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Alumnus Nicholas Collier, first NPAF Veteran Artist in Residence at Big Bend National Park


Big Bend National Park Announces first U.S. Veteran-Artist Nick Collier as 2016 Artist in Residence National Parks Arts Foundation begins nationwide Veterans-in-the-Arts Program EL PASO, TEXAS, USA, November 15, 2016 /EINPresswire.com/ — BIG BEND NATIONAL PARK, TEXAS — It is 2004, Eastern Afghanistan. A young marine is driving on dark roads to pick up and […]

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Above the Horizon – McLean Project for the Arts


Above the Horizon: Works by Nikki Brugnoli These abstracted and expressionistic drawings and prints center on a post- industrial, post agricultural landscape as they explore memory and experience, vastness and the precision of proximity. Light, abstraction, transparency and glowing color come together to create works that offer a meditation on safety, separation and the deep […]

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Professor Wrbican in The Studio Visit


By Isabel Manalo Sue Wrbican‘s studio is nestled in the Arts Walk at Monroe Street Market a project developed by CulturalDC. The studios are located in the Brookland neighborhood of N.E. Washington D.C. just steps from Catholic University. This area has experienced a surge of commercial development over the past few years not least of […]

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REMIX – Alumni Exhibition 2016


Welcome to the School of Art Alumni Reunion BBQ on October 15! The George Mason University School of Art cordially invites all graduates (undergraduate and graduate students) to join us for an intimate barbecue in the Sculpture Yard to celebrate Alumni Weekend. The weekend festivities will include a large art exhibition featuring recent alumni work—from […]

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“Natural Fact” exhibit opens at School of Art


By Emily Verbiest, Staff Writer Formidable yet inviting, Emilie Brzezinski’s lofty wood sculptures elegantly tower over onlookers in the Fine Arts Gallery. The room’s glossy grey floors and sleek white walls create an industrial atmosphere that sharply contrasts the rugged and organic wooden textures of Brzezinski’s pieces, resulting in an especially enticing exhibit. From now […]

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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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Graduate & Alumni Spotlight

DC Restaurant Commissions alumnus Nathan Loda

By Jessica Sidman on January 5, 2017 If George Washington was 25 years old today, he’d have a man bun, wear Wayfarer sunglasses, and drink whiskey from Founding Farmers. At least that’s the fantasy envisioned by the team at the new Farmers & Distillers. The owners commissioned an oil painting of America’s Founding Father as […]

Faculty Spotlight

A Studio Visit with Art/Design Duo Plakookee

INERTIA: RACHEL DEBUQUE & JUSTIN PLAKAS A Studio Visit with Art/Design Duo Plakookee: Rachel Dubuque and Justin Plakas By Amy Boone-McCreesh Rachel Dubuque and I met very briefly, last month, at an event at Open Works in Baltimore, where we had a mutual friend. In our quick conversation we realized that the night before we […]