y’all, Thesis bout to get REAL

The Senior Thesis Art Exhibition, titled “Disparate,” opens Friday, May 5th, from 7-9pm. The reception will be held in the Bauman Galleries, 2nd floor in Founders Hall, on the College campus. Admission to the exhibition and reception is free! Join the Art Department in celebrating the thesis work of Martin Brown, Kate Mitchell, Colin Nollet, Seth Premo, and Grace VanFleet.   What’s the title of your collection? VanFleet: While They Sleep Unaware Mitchell: Hidden– it explores the hidden significance of objectsRead 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

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

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

Conversation Through Art

Artist Michaela Pilar Brown Visits Guilford by Annie Lattimore The artist, Michaela Pilar Brown’s project “Burying Seeds” is full of personal pieces based on the body and her idea of home. During her talk in the Guilford College Art Gallery on Thursday night, she spoke about identity, history, and race. Brown also spoke on her life and the state of our country during President Trump’s travel ban. After taking some time off of her art to become a caregiver andRead more