Four Decades: Roy Nydorf’s mid-career retrospective

Paintings, drawings, prints and sculpture covering a span of forty years of artistic output will be displayed in Professor of Art Roy Nydorf’s mid-career retrospective at the Greensboro Cultural Arts Center. An opening reception will be held Thursday, April 19, 5:30-8:00 p.m.

Nydorf is only the sixth artist in the 37-year history of the Green Hill Center to hold the honor of a solo exhibition in the 7000 square foot exhibition space. The exhibition will be accompanied with a 36-page color catalogue including essays by exhibition curator Edie Carpenter, and Guilford alumnus Christopher Benfey ’77, Mellon Professor of English and Acting Dean of Faculty at Mount Holyoke College, and color reproductions of 25 works of art. Numerous related educational activities have been planned in conjunction with the exhibition including:

~Thursday, April 19, 5:30-8:00 p.m. Opening Reception
~Sunday, May 6, 2:30-3:30 p.m. Artist’s walk-through of the exhibition

~Wednesday, May 23, 5:30-6:30 p.m. Artist’s dialogue with Chris Benfey

~Sunday, June 3, 3:30 p.m. A PowerPoint presentation, “Tastes of Tuscany,”
by Roy and his wife, Terry Hammond ‘81, featuring photos from the couple’s ten trips to Italy showing the Tuscan inspirations of Roy’s art. Tuscan-themed appetizers, prepared by Mary Lacklen, will accompany the event!

This exhibition will be on display at the Green Hill Center for NC Art (address below) from April 19 – June 10, 2012. For more information visit,, or email Roy at!

*Green Hill Center for North Carolina Art, 200 N. Davie St., Greensboro, NC*

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