Faculty News: Hallie Cohen Accepted as Visiting Artist to American Academy in Rome

November 14, 2016
Professor of Art, Hallie Cohen, Chair of the Department of Art and Art History and Director of The Hewitt Gallery of Art, has been accepted as a Visiting Artist to the American Academy in Rome for two weeks in January 2017.

Her project, Roma, City Aperture, in collaboration with writer Francis Levy, will explore the concept of capturing time-based and framed realities of the city and its environs. The result will be a visual essay with painting, videography and words.

About the American Academy in Rome

The American Academy in Rome is a leading American overseas center for independent studies and advanced research in the fine arts and humanities.

Their Visiting Artists and Scholars Program provides artists and scholars of any nationality the opportunity to participate in the intellectual study and artistic freedom, interdisciplinary exchange, and innovation that characterizes the American Academy in Rome. Through the program, artists and scholars can rent living and working space at the Academy – joining their vibrant community of:

  • 30 Rome Prize Fellows, carefully selected by a jury of distinguished peers
  • ​Residents, notable artists and scholars invited by the Director
  • ​Affiliated Fellows, from member organizations around the world, and​
  • Participants of Academy’s summer programs
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