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Visiting Artists
Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Ben Kinsley‘s projects have ranged from choreographing a neighborhood intervention into Google Street View, directing surprise theatrical performances inside the homes of strangers, organizing a paranormal concert series, staging a royal protest, investigating feline utopia, collecting put-down jokes from around the world, and planting a buried treasure in the streets of Mexico City (yet to be found).

Posted Date: March 25, 2014
Visiting Artists
Tuesday, March 11, 2014
7:00 PM

Lenka Clayton is a British conceptual artist whose work considers, exaggerates and alters the accepted rules of everyday life, extending the familiar into the realms of the poetic and absurd.

Posted Date: March 5, 2014
Portraits By Four Contemporary Artists

Christian Faur, Susan Moore, Karen Schmidt, Jim Winters

Posted Date: February 14, 2014



Fall update of our graduates and the work they are doing in the world.

Posted Date: December 17, 2013
Ohad Meromi detail
Visiting Artists
Thursday, November 21, 2013
6:30 PM

Born in Israel, Meromi currently lives and works in New York City, where he is represented by Harris Lieberman Gallery.

Posted Date: November 14, 2013
Visiting Artists
Tuesday, November 12, 2013
7:30 PM

Artist Talk – X. Andrade (b. Ecuador) lives in New York and works in Ecuador.

Posted Date: November 6, 2013
Jennifer Nuss image
Visiting Artists
Friday, November 1, 2013
4:30 PM

Vail Visiting Artist Jennifer Nuss will be giving a talk Nov. 1st. She has exhibited her paintings nationally and internationally. 

Posted Date: October 31, 2013
Alison Bechdel
Visiting Artists
Tuesday, October 22, 2013

A lecture by cartoonist and writer Alison Bechdel, presenting her life and work as a cartoonist and writer.

Posted Date: September 22, 2013
Just a sampling of some of our graduates and the work they are doing in the world.
Posted Date: May 20, 2013
the event of a thread, 2012
Visiting Artists
Tuesday, April 9, 2013
6:30 PM

Internationally renowned visual artist creates sensory large-scale multi-media installations. 

Posted Date: May 14, 2013
Sophisticated Vandalism
Senior Shows
Monday, April 29, 2013 to Friday, May 3, 2013

Students are given access and install work into an abandoned school.

Posted Date: May 14, 2013
Jennifer Anable
Visiting Artists
Monday, April 29, 2013
7:00 PM

Jennifer's work is the confluence of architectural environments and personal strategies involving place and space.

Posted Date: April 1, 2013
Charles Fairbanks
Visiting Artists
Thursday, March 7, 2013
7:00 PM

Charles Fairbanks is a wrestler and filmmaker.

Posted Date: March 1, 2013
Art & Politics poster
Visiting Artists
Thursday, February 21, 2013
7:00 PM

The spark that sets the prairie on fire

Posted Date: February 15, 2013


Intro to Photography Fall 2012 image
Student Artwork

Take a look a sample of student work from Intro to Photography

Posted Date: December 28, 2012
Peter Welz
Visiting Artists
Thursday, November 1, 2012
7:00 PM

German artist Peter Welz shared his work, in which he fuses sculpture and architecture with his interest in the figure through video projections.

Posted Date: November 18, 2012
glenn ligon image
Visiting Artists
Saturday, November 10, 2012

Glenn Ligon spoke on his work as an artist who explores race, language, desire and identity on Thursday, Nov. 10, in the auditorium of Denison University’s Herrick Hall.

Posted Date: November 1, 2012
Leeza Meksin detail
Visiting Artists
Thursday, November 1, 2012
7:00 PM

Artist Leeza Meksin screened her documentary “Balka” and talked about the experience of producing the film.

Posted Date: November 1, 2012
Pearl C. Hsiung detail
Visiting Artists
Thursday, November 1, 2012
7:00 PM

Los Angeles based Artist Pearl C Hsiung talked about her paintings and videos on November 1st .

Posted Date: October 28, 2012
Melissa Woods
Visiting Artists
Friday, October 12, 2012 to Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Columbus based artist Melissa Vogley Woods maintains a diverse multidisciplinary practice that crosses between painting, drawing, sculpture, video and installation.

Posted Date: October 1, 2012
Roman Luther
Visiting Artists
Thursday, October 4, 2012
7:00 PM

Dona Nelson”s paintings can be identified by its bold use of color and experimentation with texture.

Posted Date: September 12, 2012
detail stick rod
Visiting Artists
Saturday, September 29, 2012

Ohio native, Michael Stickrod, artist and visiting professor of Photography and New Media, mounted an exhibition in the Bryant Arts Center Gallery, that ran from Dec 7th- January 20th, 2012. Michael also presented an artist talk on Thursday, Sept. 29, in the Cinema Building.

Posted Date: September 1, 2012
Video Art from Colombia
Visiting Artists
Thursday, March 8, 2012

Visiting curator Miguel González exhibited a selection of video art by young Colombian artists.

Posted Date: February 8, 2012
Heather Rowe installation
Visiting Artists
Friday, February 17, 2012
4:00 PM

Artist-in-residence, New York based sculptor Heather Rowe, gave an artist talk at 4:00 p.m. on Friday, February 17th, in the Cinema House screening room.  Co-sponsors of the talk were the Vail Visiting Artist and Studio Art Programs.

Posted Date: February 1, 2012


Cohen detail image
Visiting Artists
Thursday, November 17, 2011 to Friday, November 18, 2011

Vail Visiting Artist Jennifer Cohen was in residence at Denison on November 17th and 18th, 2011. She spent two days with students critiquing their work and gave an artist talk on Thursday, Nov. 17th at 7:30pm in the Burke Black Box. 

Posted Date: November 1, 2011
artist and the city poster
Visiting Artists
Monday, April 18, 2011

The three artists presented their artwork in 20 minute individual lectures

Posted Date: November 1, 2011
Jim Winters image
Visiting Artists
Tuesday, October 11, 2011

Artist in residence, San Francisco based Jim Winters gave a public lecture on his work Oct 11 in Ebaugh Hall as part of a two week residency at Denison from October 8-21, 2011 that included an exhibition “From There to Here” in the Mulberry gallery, individual critiques with studio art majors and time working with Ron Abram’s printmaking class.

Posted Date: October 11, 2011
katmoya image
Visiting Artists
Monday, April 11, 2011

Artist In residence, Kat Marie Moya studios are based in Columbus, OH and Berlin Germany.

Posted Date: April 1, 2011
Graphic Interchange Format, curated by Paddy Johnson
Visiting Artists
Monday, February 14, 2011

Curator, artist, writer.

Posted Date: February 1, 2011


Pam Lins and Halsey Rodman image
Visiting Artists
Thursday, December 2, 2010

Artists Pam Lins was in residence at Denison the week of December 2nd, 2010.

Posted Date: December 12, 2010