Painting in Dodge

A student in headphones paints a bright-colored canvas in a sunny room in Dodge Hall at Columbia University.

April 21, 2023

In Visual Arts Professor David Antonio Cruz's Figure Painting class in Dodge Hall, students express themselves through art. Learn more about David Antonio Cruz and the artist’s greater responsibility, why the university should be a place for productive failure, and why it is important to fall in love with your obsessions.

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