Faulconer Gallery

Art Catalog

As part of the Exhibition Seminar course offered at Grinnell College, fourteen students worked with guest curator Victoria Rovine to organize the exhibit and write the catalog. The catalog provides information on sculptures, masks, drums, and other objects from the college's...
As part of the Exhibition Seminar course offered at Grinnell College, fourteen students worked with guest curator Victoria Rovine to organize the exhibit and write the catalog. The catalog provides information on sculptures, masks, drums, and other objects from the college's...
SOLD OUT Angela Strassheim's first museum exhibition is also the first exhibition of any kind to include her Left Behind series in its entirety. The catalog, which reproduces all twenty-seven color photographs, includes an essay by Jean Dykstra.
SOLD OUT Angela Strassheim's first museum exhibition is also the first exhibition of any kind to include her Left Behind series in its entirety. The catalog, which reproduces all twenty-seven color photographs, includes an essay by Jean Dykstra.
SOLD OUT Angela Strassheim's first museum exhibition is also the first exhibition of any kind to include her Left Behind series in its entirety. The catalog, which reproduces all twenty-seven color photographs, includes an essay by Jean Dykstra.
The first monograph on Austin Thomas's work, this catalog documents her work to date (2006). Essays by Roger D. Hodge, Jeffrey Kastner, Shamim M. Momin, and Daniel Strong. Checklist and artist biography. 78 color photographs.
The first monograph on Austin Thomas's work, this catalog documents her work to date (2006). Essays by Roger D. Hodge, Jeffrey Kastner, Shamim M. Momin, and Daniel Strong. Checklist and artist biography. 78 color photographs.
The first monograph on Austin Thomas's work, this catalog documents her work to date (2006). Essays by Roger D. Hodge, Jeffrey Kastner, Shamim M. Momin, and Daniel Strong. Checklist and artist biography. 78 color photographs.
Catalog to an exhibition of South African artist Diane Victor's prints, smoke and ash drawings, on view at the Faulconer Gallery January 28-April 17. With an essay by South African artist and curator Jacki McInnes.
Catalog to an exhibition of South African artist Diane Victor's prints, smoke and ash drawings, on view at the Faulconer Gallery January 28-April 17. With an essay by South African artist and curator Jacki McInnes.
Curious about the state of modern sculpture, and specifically organic forms in sculpture, this exhibition invites exploration into a transformation of forms. Curator Lesley Wright writes in the introduction, Nature persists but in various states depending on the particular human...
Inspired by the end of the Soviet occupation in 1994, Kay Wilson, Curator of the Print and Drawing Study Room, and John Mohan, Professor of Russian, traveled to Estonia to discover art that reflected major social and political change. They found art inspired by Estonian history...
SOLD OUT This catalog brings together photographs, drawings, and texts from several projects, including a 10-year endeavor in which Phelps' recorded all of her financial transactions; Walking Home, documenting a walk from Massachusetts to Maine; and Writers Trade, in which she...
SOLD OUT This catalog brings together photographs, drawings, and texts from several projects, including a 10-year endeavor in which Phelps' recorded all of her financial transactions; Walking Home, documenting a walk from Massachusetts to Maine; and Writers Trade, in which she...
SOLD OUT This catalog brings together photographs, drawings, and texts from several projects, including a 10-year endeavor in which Phelps' recorded all of her financial transactions; Walking Home, documenting a walk from Massachusetts to Maine; and Writers Trade, in which she...
Catalog for the exhibition From the Book Forest: Commercial Publishing in Late Imperial China, featuring works from the C.V. Starr East Asian Library, University of California, Berkeley. With an essay by Deborah Rudolph, Guest Curator.
Curated by ten students and Assoc. Professor of Art Tim Chasson, this catalog is the product of a semester-long seminar culminating in a four-week exhibition. The catalog includes seven essays by the student curators, a checklist of the exhibition, and a selected bibliography....
Curated by ten students and Assoc. Professor of Art Tim Chasson, this catalog is the product of a semester-long seminar culminating in a four-week exhibition. The catalog includes seven essays by the student curators, a checklist of the exhibition, and a selected bibliography....
For Phoebe Washburn's Faulconer Gallery installation in the summer of 2003, she recycled pieces used from a previous installation. Washburn created a 14-foot tall and 95-foot long curved wall using only small cardboard pieces, drywall screws, and the help of volunteers. To...
For Phoebe Washburn's Faulconer Gallery installation in the summer of 2003, she recycled pieces used from a previous installation. Washburn created a 14-foot tall and 95-foot long curved wall using only small cardboard pieces, drywall screws, and the help of volunteers. To...
For Phoebe Washburn's Faulconer Gallery installation in the summer of 2003, she recycled pieces used from a previous installation. Washburn created a 14-foot tall and 95-foot long curved wall using only small cardboard pieces, drywall screws, and the help of volunteers. To...
Curated by Robert Coffland and Donald Doe. Essays by Donald Doe and Robert Coffland, artist biographies, and bibliography. Two full-page photographs of each basket.
Curated by Robert Coffland and Donald Doe. Essays by Donald Doe and Robert Coffland, artist biographies, and bibliography. Two full-page photographs of each basket.
Curated by twelve students and Assoc. Professor fo Art, Susan Strauber, this catalog is the product of a semester-long seminar culminating in a four-week exhibition. The catalog includes eight essays by the student curators, a timeline of Goya's life and current events, and a...
Curated by twelve students and Assoc. Professor fo Art, Susan Strauber, this catalog is the product of a semester-long seminar culminating in a four-week exhibition. The catalog includes eight essays by the student curators, a timeline of Goya's life and current events, and a...
Curated by Kay Wilson and Aziz Daki. Art in a variety of media by Hicham Benahoud, Hassan Darsi, Abdelali Dahrouch, Safaa Erruas, Mohamed El baz, Mounir Fatmi, and Ikram Kabbaj, exploring social, cultural and political themes of our times. Essays by Kay Wilson, Aziz Daki, and...
Curated by Kay Wilson and Aziz Daki. Art in a variety of media by Hicham Benahoud, Hassan Darsi, Abdelali Dahrouch, Safaa Erruas, Mohamed El baz, Mounir Fatmi, and Ikram Kabbaj, exploring social, cultural and political themes of our times. Essays by Kay Wilson, Aziz Daki, and...
With 100 images from the 15th to the 21st century, this exhibition and catalog is a comprehensive view of the Castelvecchio's collection. Color reproductions of all 100 images and artist and drawing biographies accompany the images.
With 100 images from the 15th to the 21st century, this exhibition and catalog is a comprehensive view of the Castelvecchio's collection. Color reproductions of all 100 images and artist and drawing biographies accompany the images.
Year:  2004 Price:  $22 Dimensions:  8.5 x 11 in., 84 pp Essays by Pamela Franks and Dave Williams, interview with the artist by Saadi A. Simawe. Checklist, biography, chronology, 41 color plates, 6 bl/wh photographs of the artist.  
Year:  2004 Price:  $22 Dimensions:  8.5 x 11 in., 84 pp Essays by Pamela Franks and Dave Williams, interview with the artist by Saadi A. Simawe. Checklist, biography, chronology, 41 color plates, 6 bl/wh photographs of the artist.  
Year:  2001 Price:  $11 Dimensions:  7 x 8.5 in., 42 pp Written and organized by Emil Stamey '01, this catalog represents one of the few comprehensive examinations Gross-Bettelheim. The exhibition was held in Grinnell College's Print and Drawing Study Room. Essays include:...
Year:  2001 Price:  $11 Dimensions:  7 x 8.5 in., 42 pp Written and organized by Emil Stamey '01, this catalog represents one of the few comprehensive examinations Gross-Bettelheim. The exhibition was held in Grinnell College's Print and Drawing Study Room. Essays include:...
Year:  2001 Price:  $11 Dimensions:  7 x 8.5 in., 42 pp Written and organized by Emil Stamey '01, this catalog represents one of the few comprehensive examinations Gross-Bettelheim. The exhibition was held in Grinnell College's Print and Drawing Study Room. Essays include:...
Combining traditional printmaking techniques with unique paper shapes, stamping and collage, Achepohl creates layered images that have an even more powerful effect in their unique installation. Achepohl, professor of printmaking at the University of Iowa, sees himself not only...
Combining traditional printmaking techniques with unique paper shapes, stamping and collage, Achepohl creates layered images that have an even more powerful effect in their unique installation. Achepohl, professor of printmaking at the University of Iowa, sees himself not only...
  Year:  2003 Price:  $3 Dimensions:  7 x 11 in., opens 3-fold, 6 illustrations   Guest curator Amy Henderson '94 discusses the history of quilts within social and art historical contexts. Her essay also describes Quilter's S.O.S., a recent effort to record quiltmaker's...
  Year:  2003 Price:  $3 Dimensions:  7 x 11 in., opens 3-fold, 6 illustrations   Guest curator Amy Henderson '94 discusses the history of quilts within social and art historical contexts. Her essay also describes Quilter's S.O.S., a recent effort to record quiltmaker's...
  Year:  2003 Price:  $3 Dimensions:  7 x 11 in., opens 3-fold, 6 illustrations   Guest curator Amy Henderson '94 discusses the history of quilts within social and art historical contexts. Her essay also describes Quilter's S.O.S., a recent effort to record quiltmaker's...
  Year:  2003 Price:  $3 Dimensions:  9 x 11 in., opens 3-fold, 2 color photographs, 3 black and white   In an effort to find balance between the many roles Gale plays in life - artist, wife, mother, individual - she illustrates them in photographs, using the expressive...
  Year:  2003 Price:  $3 Dimensions:  9 x 11 in., opens 3-fold, 2 color photographs, 3 black and white   In an effort to find balance between the many roles Gale plays in life - artist, wife, mother, individual - she illustrates them in photographs, using the expressive...
  Year:  2003 Price:  $3 Dimensions:  9 x 11 in., opens 3-fold, 2 color photographs, 3 black and white   In an effort to find balance between the many roles Gale plays in life - artist, wife, mother, individual - she illustrates them in photographs, using the expressive...
  Year:  2001 Price:  $12 Dimensions:  9 x 12 in., 60 pp   As Donald Doe explains in the introduction to this catalogue, the idea of a Patient Process is not simply a method of art making but reflects a regional creative trend in the Midwest. Artists were chosen in part for...
  Year:  2001 Price:  $12 Dimensions:  9 x 12 in., 60 pp   As Donald Doe explains in the introduction to this catalogue, the idea of a Patient Process is not simply a method of art making but reflects a regional creative trend in the Midwest. Artists were chosen in part for...
  Year:  2001 Price:  $12 Dimensions:  9 x 12 in., 60 pp   As Donald Doe explains in the introduction to this catalogue, the idea of a Patient Process is not simply a method of art making but reflects a regional creative trend in the Midwest. Artists were chosen in part for...
Exhibition Date:  9 Mar 2007 -22 Apr 2007 School Year:  2006 - 2007 Location:  Faulconer Gallery   This exhibition explores history, personal narrative, and storytelling in works of 20th-century American art in the Grinnell College Art Collection. Curated by Julia McHugh '...
Exhibition Date:  9 Mar 2007 -22 Apr 2007 School Year:  2006 - 2007 Location:  Faulconer Gallery   This exhibition explores history, personal narrative, and storytelling in works of 20th-century American art in the Grinnell College Art Collection. Curated by Julia McHugh '...
Exhibition Date:  9 Mar 2007 -22 Apr 2007 School Year:  2006 - 2007 Location:  Faulconer Gallery   This exhibition explores history, personal narrative, and storytelling in works of 20th-century American art in the Grinnell College Art Collection. Curated by Julia McHugh '...
  Year:   2003 Price:   $5 Dimensions:   12 x 12 in., 25 pp John Milton's complementary poems L'Allegro and Il Penseroso inspired these two series of prints by Tony Crowley. Abstract forms and textured markings provide a visual documentation of Crowley's...
Hardcover catalog produced by the Metropolitan Museum of Art, text by Richard Shone. Philip and Janice Levin assembled a remarkable collection, primarily of paintings but also of works on paper and small bronzes, all by French artists or artists working in France between 1840 -...
Hardcover catalog produced by the Metropolitan Museum of Art, text by Richard Shone. Philip and Janice Levin assembled a remarkable collection, primarily of paintings but also of works on paper and small bronzes, all by French artists or artists working in France between 1840 -...
  Year:  2008 Price:  $20 Dimensions:  10.5 x 8 in., 80 pp   Guest Curator Elizabeth Perrill '99 organized an exhibition of contemporary Zulu Ceramics produced between 2004 and 2008. The exhibit provides a snapshot of South African contemporary ceramics that relates to the...
  Year:  2008 Price:  $20 Dimensions:  10.5 x 8 in., 80 pp   Guest Curator Elizabeth Perrill '99 organized an exhibition of contemporary Zulu Ceramics produced between 2004 and 2008. The exhibit provides a snapshot of South African contemporary ceramics that relates to the...
  Year:  2008 Price:  $20 Dimensions:  10.5 x 8 in., 80 pp   Guest Curator Elizabeth Perrill '99 organized an exhibition of contemporary Zulu Ceramics produced between 2004 and 2008. The exhibit provides a snapshot of South African contemporary ceramics that relates to the...
  Year:  2002 Price:  $13 Dimensions:  9 x 9 in., 52 pp   Curated by ten students and Assistant Professor of Art, Jenny Anger, this catalog is the product of a semester-long seminar cumulating in a three-week exhibition. The catalogue includes nine essays by the student...
  Year:  2002 Price:  $13 Dimensions:  9 x 9 in., 52 pp   Curated by ten students and Assistant Professor of Art, Jenny Anger, this catalog is the product of a semester-long seminar cumulating in a three-week exhibition. The catalogue includes nine essays by the student...
  Year:  2002 Price:  $13 Dimensions:  9 x 9 in., 52 pp   Curated by ten students and Assistant Professor of Art, Jenny Anger, this catalog is the product of a semester-long seminar cumulating in a three-week exhibition. The catalogue includes nine essays by the student...
  Exhibition:   Walter Burley Griffin and Marion Mahony Griffin in Iowa Year:   2011 Price:   $20 Dimensions:   9 x 9 in. 48 pp. Catalog with essays by Paul Kruty, Professor of Architectural History, University of Illinois, and Daniel Strong, Curator,...
  Exhibition:   Walter Burley Griffin and Marion Mahony Griffin in Iowa Year:   2011 Price:   $20 Dimensions:   9 x 9 in. 48 pp. Catalog with essays by Paul Kruty, Professor of Architectural History, University of Illinois, and Daniel Strong, Curator,...
  Exhibition:   Walter Burley Griffin and Marion Mahony Griffin in Iowa Year:   2011 Price:   $20 Dimensions:   9 x 9 in. 48 pp. Catalog with essays by Paul Kruty, Professor of Architectural History, University of Illinois, and Daniel Strong, Curator,...
Exhibition Date:  3 Feb 2006 - 17 Mar 2006 School Year:  2005 - 2006 Location:  Faulconer Gallery This exhibition, comprised of images reproduced in the British journal The New Age (1910-1914), explores Walter Sickert's impact on British modernism. The works in the...
Exhibition Date:  3 Feb 2006 - 17 Mar 2006 School Year:  2005 - 2006 Location:  Faulconer Gallery This exhibition, comprised of images reproduced in the British journal The New Age (1910-1914), explores Walter Sickert's impact on British modernism. The works in the...
Exhibition Date:  3 Feb 2006 - 17 Mar 2006 School Year:  2005 - 2006 Location:  Faulconer Gallery This exhibition, comprised of images reproduced in the British journal The New Age (1910-1914), explores Walter Sickert's impact on British modernism. The works in the...
  Year:  2009 Price:  $20 Dimensions:  10.5 x 9 in., 160 pp This catalog includes works produced at Wildwood Press from its establishment in 1996 to and exhibition held at the Faulconer Gallery in the summer of 2008, curated by Daniel Strong. Published by Faulconer...
  Year:  2009 Price:  $20 Dimensions:  10.5 x 9 in., 160 pp This catalog includes works produced at Wildwood Press from its establishment in 1996 to and exhibition held at the Faulconer Gallery in the summer of 2008, curated by Daniel Strong. Published by Faulconer...
  Year:  2009 Price:  $20 Dimensions:  10.5 x 9 in., 160 pp This catalog includes works produced at Wildwood Press from its establishment in 1996 to and exhibition held at the Faulconer Gallery in the summer of 2008, curated by Daniel Strong. Published by Faulconer...

Art Exhibition

Exhibition Date:   13 Apr 2012 -3 Jun 2012 School Year:   2011 - 2012 Location:   Faulconer Gallery   In 1966, Henry Wilhelm ’68, with photography and writing assistance from John Phillips ’67, John Wolf ’66, and Robert Hodierne ’68, created a yearbook that...
Exhibition Date:   27 Apr 2007 - 21 May 2007 School Year:   2006 - 2007 Location:   Faulconer Gallery Adelita functions as a figure for rethinking stereotypes of women in the Mexican past and in the Chicano community in the contemporary United States. Mexican-...
Ar[t]chive: American Art in Historical Context, 1930-1990 features works by 30 American artists from the Faulconer Gallery, Grinnell College Art Collection. The playful title of the exhibition reflects its unique installation: works are displayed in chronological order...
Date:   5 Apr 2013 -5 May 2013 School Year:   2012 - 2013 Location:   Faulconer Gallery Opening:   April 5, 2013 - 4:15pm The Annual Bachelor of Arts Exhibition (BAX), formerly called the Student Salon, is a professional exhibition of mature student work...
Exhibition Date:   2 Dec 2011 -28 Feb 2012 School Year:   2011 - 2012 Location:   Burling Gallery   Selections from the Faulconer Gallery, Grinnell College Art CollectionCurated by Helen Lewandowski ’12 With a selection from recent acquisitions and permanent...
Exhibition Date:   2 Nov 2012 - 16 Dec 2012 School Year:   2012 - 2013 Location:   Faulconer Gallery Opening:   November 2, 2012 - 4:15pm For the past several years, Andrew Kaufman has been exploring the concept of containment, as well as...
Exhibition Date:   18 Jun 2010 -5 Sep 2010 School Year:   2010 - 2011 Location:   Faulconer Gallery Opening:   June 18, 2010 - 4:30pm The first solo museum exhibition for Bryan Drury, recipient of an MFA in 2007 from the Graduate School of Figurative...
Exhibition Date:   23 Sep 2011 - 11 Dec 2011 School Year:   2011 - 2012 Location:   Faulconer Gallery Opening:   September 20, 2011 - 4:15pm Exhibition of posters will open on September 23 with a gallery talk by Yang Pei Ming of the Shanghai Propaganda...
Exhibition Date:   31 Aug 2012- 14 Oct 2012 School Year:   2012 - 2013 Location:   Faulconer Gallery   The Becker Collection is comprised of approximately 650 drawings by Joseph Becker and other artist-reporters who worked for Frank Leslie’s Illustrated...
Exhibition Date:  20 Aug 2012 - 4 Nov 2012School Year:  2012 - 2013Location:  Burling Library Photographer Garrett Hansen '02 visited Grinnell College's Conard Environmental Research Area (CERA) in October 2010, February 2011, April 2011, and July 2011 to create images that...
Exhibition Date:  24 Sep 2010- 12 Dec 2010 School Year:  2010 - 2011 Location:  Faulconer Gallery When we think of Grinnell as a place, we often sum up our location as simply a small town with a small elite college in a sea of corn. Yet we know that Grinnell, as a community, is...
This exhibition includes eight oversize works by three artists that consider the human body in varying states of decay. From instances of death and sickness to the body as metaphor, these works directly or indirectly ask us to examine our relationship to the unavoidable...
Exhibition Date:   23 Sep 2011- 11 Dec 2011 School Year:   2011 - 2012 Location:   Faulconer Gallery Opening:   September 23, 2011 - 5:00pm An exhibition exploring the rise of commercial printing in China during the Ming dynasty (15th-18th centuries). The...
Curated by Florence Fearrington Modern museums and art galleries have their origins in late Renaissance European private collections of artifacts gathered for study and admiration. This exhibition documents this fascinating intersection of science and art, and explores the shift...
Exhibition Date:  28 Jan 2000 - 17 Mar 2000School Year:  1999 - 2000Location:  Burling Gallery Edward S. Curtis organized his extensive accumulation of data and images in The North American Indianvolumes as an encyclopedic archive. Instead of looking at his photogravures as a...
Exhibition Date:   22 Jan 2007 - 25 Feb 2007 School Year:   2006 - 2007 Location:   Faulconer Gallery In 18th-century Rome, the practice and production of art was a lively and profitable enterprise, capitalizing on the Eternal City's recent elevation to a...
Exhibition Date:   18 Jun 2010 - 5 Sep 2010 School Year:   2010 - 2011 Location:   Faulconer Gallery Opening:   June 18, 2010 - 5:00pm In this multi-screen video installation, Harry Shearer, the veteran comedic actor of "Saturday Night Live," "This is...
Exhibition Date:  23 Apr 2012 - 3 Jun 2012School Year:  2011 - 2012Location:  John Chrystal Center Gallery Faulconer Gallery intern Nic Wilson '12 uses Jenny Holzer’s Inflammatory Essays as the starting point for an exploration of art, context and meaning. Part of Holzer’s multi...
Exhibition Date:   20 Nov 2009 - 6 Jun 2010 School Year:   2009 - 2010 Location:   Burling Gallery Opening:   December 3, 2009 - 4:15pm Illumination explores the presence or absence of light and illumination in works by Martin Blume, Horace Bristol, Fred...
Exhibition Date:  27 Apr 2001 - 21 May 2001School Year:  2000 - 2001Location:  Faulconer Gallery Curated by Emily Stamey '01, this exhibition represents one of the few comprehensive examinations of Hungarian-born American artist Jolán Gross-Bettelheim (1900-1972). This project...
Exhibition Date:   28 Jan 2011 -20 Mar 2011 School Year:   2010 - 2011 Location:   Faulconer Gallery Opening:   January 28, 2011 - 5:00pm Assistant Professor of Art Lee Emma Running presents recent work in collaboration with artists Kate Carr and Tatiana...
Exhibition Date:   1 Aug 2010 - 19 Nov 2010 School Year:   2010 - 2011 Location:   Burling Gallery Laughing Matters: Soviet Propaganda in Khrushchev's Thaw, 1956-1964was organized by curators Liliana Milkova and Masha Kowell and the Arthur Ross Gallery,...
Exhibition Date:   24 Jun 2011 -4 Sep 2011 School Year:   2011 - 2012 Location:   Faulconer Gallery California-based photographer Liz Steketee uses family photographs, old and new, as a means of exploring relationships, memory, and shifting planes where the...
Exhibition Date:   18 Jun 2010 - 5 Sep 2010 School Year:   2010 - 2011 Location:   Faulconer Gallery Opening:   June 18, 2010 - 5:00pm Although born in the Netherlands and currently based in Paris, Michael Van den Besselaar's work is firmly rooted in...
Exhibition Date:   28 Jan 2011 -17 Apr 2011 School Year:   2010 - 2011 Location:   Faulconer Gallery Opening:   January 28, 2011 - 4:30pm An exploration of mark-making by South African artist Diane Victor, whose drawings made from smoke, ashes, and dust...
Exhibition Date:   15 Jun 2012 -19 Aug 2012 School Year:   2011 - 2012 Location:   Faulconer Gallery While the Faulconer Gallery exhibits national and international artists who work in all media—from painting to video to found-object installation—the Grinnell...
New York-based artist Greg Smith draws inspiration from American car culture and classic "road movies" for his video installations. Smith uses cameras, many of which he has improvisationally tinkered with, as physical manifestations of an ideal customized vehicle - the kind of...
Exhibition Date:   29 Jan 2010 -21 Mar 2010 School Year:   2009 - 2010 Location:   Faulconer Gallery Opening:   January 29, 2010 - 4:15pm Repetition: unoriginal, complementary, boring, comforting, mechanical, symptomatic, habitual, universal. These are...
Exhibition Date:   25 Jan 2013 -17 Mar 2013 School Year:   2012 - 2013 Location:   Faulconer Gallery   For more than 25 years, Robert Polidori, the noted architectural and editorial photographer, has been photographing historic sites around the world as...
  Exhibition Date:   27 Jan 2012 -18 Mar 2012 School Year:   2011 - 2012 Location:   Faulconer Gallery Opening:   January 27, 2012 - 4:15pm For nearly six years, Los Angeles-based artist Sandow Birk has been engaged in a project to transcribe and illustrate...
Six drawings from American Qur'an, Michigan-born artist Sandow Birk's ongoing project to transcribe an English translation of the Holy book of Islam, are on view in Smith Gallery in the College's Joe Rosenfield '25 Center on 8th Avenue. The drawings are comprised of chapters 36...
Over the past several years, Michigan-born artist Sandow Birk has turned his interest and extensive travels in the Islamic world into a project to transcribe by hand an English-translated text of the 114 suras, or chapters, of the Qur'an. While adhering to traditional guidelines...
Over the past several years, Michigan-born artist Sandow Birk has turned his interest and extensive travels in the Islamic world into a project to transcribe by hand an English-translated text of the 114 suras, or chapters, of the Qur'an. While adhering to traditional guidelines...
Pop-up exhibition in the Faulconer Gallery through March 13  It feels quite appropriate for the new Grinnell Artist in Residence Program (GARP)* to invite Detroit-native Scott Hocking as one of the first residents, on the basis of his attention and dedication to place and...
Curated by Emily Stamey '01 Shopping carts, candy wrappers, grocery lists, paper bags, milk bottles, and cereal boxes—these ordinary, often overlooked items, emerge as objects for artistic investigation in Stocked: Contemporary Art from the Grocery Aisles. This exhibition...
Exhibition Date:   9 Mar 2007 -22 Apr 2007 School Year:   2006 - 2007 Location:   Faulconer Gallery This exhibition explores history, personal narrative, and storytelling in works of 20th-century American art in the Grinnell College Art Collection. Curated by...
Exhibition Date:   6 May 2011 -23 May 2011 School Year:   2010 - 2011 Location:   Faulconer Gallery Opening:   May 6, 2011 - 4:15pm An exhibition of art created by Grinnell College students over the past year.  
  Exhibition Date:   4 May 2012 -22 May 2012 School Year:   2011 - 2012 Location:   Faulconer Gallery   An exhibition of art created by Grinnell College students over the preceding year. Any student may enter up to three works in any media, and a juror chosen...
Exhibition Date:   11 Mar 2012 -3 Jun 2012 School Year:   2011 - 2012 Location:   Burling Gallery   Curated by AJ Morey ’73 and David Hechler ’72, with assistance from their classmates By the early 70s, the cultural changes and protests of the late 60s had ...
Exhibition Date:   1 Apr 2002 -21 Apr 2002 School Year:   2001 - 2002 Location:   Faulconer Gallery At the beginning of the 20th century, German artists assumed many different roles as they used their art to push the boundaries of a world in which they were...
Exhibition Date:   23 Sep 2011- 11 Dec 2011 School Year:   2011 - 2012 Location:   Faulconer Gallery Opening:   September 23, 2011 - 5:00pm This exhibition of renderings of Griffin works, focusing on those in Iowa, will put the College's Griffin-designed...
Exhibition Date:   3 Feb 2006 - 17 Mar 2006 School Year:   2005 - 2006 Location:   Faulconer Gallery This exhibition, comprised of images reproduced in the British journal The New Age (1910-1914), explores Walter Sickert's impact on British modernism. The...
Exhibition Date:   2 Nov 2012 -16 Dec 2012 School Year:   2012 - 2013 Location:   Faulconer Gallery Opening:   November 2, 2012 - 4:15pm This exhibition, developed by Assistant Professor of Theatre Craig Quintero, invites visitors to cross the boundary...
Exhibition Date:   29 Apr 2011 -14 Aug 2011 School Year:   2010 - 2011 Location:   Burling Gallery Opening:   April 29, 2011 - 4:15pm Women in Conflict: Selections from the Grinnell College Art Collection presents a diverse selection of works which...
Video of Jill Schrift: Using Sodium Silicate to Create Textures in Clay In her second solo exhibition at the Faulconer Gallery, Jill Davis Schrift, lecturer in art, creates ceramic work to transform and enrich the daily routine of eating and drinking to an artful experience...
Exhibition Date:   28 Apr 2010 -12 Dec 2010 School Year:   2009 - 2010 Location:   John Chrystal Center Gallery Opening:   April 28, 2010 - 12:00pm By bringing together lithographs from the Johnson-Horrigan Collection, this small exhibition examines the...

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Recital Hall and Rehearsal Rooms Sebring-Lewis Hall in the Bucksbaum Center has elevated Grinnell's musical performance tradition by providing an intimate, accessible, and acoustically responsive space. Well suited for student and faculty recitals and concerts, the recital hall...

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Bucksbaum Center for the Arts and the Faulconer Gallery History The Bucksbaum Center for the Arts (BCA) was built in 1999 to consolidate Grinnell’s art, music, and theatre departments under one roof. The building incorporates two structures, each designed by internationally...
Bruce Conner, TAKE TWO, D.H.O.M.S., VOL. 1, 1973/2001 Bruce Conner was a multi-media artist in the Man Ray strain, as interested in artistic identity as in artistic production, though produce he certainly did. Consumerism and its commodities — especially of the acquired, wrecked...
Chris Johansen and Barry McGee, Streetopia (the book), artists' book, 2011
Diane Victor, Birth of a Nation, suite of 10 drypoints, 2009-2010
Edward Burtynsky, Oil Spill #1, REM Forza, Gulf of Mexico, May 2011, 2011     Canadian photographer Edward Burtynsky’s international career took off with his series of photographs taken at the shipbreaking yards of Bangladesh in 2000. This series inaugurated a decade-long...
Edward Burtynsky,Pentimento, 2010   This portfolio of ten photographs, published to benefit the photography program at Ryerson University in Toronto, where Burtynsky studied, is derived from the original type 55 Polaroid negatives Burtynsky shot during visits to the...
Edward Burtynsky,Shipbuilding #4, Chittagong, Bangladesh, 2000   The artist became interested in shipbreaking in the aftermath of the Exxon Valdez oil spill, when it was announced that the insurance industry would mandate a global upgrade to double-hulled oil tankers, replacing...
Upcoming Events Yoga in the Gallery with Monica St. Angelo 12:15 – 12:50 p.m. Mondays and Thursday through December 18(Except October 20, 23, November 27)Enjoy a 30-minute yoga practice, including warming and invigorating poses and a final period of relaxation. All levels...
The Faulconer Gallery presents exhibitions of regional, national, and international artists throughout the year in 7,420 square feet of state-of-the-art exhibition space at the heart of the Bucksbaum Center for the Arts. Exhibitions in the Print and Drawing Study Room and...
Francisco Goya, Otras Leyes por el Pueblo, published 1877
The Grinnell College Art Collection began with 28 etchings given in honor of Maude Little Macy (1845-1926) and $1,200 raised for the purchase of art during the endowment campaign of 1908. Since then, gifts, bequests, and judicious purchases with endowed acquisition funds have...
1. "Ah, so you think your wife does not care enough about you, you rascal,...", plate 38 from Moeurs Conjugales, 1838-42Lithograph on woveDelteil 661 I/III proof before all letters, caption added in pen and ink 2. "The Russians continue to take their little precautions in...
Ivan Puni, Study for a Fresco, 1921 This bizarre image of a falling, hoop-holding figure who slips between nearly parallel lines against a ground of circles, rectangles, and letters—this strange scene may be Ivan Puni’s provisional sketch for his exhibition installation at Der...
Pars 3 Titleplate, Pars 3 Plate 4, and Pars 3 Plate 9 from Archetypa studiaque patris Georgii Hoefnagelii, 3 of 52 engavings by Hoefnagel and (possibly) Theodor de Bry and workshop (?) after designs by Joris (Georgii) Hoefnagel, Frankfurt, 1592Vignau-Wilberg (pp 85-92), edition...
John Scott,Commander (Bad Eye), 2011 , mixed media on paper 50 x 38 inches   Upcoming exhibition at the Faulconer Gallery featured in the Toronto Star
The Stampfli Microscope Collection In 1966, Wendell P. Stampfli, M.D. donated the collection of microscopes to the Grinnell College biology department. The group contains a replica of a significant early microscope, as well as microscopes considered to be at the forefront of...
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African Art at Grinnell College (1997) 11 x 7 in, 63 pp     Austin Thomas: Perches and Drawings (2006) 9.5 x 7 in., 88 pp     Diane Victor, Recent Work: Of Fables and Folly(2011) 10 x 6.25 in. 24 pp.                     Energy Inside (2001) 6.75 x 8.25 in...
Ricker House views, August 2011. Photography by Daniel Strong.        
Robert Polidori, Salles d’Afrique, Portrait of Louis XVI by Callet #2, Chateau de Versailles, 2007
Sarah Charlesworth,Regarding Venus, 2011 Sarah Charlesworth belongs to what is commonly called the Pictures Generation, a cohort of photographers whose modus operandi was appropriation, taking mundane mass-produced imagery and making it museum quality, calling into question the...
Sarah Charlesworth,Snake Girl, from the seriesObjects of Desire 2, 1985 Sarah Charlesworth belongs to a group of conceptual photographers who came to prominence in the 1970s and 80s and are now known as the Pictures Generation. Charlesworth, along with compatriot artists...
The Benjamin J. and Mabel T. Ricker House was designed by Walter Burley Griffin and Marion Mahony Griffin in 1911 and completed in 1912. It was the first of seven houses the Griffins designed for Iowa clients, six of which were built and the other five of which are in Mason...
Walter Burley Griffin (1876-1937) graduated from the University of Illinois in 1899. An enthusiastic follower of Chicago architect Louis Sullivan, Griffin began his career in the Oak Park practice of another Sullivan disciple, Frank Lloyd Wright, in 1901. There he met Marion...
Benjamin Ricker served on the committee that commissioned Walter Burley Griffin in 1911 to design a memorial fountain for Dr. Elbert Clark, a prominent Grinnell resident and civil servant who had died the previous year. As Griffin worked on the fountain, Ricker commissioned him...
Benjamin Jewett Ricker (1868-1950) was born and raised in Grinnell and graduated from Grinnell College in 1891. In 1895 he joined the firm of Morrison, McIntosh & Company, a Grinnell-based maker of high quality leather gloves. Upon the retirement of Andrew McIntosh in 1907...
Valerie Hammond,Anemone, 2010. Photolithograph and relief on handmade paper, 72 x 48 in.
Valerie Hammond,Blue Anemone, 2010. Photolithograph and relief on handmade paper, 72 x 48 in.
William Villalongo"The Wild, Wild West!", 2007 Evoking the last frontier of our distant past, the cowboy diplomacy of our more recent past, and the current craze for apocalyptic visions from anytime and anywhere — Maya to multiplex — William Villalongo painstakingly cuts his...
La Escuela de Cultura Popular, Martires del '68, Mexico City, Mexico, Zapata Vive! La Grafica Sigue!, screen prints, 2009

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Anyone who saw the Olympics may have gotten a sense of the sophistication of Beijing. Whatever TV can show, it’s nothing compared to the lived experience in China’s capitol city. From its wide boulevards, to trendy shopping areas seemingly without end, to skyscrapers that appear...
Anyone who saw the Olympics may have gotten a sense of the sophistication of Beijing. Whatever TV can show, it’s nothing compared to the lived experience in China’s capitol city. From its wide boulevards, to trendy shopping areas seemingly without end, to skyscrapers that appear...
Anyone who saw the Olympics may have gotten a sense of the sophistication of Beijing. Whatever TV can show, it’s nothing compared to the lived experience in China’s capitol city. From its wide boulevards, to trendy shopping areas seemingly without end, to skyscrapers that appear...
Most days find me at my desk at the Faulconer Gallery at Grinnell College. Currently I am preparing to travel to China as part of a long-standing faculty exchange between Grinnell and Nanjing University. Faculty from Nanjing come to Grinnell to conduct research and to instruct...
Most days find me at my desk at the Faulconer Gallery at Grinnell College. Currently I am preparing to travel to China as part of a long-standing faculty exchange between Grinnell and Nanjing University. Faculty from Nanjing come to Grinnell to conduct research and to instruct...
Most days find me at my desk at the Faulconer Gallery at Grinnell College. Currently I am preparing to travel to China as part of a long-standing faculty exchange between Grinnell and Nanjing University. Faculty from Nanjing come to Grinnell to conduct research and to instruct...
For all of you out there faithfully following my blog, you may have noticed that some older posts have just reappeared as new posts.  I am working with wonderful advisors back at Grinnell on sorting out some issues with the blog, and as either of us goes back in to an old post...
For all of you out there faithfully following my blog, you may have noticed that some older posts have just reappeared as new posts.  I am working with wonderful advisors back at Grinnell on sorting out some issues with the blog, and as either of us goes back in to an old post...
For all of you out there faithfully following my blog, you may have noticed that some older posts have just reappeared as new posts.  I am working with wonderful advisors back at Grinnell on sorting out some issues with the blog, and as either of us goes back in to an old post...
If you’ve got a few minutes, you can take a whirlwind tour of the world’s musical instruments by visiting Grinnell’s World Music Instrument Collection in the Bucksbaum Center for the Arts. There, you’ll find instruments as diverse as the tarka flute from the Andes, the djembe...
  This fall, the Faulconer Gallery will be presenting an exhibition made with and about the community of Grinnell.  Entitled Culturing Community: Projects about Place, the show tries to get at aspects of our little town that are not apparent on the surface.  The artists involved...
  This fall, the Faulconer Gallery will be presenting an exhibition made with and about the community of Grinnell.  Entitled Culturing Community: Projects about Place, the show tries to get at aspects of our little town that are not apparent on the surface.  The artists involved...
  This fall, the Faulconer Gallery will be presenting an exhibition made with and about the community of Grinnell.  Entitled Culturing Community: Projects about Place, the show tries to get at aspects of our little town that are not apparent on the surface.  The artists involved...
    Posted by:   Lesley Wright Art Looking Life in the Eye South African artist Diane Victor has traveled to the frozen fields of Iowa to complete drawings for her exhibition Of Fables and Folly, which opens here at the Faulconer on Friday, January 28. She is...
    Posted by:   Lesley Wright Art Looking Life in the Eye South African artist Diane Victor has traveled to the frozen fields of Iowa to complete drawings for her exhibition Of Fables and Folly, which opens here at the Faulconer on Friday, January 28. She is...
    Posted by:   Lesley Wright Art Looking Life in the Eye South African artist Diane Victor has traveled to the frozen fields of Iowa to complete drawings for her exhibition Of Fables and Folly, which opens here at the Faulconer on Friday, January 28. She is...
New York artist Greg Smith returns to Grinnell for a gallery talk on Tuesday, February 25 at 4:15. Smith’s two video installations are currently on view in Faulconer Gallery (through March 16). Both videos, Loop and Breakdown Lane, concern the artist as an ‘artifice mechanic,’...
New York artist Greg Smith returns to Grinnell for a gallery talk on Tuesday, February 25 at 4:15. Smith’s two video installations are currently on view in Faulconer Gallery (through March 16). Both videos, Loop and Breakdown Lane, concern the artist as an ‘artifice mechanic,’...
Sometimes it’s who you know. That’s how the Faulconer Gallery at Grinnell College became the site of Greg Smith’s exhibition “Quality Uncertainty: The Market for Lemons.” Smith received a Guggenheim Foundation Fellowship in 2013 based on his proposal for “Breakdown Lane,” one of...
Sometimes it’s who you know. That’s how the Faulconer Gallery at Grinnell College became the site of Greg Smith’s exhibition “Quality Uncertainty: The Market for Lemons.” Smith received a Guggenheim Foundation Fellowship in 2013 based on his proposal for “Breakdown Lane,” one of...
The annual Bachelor of Arts Exhibition (BAX), formerly the Annual Student Art Salon, begins April 11 in Faulconer Gallery. BAX is a professional exhibition of mature student works in the creative arts, including visual and performing arts. Student Organized Student organizers...
The annual Bachelor of Arts Exhibition (BAX), formerly the Annual Student Art Salon, begins April 11 in Faulconer Gallery. BAX is a professional exhibition of mature student works in the creative arts, including visual and performing arts. Student Organized Student organizers...
Step into the Rosenfield Lobby on Dec. 6, and you’ll find a special kind of book sale. Video of Child Slavery Survivors Connect with Grinnellians The 2012 Book Sale During her fellowship with 2011 Grinnell Prize winner James Kofi Annan’s organization, Challenging Heights,...
Step into the Rosenfield Lobby on Dec. 6, and you’ll find a special kind of book sale. Video of Child Slavery Survivors Connect with Grinnellians The 2012 Book Sale During her fellowship with 2011 Grinnell Prize winner James Kofi Annan’s organization, Challenging Heights,...
Step into the Rosenfield Lobby on Dec. 6, and you’ll find a special kind of book sale. Video of Child Slavery Survivors Connect with Grinnellians The 2012 Book Sale During her fellowship with 2011 Grinnell Prize winner James Kofi Annan’s organization, Challenging Heights,...
On Friday, April 4, Faulconer Gallery will welcome “Complex Conversations: Willie Cole Sculptures and Wall Works,” curated by Patterson Sims, an independent art curator, writer, and consultant based in New York. Grinnell College’s Faulconer Gallery is the exhibition’s fourth of...
On Friday, April 4, Faulconer Gallery will welcome “Complex Conversations: Willie Cole Sculptures and Wall Works,” curated by Patterson Sims, an independent art curator, writer, and consultant based in New York. Grinnell College’s Faulconer Gallery is the exhibition’s fourth of...
  Today is day 4 in Nanjing and we are beginning to know our way around.  We are staying in the Nanyuan Conference Center of Nanjing University, which is essentially the hotel for the school.  (For those of you who are former Nanjing fellows from Grinnell, we are not in the...
  Today is day 4 in Nanjing and we are beginning to know our way around.  We are staying in the Nanyuan Conference Center of Nanjing University, which is essentially the hotel for the school.  (For those of you who are former Nanjing fellows from Grinnell, we are not in the...
  Today is day 4 in Nanjing and we are beginning to know our way around.  We are staying in the Nanyuan Conference Center of Nanjing University, which is essentially the hotel for the school.  (For those of you who are former Nanjing fellows from Grinnell, we are not in the...
Over the past five years, Canadian photographer Edward Burtynsky travelled the world to create a representation of water’s increasingly fragmented lifecycle through more than 50 large-scale photographs. In these images, Burtynsky traces the roles that water plays in modern life...
Over the past five years, Canadian photographer Edward Burtynsky travelled the world to create a representation of water’s increasingly fragmented lifecycle through more than 50 large-scale photographs. In these images, Burtynsky traces the roles that water plays in modern life...
Tweeting, the Inez Louise Henely 1914 Best in Show-winner at the 2014 Bachelor of Arts Exhibition (BAX), is a series of 14 pieces of handmade paper with watermarks of text from Twitter. The artist, Delia Salomon ’14, explains what led her to create this work. “When I learned how...
Tweeting, the Inez Louise Henely 1914 Best in Show-winner at the 2014 Bachelor of Arts Exhibition (BAX), is a series of 14 pieces of handmade paper with watermarks of text from Twitter. The artist, Delia Salomon ’14, explains what led her to create this work. “When I learned how...
  Tomorrow we board a plane for a 15 hour flight to the other side of the world. I won't be able to read the language, unless it's been translated into pinyin, and I won't understand a word.  This is both deliciously tantalizing and terrifying. 10 years ago, the Faulconer...
  Tomorrow we board a plane for a 15 hour flight to the other side of the world. I won't be able to read the language, unless it's been translated into pinyin, and I won't understand a word.  This is both deliciously tantalizing and terrifying. 10 years ago, the Faulconer...
  Sunday, 21 March, will be your final opportunity to see the current exhibitions in the Faulconer Gallery, Influence and Repeat, Reveal React: Identities in Flux. The Gallery will be closed for installation from 22 March until 6 April, when we will reopen with but here all...
  Sunday, 21 March, will be your final opportunity to see the current exhibitions in the Faulconer Gallery, Influence and Repeat, Reveal React: Identities in Flux. The Gallery will be closed for installation from 22 March until 6 April, when we will reopen with but here all...
  Gary Kahn '09, an All-Midwest Conference South Division pitcher for Grinnell College who now plays baseball overseas, is featured on the D3baseball.com Web site (Click here for Web site). Kahn, from Cooper City, Fla., plays for the Karlskoga Bats of the Elitserien League in...
Thursday, Oct. 3 – Sunday, Dec. 15, 2013, Faulconer Gallery Starting on Thursday, Oct. 3, "From Wunderkammer to the Modern Museum, 1606 – 1884" will be on display at the Faulconer Gallery. The exhibition presents almost 100 rare and beautiful books drawn from the collection of...
Thursday, Oct. 3 – Sunday, Dec. 15, 2013, Faulconer Gallery Starting on Thursday, Oct. 3, "From Wunderkammer to the Modern Museum, 1606 – 1884" will be on display at the Faulconer Gallery. The exhibition presents almost 100 rare and beautiful books drawn from the collection of...
    In the U.S., we often hear about the scale of projects and economic growth in China, but from a distance and with only our own scale of reference, it's difficult to grasp.  Even here in central Nanjing, with new skyscrapers and shopping malls under construction in seemingly...
Happenstance Theater will perform IMPOSSIBLE! A Happenstance Circus at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, April 5, in Roberts Theatre in the Bucksbaum Center for the Arts. The professional company committed to devising and producing original, performer-created, visual, poetic theater. In the...
Happenstance Theater will perform IMPOSSIBLE! A Happenstance Circus at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, April 5, in Roberts Theatre in the Bucksbaum Center for the Arts. The professional company committed to devising and producing original, performer-created, visual, poetic theater. In the...
  For the last two days, we have been hosted royally in Hong Kong by friends and colleagues. They have given us glimpses of Hong Kong we would likely never have found on our own.  And they have shared their friendship which is always welcome when traveling. On Friday, Shing-wai...
  For the last two days, we have been hosted royally in Hong Kong by friends and colleagues. They have given us glimpses of Hong Kong we would likely never have found on our own.  And they have shared their friendship which is always welcome when traveling. On Friday, Shing-wai...
  For the last two days, we have been hosted royally in Hong Kong by friends and colleagues. They have given us glimpses of Hong Kong we would likely never have found on our own.  And they have shared their friendship which is always welcome when traveling. On Friday, Shing-wai...
  It's early on Friday morning, May 14, as I write, though it's still Thursday in the US.  We arrived yesterday evening right on schedule after a 14+ hour flight, which United informs us is one of their longest. We flew the polar route, almost due north over Canada and the west...
  It's early on Friday morning, May 14, as I write, though it's still Thursday in the US.  We arrived yesterday evening right on schedule after a 14+ hour flight, which United informs us is one of their longest. We flew the polar route, almost due north over Canada and the west...
  It's early on Friday morning, May 14, as I write, though it's still Thursday in the US.  We arrived yesterday evening right on schedule after a 14+ hour flight, which United informs us is one of their longest. We flew the polar route, almost due north over Canada and the west...
  This week has been a flurry of activity at the Faulconer Gallery. Our summer exhibition came down on Monday, and the first of them shipped out Tuesday. By Friday, all four of the new exhibitions were on their way to completion. The walls had been repositioned and prepped....
  This week has been a flurry of activity at the Faulconer Gallery. Our summer exhibition came down on Monday, and the first of them shipped out Tuesday. By Friday, all four of the new exhibitions were on their way to completion. The walls had been repositioned and prepped....
  This week has been a flurry of activity at the Faulconer Gallery. Our summer exhibition came down on Monday, and the first of them shipped out Tuesday. By Friday, all four of the new exhibitions were on their way to completion. The walls had been repositioned and prepped....
  Nanjing is not one of the biggest cities in China. Despite a population of over 7 million, it has a modesty about it.  The traffic though congested, flows along in a civilized way, a sort of ballet between cars, bikes, scooters and pedestrians. There are flashy shopping areas...
  Nanjing is not one of the biggest cities in China. Despite a population of over 7 million, it has a modesty about it.  The traffic though congested, flows along in a civilized way, a sort of ballet between cars, bikes, scooters and pedestrians. There are flashy shopping areas...
  Nanjing is not one of the biggest cities in China. Despite a population of over 7 million, it has a modesty about it.  The traffic though congested, flows along in a civilized way, a sort of ballet between cars, bikes, scooters and pedestrians. There are flashy shopping areas...
  “Works in Clay” by Jill Davis Schrift, lecturer in art, and “Quality Uncertainty: The Market for Lemons” by New York-based artist Greg Smith will be on display in the Faulconer Gallery from Friday, Jan. 24 through Sunday, March 16.    About “Quality Uncertainty: The Market for...
  “Works in Clay” by Jill Davis Schrift, lecturer in art, and “Quality Uncertainty: The Market for Lemons” by New York-based artist Greg Smith will be on display in the Faulconer Gallery from Friday, Jan. 24 through Sunday, March 16.    About “Quality Uncertainty: The Market for...
At the Grant O. Gale Observatory and in parks around town, two members of the College community are making sure that children in Grinnell keep their minds working over the summer. Arts in the Parks You can’t miss Tilly Woodward’s glitter-covered truck, which appears in parks...
  Once upon a time, communicating took a great deal of work. Paper was made by hand, writing was done with a handmade pen and handmade ink, and every word was handwritten. Printing presses allowed for multiple copies, but early type was hand carved, hand-set and the pages of...
  Once upon a time, communicating took a great deal of work. Paper was made by hand, writing was done with a handmade pen and handmade ink, and every word was handwritten. Printing presses allowed for multiple copies, but early type was hand carved, hand-set and the pages of...
  Once upon a time, communicating took a great deal of work. Paper was made by hand, writing was done with a handmade pen and handmade ink, and every word was handwritten. Printing presses allowed for multiple copies, but early type was hand carved, hand-set and the pages of...
Lesley, this is a sample blog entry.  You can delete it when you get started, or you can start by editing this node. 
Lesley, this is a sample blog entry.  You can delete it when you get started, or you can start by editing this node. 
  As the first artist-in-residence brought in by the new Artists@Grinnell program this spring, you might wonder if Scott Hocking has worried about his responsibility to lead by example, or at least that he would make the ten-day stay worthwhile — maybe, that is, until you see...
  On days when we aren't teaching, we set off to explore an area of the city. Sometimes we walk along wide boulevards lined with sycamore trees. The businesses on these avenues are upscale, glitzy and very polished.  They might be selling Italian design, Bentleys, or high end...
  On days when we aren't teaching, we set off to explore an area of the city. Sometimes we walk along wide boulevards lined with sycamore trees. The businesses on these avenues are upscale, glitzy and very polished.  They might be selling Italian design, Bentleys, or high end...
Friday, Sept. 20 – Sunday, Dec. 15, 2013, Faulconer Gallery "Stocked: Contemporary Art from the Grocery Aisles," curated by Emily Stamey ’01, brings the grocery store to the gallery. "Stocked" compiles the work of contemporary artists who take the grocery store and consumption...
Friday, Sept. 20 – Sunday, Dec. 15, 2013, Faulconer Gallery "Stocked: Contemporary Art from the Grocery Aisles," curated by Emily Stamey ’01, brings the grocery store to the gallery. "Stocked" compiles the work of contemporary artists who take the grocery store and consumption...
  Students in Museum Studies (Art 260) will explore works in "From Wunderkammer to the Modern Museum, 1606-1884" as significant examples from a past age, and as precursors to museum practices as we know them today. Each student will be stationed by her display case and audience ...
  Students in Museum Studies (Art 260) will explore works in "From Wunderkammer to the Modern Museum, 1606-1884" as significant examples from a past age, and as precursors to museum practices as we know them today. Each student will be stationed by her display case and audience ...
  In the past week, we've had the chance to visit two places where the focus is on preserving and maintaining the ancient tradition of Chinese woodblock printing.  Since at least the Tang dynasty (almost 2000 years ago), the Chinese have used woodblocks to print documents, books...
  In the past week, we've had the chance to visit two places where the focus is on preserving and maintaining the ancient tradition of Chinese woodblock printing.  Since at least the Tang dynasty (almost 2000 years ago), the Chinese have used woodblocks to print documents, books...
Panel Book Talk: noon Friday, Nov. 15, Bucksbaum Center Faulconer Gallery In The Structure of Scientific Revolutions, Thomas S. Kuhn argues against the view that science continually progresses throughout time. Instead, he asserts that science undergoes revolutions in which a...
Jill Davis Schrift, lecturer in art, explains how she combines traditional forms with contemporary techniques to create the texture on the vases displayed in her exhibition Works of Clay. In her second solo exhibition at the Faulconer Gallery, Schrift creates ceramic work to...
  Shanghai was our last stop in China, and I was unable to post a blog about our experiences before we flew home. As the largest city in China, Shanghai (the city) is home to as many people as Florida (the state).  Not only do about 20 million people call the city home, but...
  Shanghai was our last stop in China, and I was unable to post a blog about our experiences before we flew home. As the largest city in China, Shanghai (the city) is home to as many people as Florida (the state).  Not only do about 20 million people call the city home, but...
  Shanghai was our last stop in China, and I was unable to post a blog about our experiences before we flew home. As the largest city in China, Shanghai (the city) is home to as many people as Florida (the state).  Not only do about 20 million people call the city home, but...
  Television is a funny medium. It brings us together through shared viewing experiences, and it isolates us in a pool of light in a darkened room.  We look to the ubiquitous box for information, forgetting that what we see is produced and edited to fit a format. What we receive...
  Television is a funny medium. It brings us together through shared viewing experiences, and it isolates us in a pool of light in a darkened room.  We look to the ubiquitous box for information, forgetting that what we see is produced and edited to fit a format. What we receive...
  Television is a funny medium. It brings us together through shared viewing experiences, and it isolates us in a pool of light in a darkened room.  We look to the ubiquitous box for information, forgetting that what we see is produced and edited to fit a format. What we receive...
  After days of hearing of all the accomplishments and accolades accorded to the esteemed Professor Wu, seeing his studio and examples of his work at Nanjing University, and anticipating the moment, we were invited to a luncheon on Friday with the man himself.  He had just...
  After days of hearing of all the accomplishments and accolades accorded to the esteemed Professor Wu, seeing his studio and examples of his work at Nanjing University, and anticipating the moment, we were invited to a luncheon on Friday with the man himself.  He had just...
  After days of hearing of all the accomplishments and accolades accorded to the esteemed Professor Wu, seeing his studio and examples of his work at Nanjing University, and anticipating the moment, we were invited to a luncheon on Friday with the man himself.  He had just...
This week, our host department, the Office of International Cooperation and Exchanges at Nanjing University, provide a full-day tour of Nanjing, complete with driver and guide.  Our guide was a Nanjing native, a 25 year-old masters degree candidate in Linguistics named Yuan Yuan...
This week, our host department, the Office of International Cooperation and Exchanges at Nanjing University, provide a full-day tour of Nanjing, complete with driver and guide.  Our guide was a Nanjing native, a 25 year-old masters degree candidate in Linguistics named Yuan Yuan...
This week, our host department, the Office of International Cooperation and Exchanges at Nanjing University, provide a full-day tour of Nanjing, complete with driver and guide.  Our guide was a Nanjing native, a 25 year-old masters degree candidate in Linguistics named Yuan Yuan...
Posted by:  Lesley Wright State Rep. Scott Raecker, a Grinnell alumnus, has introduced a bill in the Iowa Legislature to sell a painting, Jackson Pollock's "Mural," owned by the University of Iowa Museum of Art in order to create a fund to pay for scholarships for art students....
Posted by:  Lesley Wright State Rep. Scott Raecker, a Grinnell alumnus, has introduced a bill in the Iowa Legislature to sell a painting, Jackson Pollock's "Mural," owned by the University of Iowa Museum of Art in order to create a fund to pay for scholarships for art students....
Posted by:  Lesley Wright State Rep. Scott Raecker, a Grinnell alumnus, has introduced a bill in the Iowa Legislature to sell a painting, Jackson Pollock's "Mural," owned by the University of Iowa Museum of Art in order to create a fund to pay for scholarships for art students....
  Panel: 4:15 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 19, Bucksbaum Center Faulconer GalleryPanel: 4:15 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 21, Bucksbaum Center Faulconer Gallery A “Wunderkammer,” or room of wonders, was at once a study, a laboratory, and a social space wherein people collected oddities and were...

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In the days before personal computers, cell phones and email came the yearbook “Grinnell College – 1966,” deemed too controversial and banned from publication by the college until 1986. Photographed by Grinnell alumni Henry Wilhelm and the late John Phillips with contributions...
GRINNELL, IA—Four exhibitions—united by a sense of community—will open Sept. 24 at Grinnell College’s Faulconer Gallery. “‘Culturing Community: Projects about Place’” will “literally and figuratively bring the community of Grinnell into the art museum,” said Lesley Wright,...
GRINNELL, IA—Four exhibitions—united by a sense of community—will open Sept. 24 at Grinnell College’s Faulconer Gallery. “‘Culturing Community: Projects about Place’” will “literally and figuratively bring the community of Grinnell into the art museum,” said Lesley Wright,...
Family photos, old and new, reconstruct memories in the summer exhibition opening at Grinnell College’s Faulconer Gallery on June 24. Using digital photographic techniques, California-based artist Liz Steketee offers creative insights into the art of photographs that explore the...
GRINNELL, IA— Artists John F. Simon, Jr. and Matthew Kluber build works that challenge assumptions about digital art in the exhibition, “Hybrid Media: John F. Simon, Jr. and Matthew Kluber,” opening Friday, April 9, in Faulconer Gallery on the Grinnell College campus. Both...
GRINNELL, IA— Artists John F. Simon, Jr. and Matthew Kluber build works that challenge assumptions about digital art in the exhibition, “Hybrid Media: John F. Simon, Jr. and Matthew Kluber,” opening Friday, April 9, in Faulconer Gallery on the Grinnell College campus. Both...
“Kind Favor, Kind Letter, “ a collaborative exhibition by Grinnell College faculty artist Lee Emma Running; Tatiana Ginsberg of Mount Holyoke College; and Santa Fe sculptor Kate Carr, will open Jan. 28 at Grinnell College’s Faulconer Gallery. The installation of handmade paper,...
“Kind Favor, Kind Letter, “ a collaborative exhibition by Grinnell College faculty artist Lee Emma Running; Tatiana Ginsberg of Mount Holyoke College; and Santa Fe sculptor Kate Carr, will open Jan. 28 at Grinnell College’s Faulconer Gallery. The installation of handmade paper,...
“Sandow Birk’s American Qur’an” will open Fri., Jan. 27 at Grinnell College’s Faulconer Gallery. The exhibition, organized by The Andy Warhol Museum of Pittsburgh, will be on view in Grinnell through Mar. 18. Birk, a California-based artist, has been engaged for the past six...
“Sandow Birk’s American Qur’an” will open Fri., Jan. 27 at Grinnell College’s Faulconer Gallery. The exhibition, organized by The Andy Warhol Museum of Pittsburgh, will be on view in Grinnell through Mar. 18. Birk, a California-based artist, has been engaged for the past six...
GRINNELL, IA—Paul Harding, winner of the 2010 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, will read from his work in the final event of the Writers@Grinnell series at 8 p.m. on Thurs., May 6 in the Faulconer Gallery in the Bucksbaum Center for the Arts on the Grinnell College campus. Harding’s...
GRINNELL, IA—Paul Harding, winner of the 2010 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, will read from his work in the final event of the Writers@Grinnell series at 8 p.m. on Thurs., May 6 in the Faulconer Gallery in the Bucksbaum Center for the Arts on the Grinnell College campus. Harding’s...
  6/1/10 GRINNELL, IA--Grinnell College's Faulconer Gallery is offering free hands-on art activities for area children and families throughout June and July. The Faulconer Arts Outreach in the Parks will offer children a choice of activities at each session held on-campus...
  6/1/10 GRINNELL, IA--Grinnell College's Faulconer Gallery is offering free hands-on art activities for area children and families throughout June and July. The Faulconer Arts Outreach in the Parks will offer children a choice of activities at each session held on-campus...

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The Faulconer Gallery in Bucksbaum presents exhibitions year-round, ranging from the annual Student Art Salon to traveling exhibitions from world-renowned artists. Students work with the gallery’s professional staff  as interns, gallery attendants, and arts outreach providers...
The Faulconer Gallery in Bucksbaum presents exhibitions year-round, ranging from the annual Student Art Salon to traveling exhibitions from world-renowned artists. Students work with the gallery’s professional staff  as interns, gallery attendants, and arts outreach providers...

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Presenting exhibitions of regional, national, and international art year-round, Faulconer Gallery is the nucleus of Grinnell’s Bucksbaum Center for the Arts. Temporary exhibitions and a permanent collection of more than 6,000 objects offer diverse classroom and research learning...
Presenting exhibitions of regional, national, and international art year-round, Faulconer Gallery is the nucleus of Grinnell’s Bucksbaum Center for the Arts. Temporary exhibitions and a permanent collection of more than 6,000 objects offer diverse classroom and research learning...
Presenting exhibitions of regional, national, and international art year-round, Faulconer Gallery is the nucleus of Grinnell’s Bucksbaum Center for the Arts. Temporary exhibitions and a permanent collection of more than 6,000 objects offer diverse classroom and research learning...

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