hand-colored collagraph print by Victoria Chu ’20 was among the prints created
for last year’s “Images” collaboration. New prints will be on display Nov. 19,
following this year’s “Images” concert.
CONWAY, Ark. (November 4, 2019) — The
Hendrix College Wind Ensemble on Tuesday, Nov. 19, will present a concert
titled “Images,” a collection of programmatic works for band that includes a
collaboration with Hendrix visual arts students, who have created prints
inspired by the music. The concert begins at 7:30 p.m. in Staples Auditorium,
and is free and open to the public.
printmaking students, who worked under the guidance of Melissa Gill, associate
professor of visual arts, will discuss their process and their prints during
the concert, enhancing the relationship between visual arts and music, as well
as with the images listeners may create in their own minds during the
goal of this collaboration is to help students and the audience make
connections between the visual arts and music,” said Dr. Gretchen Renshaw
James, assistant professor of music and Wind Ensemble conductor. “Professor
Gill and I began this collaboration in Fall 2018 and received such a positive
response from students that we wanted do it again. This time, we’ve
incorporated discussions between the Wind Ensemble and Printmaking students so
the collaboration can be even more meaningful as they share their artistic
processes with one another.”
are excited about this opportunity for the students and audience to see how the
creative processes of music and printmaking inform each other in interesting
ways,” Gill said. “It will be a wonderful interplay of translations from music into
emotional response, into visual interpretation.”
the concert, the audience is invited to join the Wind Ensemble and printmaking
students in the gallery of Trieschmann Fine Arts Building for a reception and
showing of the prints.
is sponsored by the Hendrix College Department of Music.
A private liberal arts college in
Conway, Arkansas, Hendrix College consistently earns recognition as one of the
country’s leading liberal arts institutions, and is featured in Colleges
That Change Lives: 40 Schools That Will Change the Way You Think About Colleges.
Its academic quality and rigor, innovation, and value have established Hendrix
as a fixture in numerous college guides, lists, and rankings. Founded in 1876,
Hendrix has been affiliated with the United Methodist Church since 1884. To
learn more, visit www.hendrix.edu.