Stump Speeches ◙ Sculpture Opening

“Everyone that sow the seed and harvest the field celebrate together.” ~Zelmyra Fisher Sculpture alum, William W. Kimmell ’15 will be formally revealing his latest sculpture this Wednesday at 1:30 in front of the Art building. Will’s sculpture features a tree stump surrounded by a beautiful array of multi-colored stained glass leaves that illuminate when met with sunlight. We’ll be posting more details about Will’s piece and how it came to be on display in front of the Art building soon, so stay tuned. SeeRead more

UPDATE‼ 2 Exhibition Opportunities‼

♢ 1. A wonderful opportunity just popped up right next door to Guilford, in the West Concourse Gallery at Friends Homes West. Friends Homes is hosting a juried student artwork exhibit that will be juried by art alum Kelly L. Taylor ’15 and Friends Homes’ Art Gallery Curator Yvonne Williams. The show is open to all current Guilford students and ALL MEDIUMS! If you have work that you would like to enter, take a few photos of your piece/s (jpgs please) and emailRead more

Come talk art + eat PIZZA! ✧TOMORROW✧

Quick announcement! Tomorrow, the Art Department is hosting a special series of events that will give art students a chance to do a little networking and talk art with Guilford art grads! Oh and there will be pizza! Come to Art After Guilford tomorrow  between 1:30 and 7. Events will begin in the Art Gallery and end in upstairs Hege-Cox. A few Guilford alums who are doing awesome things with their art degrees will be sharing some time and advice to currentRead more

Transmogrify Print Portfolio Exchange

From Merriam-Webster: trans·mog·ri·fied      trans·mog·ri·fy·ing transitive verb :  to change or alter greatly and often with grotesque or humorous effect intransitive verb :  to become transmogrified It all started with the first email from Guilford alum Jack Arthur Wood ’12. He was calling upon fellow artists to share thoughts on a seedling of an idea: a cross-country, collaborative print exchange. “The Transmogrify Print Portfolio Exchange is a do it yourself art effort with boisterous spirit, geared towards the world ofRead more

□ Biennial Art Faculty Exhibition □

Creativity swirled through the Guilford College Art Gallery on February 3rd, as this year’s Art Faculty Exhibition had opened its doors. This year focused around the diversity ideas, materials and imagery as mediums ranged from paintings, sculpture, and collaborative ceramics to graphics, photography,  and a mixed-media sound installation. Students’ eyes lit up throughout the room as they were finally able to see some of their professors’ most current endeavors in art. As an art major, I felt especially inspired as I was able toRead more

E-Zine Dreams

It’s finals week here at Guilford, but we have other things on the brain here at Hand/Eye– Our first digital art magazine. What is a digital magazine you ask? Rather than a physical copy of a magazine that is flippable, front to back, a digital magazine allows readers to click, scroll and browse as they wish. These so-called “E-Zines,”are uniquely versatile as readers can click through hyperlinks, leading them through various portals of the web. We can even link to personalRead more

A Collaborative Post: Student Art Show + Art Thesis Open House

This post includes the writing and photographs of two authors: Juliet Magoon & Elena Sippel. This year’s Student Art Show was extremely diverse. The show featured a wide array of mediums as well as plenty of thought stimulating subject matter. Walking through the show during the opening reception on November 5th, I noticed the gleam in attendees eyes’ as they scanned the room. Each piece was so different from the next, evoking a sort of magical sensory overload. Elena andRead more

“All You Knit is Love”

Knitting needles tirelessly click away to the beat of energetic bluegrass ensemble, Zinc Kings. A slew of knitters, old and young, knit and purl merrily to the upbeat twang of the fiddle. Kids run back and forth over the bridge, in awe of the magical array of colors and patterns. The celebration took place on the Walker Avenue bridge in Greensboro on Saturday, November 14th, marking the 100th anniversary of the Lindley Park neighborhood. The event was called, Knit the Bridge, as over 100Read more

TONIGHT

In the last post we mentioned the Student Art Show, which is TONIGHT at 5:30 in upstairs founders! ❀ We wanted to stress how awesome this event is. What makes it unique is that it is almost fully lead and ran by students. Every year, art thesis students hang, label and work out the lighting displays for the whole show. This year, the show is jam-packed with talent. WIth a large array of mediums, styles and content, it’s an awesome opportunity to checkRead more

Student Art Show Is Almost Here…

Mark your calendars for the annual Student Art Show on Thursday, November 5 at 5:30pm in upstairs Founders Hall. Following the show, around 7:30pm, be sure to head to the Hildebrandt Studio Open House to check out what thesis students have been working on this semester. Should be an exciting evening of art and celebration, there might even be some live music! Check out some behind the scenes process shots of the Art thesis students and Art faculty members setting upRead more