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Exhibition of Five College Student Artwork To Open at Hampshire College Art Gallery

Exhibition of works from Advanced Studio Seminar will run December 10–13 with a reception Dec. 12

Artwork of students from each Five College campus will be on display at the Hampshire College Art Gallery from December 10 through December 13 in a show entitled, “It’s not about space, it’s about space.”

Artwork by UMass student Edward Fath in the Five College exhibition
Artwork by UMass student Edward Fath in the Five College exhibition at Hampshire College Art Gallery

The exhibition will present work by the 13 students of the 2018 Five College Advanced Studio Seminar, a consortium course made up of top art students from each Five College campus. For this year’s course—titled “Committed to the Idea: Conceptual Cohesion Across Mediums”—students worked with New York City-based multi-disciplinary artist Miatta Kawinzi.

“Their work considers the concept of space as physical, social, emotional and temporal,” says Kawinzi, “posing questions that suggest divergent narratives and open up ‘s p a c e’ for new interpretation and exploration.”

Details of the exhibition

Reception: Wednesday, December 12th, 2018, 6 – 8 p.m.

Exhibition dates: Monday, December 10 – Thursday, December 13, 2018.

Location: Hampshire College Art Gallery, Harold F. Johnson Library Building, Ground Floor

Students participating in the Five College Advanced Studio Seminar and exhibition:

  • Levi Booker, Mount Holyoke
  • Edward Fath, UMass
  • Peter Fath, UMass
  • Emily Gear, Hampshire
  • Luis Guevara, Hampshire
  • Arianna Gutierrez, Smith
  • Kiana Harper, UMass
  • Yizhen Huang, Mount Holyoke
  • Anton Kaplan, Hampshire
  • Tehreem Mela, Mount Holyoke
  • Emily Shari, Hampshire
  • Julia Shea, Amherst
  • Sarah White, Smith

Based in Amherst, Massachusetts, Five Colleges, Inc., is a nonprofit educational consortium created in 1965 to advance the extensive educational and cultural objectives of its member institutions—Amherst, Hampshire, Mount Holyoke, and Smith colleges and the University of Massachusetts Amherst.

Artwork by Hampshire student Emily Gear in the Five College exhibition Artwork by Hampshire student Anton Kaplan in the Five College exhibition
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