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Artist In Residence Victor Ekpuk October 7 to 28, 2014

Rockville Art Open House 2014

The Montgomery College - Rockville Art Department will be holding an Open House October 18, 2014, from 10:00am-1:00pm. For additional Open House information, email: or Download Open House Schedule of Events

Rockville Art Department Open House Events for October 18, 2014:

9:30am-2:30pm  Portrait Painting Workshop with Professor Molly Nuzzo, - Art Building room 405. In this intensive FREE workshop, students will learn to paint with brilliant color to more emotively render the portrait from a model. Color and value relationships, geometry of the head, and achieving a likeness will be the focus. Lunch will be provided, but space is limited. To register for the workshop, email:

10:00am-1:00pm  Portfolio Reviews Provided by Art Department Professors, - Art Building room 205. The Rockville Art Department will be offering high school seniors art portfolio reviews. Professors will be available to review portfolios containing ten artworks created in any media - digital or traditional accepted. Two $500 scholarships will be awarded to the top two students. Funds will be credited to the recipient's Montgomery College account after admission to the college, and can be used for tuition to cover classes for credit starting in the fall 2015. For more scholarship information, email: or

10:00am-1:00pm  Tours of the Art Building will run continuously during the event hours.

10:45am-1:00pm  Chainsaw Sculpture Demonstration with Professor Zdeno Mayercak - outside of the Art Building. Initial demonstration will take 20-30 minutes. Visitors are invited to watch from the bench and table area next to the Music Building and are encouraged to stop by to check the work in progress. Clay maquette of final piece will be on display to inform visitors what the finished piece will look like after it is complete. OPEN TO ALL.

10:45am-1:00pm  Printmaking Studio Tour with Professor John Carr, - Art Building room 403. Tour of the printmaking studio and questions will be answered about printmaking processes, tools, and materials. Finished fine art prints will be on display in the studio.

10:45am-1:00pm  Ceramics Studio Visit with Professor Kevin Hluch, - Art Building room 108. The ceramics studio is where ancient alchemies are practiced in a modern setting to transform a common earthy material into uncommon art works. Working with what once was considered the basic elements of reality: earth, air, fire, water, and the fifth element - spirit - this orientation to artistic expression is alive and well in the hands of contemporary potters and artists. Additionally, view thousands of examples of contemporary pottery via the enhanced eBook, "American iPottery" for the iPad by Kevin Hluch. Experience rotatable three-dimensional images of 50+ pots in the August 2014 digital publication.


Rockville Art Department Website Coordinator: Professor Michael Sellmeyer

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