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Ava Cox ‘27 makes her own stamp at Wofford’s CREATE art program.

CREATE space for crafts and mental check-ins

Brandi Wylie, Editor in Chief March 12, 2024

For almost a decade, the Wofford College Wellness Center has promoted mental wellness through crafting in some variation. In the beginning, it was “Color, Tea and Me” in Greene Residence Hall. During...

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Walker Antonio at the reception for Behind Doors | Behind Eyes. There were around 60 attendees from the Wofford and Spartanburg community at the event.

Behind Doors | Behind Eyes, and behind the artist

Nola Webb March 14, 2023

On Thursday, Feb. 16, a reception was held for Behind Doors | Behind Eyes, the newest exhibit of Wofford student and art major Walker Antonio ‘23. This collection is one of the many that has held a...

Wofford’s annual student art exhibition, “Hot Now”

Catherine Lesesne March 14, 2023

The Terriers will host their annual student art exhibition, “Hot Now,” in the Richardson Family Art Gallery from March 13 to April 10. It is the largest student exhibition of the year and displays...

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Robert Mayhew, a graduate of Wofford, will be speaking about Baroque art in Leonard Auditorium. Mayhew will  focus on the painting “Allegory of Charity in Flower Garland” in his lecture,  which is in Wofford’s collection.

TONIGHT: “Seeking Seghers” art history lecture

Aiden Lockhart March 14, 2023

Wofford alum Robert Mayhew, assistant professor of foreign languages and fine arts from Wake Technical Community College, will give a lecture in Leonard Auditorium on March 14 at 6 p.m. The talk is...

Dancing through Wofford

Katie Kirk February 28, 2023

Photo by Hailey HirterThe Wofford Dance Club held a meeting on Feb. 9. Kidd taught a beginner hip-hop routine. As a middle school student, Tianna Kidd ‘25 of Greenwood, South Carolina began cheering. She...

Introducing Wofford’s New Arts Professor: Jessica Scott-Felder

Introducing Wofford’s New Arts Professor: Jessica Scott-Felder

Sheridan Kate Murray November 1, 2016
“Art is more than just the act drawing and painting, it’s a lifestyle.”
Revitalization of the Northside neighborhood: The Artlet project and Eli Blasko’s vision

Revitalization of the Northside neighborhood: The Artlet project and Eli Blasko’s vision

Contributing Writer October 18, 2016
Artist Eli Blasko was commissioned to create four Artlets, gazebo-like structures that can be used for creative gatherings such as concerts, poetry readings and exhibitions, for the Northside neighborhood.
Lighting Up Spartanburg: Community involvement and the Spartanburg Art Museum

Lighting Up Spartanburg: Community involvement and the Spartanburg Art Museum

Sheridan Kate Murray September 22, 2016
On Thursday, Sept. 15, 2016, the Spartanburg Art Museum hosted an opening reception for their newest exhibition, entitled (Un)Common Space(s). The group exhibition examined the relationship between natural, constructed and decaying space.
A balloon attached to a sculpture of a hand signing the letter “f” has deflated, portraying the ephemeral nature of life.

Considering gender and disability

Sarah Madden March 8, 2016

By: Sarah Madden, Senior Writer “I want to show the students, faculty and any visitors that a woman did all this – a disabled woman,” says Jessica Elaine Blinkhorn, surrounded by her drawings, sculptures...

Wilbanks explains to freshman Carter Rief the creative and thought processes involved in her artwork “Nature Itself is the Art,” which was one of many works showcased at The Elements of Art art showing.

Reading comic books and playing with fire

Savanny Savath February 9, 2016

By: Savanny Savath, Staff Writer With a new year comes a whole variety of new opportunities. The Wofford Interim program, which was established in the late 1960s, offers students and professors the chance...

Dr. McCain, a religion professor, explains the details of the pottery shard to senior Spencer Collins. Photo Credit: Mark Olencki.

First-hand gallery experience

Contributing Writer October 20, 2015

By: Sam Veremchuk, Contributing Writer There are several art galleries that go on every semester, and at least one of them is curated by Wofford students. This semester Assistant Professor of art and...

One of Cole’s favorite artists, Michelangelo, is featured prominently in the collection. Pictured is a panel from her Sistine Chapel series.

Margherita Cole takes Whetsell Fellowship in a comical direction

Kelsey Aylor September 22, 2015

By: Kelsey Aylor, Staff Writer This fall, Wofford College senior Margherita Cole will be displaying a collection of hand-drawn comic strips with a different twist – they all portray scenes from art...

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