R. Luke DuBois: Portraits and Landscapes

August 18 – December 6, 2015 Samek Gallery, 3rd Floor Elaine Langone Center R. Luke DuBois, A More Perfect Union [detail], 2011. Image courtesy of bitforms gallery inc. R. Luke DuBois handles data like origami, transforming a mundane instrumental base material into something unexpected, even beautiful. A More Perfect Union transforms the language from 19 million online dating profiles into an atlas of American love, and Hindsight is Always 20/20... Read More

Putting together a student exhibition

After hosting and moderating a panel discussion with the seven artists whose work is on display in the 28th Annual Student Exhibition I heard a few comments that people wanted to know a little bit more about what I had to do with the show. As curator of the exhibition I tried to take a back seat and let all of the attention fall on the artists, but perhaps that wasn’t so fair. In the panel discussion I asked question after question to these... Read More

What Happened by Elizabeth King

Out from the vaults of our Museum Collection to the light of our Video Wall, the Samek Art Gallery presents What Happened, by artist Elizabeth King. King described the genesis for this video artwork, “An experimental project in collaboration with director Richard Kizu-Blair, this is a stop-action animation on 35-mm. film depicting the private ruminative gestures of a small life-like articulated figure, a sculpture I call “Pupil.”... Read More

Artist talk with John Craig Freeman & Will Pappenheimer

Artists Talk: 
John Craig Freeman
& Will Pappenheimer 7 p.m., Tuesday, October 18, 2011 
Gallery Theatre, 3rd floor ELC John Craig Freeman 
& Will Pappenheimer, members of the artist collective MANIFEST.AR, will discuss their new media artworks in the current Samek Art Gallery Exhibition, Not Here [link: http://www.bucknell.edu/x70622.xml]. Augmented Reality is the art of overlaying virtual content on top of physical reality. Using... Read More

Art for the Masses: Scott Snibbe’s “Falling Girl”

Scott Snibbe, Falling Girl, 2008, Video Projection Its been great this semester to see the responses of students, faculty, staff, and other passersby to our new Video Wall right outside the doors of the Samek. Our inaugural piece of video art was by West Coast media artist, filmmaker, and researcher in interactivity, Scott Snibbe. The work Falling Girl is a whimsical video of a young woman perched atop of an ornate art deco-y skyscraper and, as the... Read More

Timothy Greenfield-Sanders lecture on August 30, 2011 at the Samek Art Gallery

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Tim Wise: Colorblind: The Rise of Post-Racial Politics and the Retreat from Racial Equity

Lecture at the Campus Theatre, Lewisburg on Tuesday, September 13, 2011 as part of a four part series entitled Communities in Conversation about Race presented by CARE (Community Alliance for Respect & Equality) and supported by Bucknell University, Bloomsburg University and Susquehanna University.      Read More

Video of Author & Punisher

Hey check out some video that Anikke Myers, Bucknell’s Photography Graduate Assistant, shot for us last weekend. Sorry if the sound quality isn’t the best. We hope to post a sound clip soon! Enjoy! Untitled from Anikke Myers on Vimeo.  Read More

Gallery Locations

The Samek Gallery
3rd Floor, Elaine Langone Center
Bucknell University

The Downtown Gallery
416 Market Street
Lewisburg, PA 17837