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  • Si Se Puede exhibit through October 28
    Daniel Katz-Hernandez, ’14
    , has his work featured at the Hispanic Heritage Month/Si Se Puede exhibition at Washburn Arts Center. He is joined by other Deaf Hispanic and Latina/o/x artists. This exhibition began last night and continues through October 28.
  • Art exhibition at La Cosecha
    There will also be an art exhibition at La Cosecha, 1280 Fourth Street Northeast, from October 1 to 30, 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily. It is free and open to the public.  The exhibition title is Festejamos el arte de los Sordos. Curated by Leticia Arellano, ’94, this exhibition features works by Deaf artists from Latin American countries.
  • Faculty member wins public art competition
    Art professor Michelle McAuliffe, ’02, won a design competition for a new mural on the Metropolitan Branch Trail (MBT) overpass above M Street Northeast in NoMa, near the NoMa-Gallaudet U Metro station. 

    The NoMa Business Improvement District (BID) issued an open call to artists in early this spring, and received submissions from a wide variety of local artist. A committee of BID staff and community volunteers selected three finalist designs to be put to a community-wide vote.McAuliffe’s design was selected, and was installed this past summer. It was formally dedicated on Thursday, September 15.

    McAuliffe’s winning design features an array of human hands which spell out “NoMa” in American Sign Language (ASL).
  • Deaf Studies faculty members curate Deaf History Through Deaf art exhibition at RIT/NTID
    Deaf Studies faculty members Erin Moriarty Harrelson; Octavian Robinson, ’02 & G-’04, and former Board of Trustees member and chair Brenda Jo Brueggemann curated a new exhibit in the Joseph F. and Helen C. Dyer Arts Center at Rochester Institute of Technology’s National Technical Institute for the Deaf. The exhibit, “Shaped by the American Dream: Deaf History through Deaf Art,” features more than 140 works celebrating the Deaf American experience. It will run through April 21, 2023.

    This exhibit was made possible by a grant from the Terra Foundation of American Art. It features artworks by 30 U.S.-born and immigrant deaf and hard of hearing artists practicing in a variety of media. The art on display is from Dyer’s permanent collection, as well as selected loans from the late 19th century, and highlights the Deaf American experience from 1889 through 1989.

    See this news release for more information.

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