My Journey: Heddi Vaughan Siebel’s Voyage of Artmaking

By Meena Roy “History is personal,”  Siebel tells the audience in the Ellis White lecture hall amidst a stunning photo backdrop of a polar bear jaw bone that belonged to her grandfather, Dr. John Colin Vaughan.  The history behind her grandfather’s perilous 1903 Ziegler Polar expedition and experience being marooned on the Franz Josef Land Archipelago for two years largely […]

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My Body, My Art.

By John Plue As tattoos become more accepted into every day society, more opinions are surfacing regarding them. One of the most common dilemmas among the tattoo world is whether tattoos should be meaningful or not. I understand why someone would want a meaningful tattoo. It is a piece of work that will be on their body until they either […]

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Andrea S. Olmstead: “We Are All Artists”

By Charlotte Schofield Fitchburg State University’s Fine Arts professor Andrea S. Olmstead sees how art affects us in our everyday lives. “The shades of blue in the sky, the plants chosen for a garden, a shirt we buy, books we read, music we listen to, cars we like, the sports we play…it’s everywhere.” Growing up in the Florida Panhandle, Olmstead […]

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New Art Installation Challenges Stigma Surrounding Sexual Violence

By Jaly Marquez An art installation called “What were you wearing” was installed by the Feminist Conversations club on the first floor of Hammond. The piece features a series of outfits on a wall and above each piece is a caption stating that “What were you wearing?” and a response from each individual outfit. This exhibit is to showcase the […]

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University Showcases Award-Wining Artist

By Alyssa MacKinnon Located on the G-floor of Hammond Hall in the Fitchburg State Art Gallery, sits the work of sculptor and Harvard professor Claudia Olds Goldie. “I showcased the pieces I’ve done after 2010 and now, to show it as a series,” Goldie said at the FSU exhibit. Goldie’s work relies on the female figure. Each sculpture reflects a […]

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