Arts News

A Record Number of Seniors Submitted Visual Art Portfolios for College Applications

Twenty seniors submitted visual art portfolios with their early acceptance and early decision college applications, the most submissions in recent years. Many of of them created websites as part of the portfolio submission process, providing an opportunity to share their work, studio practice, and artist statement. To view some of these visual art portfolios, click on the links below. 

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Students Win Top Prizes in Piano Competitions

Hats off to two talented Hotchkiss pianists who recently won top awards. Kenny Zhang ’22 was the first prize winner as the Connecticut State Representative in the Music Teachers National Association 2021 Competition in Senior Piano. 

Zhang will represent Connecticut during the Eastern Division round in December, competing against winners from 11 states.

Tomoya Furutani ’23 was the second prize winner at the Nomea International Piano Competition 2021 and the third prize winner at Chopin Avenue International Piano Competition 2021

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The Tremaine Art Gallery is pleased to present an exhibit featuring photographs by Theo Coulombe, an artist and photographer whose recent work features a series of emotive regional landscapes. Your View is My View: Landscapes and Collaborations is open through Dec. 18 to the on-campus community only.

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The Tremaine Art Gallery is back and pleased to present Process: Exploring Vulnerability as Strength featuring selected work by Hotchkiss faculty from the studio art and art history and photography, film, and related media programs. The exhibit is currently open to students, faculty, and staff through October 19.

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