Art and art history

August 5, 2020

“Unless we can provide a context for indigenous objects, we might as well not have them,” says professor of art and art history Bille Wickre, referring to a collection of pre-Columbian art recently given to Albion College. Researching that context—which Wickre calls “a gift to the world”—was an ideal summer project for Rebecca Wagener, ’21 (left).

November 16, 2018

Soe Yu Nwe, a Myanmar-born ceramic artist who received her M.F.A. from the Rhode Island School of Design after receiving her bachelor’s from Albion College, is featured in Forbes’ 30 Under 30 – Art & Style 2019. Since graduating from Albion just five years ago, her works already have been displayed in several U.S. cities as well as in China, the Philippines, Taiwan and Australia.