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The bee’s knees: Mason beehives involved in collaborative art project


By Jamie Rogers Faculty and staff of George Mason University were minding their own beeswax all summer. As part of the Living Hive Project, artist Elsabé Dixon, a Mason alumna and Mason School of Art adjunct instructor, placed sections of a 12-part sculpture prototype made of plaster form and a drywall compound inside the hives […]

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Parts of the 12-part sculpture were placed inside bee apathies at Mason as well as other apathies located along the Route 29 corridor from Fairfax Danville,Va. The sculpture is reassembled and is on display until Oct. 9 at the Danville Museum of History and Fine Art. The bees and beekeepers pictured here are from apathies in Chatham, Va. near Danville. 
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Graphic design student marries art skills with baking, business


By Jamie Rogers Her first attempt at making a cake at age 14 went awry before it even hit the oven, Bria Bryant said. She ran out of baking flour and thought pancake mix would work just as well. It didn’t. “My mom was like, ‘Don’t ever try that again,’” Bryant said. Now a 22-year-old […]

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Alumna Nathan Loda mentioned in Washington Post


By Mark Jenkins Local artist Eric Celarier is a quilter, but his principal materials are unlikely ones: computer circuit boards. Yanked from their protective shells, the metal and plastic pieces suggest cyber-landscapes or futuristic topographical maps. “Trash,” Celarier’s show at VisArts’s Common Ground Gallery, includes examples of this Internet-age patchwork. But they’re looser and more […]

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TALLY


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE TALLY September 2 – October 2, 2016 OPENING: September 7 / 6 to 8pm Manhattan, NY. July, 2016 Causey Contemporary is pleased to announce Tally, the first exhibition of their autumn season featuring a collaboration by Steven Dobbin, Patricia, Stockman, Georgia Deal and Workingman Collective. The exhibition will take place at 29 […]

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Landscape Art is Pushed to New Limits in Arlington Arts Center’s ‘Strange Landscapes’


by Erin Devine July 22, 2016 3:03 p.m. The history of American painting is deeply connected to the landscape. Ever since the mid-19th century, when a group of disenchanted painters who would come to be known as the Hudson River School took to the wilderness, we’ve come to associate landscape in art with bucolic images. And […]

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Pathways Reviewed: A Line’s Certitude


By Jay Hendrick on July 6, 2016 A line has no terminus. A line neither starts nor stops, it does not deviate. A line knows where it is going, but a journey or a life bumbles. A life, a journey, or art moves down a strange path like a rhizome fractally blooming, growing outward in […]

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Graduate & Alumni Spotlight

“Ice Harvest” debuts in online magazine iGNANT

iGNANT is an award-winning online magazine featuring the finest in art, design, photography, fashion and architecture. Alumna Thitipuk “Looksorn” Teeratrakul work is featured in issue 01 of the online magazine. — Ice Harvest By Looksorn “I grew up surrounded by migrant workers since my family runs an ice factory in Thailand. All of them are […]

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Faculty Spotlight

Professor Cooley selected to participate in St. Louis Science Center’s “GROW” Exhibition

About the Artist Mark Cooley’s work explores the intersections of art, activism and the interdependence of social and biological systems. Mark is currently a professor and director of New Media at George Mason University where he teaches new media and eco-art and serves as director of The Green Studio, an on-campus permaculture garden and eco-art studio. Mark […]