Stories

Thursday, February 22, 2024

The Art of Seeing

Learn more about the work and career of award-winning artist Ellen Buselli (B.F.A. '74) in the AAP Alumni Archive.


Monday, February 19, 2024

Art Exhibition to Explore Freedom of Expression Theme

The Cornell Chronicle previews the March exhibition at AAP which will showcase 15 projects in dialogue with the universitywide theme year created by more than 20 student, faculty, and alumni artists and collaborators across the university. Media range from video, drawing, and painting to fabric, 3D-printed objects, music, and performance.


Friday, February 16, 2024

Glenn Ligon: Material to be Played With

In a wide-ranging discussion that covered career building, race, politics, and how emerging artists are approaching the art world, Art Professor and Department Chair Paul Ramírez Jonas spoke with Glenn Ligon in advance of Ligon's talk at AAP on March 5.


Monday, February 12, 2024

Reshaping Steel and Public Perception

Learn more about the work and career of Mark Gibian (B.F.A./B.A. '79) in the AAP Alumni Archive.


Monday, January 22, 2024

Spring 2024: Your Essential Guide to the Semester Ahead

After a winter break to regroup and recharge, the 2024 spring semester begins with a flurry of activity that will introduce new classes and workshops, showcase exemplary creativity and research, and bring a roster of exciting guests to AAP campuses in Ithaca, Rome, and New York City.


Tuesday, January 2, 2024

For Two Cornellian Pals, Art Meets Life — Now in Book Form

Jonathan "JJ" Manford (B.F.A. '06) is the subject of Gordon Sander's ('72, B.A. '73) new book Rooms, set to be published by a small Latvian art press this month, according to Cornell Chronicle.


Friday, December 8, 2023

More Than a Postcard Experience: Rome at the Margins

This semester's Cornell in Rome students expanded their understanding of the city through collaborative classwork that invited them to investigate life and culture at its peripheries.


Monday, December 4, 2023

The B.F.A. Program at Cornell University

Artists are specialists of the imagination, and we're looking for that radical spark in our applicants. Through exploration and research, students build skills and relationships, make connections, and unearth what drives their art making so that they can be the artist they want to be in the world. Applications are due by January 2, 2024.


Monday, December 4, 2023

Bradley Verhelle (B.F.A. '24): A Cornell Story

When he's not in class, Bradley Verhelle (B.F.A. '24) can usually be found pursuing his passions in the Tjaden Hall darkroom or the Olin and Uris Library spaces, researching and reviving old photographic processes and designing exhibits. This is his Cornell Story.


Thursday, November 9, 2023

An Energy All Their Own: Inside the Paintings and Practice of EJ Hauser

EJ Hauser, this semester's Teiger Mentor in the Arts, shares thoughts on materiality, criticism, and sustaining a life as an artist in advance of their lecture at the College of Architecture, Art, and Planning (AAP) on November 30.


Monday, October 16, 2023

Inquiry Through Making

Director of Undergraduate Studies and Assistant Professor in the Department of Art Oscar Rene Cornejo offers insights into his creative practice, approach to pedagogy, and the college's Bachelor of Fine Arts program he helps to shape and lead.


Monday, October 2, 2023

A Fearless Entrepreneur

Learn more about the work and career of Price Arana (B.F.A. '86) in the AAP Alumni Archive.


Thursday, August 24, 2023

A Bold, Buoyant View of Color

Learn more about the work and career of Japanese American artist Amie Cunat (M.F.A. '12) in the AAP Alumni Archive.


Monday, August 21, 2023

Gaining Ground, Looking Forward: Fall 2023 Semester Highlights at AAP

The College of Architecture, Art, and Planning (AAP) kicks off the semester energized by the addition of new leadership and faculty, advances across the departments, and exciting opportunities presented by innovative courses, cross-disciplinary initiatives, and special events.


Friday, August 18, 2023

National Mall Installation Invites Public to "Let Freedom Ring"

Featured in the Cornell Chronicle, the exhibition includes an interactive bell tower by Art Chair and Professor Paul Ramírez Jonas, one of six featured projects which aim to create a more inclusive commemorative landscape on the mall.


Wednesday, August 16, 2023

Beyond Granite: Pulling Together Artist Preview — Paul Ramírez Jonas

In a video for the Beyond Granite exhibition on the National Mall, Art Chair Paul Ramírez Jonas discusses his installation Let Freedom Ring ahead of the opening on August 18.


Tuesday, July 25, 2023

New Leadership and Faculty Join AAP

The College of Architecture, Art, and Planning announces new leadership and faculty ahead of the fall 2023 semester.


Monday, May 15, 2023

Multi-College Scholars Think Deeply About Cities

The College of Arts & Sciences reports on two cross-disciplinary graduate courses taught this year as part of Cornell's Mellon Collaborative Studies in Architecture, Urbanism, and the Humanities program.


Monday, April 24, 2023

In Practice with Ava Leeser (B.F.A. '23)

Undergraduate art student Ava Leeser (B.F.A. '23) shares thoughts on her time at Cornell AAP and making work for her recent exhibition titled blue, a series of oil paintings focused on the interplay between the feminine experience, perception, memory, distortion, and realism in figurative representation.


Monday, March 6, 2023

Following a Thread Toward Joy: Spring 2023 Teiger Mentor in the Arts Wells Chandler

In advance of his March 23 lecture at the College of Architecture, Art, and Planning (AAP), Art Department faculty member Wells Chandler shares insights into his studio practice and approach to pedagogy, both of which seek to offer liberating safety and intense delight.


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