Perception, life, and a dollhouse

Do you pass by the art gallery and wonder, “What’s with all the metal hanging on the wall?” Well it is none other than an art exhibit featuring the works of Terry Rathje. Some of his works that are being displayed are flattened, while others have a more three dimensional structure. Continue reading “Perception, life, and a dollhouse”

Chatting with the Faces Behind the Art

When you walk in the hall of the first floor in Building Four, what are some of the thoughts that go through your head? With our own mini gallery, which is currently filled with artwork created by BHC Alumni, many ideas about the interpretation of the artwork can flood your mind. Continue reading “Chatting with the Faces Behind the Art”

ArtSpace Exhibit: The Work of David Murray

Students and faculty alike gathered outside the ArtSpace in Building 4 to attend an artist’s reception for BHC Professor David Murray on Thursday, Aug. 28. The reception played host to a crowd of over 25 students, professors, and faculty members who showed up to view the different paintings by Professor Murray. The crowd enjoyed small refreshments while listening to a short explanation of his work by the artist, followed by an enthusiastic Q-and-A. Continue reading “ArtSpace Exhibit: The Work of David Murray”

Art-Space: Steve Banks “Ill-Suited for the Pleasantries”

On display in Bldg. 4, this month’s Art-Space exhibit, “Ill-Suited for the Pleasantries,” features recent works from Black Hawk art instructor and local artist, Steve Banks.

On display in Bldg. 4, this month’s Art-Space exhibit, “Ill-Suited for the Pleasantries,” features recent works from Black Hawk art instructor and local artist, Steve Banks.

The exhibit, which features several pieces created by Prof. Banks (at least one of which he started working on as far back as 2000), had its opening reception on Thursday, Jan. 30 and will be on display until Feb. 7.

“I call them painted constructions,” said Prof. Banks in a recent interview when asked to describe the style of his works, which fall under the “mixed-media” category, adding that Continue reading “Art-Space: Steve Banks “Ill-Suited for the Pleasantries””