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Nobody in this group is painting by number. We present an array of visual creations by some of Carleton’s senior studio art majors.
"When you hear hoofbeats, think horses, not zebras."
“The boundaries between art and teaching and communication are becoming increasingly porous. We are broadening the ways we prepare students to communicate.”
“If Carls’ curiosity and imagination were unfettered by the constraints of physical reality, where would they go and what would they see?”
“Goodsell is round; and Legos, of course, are not.”
150 years of great Carleton teachers.
This is the poem I could not write,
the one that is still in my mind…
Carleton celebrates 150 years: 1866–2016
“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.”
“Our field raises a lot of questions about what is art, as well as a lot of challenges for presenting and preserving work.”
Field Day: Carleton dancers in unlikely places
“Dancers bring to life what we feel but what most of us, lacking their artistry and athleticism, are unable to express physically.”
"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."
“I’m perfectly happy with the title ‘jack of all trades and master of none.’ ”
“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 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 fell in love with North Carolina’s pottery tradition. His passion led to an apprenticeship at East Fork Pottery.
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.
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.
Carleton psychology professor Julia Strand turns out-of-date books into art.
Nationwide, orchestra musicians have walked out or been locked out as disputes with management rage on.
Pamela Sukhum ’93 turned her passion for painting into both a profession and a philanthropic effort to empower underprivileged children and adults at home and in Third World countries.
Zap! Pow! Bam! Comics have fallen in and out of favor over the years, but the medium’s surging popularity could soar even higher as it adapts to new methods of communication.
Award-winning novelist Bonnie Nadzam ’99 tells tales that keep readers turning the page—and pondering their capacity for self-delusion.
“It is impossible to pick a mere 10 favorites from among the 3,000 or so objects that constitute the Carleton art collection.”
Carleton’s Special Collections houses a treasure trove of rare books and other items.
10 academic hallmarks that have contributed to Carleton’s outstanding reputation.