“I Know What I Want Things to Sound Like”: Hollins Senior Earns Design Honors From Prestigious Theatre Conferences
Anna Johnson ’21 recently earned first place awards from the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival Region IV and the Southeastern Theatre Conference. Both honored her for her sound design work on Hollins Theatre’s “The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time.”
Wilson Museum’s Online Exhibitions Spotlight Work by Artist-in-Residence, Art Faculty
The Eleanor D. Wilson Museum at Hollins University is featuring “Eleanor Ray: 2021 Frances Niederer Artist-in-Residence” and “Elise Schweitzer: Painted Arches and Walled Gardents” through April 25.
Balancing Act: Hollins Professor Deftly Juggles Filmmaking with Teaching
With 40 years as a professional filmmaker and nearly three decades teaching film in higher education. Associate Professor of Film Amy Gerber-Stroh has found that immersion in both vocations is the key to success and fulfillment.
M.A.T. Student’s Gift for Creating Miniatures Earns Spotlight on HGTV’s “Biggest Little Christmas Showdown”
Amanda Kelly, who currently is pursuing a Master of Arts in Teaching degree with a visual arts endorsement at Hollins, and her fiancée and creative partner Bree Sepulveda, have reached the finals of this four-episode competition that boasts a grand prize of $50,000.
Hollins Announces Eleanor Ray as 2021 Niederer Artist-In-Residence
Each year, the artist-in-residence program brings to campus a nationally recognized artist who produces work and teaches a special seminar. Ray’s work has been shown in solo exhibitions in New York City and Athens, Georgia, and is in the collection of a prominent art gallery in Sydney, Australia.
Penguin Random House to Publish Hollins Author’s Debut Novel
“The Road to After,” an illustrated middle grade novel in verse by Rebekah Lowell M.F.A. ’19, will be released in the spring of 2022.
Wilson Museum Exhibition Inspired by the Ideas of Immigrants and “Otherness”
Award-winning author and illustrator Mary Jane Begin deconstructs the creative process and shares the development of two book projects in the exhibition “Mapping the Imagination,” which will be on display June 28 – September 9. Begin will become chair of Hollins’ M.F.A. summer program in children’s book writing and illustrating on July 1.
With Gratitude To Her Parents and Professors, Yitazba Largo-Anderson ’19 Finds “The Power Of My Voice”
Majoring in English with a concentration in multicultural literature and a minor in social justice at Hollins, she will be completing a fellowship next year at the College of William and Mary that focuses on making inclusivity and diversity more prevalent in academic research.
Hollins Honored For Best Undergraduate Theatre Program in Virginia
OnStage Blog, one of the most-read theatre websites in the world, recognizes Hollins Theatre as being among some of the best in the nation.
Hollins Partners With City of Roanoke For Art By Bus, Writer By Bus Programs
The university is helping promote the value of public transportation to the Roanoke Valley by bringing visual arts and inspired writing onto the area’s bus network
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