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Godwin-Ternbach Event: Artist Talk with Jordan Casteel

The Godwin-Ternbach Museum is proud to welcome contemporary artist Jordan Casteel for a virtual artist talk on Tuesday, January 19, 2021 at 7pm.

Casteel has rooted her practice in community engagement, painting from her own photographs of people she encounters. Posing her subjects within their natural environments, her nearly life-size portraits and cropped compositions chronicle personal observations of the human experience.

This program is presented in conjunction with the virtual exhibition HUMAN/Nature: Portraits from the Permanent Collection. Program is FREE and registrations are required.
Please email gtmuseum@qc.cuny.edu to register and receive instructions on how to join us online.

For information on upcoming events, please visit us at: http://gtmuseum.org/programs/gallery-talks/

Scholarship Opportunity: Beinecke Scholarship

The Beinecke Scholarship provides support for academically gifted juniors planning to pursue graduate studies in the arts, humanities, or social sciences at partner institutions. If you are a Queens College junior with a high GPA pursuing an appropriate major, you may be eligible to apply. The award provides $4,000 of initial support to assist with the graduate school application process, then a total of $30,000 over the first two years of graduate study.
To watch a recorded information session that includes details about the application process, please visit the QC Fellowships blog at https://eportfolios.macaulay.cuny.edu/qcfellowships.
The application deadline is January 28.

Internship Opportunity: 2021 Internships at the Metropolitan Museum of Art

Join a community of interns to gain professional skills and learn about museum practice! The Metropolitan Museum of Art is currently accepting applications for paid Summer and Long-Term 2021 internships on-site at The Met in a wide range of department areas.

The deadline to apply is January 27, 11:59 pm ET

The Met will also be holding an information session on internships in their Design Department. Wondering what to include in your application? Join a 45-minute online information session before the summer application closes on January 27! Meet Design staff, learn about what interns do in the department, and ask questions. The session is free, but registration is required. Register here!

Spring 2021 Course Offering: ARTS 272 – Etching/Intaglio Printmaking

Seats are still open for ARTS 272/ARTS 372, a hybrid course on Mondays 1:40-5:30 with Professor Lisa Mackie.

This Course covers several processes used to create a printing matrix on copper, plexiglass and cardboard. Drypoint, carborundum aquatint, and the use of collagraph plates and monotype will be demonstrated. Printing techniques: stencil printing, relief and intaglio inking, multi-plate registration and editioning will be covered. This semester we will be mixing color ink using  waterbase and soap base inks so that you may work at home. Catalytic assignments will be presented to correlate with related printmaking techniques. Students will select from Project Themes such as: “Que Sommes Nous/Ou Allons Nous?” and “Choose an Evolving Topic.” Through the process of working in a printmaking series, images may also be reexamined, varied and extended. We will visually explore concepts and allow them to develop among the parameters and new territory of Intaglio/Etching and venture into Mixed Media. Participants will also be informed about the Heritage, History, and Technology of Traditional and Contemporary Printmaking.

Students interesting in registering for the course can use the following CUNYfirst codes:
ARTS 272 | 53797
ARTS 372 | 53798
ARTS 7271| 11878

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