Ancient Optics on View in Albion Storefront
Ancient optical techniques will add to the festive atmosphere on Albion’s Superior Street during this year’s Festival of the Forks in a project that links Albion College’s Art Department with Albion’s historic downtown. The Albion Camera Obscura, located at 119 S. Superior St., will be open from 12:00 – 4:00 p.m. on Saturday, September 20. The event is free and open to the public.
DeGroot, '16, Gives Archive Photo Find Its Due—and Its Own Stage
A cache of photographic negatives, overlooked for almost a century, was brought to light this summer by Audrey DeGroot, '16. Learning two historic printing techniques, DeGroot produced a gallery exhibit that will be on display in the Bobbitt Visual Arts Center on Thursday, July 17, and then at Albion's Gardner House Museum through the 2014-15 academic year.
Sculptor Middlebrook, '66, Celebrates Monumental Year
David Middlebrook, '66, is in the midst of a monumental year. The Los Gatos, Calif., sculptor was selected to participate in the prestigious Venice Biennale, running through November; his work is being featured in an exhibit as San Jose State University's Department of Art and Art History celebrates its 100th anniversary; and he has been selected for induction into the Albion College Athletic Hall of Fame in October.
Art Students Hold Spring Pottery Sale
Handmade pottery and sculptural objects are on sale as Albion College’s advanced ceramics students host their annual Spring Student Pottery Sale, scheduled for Thursday, May 2, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the College’s Kellogg Center.
For more information, contact the Albion College Art and Art History Department at 517/629-0246 or