Baby Goats and Scavenger Hunts: A Brunnenburg Semester

In Dorf Tirol, a small town in northern Italy, a group of Guilfordians are currently living in Brunnenburg castle as a part of Guilford’s study abroad program. The castle is owned and operated by the descendants of Ezra Pound, an xpatriot American poet who can be found in the cannon of 20th century literature. The program involves a “sustainable acriculture practicum,” where students help out with maintaining the castle’s farm and vineyard, as well as an “agro-archaeology,” “environmental ethics,” andRead more

Upcoming Events in The Art Department

The Art Department Welcomes You To These Following Events: WGSS + FREE PRESS Wednesday, April 19th 1-3:30pm Hege-Cox Print Shop Join the Women’s Gender and Sexuality Studies Program and Free Press this coming Wednesday the 19th at Hege-Cox for a special WGSS Free Press event! We’ll be printing conference posters and t-shirts as well as other Free Press designs!   ART DEPARTMENT PARTICIPATES IN GUS Friday, April 21st GUS 10:00am-4:00pm Art Department Mash Up in the Carnegie Room Object andRead more

Saba Taj visits Guilford

“My show at Guilford right now is called We have adorned everything on earth, which is a little snippet from the Quran and the work explores destruction and transformation as a metaphor for revolution.” Saba Taj is a queer + muslim artist visiting from Chapel Hill, North Carolina. Taj spoke to the Guilford community Tuesday night, April 4th, as a part of the Art and Identity Discussion Series, on their work that narrates liberation from oppression through inspiration from IslamicRead more

Free Press Serendipity Edition

What is Printmaking? Free Press is an event where students can create and witness the art of printmaking. People go for the awesome shirt and poster designs, and to also create their own stamps. There’s so much about printmaking that people do not know (No, it is not a piece of paper coming out of a machine). I asked to wonderful seniors who are studying printmaking. Taylor Brown, and Grace Van Fleet both help me understand printmaking. Here are someRead more

Art Department does Serendipity

The Art Department will be participating in Serendipity weekend. Come check us out at the following events!     Free Press on Friday, March 31st 1:30p.m.-4:00p.m. in Hege-Cox Print Shop Free Press and Advance Sculpture will be at Lake Fest from 2:00p.m.-5:00p.m. on Saturday, April 1st. Free Press will be giving out hand made mini prints, and candy! Advance Sculpture will be displaying their recent works!   Check out Guilford College’s Facebook!Read more

Reconsidered Goods

Last fall, I was sent on a work errand to drop off fabric donations to a new little business on Patterson St. Little did I know, I was stumbling upon one of the better places Greensboro has to offer. Reconsidered Goods is an artist’s haven, thrift shopper’s dream, and environmentally conscious space that the Guilford College community needs to be aware of. Paige Cox, a founding member of Reconsidered Goods and all around lovely person, shared her insights and vision onRead more

Thesis Group Talks Street Art

Every few weeks this semester, the Guilford Senior Art Thesis group meets up for student-led seminars where we read, watch, or experience art together and discuss how the concepts we learn can apply to our own thesis project or artistic career in general. Last week we all watched the documentary Exit Through the Gift Shop– a film about street art. ♥   ♥   ♥   ♥   ♥ We talked about the many levels of street art represented in the documentary, from takingRead more

Free Press

Screenprinting, stamps, music, and community!  “It takes two to make a thing go riiiight, it takes two to make it outta sight” Free Press was bumping Rob Base ! There were many people already working on t-shirt designs and a variety of stamps. Great music fills the rooms, people are singing, dancing and creating. I do not know anything first thing about printing, or making stamps, but people who did were more than willing to help out. ♥♥♥ Katy (An amazing teacherRead more

Black Trans Lives Matter

A protest was held on Guilford’s campus on Wednesday afternoon after Public Safety’s response to a sexual assault of a transgender woman at 10pm on Tuesday night was deemed insufficient. When an alert about the assault wasn’t immediately released there was an uproar of emotion on campus. Before the protest began there was a calm silence. And once it started there was an unavoidable tenseness in the air. The tension became even more intense once the administration and leaders of theRead more

Jumpsuit Project Visits Guilford

Artist and activist, Sherrill Roland, takes a walk on Guilford’s campus by Erin Kye As a graduate student at University of North Carolina Greensboro (UNCG) in 2013, Roland was wrongfully accused by the Washington, DC judicial system of a crime he did not commit. He served nearly a year in prison before he was released and eventually exonerated. After this experience, he created the Jumpsuit Project to share his story and to educate people on the truth of incarceration inRead more