Sydney Petersen ’19 and Phoebe Mol ’19 working on a new mural for the Art & Art History department.

Special Opportunities

  • Sydney Petersen, Isabel Le and Miya Ito were selected for the Art Department’s postgraduate apprenticeship program for 2019-2020.
  • Sydney Petersen ’19 is painting an original mural in the main hallway of the Studio Art building, assisted by Phoebe Mol, in 2020.
  • Eleanor Hohulin ’19 received the Donovan Art History Academic Travel Award to support her research project on Belgian Surrealism in 2018.
  • Maja Bendtsen, Ilana Budenosky and Lachlan Hinwood were selected for the Art Department’s postgraduate apprenticeship program for 2017-2018.
  • Juliette Myers ’17 earned a Macalester Live It! Fund grant to design and lead Empowering Artistic Voices, a collaborative public art project with 10 teenagers who identified as low-income Latinx youth. She also won a Taylor Shadowing Fellowship, a stipend to shadow professionals in a desired career field, such as art therapist,
  • Print II students donated original works to Art4Shelter, a benefit show and sale for Simpson¬†Housing Services held at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts in 2018.
  • Hundreds of bowls were made and donated by students in Summer Hills Bonczyk’s ceramic classes for the Gary Erickson Empty Bowls Fundraiser 2017-2019, benefiting Second Harvest Heartland food bank.

 

The Macalester Art Gallery

Sample Topics Courses

  • Race, Class & Gender in American Art
  • Color
  • Digging into Greek Art
  • Art and the American Culture Wars
  • Art and Technology
  • Dissent
  • Public Art
  • Architectural Drawing