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Obie Sighting: Josh Neufeld ’89

The New York Times book review recently published an article about a graphic novel created by Oberlin Art History major Josh Neufeld, class of 1989.  The book, “A.D.: New Orleans After the Deluge,”  follows the stories of 7 real-life survivors of Hurricane Katrina.  Josh Neufeld was living in New York when Katrina hit and felt compelled to go to New Orleans and volunteer with the Red Cross.   His experiences and the people he met while working there were translated into graphic-novel form, a medium Neufeld has published in previously.   The graphic novel was originally published online at Smithmag.org but the expanded printed version was published by Pantheon.

http://www.nytimes.com/2009/08/24/books/24neufeld.html?_r=1&emc=eta1

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Posted by on September 4, 2009 in Obie Sighting

 

Welcome Back

The Art Library blog is up and running for Fall 2009! The Oberlin Art Events list has been updated to include all upcoming events and previous years’ events have been archived (see link at the bottom of events page). The purpose of this blog is to increase student and faculty awareness of all goings-on in the department and also serve as a mode of communication. Any suggestions about how to better run the blog, or to notify us of an art show, event, student project or alumni work please email us as arthelp@oberlin.edu.

First up: Art Opening of group show containing Oberlin Professors’ work…

Friday, September 4, 2009. 6-9pm at Mount Vernon Nazarene University’s Schnormeier Gallery.

Opening of “Heavenly Day” a show co-curated by Marcella Hackbardt, associate professor of art at Kenyon, and John Donnelly, MVNU professor of art. The show is the inagural exhibition of the new gallery, which is located in downtown Mount Vernon’s Buchwald Center. The show contains a variety of media, including sculpture, painting and photography. Artists from several colleges are represented, including Oberlin’s own Pipo Nguyen-Duy and Rebecca Cross. The gallery is located at 211 S. Main Street in Mount Vernon, and the hours are Monday through Friday 10 a.m.-6 p.m., and Saturday 11 a.m.-4 p.m. The show will be up until Oct. 16.

http://www.mvnu.edu/news/PressReleases/0910/artheavenly.asp

 
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