Ten Questions for Artist Bethany Collins

Senior Select is a unique program sponsored by Agnes Scott’s Art and Art History Department that encourages graduating seniors to research works from the Art Papers annual auction for potential purchase for the college’s permanent collection. This year, the Class of 2013 seniors attended the auction and won the bid for Beige, 1951 by artist … Continue reading

Introduction to Artist Bethany Collins

Premise: The Art and Art History Department at Agnes Scott College funds a program called “Senior Select” that allows senior Art Studio and Art History majors to purchase a work of art. The process begins with a proposal session where we discuss the works in the annual Art Papers auction in Atlanta, GA. Once the department … Continue reading

Summaries and Interpretations

Elizabeth Fay  Elizabeth Fay’s informative introduction from her text, A Feminist Introduction to Romanticism, conveys her opinion of the works of British Romantic female writers. First, Fay cites that it is unusual to characterize novelists or female writers as consequential contributors to Romantic era (Fay 3). Fay explains the case of Jane Austen, both a … Continue reading

Anetta Newcamp, “The Rime of the Ancient Mariner”

    Interpreting Samuel Taylor Coleridge’s Poem, “The Rime of the Ancient Mariner” Although I was cognizant of a multitude of possible symbols in the poem during my initial examination of Samuel Taylor Coleridge’s poem, “The Rime of the Ancient Mariner,” I avoided judging the poem’s meaning while reading the poem because I was more … Continue reading

Anetta Newcamp, “The Rime of the Ancient Mariner”

Interpreting Samuel Taylor Coleridge’s Poem, “The Rime of the Ancient Mariner” Although I was cognizant of a multitude of possible symbols in the poem during my initial examination of Samuel Taylor Coleridge’s poem, “The Rime of the Ancient Mariner,” I avoided judging the poem’s meaning while reading the poem because I was more focused upon … Continue reading

To Be or Not to Be an EMP?

To Be or Not to Be an EMP?

To Be or Not to Be an EMP? What’s the real question? To be an EMP (Emerging Museum Professional) is to be dedicated to a cause, an idea, a lifetime of commitment.  While this statement may seem dramatic, it is often the choices we make early in life that shape the rest of our career. … Continue reading

Agnes Scott goes to the Auction!

Agnes Scott goes to the Auction!

Last weekend, Agnes Scott Art Department students and faculty attended the Art Papers Auction at Mason Murer gallery, an event hosting the works of many local artists. Recently, a new tradition, established by Agnes students and faculty, is for the students to buy a work of art as a gift, their senior investiture to the … Continue reading