Students

Trout Crossover: Darcy Bromley and Arts Collective

Written by Claire Jeantheau After a hiatus in the fall 2020 semester, Dickinson’s Arts Collective—a place to try making creations with other artistically-interested people—is back! The club entered 2021 with a revived Instagram and a new slate of at-home activities; for example, in a previous meeting, members crafted with materials in their immediate surroundings, like …

Senior Studio Speak

Senior Studio Speak: Ruodan Que

With her first name pronouncing the same as the French sculptor Rodin, Ruodan Que is a Chinese painter working with mixed media including oil, pastel, and watercolor. Often featured with a whimsical space and obscured interpretations of subjects, Que’s works are largely the snippets of her fleeting consciousness and memories. The series starts on a personal note …

Tales From the Vault

The Big Build: Part II

The often-quoted Robert Burns line “the best laid plans of mice and men,” which originally used the word “schemes” but I’m guessing that Burns would forgive us, aptly describes the last weeks of many installations, especially one with as many customized parts as In the Light of the Past. I had originally planned on talking …

Tales From the Vault

The Big Build: Part 1

After attempting, and succeeding, at setting the record for longest time between posts, I am back with another entry for the Tales from the Vault. The wait, however, will have been worth it as I have been working on the first new exhibition for the Gallery since February 2020.  Considering we are all still operating …

Senior Studio Speak

Senior Studio Speak: Ernest Entsie

Ernest Entsie is a 21 years old artist based in Los Angeles, CA. He was born and raised in Agona Swedru, Ghana and immigrated into the United States in 2013. He is a senior studying Studio Arts and Political Science at Dickinson College. His work focuses on highlighting black experiences, identities, sexualities, and representation of …

Senior Studio Speak

Senior Studio Speak: Clara Roth

  Clara Roth is a studio art and environmental science double major at Dickinson College. Photography has been means for her to document and explore social and human rights issues. Previous work has explored and documented stories from the opioid epidemic, Rwanda’s rebuilding, and refugees’ relocation in Idaho.  This series explores the divisive 2020 Presidential …

Artful Conversations

Interview With Dr. Nordgren

Trout Interpretation Assistant Jackson Rhodes sat down with Dickinson’s newly-appointed Director of LGBTQ Services, Dr. Todd Nordgren. They discussed LGBTQ representation and how photographer Lissa Rivera is interacting with artistic traditions to tell new stories.   Jackson: Art classes often provide comfortable environments for students to engage in discussions of social issues, political topics, and …