Visual Arts Department
The renowned painter used printing techniques and collaborated with poet Reginald Dwayne Betts to produce a series of politically charged portraits aimed at highlighting flaws in the criminal justice system.
Nine months after his death at the age of eighty, renowned composer and former Bowdoin music professor Elliott Schwartz will be honored on Friday September 8, 2017. There will be an evening of music on campus that in some ways will be as unconventional as the man himself, said Associate Professor of Music Vineet Shende.
Renowned photographer Abelardo Morrell ’71 has donated a piece of artwork to the Manhattan gallery where he used to work as a night watchman, and dedicated it to the security guards who still work there.
Six members of the Bowdoin faculty have been appointed to named chairs at the College. The appointees come from a variety of academic fields, including visual arts, Asian studies, religion and modern languages.
The book, titled “Take Me to the River”, features photographs by Kolster of four rivers that flow into the Atlantic Ocean—the Androscoggin, Schuylkill, James, and Savannah—as they emerge from two centuries of industrial use and neglect.