Entries by Christine Zheng

Lunder Institute Resident Fellows: Creating Community through Art

Lunder Institute residential fellowships provide artists with spacious studios as well as opportunities for collaboration with Colby College faculty, students, staff, the Waterville community, and the region. The program involves artists at different stages of their careers and working in a range of artistic disciplines and mediums. Adriane Herman, who serves as a professor and […]

Sarah Sockbeson Named a 2021–22 Lunder Institute Senior Fellow and Alfonso Ossorio Foundation Creative Production Grant Recipient

The Lunder Institute for American Art has named Maine-based artist Sarah Sockbeson will serve as a Lunder Institute senior fellow and the recipient of the 2021–22 Alfonso Ossorio Creative Production Grant. Established in 2019 supported by the Ossorio Foundation, the Alfonso Ossorio Creative Production Grant provides financial support to artists affiliated with the Colby Museum […]

Golaleh Yazdani to Be the Next Lunder Institute Resident Fellow

The Lunder Institute for American Art is pleased to announce that Golaleh Yazdani, an Iranian-born mixed media artist currently based in Portland, Maine, will be the next resident fellow at the Greene Block + Studios in downtown Waterville. Yazdani will join Veronica Perez, Julia Arredondo, and E. Saffronia Downing, who each began their fellowships in 2021, […]

2021-22 research fellows convene in Maine

Participants in the 2021–22 Lunder Institute Research Fellowship program on the Art of the American Southwest visited Waterville in October. During their time at Colby College, they met with each other, with staff, and with their student research assistants, and they viewed the works they are researching in the Colby College Museum of Art’s collection. Led by […]

Muna Brown ’23 Reflects on Her Work with Dread Scott

In early October, Lunder Institute for American Art Senior Fellow Dread Scott visited Waterville for the first of his on-campus engagements with the Colby College community during his yearlong fellowship. Scott delivered a lecture, titled “The Art of Liberation,” at the Greene Block + Studios, inviting audience members to explore important questions surrounding the economic, social, […]

Dread Scott: The Art of Liberation

Presented by the Colby Museum’s Lunder Institute for American Art Dread Scott imagines a world free of oppression and exploitation, with resistance and liberation at the forefront. During this talk, the artist will present a range of work from the past 30 years that addresses themes of American identity and patriotism, including the criminalization of […]

The Lunder Institute is Hiring!

Attention current Colby College students—the Lunder Institute for American Art at the Colby College Museum of Art is seeking applicants for the following paid student internships: Student Organizer for Senior Fellow Dread Scott The Lunder Institute for American Art (LIAA) seeks one student to serve as intern to artist and Lunder Institute Senior Fellow Dread […]

Meet Our Fall 2021 Residential Fellows

In September, two new residential fellows—Julia Arredondo and E. Saffronia Downing—will join continuing residential fellows Adriane Herman and Veronica Perez at the Lunder Institute through December 2021. Established earlier this year, Lunder Institute residential fellowships provide artists with spacious studios as well as opportunities for collaboration with Colby College faculty, students, and staff, the Waterville […]