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May 2015: Congratulations to VES prize winners!

Congratulations to the following VES students on their 2015 prizes:

Harry Choi '16: Sydney M. Williams, Jr. Traveling Fellowship for the Visual Arts
Ashleigh Coté '15: Thomas Temple Hoopes Prize and the Council Prize in Visual Arts
Alistair Debling '16: Sydney M. Williams, Jr. Traveling Fellowship for the Visual Arts
Julian Avery Leonard '15: Albert Alcalay Prize and Shaw Traveling Fellowship
Ethan Pierce '14-15: Rudolf Arnheim Prize
Christina Rodriguez '15: Alan Symonds Award
Natalie Smith '15: Thomas Temple Hoopes Prize and Captain Jonathan Fay Prize


May 2015: Matt Saunders at Marian Goodman Gallery

A solo exhibition by Matt Saunders is on view at Marian Goodman Gallery in New York through May 30. Included in the exhibition is Poelzig/The Intricate Alps, a new multi-channel video work with color, hand-drawn animation. For more information about the exhibition, visit the Marian Goodman Gallery website.

Matt Saunders, Marian Goodman Gallery installation view, 2015




May 2015: VES alum Jesse Aron Green '02 at Harvard Art Museums

Jesse Aron Green's installation Ärztliche Zimmergymnastik (Medicalized Indoor Gymnastics) (2008) is on view at the Harvard Art Museums from May 23-August 9, 2015. The 80-minute projected video and associated sculptural and photographic works and drawings were recently acquired by the Museum. Green, a 2002 graduate, will speak about his work in a lecture on Wednesday, May 27, at 6:00 pm.

Jesse Aron Green, Arztliche Zimmergymnastik (Medicalized Indoor Gymnastics), 2008


May 2015: VES alum Damien Chazelle '07 on Harvard to Hollywood Panel

VES alum Damien Chazelle '07 returned to campus to speak about his Oscar-nominated film Whiplash, along with co-producers Helen Estabrook '03 and Nicholas Britell '03. Introduced by President Drew Faust, the alumni shared their experiences in making the film and talked about how they ended up in Hollywood. The panel was moderated by VES Chair Robb Moss. Read more about the panel in the Gazette.

Still of Whiplash panel discussion on May 13


May 2015: Ashleigh Coté and Natalie Smith win Hoopes Prizes

Congratulations to VES Hoopes Prize winners Ashleigh Coté '15 and Natalie Smith '15! Watch Ashleigh's prize-winning animated thesis short film, "Counterweight," in the Sert Gallery as part of the VES Thesis Exhibition (on view in the Carpenter Center, Wednesday-Sunday, 12-7pm, through May 28).

Ashleigh Cote, Counterweight, still, 2015


April 2015: Annette Lemieux at Mana Contemporary

Annette Lemieux's work is part of THEOREM. You Simply Destroy the Image I Always Had of Myself, a group exhibition opening on May 3 at Mana Contemporary in Jersey City. The show is curated by Octavio Zaya and features works by 30 international artists.

Annette Lemieux, Last Wall Down, 2010


March 2015: Annette Lemieux at Kent Fine Art

Everybody Wants to be a Catchy Tune, an exhibition of work by Annette Lemieux, opens on March 26 at Kent Fine Art Gallery in New York. The show is on view through May 16.

Annette Lemieux, Everybody Wants to Be a Catchy Tune


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