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September 14th, 2021 - February 20, 2022
The Life of Toussaint L’Ouverture, 1986–97, is a rare series of 15 prints depicting the life of the leader of the Haitian Revolution. Based on Lawrence’s series of 41 tempera paintings by the same name, the prints in this series manifest Lawrence’s remarkable ability to poignantly chronicle little-known histories. Haiti was the first republic in the world to be founded by former slaves. An important fact on its own terms, this history and Toussaint L’Ouverture’s role in this quest for freedom gains a new level of relevance today within the context of the ongoing struggle for racial justice.
November 19 - December 12, 2021
The 2021 Faculty Biennial features recent work by Colby’s teaching artists. This exhibition encompasses the diverse range of media explored by art department faculty members Bradley Borthwick, Bevin Engman, Gary Green, Amanda Lilleston, and Thalassa Raasch.