Monthly Archives: December 2016

Happy Holidays from the Teti Library at the New Hampshire Institute of Art!

Winter in the CityHave a peaceful holiday and an ARTFUL new year!

Because we don’t want to miss you,
please check out the Teti Library’s website for our hours during
semester break before making the journey to see us. http://nhia.libguides.com/home

Image:
Winter in the City,  by J. Macduff, oil on canvas
SuperStock/ Universal Images Group
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What’s going on at the Currier Museum of Art in 2017?

If you are looking for a little reading during NHIA’s winter break, check out the Currier’s new magazine titled, infocus.
This  mobile-optimized magazine features information on upcoming exhibitions as well as some of the ‘behind the scenes’ activities at the museum.  Enjoy!

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Snowflakes – Can you catch them with your camera?

Early photographer, Wilson A. Bentley is recognized for his photography of snowflakes.  What a great topic to explore on the First Day of winter here at NHIA?

NHIA Art Educators – Check out the classroom activities featured at the Smithsonian site below as well as images and more!

Smithsonian Institution – Archives – Wilson A. Bentley

Wilson A. Bentley –  The First Photographs of Snowflakes

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What would your ‘snow masterpiece’ look like?

snow-angelEven though winter is just beginning, NHIA has lots of snow already.
How can you combine your creative side with the great outdoors when this time of year can be difficult to set up that easel or tripod for long periods of time?
See how these artists (featured in a previous HuffPosts) have used snow to their artistic advantage: Huffington Post.

image: Snow Angel. Bill Longcore / Photo Researchers / Universal Images Group
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ARTstor highlights the digitization of NHIA’s Thom Adams’ Photography Collection

The Thom Adams Photography Collection, known lovingly to NHIA photographers, visual artists and writers alike, was just featured in a recent blog post by ARTstor.   “ARTstor is a nonprofit with a mission to use digital images and media to enhance scholarship and education.” Using ARTstor’s Shared Shelf, the Teti Library staff, with the help of NHIA’s Photography Department, a NHIA photography intern and Mr. Adams himself, published 22 images this past semester, (Fall 2016). See the post here: Ongoing Project…
In addition to the Adams’ collection, 135 photographic prints donated by Norbert Kleber have been digitized and can be found in NHIA’s Underground Gallery Collection on Shared Shelf Commons. Using the Browse tool, view these two collections, along with shared collections from other institutions, here: Shared Shelf Commons

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NHIA Illustrators – Act Now – deadline approaching!

Want your work to be published in a popular art magazine?
Consider submitting your illustrations to Communication Arts
latest competition.  Take a peek at the impressive list of jurors for the competition below:

Ryan Anderson, partner/creative director, Fluid Advertising, Bountiful, UT
Chris Buzelli, illustrator, New York, NY
Kristen Nobles, art director, Candlewick Press, Somerville, MA
Lesley Q. Palmer, art director, AARP Media, Washington DC
Carolyn Perot, art director, Mother Jones, San Francisco, CA

Find out how to enter your work here: Communication Arts – 2017 Illustration Competition

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Outsider Art comes to NYC – 2017

If any of you NHIA folks visit NY this coming January,  The Outsider Art Fair is an internationally recognized fair of works from Folk/Art Brut /Outsider artists represented by national and international galleries. This fair will take place at the Metropolitan Pavilion in NY during January 19-22.  To learn more about the upcoming fair and its exhibiting artists, click here: Outsider Art Fair Announces 2017 NY Exhibitor List.

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