Don Kimes earliest memory is of drawing.
For the past four weeks, students have been working hard at the Chautauqua Institution School of Art. They’re now ready to show off the fruits of their labor.
Oliver Dow, managing director of the School of Music, described the inter-arts collaboration meeting on Monday evening as “planting a seed.”
Provided Photo At top, “New Chair” by Julie Blackmon is part of the exhibition “Domestic Vacations” opening at the Strohl…
For the past seven weeks, the students at the Chautauqua School of Art have been hard at work in their studios. From 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. tonight in the School of Art Quad, however, their private spaces will become public, and their studios will become a forum in which the public can meet them discuss their summer endeavors.
The visual arts will have a role in this year’s inter-arts collaboration, with images projected on large, moving sails that act as a narrative thread throughout the performance.
Go West! is the first major inter-arts project produced by Chautauqua Institution that includes the visual arts element on the stage. Don Kimes, artistic director of VACI, explains how the images will be presented, and how the visual arts play a role in Go West!
After three weeks of toiling in their studios, the work of the art students will be featured in the Chautauqua School of Art Annual Student Exhibition.
For the first time in more than 60 years, the work of Charles E. Burchfield will be shown at the Chautauqua Institution when The Paintings and Writings of Charles E. Burchfield opens at the Strohl Art Center.
When Jerry Saltz agreed to be the juror for the 57th Chautauqua Annual Exhibition of Contemporary Art, he fulfilled one of artistic director of the Visual Arts at Chautauqua Institution Don Kimes’ longtime wishes.