the female gaze

The Female Gaze: Spring 2014

Kat Cope ’05 Working from her subconscious—saying she allows materials to guide her work, Kat Cope ’05 is a mixed-media artist who works in printmaking, papermaking, and collage. Drawing since she was a child, Cope says, “Even before I went to Mount Holyoke, I wanted…... » Read more

The Female Gaze Sheila Benedis

The Female Gaze: Winter 2014

Sheila Benedis '58 An artist and writer based in New York’s Westchester County, Sheila Meyer Benedis ’58 handcrafts homemade and found paper into “collapsible art.” Working as a professional sculptor for more than twenty-five years, she has created artist books that range from accordion-folded collages…... » Read more


The Female Gaze: Fall 2013

Merli V. Guerra '09 (top) and Kimberleigh Allen Holman '09 (below). Photos from top to bottom by Shane Godfrey, Julia E. Wagnerm and Russell Holman Luminarium Dance, the brainchild of Merli V. Guerra ’09 and Kimberleigh Allen Holman ’09, is more than a modern dance company. While Guerra…... » Read more