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Senior Arts Profile: Jon Straker
Senior Arts Profile

Senior Arts Profile: Jon Straker

Every week, The Mac Weekly sits down with a senior arts major. This week we caught up with studio art major Jon Straker. He hails from Lacrosse, Wisconsin and was adopted from Korea. What kinds of art do you do? I don’t have a specific medium I always focus on, but I enjoy working with…

Jacob Rath: Senior Art Major
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Jacob Rath: Senior Art Major

For the past two years, the Arts Section has been interviewing Senior Art Majors about their past, their art, and their hopes for the future. This year, most of the interviews have taken place via email. When given the list of questions that are usually given to the interviewees, Jacob Rath ’13 wrote the following…

Erin Holt: Senior Art Major
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Erin Holt: Senior Art Major

What else are you involved in on campus? I’m also an Anthro minor and I host a radio show called Metal (+Mystery). Who are your favorite artists? Bruce Connors, Lee Bontecou and VNV Nation, which is an Irish Industrial Group. When did you first become interested in art? I’ve always been interested in art, but…

Exhibit Review: Ornamentation and Crime
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Exhibit Review: Ornamentation and Crime

Standing outside of Parastou Forouhar’s exhibit, Ornamentation and Crime, currently on display at the Law Warschaw Gallery, you might think that you’re standing outside of a glass funhouse of butterflies and balloons, designed for children to play in and explore. Balloons tied to strings at least ten feet tall are attached to free-moving washers, inviting…