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

□ 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

Are You There Guilford? It’s Us, Hand Eye

△▽ First off, kudos to our new President Jane Fernandes. On August 26th an inauguration was held in her honor, as she was named Guilford’s 9th– and very first female president. She is also the first deaf woman to lead an American college or university. Following the ceremony, sticking to Guilford’s quaker roots set in simplicity and responsible stewardship, a club and talents fair engrossed the quad. As Jane rolled her sleeves up to plant a celebratory oak tree, I saw sculpture instructor, Mark Dixon‘sRead more

Here and There: With Justin Poe (’12)

Guilford alum Justin Poe (’12) is a man of versatility. You can find his work both at Guilford and around Greensboro. His sculpture (left) is currently featured in the Alumni Art Exhibit in Hege Library. While this piece is only on display until December, his vibrant mural (right) can be enjoyed at any time. It is covering the front wall of the Interactive Resource Center in downtown Greensboro. Be sure to check out Justin’s work!Read more

Sell Your Art for Profit at Spartan Trader!

Imagine you walk into a store. Local, handmade goods line the shelves. Intricate woven bracelets alternate with hand-knit scarves. Pottery and sculptures intercept. A rack of screen-printed shirts catch your eye, each with a unique design. Your gaze is drawn upwards to a canvas on the wall. It is one of your favorite pieces in the store. The signature at the bottom is yours. This scenario does not have to be a fantasy thanks to Spartan Trader– a sustainable consignment shopRead more