Archive for November, 2011

Call for Art for the Art Group Calendar 2012

November 30, 2011

Hey Everyone,

The Art Group 2012 Calendar Submission deadline has been extended to Tuesday, December 13, 2011.
If you have any questions please email us at

Sabrina Husband
Art Group President

Calling all Creative Spirits

Brooklyn College Art Group is accepting artwork for its 2012 Calendar!

*Great opportunity to get your work published!*

Please submit images of your work to or contact us if you would like to drop off a disk with your image(s). Include your name, year, and title of the piece.

Deadline for submission is December 13, 2011

Member of ACA


Celebrate the 1920s at December’s Target First Saturday The Brooklyn Museum!

November 30, 2011
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Brooklyn Museum

December 2011

December’sTarget First Saturday is a celebration of glamour and physical expression inspired by the dynamism of the Jazz Age and the exhibition Youth and Beauty: Art of the American Twenties. The exhibition will come alive through programs that evoke the atmosphere of the era. Highlights include:

Target First Saturdays at the Brooklyn Museum
Saturday, December 3: Youth and Beauty
Free admission from 5 to 11 p.m.

Hazmat Modine. Photo by Robert Polumbo

5–9 p.m. Costume Contest
Throughout the Museum
Dress in your 1920s best to celebrate the exhibition Youth and Beauty. Museum staff will be photographing participants and posting the images on the Museum’s Facebookpage. The best costume will win a Youth and Beauty catalogue.

5–7 p.m. World Music
Martha A. and Robert S. Rubin Pavilion, 1st Floor
Hazmat Modine blends music styles of the twenties and thirties, including blues, swing, and New Orleans jazz. Presented in partnership with Carnegie Hall’s Neighborhood Concert Series .

5:30 p.m. Performance:
Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Auditorium, 3rd Floor
Tap dancers Lisa La Touche and Joseph Webb weave poetry, music, film, and storytelling into a performance celebrating the Harlem Renaissance. Free tickets available at the Visitor Center at 5 p.m.

6 p.m. Curator Talk
Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art Forum, 4th Floor
Catherine Morris on Eva Hesse Spectres 1960 . Free tickets available at the Visitor Center at 5 p.m.

6–7 p.m. Dance Lesson
Beaux-Arts Court, 3rd Floor
Dance instructors Nathan Bugh and Evita Arce teach the Charleston and the Lindy Hop.

6:30–8:30 p.m. Hands-on Art
Education Gallery, 1st Floor
Create a painting inspired by the artists in Youth and Beauty. Free tickets available at the Visitor Center at 5:30 p.m.

7 p.m. Museum Guide Talk
Morris A. and Meyer Schapiro Wing, 5th Floor
Museum Guide Emily Sachar on Youth and Beauty: Art of the American Twenties.

8–10 p.m. Dance Party
Beaux-Arts Court, 3rd Floor
TheHarlem Renaissance Orchestra plays music of the Jazz Age, from the Charleston to big band and swing.

9 p.m. Book Club
Waterfall Room, Luce Center for American Art, 5th Floor

Scholar Farah Griffin discusses The Blacker the Berry, a 1929 novel by Harlem Renaissance writer Wallace Thurman.

9–10 p.m. Performance
Martha A. and Robert S. Rubin Pavilion, 1st Floor
Fitness consultant Phil Sottile hosts a bodybuilding showcase that highlights the beauty of the human physique.

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Basic Design Exhibition

November 30, 2011

Brooklyn College Presents

The Art Department Basic Design Exhibition

December 4 – 11, 2011

The Boylan Gallery – 5th Floor of Boylan Hall

Reception: 5:00 pm December 9, 2011

Gallery Hours 12:00 TO 8:00.

BrooklynCollege Design Exhibition2011.pdf

FREE Brooklyn Museum

November 29, 2011

Just a reminder from the provost that we can all take advantage of the college’s membership to the Brooklyn museum!

I am extremely pleased to inform you that Brooklyn College will continue its University Membership at the Brooklyn Museum. Benefits include:

* Free admission for students, faculty and staff with a valid Brooklyn College ID card
* Guest passes. Each pass admits two and can be obtained from the Office of the Provost
* Free Museum-Educator led gallery tours, designed to compliment professor’s curriculum
* Free self-guided gallery visits, designed for professors to bring students and lead a gallery visit
* Access to academic public programming including: panel discussions, lectures and curator-and artist talks
* Internship Opportunity: One place may be held for a qualified student to intern in the Museum’s Student Guide Program

For up-to-date information on all Museum activities and programs, please visit their website at I urge you to take advantage of this special opportunity and visit the museum at different times during the year.

With best wishes,

William A. Tramontano
Provost & Vice President for Academic Affairs

Drawing Show in the Brooklyn Gallery

November 28, 2011

Brooklyn College Art Department

Selected works from Drawing I, Drawing II,
and Figure Drawing classes from Fall 2011



Bdrawing show.doc

Upcoming College Group Event at the Metropolitan Museum

November 23, 2011

This exhibition is GREAT! I highly recommend this event – Prof. Ball

Event Description:
Join the College Group at the Met on Friday, December 2 for an intimate visit to The Metropolitan Museum of Art’s special exhibition Infinite Jest: Caricature and Satire from Leonardo to Levine, currentlyon view through March 4, 2012. The event begins with a caricature drawing class led by Steve Brodner, an artist who specializes in satire and political commentary. Brodner is currently a contributor to The New Yorker, Rolling Stone, and The New York Times. The class will be followed by a viewing of the exhibition.

The drawing class begins at 6:15 p.m. in the Art Studio in the Ruth and Harold D. Uris Center for Education. At 7:00 p.m. the class will move to the Galleries for Drawings, Prints and Photographs for a viewing of the exhibition.

Space is limited; you must RSVP to mailto:metcollegegroup> to reserve your place in the class. First come, first serve. This event is free with Museum admission.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art is located on Fifth Avenue at 82nd Street.


Reminder* : MFA OpenStudio

November 18, 2011

***REMINDER**** Friday/Sunday/Monday’s event!
Nov 18, 19, 21 MFA Open Studio

Invitation to Open Studio

_Brooklyn College MFA Open Studio 2011 Fall_

Faculty, Staff, and Students Jewelry Designing Contest!

November 18, 2011

This is a once in a lifetime contest. Please review the attached items and
share it with your students and co-workers. If you have any questions,
please feel free to contact me.

Thank you,


Mindy Perlmutter, LCSW-R
Director of Education
Nassau County Coalition Against Domestic Violence
at The Safe Place
15 Grumman Road West, Suite 1000
Bethpage, NY 11714
Phone: (516) 465-4700
Fax: (516) 465-4740

Entry_Form_for_Designing_Hope_Contest OK Sept 3.doc
Rules_and_Regulations_for_Designing_Hope_Contest rev Sept3.doc

da Centotto: Opening of Copia Cartacea at Studio 10, Thursday, 7-10pm

November 17, 2011

* *

Hard copies and hard-ons and

at least one equestrian…


It will beg a few questions.

Come query at the opening tomorrow at Studio 10, 7-10pm.

Thursday the 17th, that is.

See you then.

A presto,


Undergraduate Photography in the Student Gallery

November 15, 2011

Today, Monday, November 14, 5:00 Pm
Undergraduate Photography in the Student Gallery in Boylan Hall, 5th floor
To run through Friday, November, November 18.