Canadian Inuit Prints and Drawings

Inuit printmaking as we know it today dates back to 1957 when James Houston, a young European-Canadian, helped to create a cooperative graphic arts workshop in Cape Dorset, located in the northeast Canadian Arctic and part of what is now the recently created territory of Nunavut. More information about SLU’s Inuit collection and history can be found here.

Street Art Graphics

A century of street art stickers from Canada, Egypt, England, France, Germany, Indonesia, the Netherlands, Russia, Spain, Ukraine, the United States, and other countries around the world. Images appear in Jstor here.

Microcosms: A Homage to the Sacred Plants of the Americas

To pay homage to sacred plants revered by indigenous groups throughout the Americas is a way of honoring the entire world in a time of environmental emergency. This image collection—at the juncture of art, technology, and science—magnifies life in ways that may alter how humans perceive other living entities from our shared and threatened biosphere in more egalitarian terms. 

Photographs at St. Lawrence University

The Richard F. Brush Art Gallery’s Permanent Collection is comprised of over 1,000 photographs and photographic portfolios featuring some of the most important images from the mid- to late 20th-century. The gallery has also produced a printed catalogue of the photography collection.

Vietnam War-Era Photographs

Amateur photographs by American G.I.s and nurses depicting battlefields, soldiers, prisoners, and villages and city life in Vietnam, as well as protests and peace marches in the U.S.

Roy Collection of West African Textiles

In 2007, Christopher D. Roy and his wife, Nora Leonard Roy, donated to St. Lawrence University a group of textiles they collected while conducting research in Benin, Burkina Faso, Cape Verde, Congo, Côte d’Ivoire, Ghana, Mali, Niger, and Nigeria. Christopher Roy graduated from St. Lawrence in 1970, and Nora Roy in 1969.

Akala: Contemporary Nigerian Art

The Richard F. Brush Art Gallery is working with Professor Obiora Udechukwu (retired) to create a unique digital image collection of work by Nsukka and contemporary Nigerian artists.