MMC’s Department of Art and Art History hosts frequent events and shows in the Hewitt Gallery of Art, and we love to highlight the accomplishments of our students, alumni, and faculty. To get a sense of how active the department is, check out our events and news stories below.
Recent News from the Department
- August 8, 2019
- August 5, 2019 Amy Pekal ’15 Art History and Business major, Studio Art minor , was one of 6 [out of 110 applicants] selected to participate in Cittadellarte and Fondazione Zegna’s residential module, Rituals of the Contemporary.
- August 5, 2019 Studio art alum and Mixed Media artist, Kristen Haskell’s Decomposition drawings are in “Vision Quest,” an exhibition of art, fashion and music at the Hartford ArtSpace.
- August 4, 2019 Congratulations to Margaret Roleke ’84, Studio art alum, one of 6 artists selected for QAI 2019 (Queens Art Intervention)
- July 16, 2019 Kate Cheney ’20, Art History major with minors in Law & Ethics and Business Management , participated in a five-week archaeology program in Cyprus this summer, thanks to the Sister Judith Savard Study Abroad Fellowship .
- July 15, 2019 E. Jane ’12, a former Art History major, was selected as one of three artists-in-residence at the Studio Museum in Harlem for the 2019–20 year. For five decades, the residency program has provided a platform for emerging Black and Latinx artists to advance their practices.
- July 10, 2019 Former Studio Art major Ellie Ga ’98 will perform her narrative-based piece as part of the 2019 Whitney Biennial on Monday, July 22 at 7:00 pm.
- May 30, 2019 Can a single art project speed up an immigration visa process? Missing Moments, a stunning series by Art major Itzamary Dominguez ’19, just may have. A short documentary by Gabriel Richardson ’21, Dance major with Dance and Media concentration, showcases the inspiring story of a small collection of colored pencil drawings.
- May 20, 2019 On Friday, May 17, 2019, Marymount Manhattan College graduated nearly 400 Bachelor degree recipients at its 70th Commencement Exercises, held this year at Lincoln Center’s iconic David Geffen Hall.
- May 17, 2019 Holland Cotter, co-chief art critic of The New York Times, calls Ga’s video pieces “truly extraordinary.”