Archive for the ‘School of Arts’ Category

Feast day Saint Albert the Great: 15 November

Thursday, November 13th, 2014

Saint Albert the Great is one of the patron saints of The Faculty of Education and Arts. A Dominican Friar, Albert was a scientist long before the age of science, and an adviser to popes, bishops, kings, and statesmen. He is one of only 35 Doctors of the Church. What are ...

True to type

Monday, August 18th, 2014

ACU Strathfield Campus Library recently hosted an exhibition of paintings inspired by the acquisition of The Saint John’s Bible. Now visitors are being treated to a display of graphic posters designed by ARTS111 students. An exploration of typography, the students researched the influence of Modernist art movements such as Cubism, ...

Extended trial: Adam Matthew Digital Collections

Friday, July 25th, 2014

We have five collections from Adam Matthew Digital Collections from Sage - all on trial, extended until 31 August. The First World War - this includes the latest First World War Visual Perspectives and Narratives and First World War: Personal Experiences and Propaganda and Recruitment. Empire Online - manuscript, printed and visual ...

Week 5 winner: The Saint John’s Bible Student Exhibition Artwork

Thursday, June 26th, 2014

The final winner in The Saint John’s Bible Student Exhibition is Isabella Plust for her painting, In the Beginning. What is this all about? How does the Bible speak to you? First-year visual arts students were invited to view The Historical Books volume of The Saint John’s Bible. They were then issued ...

On trial: Tiananmen Square and U.S. China relations, 1989-1993 and World War I and Revolution in Russia, 1914-1918

Wednesday, June 25th, 2014

We have these two collections/resources on trial until 31 July from Archives Unbound (Gale). Tiananmen Square and U.S.-China relations, 1989-1993 and World War I and Revolution in Russia, 1914-1918 Access both Tiananmen Square and U.S.-China relations, 1989-1993 and World War I and Revolution in Russia, 1914-1918. We are reviewing these resources, but need your help. ...

On trial: Early Experiences in Australasia: Primary Sources and Personal Narratives 1788-1901

Tuesday, June 24th, 2014

We have Early Experiences in Australasia: Primary Sources and Personal Narratives 1788-1901 on trial until 26 July. From Alexander Street Press, Early Experiences in Australasia: Primary Sources and Personal Narratives 1788-1901 ..."provides a unique and personal view of events in the region from the arrival of the first settlers through to ...

The Saint John’s Bible Student Exhibition Artwork: week 4 winner

Tuesday, June 17th, 2014

This week’s winner is Laura Caruso for her powerful artwork, The Agony of the Cross. 1. Can you tell us a little bit about your artwork? My work focuses on the brutalisation and abuse taken by Jesus before his Crucifixion, descriptions explain him being "struck in the face" and swelling of the ...

Encyclopedia of Women and Leadership in Twentieth-Century Australia

Monday, June 16th, 2014

For an interesting look at the women who occupied leadership positions during the twentieth century in Australia, check out The Encyclopedia of Women and Leadership in Twentieth-Century Australia. The Encyclopedia includes over 600 individual entries, with the focus being on women not already well documented in existing online resources. It is edited ...

Week 3 winner: The Saint John’s Bible Student Exhibition Artwork

Wednesday, June 11th, 2014

This week’s featured winner for The Saint John’s Bible Student Art Exhibition is Montana Burnett for her painting Let There Be Light. 1. Can you tell us a little bit about your artwork? My artwork is an abstract interpretation of light conquering the darkness of our world. The light of God shines ...

The Saint John’s Bible Student Exhibition Artwork: week 2 winner

Wednesday, June 4th, 2014

The Saint John’s Bible Student Exhibition Artwork: week 2 winner is Daniel Smith 1. Can you tell us a little bit about your artwork? My art work was inspired by art deco style and so I incorporated art deco buildings from New York and Paris and the Eastern Orthodox use of gold ...