This Year Concluded with Two Great Events!

Wow. This past weekend was filled with amazing art. Thursday evening provided the Guilford community a chance to venture off campus in support of one of our own, professor Roy Nydorf. A collection of works spanning forty years filled the Greenhill Center for NC Art. The gallery space buzzed with conversation between Guilford students, faculty, and alumni, as well as family members and friends of the artist. Works ranged in size from that of a postcard to canvases only slightlyRead more

Tuesday 4/18/2012

  Today the Sculpture II/III class visited the studio of Greensboro based artist Jim Galluchi. After touring the facilities the class sat down with Jim to discuss plans for upcoming assignments. Tara Wright unloaded the soda kiln containing much of the work that will be shown in the thesis exhibition this Friday (7pm Founders Gallery). Here is a sneak peek at a couple pieces she made.Read more

Bird Vases

Ceramics 1 gets to design their own assignment for their final piece. Heather built a set of bird inspired vases with little wings on each one.Read more

A week full of exciting Art Events!

This week has several art events to look forward to. Wednesday night is the Spring Awards Ceremony. Two talented Guilford artist will be receiving awards from the art department. The Merry Moor Winnett Scholarship Award is given to a photo student and the JS Laing Award is up for grabs in all other mediums. The event starts in the Carnegie room of the library at 5:15 pm and goes until around 6:00. Thursday is the much anticipated opening of Roy Nydorf’s show atRead more

Art Showcase at the Homegrown Film Festival

Taken from Facebook: The Guilford Film Society is shaking things up a little this year with our Homegrown Film Festival and we are turning it into an arts showcase as well as a film festival! For all you artists out there whether you’re a photographer, painter or whatever your medium may be, this is a great opportunity for you! Your art will be displayed in the lobby of Bryan Jr. Auditorium available for everyone attending the film festival to enjoy onRead more

Congrats to Alum Brittney May!

Brittney May (’11) just won a project grant through the United Arts Council of Greater Greensboro.  May applied for funding to build a web site, get professional photographs of her work and promotional materials to support her professional practice.  May’s work continues on themes of identity, death and decay.  She has recently completed a series of ten heavily altered dolls with mechanical and sound elements.  Five works from this series will be on display at The Hart Witzen Gallery 136 E 36Read more

THE UNKNOWN NC A&T

THE UNKOWN North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University   The Visual Arts Program SENIOR ART EXHIBITION Opening Reception: Thursday, April 5, 2012 5:00pm -7:00pm / Henry Clinton Taylor Gallery The Dudley Memorial Building   The Department of Visual and Performing Arts The College of Arts and Sciences   SHIRA BENSON / ANDREW BLAKE / DONYA HADDOCK / REGINALD KUEWA TARON SWINDELL / BRITANNY JONES / ABRA BOLLING / ASHLEY KEEN CONNELL LATHAM / CHADNEY GILES / PAULENA ODEN / ARRINGTON WEST LILLIERead more

Ceramics Snapshots

Will Dawson ’11 returned to help with the firing of the wood kiln this past Wednesday. Photo Credits Sammy Wandel. Charlie demonstrates to Giovanna, Sammy, and Summer, how to throw a bowl from eleven pounds of clay.Read more

A Revelation at UNCG’s Open Studio

This past weekend’s visit to the UNCG MFA open studio has really had me thinking about how things would be different if I were a part of a larger art department instead of here in Hege Cox. As soon as I pulled up to UNCG’s art facilities I was dumbfounded. Exploring their welding pad (which dwarves ours out back), I became envious at the near limitless access to materials. Peeking through the window of a large garage door I sawRead more