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  • Justin Quinn speaks to students about his “Recent Work”

    Posted December 7, 2010 in Events
    When Justin Quinn gave a gallery talk last week about his exhibit at the Kendall Gallery, he easily conversed with the 70 or so students who showed up to hear about his “Recent Work.”  Quinn, who has an extensive and impressive list of exhibitions teaches  at St. Cloud State University  in Minnesota. He graduated with an MFA in Printmaking from University of Iowa, where he also earned a Masters in Art History.  He obtained his BFA in Studio Arts from the University of Wisconsin.   His talk was part of a Career Day event for Drawing and Print making students.   Clearly the students were interested in what he had to say about all the Es—by his accounting, more than a million, in the room.  He uses Herman Melville’s 1851 novel Moby Dick as source material for large and small scale drawings.  Many are simply transcribed, where E is the surrogate for all the letters in the alphabet while other times the progress of Es takes twists and turns, changes sizes and morphs into graphic patterns.  There are even Es on the floor of the gallery. Why E?  It stuck me as interesting. It Read More…
  • Retirement Party Held for Professor Sheardy

    Posted November 19, 2010
    After twenty continuous years of dedicated service to Kendall, Art History Program Chair Professor Robert Sheardy retired in May 2010. On Monday November 8, a retirement reception Read More…
  • Kendall Students Exhibit at Kroc Center Opening

    Posted November 10, 2010
    On October 22, the opening reception was shoulder-to-shoulder, as 700 guests enjoyed hors d’oeuvres in the shadow of an indoor rock-climbing wall. Sparkling grape juice Read More…
  • SITE:LAB

    Posted November 1, 2010 in Events
    Smudging, used for centuries to create harmony and peace, is usually done by burning of herbs or incense for cleansing, purification, protection of physical and spiritual bodies, Read More…
  • Kendall Competes in IIDA Finish to Fashion 2010 – Cities Around the World

    Posted October 19, 2010
    On September 30, The Royal Oak Music Theatre in Royal Oak, Michigan, was the location of a unique event that entwined fashion with interior design. The International Interior Read More…
  • Material ConneXion Stimulates Creativity and Innovation

    Posted October 8, 2010 in Events
      Christina Karadsheh fingered and stroked some of the samples on display at the opening event for the installation of a Material ConneXion Library at Kendall. Clearly Read More…
  • Choosing art for ArtPrize takes special effort

    Posted October 6, 2010 in Events
    Making the selections for an Exhibition Center for ArtPrize was no easy task, says Michele Bosak, Kendall's Assistant Director of Exhibitions, assigned to fill the Read More…
  • Welcome to the Kendall Blog!

    Posted September 29, 2010
    We are announcing a new addition to the Kendall College of Art and Design web site. A blog. Yes, just like many in the rest of the world, we are entering the blogosphere with our Read More…
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