Juried Student Exhibition 2022

Department of Art & Design

April 27, 2022 to May 22, 2022

The View from My Rooftop by Lixuan Wu. medium: oil on canvas. date: 2021. dimensions: 18 x 24 inches


But while we are confined to books, though the most select and classic, and read only particular written languages, which are themselves but dialects and provincial, we are in danger of forgetting the language which all things and events speak without metaphor, which alone is copious and standard. Much is published, but little printed. The rays which stream through the shutter will be no longer remembered when the shutter is wholly removed. No method nor discipline can supersede the necessity of being forever on the alert. What is a course of history, or philosophy, or poetry, no matter how well selected, or the best society, or the most admirable routine of life, compared with the discipline of looking always at what is to be seen? Will you be a reader, a student merely, or a seer?


Henry David Thoreau, Walden; or Life in the Woods, 1854

Curator: A. Coffey