Art Objects Considered

Art Objects Considered

The Art Objects Considered blog explores art throughout Hiram College history.

  Hello Everyone!!! The Fall 12-week is finally coming to a close. It seems like each week flew by so fast! During the 12, I have been busy with working on my nature series for Advanced Photography. About my series: My series to embodies my dream of a new natural world. When running away from obstacles such as the death of close loved ones or physicals insecurities, I often think of life as a fairytale and daydream about escaping reality.   In this series, each photograph can represent any female looking to escape through dreaming. Nature is spiritual protection from anything that tries to harm their ideal world.  The picture I have presented with this series is one that I made in the forest called Poison Ivy, with the model being my friend that also attends Hiram, Anna Borkan. This photo in particular is funny, because while I was hunting for areas to...
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Hello Everyone! I hope all students and faculty are enjoying the Spring 3-week so far!!! This week has been the beginning of my 3-week class, Environmental Art with Professor Linda Bourassa. We are on a journey to find the answer to the question: What is Environmental Art? In this class we have been using natural materials from the environment around us as a medium and influence in assignments. It is a great way to experience the outdoors and become one with nature. The class has worked as a team to come up with a pond design we are building at Hiram Farm. On Monday, April 22nd, which was Earth Day, the class spent the time digging and shaping the pond. It is not done yet, but it looks great so far. The majority of this 3-week will be held at Hiram's Field Station. So far we have had a tour there;...
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Hello! I would like to congratulate Elle Rochford on winning the "Paul A. Rochford Award for Excellence." Elle received this honor on Wednesday for her body of drawings at Hiram's Annual Juried Student Art Show. Elle uses her mastery of the stippling technique, demonstrating several compositions of work made of small dots, which vary in shades of value and size. Her choice of medium for the drawings is ink, and in some pieces she even adds color pencil. The main subject of most of Elle's illustrations is anatomy. She has a very exceptional way of demonstrating the internal organs and the outside of the body. There is one distinctive piece from the rest of her work named Cubist Crucifixer that made it in to the show. It is also currently receiving commendation from the Cleveland Museum of Art in their spring exhibition "Connecting with Caporali." The Cubist Crucifixer portrays religious imagery...
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