Art and Art History

Collection Highlights



Photo Galleries

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    Every fall semester at Lake Forest College, the senior art majors enroll in a seminar designed to help the students transition from undergraduates to working artists. The students visited artist residencies, galleries, and studios in Chicago and were challenged to create three projects that reflected who they were as artists. The resulting senior show is a culmination of the work they have created throughout their college career showcasing how they view the world around them with their respective aesthetic and media. The art majors of the graduating class of 2017 would like to thank the Lake Forest Art Department for aiding in the growth of their creativity and the guidance in making them the artists they are today. They would especially like to thank Professor Karen Lebergott for giving them the confidence and mentorship to leave Lake Forest with the confidence to change the world through the power of art.   

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    Artwork produced by students in Drawing, Painting, Ceramics, Graphic Design and Photography (both digital and film) is on display as part of the annual all-campus Student Symposium held April 11, 2017.
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    There’s No Place Like Time: A Novel You Walk Through
    A retrospective of Video Artist Alana Olsen

    March 2 - April 2, 2017
    Sonnenschein Gallery and Albright Gallery

    Gallery Hours:
    M/W/F: 2PM-5PM
    SAT/SUN: 1PM-5PM
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    Through photographs, artifacts and their own words, this exhibition focuses on the worldview, ancestral lands, way of life, and contemporary challenges facing the Ese’Eja people, one of the few extant foraging socieities of the Amazon basin.
    January 24 - February 22, 2017
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    Photographer Simon Pyle uses facial recognition, microscopes and smartphones to consider the relationship between images and data. With surveillance devices and a “selfie machine,” this exhibit examines how contemporary technology impacts the creation and consumption of images, information and identities.

    November 10 - December 7, 2016