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Apply for a Student Exhibition!

Apply for a Student Exhibition!

The Exhibition Committee is still accepting applications for next year. We are seeking creative, innovative, and experimental ideas for Student Art Galleries 111, 118, and 119. Students can apply for solo, small or large group exhibitions, or curate an exhibition around a theme! Faculty members can also apply for unique class-wide exhibitions. Deadline is Monday, AprilContinue Reading

Steve Mumford Guest  Lecture 4/16 at 7:30pm in the Library Auditorium

Steve Mumford Guest Lecture 4/16 at 7:30pm in the Library Auditorium

Steve Mumford is a contemporary American Painter that paints scenes of ongoing American wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. He paints realist oil paintings and depicts scenes from soldiers perspectives. “In an effort to understand the nature of war from a variety of perspectives, Mumford captured what he calls ‘the spaces in between,’ the long periodsContinue Reading

“Building Ramps not Bombs”

“Building Ramps not Bombs”

Please join us this Wednesday, April 9th at 5:30pm in the Library Auditorium to hear Benafsha Tasmim speak about Skateistan, an innovative NGO that uses skateboarding as a tool to empower the youth of Afghanistan. A short, award-winning documentary about Skateistan will be screened, and then Tasmim (pictured) will discuss her experiences with the organization.Continue Reading

“Despite Conflict and Repression, Creativity” New York Times review of “Art Amongst War: Visual Culture in Afghanistan, 1979-2014”

“Despite Conflict and Repression, Creativity” New York Times review of “Art Amongst War: Visual Culture in Afghanistan, 1979-2014”

“Combat Paper: Creating a New Language for U.S. Veterans from Afghanistan and Iraq”  Wednesday, April 2nd, 5:30pm in AIMM 125.

“Combat Paper: Creating a New Language for U.S. Veterans from Afghanistan and Iraq” Wednesday, April 2nd, 5:30pm in AIMM 125.

Please join us for a very special presentation: “Combat Paper: Creating a New Language for U.S. Veterans from Afghanistan and Iraq” by Artist and Veteran David Keefe Wednesday, April 2nd, 5:30pm in 125 AIMM. Keefe, along with another veteran who served in Afghanistan, will discuss the mission and activities of Combat Paper, which assists NJContinue Reading

Summer Courses 2014

Summer Courses 2014

“Styles Advancing Graffiti’s Evolution” Presented by Will “KASSO” Condry of SAGE Coalition

“Styles Advancing Graffiti’s Evolution” Presented by Will “KASSO” Condry of SAGE Coalition

Friday, March 28, 2014, 11:30AM-12:20PM BROWN BAG Mildred & Ernest E. Mayo Concert Hall Free & open to the public Hosted by TCNJ Department of Art and Art History Born and raised in Trenton, NJ, art was a creative outlet that manifested itself early on for Will “KASSO” Condry. He first noticed graffiti art atContinue Reading

Kandahar Treasure: Empowering Afghan Women One Stitch at a Time

Kandahar Treasure: Empowering Afghan Women One Stitch at a Time

We are so honored to have Rangina Hamidi, activist and founder of Kandahar Treasure, visit TCNJ in conjunction with Women’s History month and the exhibition, “Art Amongst War: Visual Culture in Afghanistan, 1979-2014.” Please join us for her lecture, “Kandahar Treasure: Empowering Afghan Women One Stitch at a Time,” on Wednesday, March 26, at 5:30Continue Reading

“History of Histories, Afghan Films, 1960-Present,” presented by artist Mariam Ghani

“History of Histories, Afghan Films, 1960-Present,” presented by artist Mariam Ghani

Please join us this Wednesday, March 19th at 6:30pm in the Library Auditorium when artist Mariam Ghani will screen History of Histories. For this powerful film event, Ghani compiled a rare selection of fiction films, newsreels, and documentaries from Afghanistan’s national film archive, spanning from the 1960s to the present, that together show the transformationContinue Reading

‘Art Amongst War’ Curators Design first-of-its-kind exhibit

‘Art Amongst War’ Curators Design first-of-its-kind exhibit

“What has 35 years of war done to the visual culture of Afghanistan, and how do people respond to the trauma of war?”

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