls from both sides talk about how orchestras can survive the turmoil and get back to making music.

  • book arts by Julia Strand

    Book Smarts

    Carleton psychology professor Julia Strand turns out-of-date books into art.  

  • struggling musicians

    Cover Illustration

    Nationwide, orchestra musicians have walked out or been locked out as disputes with management rage on.

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