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    In many Asian languages, 'LGBTQ' doesn't translate

    NBC News, October 10, 2020
    Trung Le Nguyen, also known as Trungles, is a comic book artist and storyteller from Minnesota. He graduated from Hamline University in 2012, earning a bachelor’s degree in Studio Art with a concentration in oil painting and a minor in Art History. Trung has truly hit the ground running as a cartoonist, as he has contributed work for Oni Press, Boom! Studios, Image Comics, Limerence and many more. His work has also been recognized by NBC News, Hollywood Reporter and Good Reads. Trung recently released his debut comic book, The Magic Fish, which just hit the shelves on October 13th. Be sure to check out this link to learn more about the influences of Trung Le Nguyen’s first graphic novel. Don’t forget to grab your copy!

    Spotlight on Aida Audeh

    The Oracle, October 11, 2018
    “The way I look at [art history] is like learning a secret code…and art historians function as a kind of translator,” said professor of Art History and Chair of the Department of Studio Arts and Art History Aida Audeh. (Continue...)

    Painting passion onto canvas

    The Oracle, October 5, 2018
    It is an exciting time for professional painter and Hamline faculty member Andrew Wykes. This September, the Studio Arts and Art History professor was awarded first place in the 2018 American Art Award landscape painting category. The winning painting, “Killara Bay, Mayo, Ireland” is a mixed-media piece demonstrating Wykes interest in perception and the semi-abstract. (Continue...)

    New Assistant Professor of Sculpture Announced

    Hamline University, May 25, 2015
    After an extensive, yearlong search, The Department of Studio Arts and Art History is pleased to welcome Assistant Professor Allison Baker to Hamline University. Baker will be joining Hamline with a full-time tenure track professor appointment beginning fall 2015.(Continue...)

    Hamline Print Students' Work Selected for International Exhibition

    Hamline University, December 10, 2014
    The Department of Studio Arts and Art History announces that printmaking students, Caitlin Seim and Kyle Nobles, had prints recently accepted into the 2015 Student Small Print International Exhibition at El Minia University in Egypt. The exhibition opens at El Minia University in late March 2015. (Continue...)

    The Life of the Eyes

    Hamline University, October 22, 2014
    The Department of Studio Arts and Art History present a lecture by artist Stuart Shils on the nature and importance of visual perception and its significance to artists. The Lecture will be held October 22, 2014 at 5:30pm in Drew Science room 118. (Continue...)

    Newfound Treasures

    The Oracle, February 5, 2014
    In the shadows of campus buildings, valuable sculptures have lurked for decades while passersby have remained unaware of their origins and meaning. The discovery of the monetary value of Hamline's three sculptures by Iranian artist Parviz Tanzavoli brought them into the spotlight, but it cannot compare to the value that the history and meaning of the sculptures brings to the Hamline community. (Continue …)

    Art for Life

    The Oracle, March 13, 2012
    The Drew Fine Arts Center is the heart of the art scene at Hamline. The painting studio features a huge wall of windows to illuminate canvas and color, the printmaking studio is equipped for the intaglio process, and there is more than 2,000 square feet of space designated for sculpture and drawing.(Continue …)

    Entrée to the Arts

    Hamline University, April 24, 2013
    Thanks to a generous gift form the Ehlers Family, Hamline students are connecting to the art world through internships and travel.

    Jamaica: Just a Brush Stroke Away

    The Oracle, March 19, 2013
    Retreat in Jamaica provides painting students with inspiring landscapes.Inspired by the Biology/Art J-Term trip to Jamaica, Hamline Art Professor Andrew Wykes is hosting a week-long workshop in Jamaica this summer. The workshop will mainly deal with color and aspects of light in regard to landscapes.(Continue…)

    Annual Symposium Bridges Disciplines

    The Oracle, March 12, 2013
    Art History and history departments will be brought together in an interdisciplinary presentation. This year, the Symposium on the Humanities will feature NDSU Professor Kristi A. Groberg’s research on two different topics in art history: “Shamanism in the work of Russian artist Kandinsky” and “Necrotecture and Sacred Space.”(Continued…)