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UNCW unveils new seahawk sculpture

The new seahawk sculpture displayed near Pelican and Sandpiper Halls.

William Becker, Staff Writer

August 31, 2020

UNC Wilmington (UNCW) recently held a small ceremony and celebration to unveil a new sculpture on campus.  This new sculpture, which like many of the statues and sculptures on campus, was created by Dumay Gorham. It features two seahawks standing on the edge of the nest.  Echoing another infamous sc...

UNCW’s Boseman Gallery opens annual All Student Show

The annual All Student Show opened in the UNCW Boseman Gallery on Feb. 27, 2020. Photo by Lauren Wessell.

Lauren Wessell, Social Media Manager

March 4, 2020

The Association for Campus Entertainment’s (ACE) annual All Student Show, located in UNC Wilmington's the Ann Flack Boseman Gallery, opened Thursday, Feb. 27, featuring work from any student regardless of major and incorporated mediums ranging from digital illustration to oil on canvas to steel sculptures. Loraine...

UNCW hosts Art for the Masses 2019

Art from student artist B. MacBride as part of UNCW's 2019 Art for the Masses. Photo by Fairley Lloyd.

Fairley Lloyd, Staff Writer

November 30, 2019

UNC Wilmington’s Campus Life & Arts Programs and the Department of Art & Art History held Art for the Masses for its 17th year on Nov. 23 at the Burney Center. It is a community event that showcases local artwork. All work was sold for under $300 and 100 percent of all sale proceeds went to...

“Of the Earth” exhibit: fiber and rope and twine, oh my!

Photo by Sydney Blair.

Sydney Blair, Contributing Writer

October 24, 2019

The pendant on display to the right side of the gallery has an obtuse-triangular shape with rounded corners. It contains a zigzag pattern of complementary pigments: red, orange and greenish-blue. The pendant on display to the left side of the gallery has a square-diamond shape with a serpentine pattern...

A peek inside the Boseman gallery: We Are UNCW exhibit

Sydney Blair, Contributing Writer

October 7, 2019

Like a row of oblong dominoes, five lunette windows — half-moon shaped and lucent — assemble in a line. The middle window is bigger than the others and aligns in front of the entrance. Below the divide of the window, a label reads, “WE ARE UNCW.” The school-color, navy-blue text adhered to...

All Student Show winners highlight student life and anatomy

Loraine Scalamoni’s “Classic Repose” won Best In Show at the All Student Show on February 28, 2019.

Brenna Flanagan, Lifestyles Assistant Editor

March 5, 2019

UNC Wilmington opened the annual All Student Show in the Ann Flack Boseman Gallery on Feb. 28, 2019. Over 50 students submitted their work to a jury that selected a wide variety of student art from drawings, sculptures, ceramics, paintings, photography and more.

‘Reflections on Colorism: Art as the Alternative Mirror’ opens in CAB

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Sunshine Angulo, Staff Writer

March 5, 2019

On Feb. 28, the Cultural Arts Building held a reception for the opening of their newest art exhibit, “Reflections on Colorism: Art as the Alternative Mirror.” The exhibit is curated by Dr. Sarah L. Webb, creator of “Colorism Healing,” and the professor of creative writing at the University of Illinois Springfield.

Coping Ugly: The newest Boseman Gallery exhibit that opens up a conversation on grief

Photo credit: Brenna Flanagan

Brenna Flanagan, Lifestyles Assistant Editor

January 28, 2019

Artist Heather Lewis presents her collection "Coping Ugly" to help others cope with grief and to confront the stigmas around grieving.

For the love of monsters: the creative mind of a UNCW sophomore

Photo Credit: Rachel Cash

Rachel Cash, Contributing Writer

November 15, 2018

Jules Miller has sewn enough that he knows the pros and cons of each kind of fabric. He recommends minky for stuffed plushies. Fleece gets pilly. Plush sheds flakes of fabric when you cut along the edges. Felt is too stiff. Minky is perfect because although it sheds, it is not fuzzy on both sides....

New Boseman Gallery exhibit features art from UNCW alum

“Blind Greed” is the main centerpiece of artist Nathan Ryan Verwey’s collection in the Boseman Gallery lasting until Nov. 9. This piece is sculpted of ceramic and is on sale for $1000. - Photo by Brenna Flanagan

Brenna Flanagan, Staff Writer

November 6, 2018

A local Wilmington artist and UNCW alum is the new feature in the Boseman Gallery, which will show his street-art inspired collection until Nov. 9. Nathan Ryan Verwey received his Bachelor of Arts from UNCW and is now painting and sculpting vibrant graffiti pieces for the Wilmington community. “We...

World Outside of Wilmington: Insights from Iranian Street Art

World Outside of Wilmington: Insights from Iranian Street Art

Amanda Milana, Contributing Writer

May 30, 2018

Editor’s Note: Amanda Milana is a student at UNCW majoring in International Studies and is a Contributing Writer for The Seahawk. The opinions expressed in this article are solely those of the author. All suggestions and inquiries may be sent via email to [email protected] The picture of Iran...

My Inktober experience

My Inktober experience

Skylar Chadwick, Contributing Writer

November 13, 2017

31 days, 31 drawings. The Inktober initiative was created in 2009 by Jake JP Parker. He wanted to challenge himself to improve his inking skills and develop positive drawing habits. However, he soon realized that this challenge could be beneficial to other artists and introduced it to the publ...

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