What’s Happening



Denison University professor Sheilah Wilson’s recent collaborative video work made with Dani Leventhal, premieres at the Whitney Biennial.

Date: March 9, 2017
Vail Artist Rona Yefman
Visiting Artists
Wednesday, March 8, 2017
6:30 PM

Artist Rona Yefman visiting Wednesday, March 8 at 6:30pm in Knapp Performance Space.

Date: March 8, 2017
studio art blood cloud

Studio Art faculty Sheilah Wilson interviewed with collaborator, Dani Leventhal, about their latest video work, SOTD (Strangely Ordinary This Devotion).

Date: February 13, 2017
Katie Bell art
Wednesday, February 22, 2017
6:30 PM

Artist Katie Bell will be giving a talk at the Knapp Performance Space, February 22nd at 6:30pm. This talk is free and open to the public.

Date: January 20, 2017
colorful paint cans
Wednesday, January 25, 2017
6:30 PM

Ceramic artist Lauren Mabry will be giving a talk at Bryant Arts Center 305, on Wednesday, January 25th at 6:30pm. It is free and open to the public.

Date: January 20, 2017


Denison Photography Professor Sheilah Wilson and Dani Leventhal will be opening their exhibit “Shameless Light” at The Lyric Theater in Carrizozo, NM.

Date: December 8, 2016
Judi McCormick

Judi McCormick's appointment was announced at the Southern Vermont Arts Center's annual meeting on Oct. 29, 2016.

Date: December 5, 2016
woman with white cloth standing on bench

Prof. Sheilah Wilson: “Can a written reflection, following oral critique, help art students take greater responsibility over their work and their learning?”

Date: October 19, 2016
Tuesday, October 4, 2016
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Panel talk with photographer Rowland Scherman, alum Michael Jones, and faculty.

Date: September 27, 2016
Just Another Girl on the I.R.T.

Studio art major Leslie Harris' 1992 film, “Just Another Girl on the I.R.T.” won recognition at the Sundance Film Festival and is now on Netflix.

Date: September 20, 2016
denisonbryant arts center

The Ohio Arts Council (OAC) has awarded close to $14,000 to two projects being shepherded by Denison University.

Date: September 2, 2016
Alix Ankele '64

The work of New York artist Alix Ankele '64 is featured in a Garment District Gallery.

Date: May 19, 2016

Denison student art exhibition 'Epoch' opens and serves as a preview for the Denison Art Space in Newark.

Date: April 19, 2016

Associate Professor Sheilah Wilson reached out to Yoko Ono to bring her words of peace to Central Ohio.

Date: April 11, 2016
Luke Ahern
Visiting Artists
Wednesday, March 30, 2016 to Friday, April 1, 2016

Visiting Assistant Professor Luke Ahern will exhibit his work and host an artist's talk.

Date: March 28, 2016
Elizabeth Leister
Tuesday, February 23, 2016
6:30 PM

Elizabeth Leister at Denison for an Artist Talk.

Date: February 25, 2016
Tuesday, March 22, 2016
3:30 PM

Jessie Kanelos Weiner and Cyrille Weiner at Denison for an Artist Talk.

Date: February 25, 2016
Wednesday, April 6, 2016
6:30 PM

Sophia Flood at Denison to give Artist Talk, Wednesday April 6, 6:30 pm.

Date: February 25, 2016
Zanele Muholi
Monday, February 15, 2016
6:30 PM

Zanele Muholi at Denison for an Artist Talk.

Date: February 24, 2016
AICUO student art contest

Ariel Baez '16 is a participant in an AICUO student art contest. Read his story and vote

Date: February 17, 2016
Prof. Micaela Vivero's Exhibiton - Image 1

Professor Micaela Vivero has opened a new exhibition, “It's Not Gold,” at Pentasiete Art Studio in Quito, Ecuador.

Date: January 13, 2016


Jennifer Hansen Gard
Visiting Artists

Jennifer Hansen Gard – artist talk Nov. 18 4:30pm – Bryant Arts Center 305

Date: November 2, 2015
Mariah Robertson
Visiting Artists

Mariah Robertson-Artist talk October 29 6:30pm - Knapp Performance Space

Date: October 26, 2015
Tom Berenz
Visiting Artists

Tom Berenz - artist talk Nov 11 6:30pm Higley Auditorium

Date: October 26, 2015
Melissa Vogley
Visiting Artists

Melissa Vogley-Woods – Exhibition “Opaque” @ Denison Museum Oct 20 – Oct 30 – exhibition opening and artist talk “Opaque: The female body as author/subject and other unbearable conditions.” Oct 20 6:30pm Denison Museum

Date: October 15, 2015
Sage Lewis
Visiting Artists

Sage Lewis – exhibition “Material Inference” @ Denison Museum Oct 6 – 13 – exhibition closing and artist talk “Material Inference” Oct 13 6:30pm @ Denison Museum

Date: October 1, 2015
Susan Sayre Batton '81

The San Jose Museum of Art has appointed Susan Sayre Batton '81 as Deputy Director for Curatorial Affairs.

Date: July 28, 2015
Thursday, July 2, 2015 to Saturday, July 25, 2015

Graven Feather Gallery in Toronto, Canada offers an exhibition by DU Professor Micaela Vivero, “Germinating Brick,” for the month of July.

Date: July 13, 2015
Awards & Honors

Every year, the Studio Art department presents a handful of awards to select students demonstrating superior skills in research, intelligence, passion, positive attitude and other areas.

Date: June 23, 2015
Awards & Honors

Studio Art majors with a 3.0 GPA, are eligible for the prestigious VAIL Scholarship in the Fine Arts. This is a competitive scholarship ($1200) amongst practicing art students in the Fine Arts division - Art, Cinema, Dance, Music, and Theatre.

Date: June 2, 2015