Kendall College of Art and Design

Fashion event to showcase local designers, benefit local charity

by (meghanlarimer)

Submitted 03-11-2014 under OPINION

As the 2014 Fall/Winter collections kick off with New York and London Fashion Weeks, many of us find ourselves in a fashion frenzy, trying to take in as many collections as we possibly can through online resources. Oh, how wonderful it would be to...

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Last Chance to experience Pulso: Arte de las Americas

by (erictank)

Submitted 11-26-2013 under NEWS

There's one week left to check out the current art exhibit Pulso: Art of the Americas, a collaboration between the Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts and Kendall College of Art and Design. The exhibit features artwork displayed at the UICA...

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Impart: Brooklyn artist Mark Reigelman argues art should trigger sensory experience

by (empichot)

Submitted 09-20-2013 under NEWS

Impart seeks to preface ArtPrize by asking artists essential questions about art.  Mark Reigelman is an artist based in Brooklyn who specializes in site-specific installations and public art. His work is significantly influenced by the site...

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UICA + KCAD: What can we expect from this new alliance?

by (tfox)

Submitted 08-24-2013 under OPINION

During the campus meeting Tuesday morning, KCAD president David Rosen indicated that the college would be engaging in a collaborative relationship with UICA, so when the formal announcement was made on Friday morning, it wasn’t entirely...

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UICA merges with Kendall College of Art and Design

by (pelz)

Submitted 08-23-2013 under NEWS

According to a press release issued Thursday, without some major changes, the UICA was on a path to closing its doors this fall. Impeded by a 3.8 million dollar deficit, in part due to their recent move to the new building, their choices were...

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Bingeing on sweet art at "Hard Femme"

by (DWalsh)

Submitted 08-19-2013 under OPINION

A show involving over 15 local, national and international artists, with approximately 90 pieces of mainly two-dimensional work is very ambitious, and inherently unwieldy. I wonder if we're getting used to viewing large amounts of often...

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Dynamic arts professional has strong, clear vision for UICA's future

by (DWalsh)

Submitted 06-10-2013 under OPINION

Two weeks into her tenure as Interim Executive Director of UICA, Miranda Krajniac (pronounced KRAHN-yak) met with me on a sunny afternoon to discuss her background, the community and plans for the institution’s future. To get to UICA’s...

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To make art is to dance naked in public, says art critic and ArtPrize juror Jerry Saltz

by (alexfluegel)

Submitted 10-03-2012 under OPINION

“If you’re gay, you know when you’re young. If you’re a ventriloquist, you know when you’re young. There’s another thing people know they are when they’re young – artists,” Saltz began to...

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Like paintings? Head down to The Spot

by (alexfluegel)

Submitted 09-28-2012 under OPINION

ArtPrize turns the city into a living swag bag. You know, the kind given out at kickoff events and fundraising evenings, filled with a bunch of beautifully impractical things that you’ll eventually throw out or forget about. Usually, the bags...

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Role/Play at Kendall College shows that sometimes less is more

by (alexfluegel)

Submitted 09-22-2012 under OPINION

Exhibition Centers have become the foundations of many people’s ArtPrize experience, often hosting the largest bodies of work, giving folks the ability to see more in less time. This year, one of the those Exhibition Centers, Kendall College...

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