Posts Tagged 'Fowler-Kellogg Art Center'

Amp usher Burnett uses found thread in her weavings

Amp usher Burnett uses found thread in her weavings

Think of Gina Burnett as the unofficial artist in residence of Chautauqua Institution’s Amphitheater. Burnett, wrapping up her third season as an Amphitheater usher, has the responsibility of scanning patrons into the Amp for the morning lecture and cleaning up after they leave. She has turned that clean-up process into an art project.

Student artists become professionals, sell work from Fowler-Kellogg Exhibition

Student artists become professionals, sell work from Fowler-Kellogg Exhibition

In an untitled piece, ceramics student Emily Harki attached crumpled squares of porcelain to several long wires, which she twisted into curls and drilled into two white wooden panels. Harki’s monochromatic piece, which measures the size of a small billboard, sold for $1,000 at the Chautauqua School of Art Annual Student Exhibition. It’s the most expensive sale from the student art show so far.

Open Members Exhibition combines talent, community, philanthropy

Open Members Exhibition combines talent, community, philanthropy

As the Student Exhibition comes down in the Fowler-Kellogg Art Center, another show goes up featuring different artists but with a similar philosophy.

The annual VACI Open Members Exhibition opening reception is today from 3–5 p.m. Visual Arts at Chautauqua Institution will highlight local artists and community members, who will show their work and support the School of Art.

Bob Hopper, member of the VACI Partners board, enjoys where the Members Exhibition sits in the Chautauqua art scene.