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Whitman Professors Collaborate to Make Environmentally Conscious Art

Whitman Professors Collaborate to Make Environmentally Conscious Art

James Kennedy

March 13, 2014

In order to illuminate an important issue, someone might think to create a book in order to put their thoughts on paper. However, it's unlikely they would create a book that doubles as a 35-feet wide art display. Married artist duo Assistant Professor of Art Nicole Pietrantoni and Adjunct Instructo...

Fine Arts House hosts Valentines charity event

Fine Arts House hosts Valentines charity event

McCaulay Singer-Milnes

February 10, 2011

Whitman students gathered in the Book Arts room Wednesday, Feb. 2 to turn glitter, paper hearts and creative sayings into charity. For the past four years the students living in the Fine Arts House (FAH) have hosted a Valentine's Day-themed card making event to raise money for a local cause. FA...

Spotlight: Book Arts push artistic boundaries

Spotlight: Book Arts push artistic boundaries

Kate Robinette

February 3, 2011

Aside from the Please Touch Museum in Philadelphia, there aren't many galleries that allow you to reach out and touch the art. But in Whitman's book arts classes, students push that norm. "Book arts are a haptic experience … you are encouraged to touch them," said Visiting Assistant Professor of Art, Mare Blocker. "It's kind of this weird litt...

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