Events & Exhibitions

Recently in Leeds Gallery, Runyan Center

Blue States

Blue States

Elena K. Dahl

May 14 - June 4, 2014

Gallery Talk and Closing Reception:

Wednesday, June 4, 3:00 pm


Join Elena K. Dahl, an interdisciplinary artist working in installation, performance, and photography, on a photographic exploration of hope.  "Blue States" features images of dormant materials "hoping," gathered up and evolving out from a negative space.  More about the artist.


Recent exhibitions in Leeds Gallery

Recently in Ronald Gallery, Lilly Library

Quaker Quilters Annual Show 

June 12 - July 30, 2014


Each summer Ronald Gallery hosts an exhibition of work from the Quaker Quilters, a local quilting club.

This year's show features quilts by:

Mary Abbott-Williams

Mary Ellen Rupe Cain

June Cope Chidester

Gwen Halsted

Lee Hogenauer

Helen Johnson

Betsy Kirk

Mary Mullin

Cherie H. Ogren

Monica Rice

Sandra Ward-Angell








Recent exhibitions in Ronald Gallery













2014 Senior Art History Symposium and Senior Art Show

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Sunday, April 6 

Art History Symposium: 1:00 pm, Hancock Room, Runyan Center

Art Show Opening Reception: 3:00 pm, Leeds Gallery, Runyan Center & Ronald Gallery, Lilly Library

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This year's senior art events were widely attended and highly successful!  The hard work and careful preparation that the students put in was evident as faculty, community and family members and fellow students enjoyed three well-researched and professionally-presented papers at the Senior Art History Symposium and a packed reception for the Senior Art Show. Check out more photos from the Senior Art Show.

Art Seniors, Class of 2014

Rapt -Maryanne Braine 

Maryanne Braine, photography                              

Simon Conrad 

Simon Conrad, ceramics    



 Angelica Cruz DeSimio, art history 





Hannah Fox 

Hannah Fox, fibers

Rosa Friedrichs 

Rosa Friedrichs, ceramics

Flora Hay 

Flora Hay, painting





Noah Marshall 

Noah Marshall, metals

Natalie Reitz


 Natalie Reitz, photography



 Abraham Shklar, art history  





Summer Sleight


 Summer Sleight, metals



 Kathryn Rockefeller, art history                                               

Caroline Rosoff


 Caroline Rosoff, metals





David Walker


 David Walker, Jr., photography

Julia Welbaum -Davis


 Julia Welbaum-Davis, painting

Rachael Warriner


 Rachael Warriner, photography                       

Yaro Zabavskiy


 Yaroslav Zabavskiy, photography






Senior Capstone projects and events


Swords into Plowshares

For the upcoming juried exhibition Swords into Plowshares, Earlham College seeks art that transforms weapons and repurposes them, rejecting violence, and moving the viewer. 

For more information, or if you are interested in submitting work for the show, please see the Call for Entries.

Recent Art Department Events

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