At Christie’s auction house, a new intern and fellowship class diversifies the art world – 71Bait

20-year-old Jalen Turner, who grew up in Houston, often heard from his parents, “Get used to being the only person in the room who looks like you.” Jalen shares this from a conference room at Christie’s in Manhattan, where the young black and aspiring junior at Morehouse College doing an internship in the public relations … Read more

Focus on advancing good mental health in 2023 with UAB Arts in Medicine – News – 71Bait

The Virtual Mental Health Monday series includes sessions on dance, healing rituals, forest bathing, LGBTQ+ youth support, suicide prevention, caregivers and homelessness reduction. The Virtual Mental Health Monday series includes sessions on dance, healing rituals, forest bathing, LGBTQ+ youth support, suicide prevention, caregivers and homelessness reduction.Discover ways to support mental health at home and in … Read more

Whitman College International Student Profile: Jeffrey from China | Local – 71Bait

While Whitman College and Walla Walla are many local international students’ first experiences in the United States, that’s not the case for Zhenyu Wu, who calls himself Jeffrey to “make it easy for people.” Wu, a guitarist and avid basketball player, has bounced back and forth between China and the United States more than once. … Read more

“Like an Eveready battery”: The Johnstown native with family ties to the city’s history turns 110 | news – 71Bait

IDAHO FALLS, Idaho- Sara “Sally” Ann (Dibert Suppes) Ashman has watched a man walk on the moon, traveled around Europe, witnessed the rise and fall of Johnstown Steel, read countless books – and lived through the Great Depression, two world wars and the times of 20’s US Presidents. And on Wednesday she turned 110 years … Read more

Montana State University Library hosts discussion on Montana Modernism | art – 71Bait

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OU Fine Arts Dean inducted into Higher Ed Hall of Fame | news – 71Bait

It’s an early end to Mary Margaret Holt’s day when she gets home from work by 9 p.m But Holt, dean of the University of Oklahoma’s Weitzenhoffer Family College of Fine Arts, still finds the work fulfilling four decades later and hasn’t lost her passion for dance or education. “I love teaching as much as … Read more

Remarkable Textile Art Collection and New Endowment Gifts Expand Unique Experiential Learning Opportunities | GW Today – 71Bait

By Eliza Ward New gifts of world-class artwork and endowment support expand the reach and impact of the George Washington University Museum and Textile Museum. Thanks to the donation of 100 historic saddlecloths and other horse harness, along with an accompanying endowment from university friends Allen R. Freedman and Judy Brick Freedman, the museum now … Read more

Asia Society Texas welcomes Owen Duffy as new Nancy C. Allen Curator and Exhibitions Director – 71Bait

HOUSTON, November 9, 2022 – The Asia Society Texas (AST) announces the appointment of Owen Duffy, Ph.D., as the organization’s new Nancy C. Allen curator and exhibits director. Duffy comes to Asia Society Texas from Yeh Art Gallery at St. John’s University, where he served as Director since 2019, where he led the institution through … Read more

A picture says more than a thousand words: the work of a young artist arouses interest | local news – 71Bait

For Olivia Sanchez, life is a palette waiting to be painted. The 18-year-old, who was homeschooled from kindergarten to high school, became interested in art at an early age. “I started sketching first. I liked it, so people started giving me sketchbooks for Christmas and birthdays,” she said. “The painting just happened; I was at … Read more

Local students are featured at the Athens Art Gallery | news – 71Bait

Alison Neighbors by Kemp and Audrey Jeanes by Canton feature in a new exhibition at 211 Art Gallery in Athens. The show is called Colorful Moments and is open until January 1st. The students got their fees paid by an anonymous donor. “Whenever I found out that a donor wanted to reimburse me for my … Read more