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Department of Visual Arts and Design

2016–2017 Exhibition Schedule

Fall Semester

September 12–October 14 
Fiber/Re: Active Patterson Clark, Catherine Day and Kate Kretz
An exhibit highlighting and focusing on employing fiber to delineate deep involvement in a wide range of subject matter. Using inventive materials and highly skilled methods, the artworks in this exhibit address environmental and social activism, encounters in daily life, and also the fragile aspect of human experience.
King Street Gallery, Reception: Thursday, September 15, 6–8 p.m.

September 26–November 4
Processed Entropy: Isabel Gouveia first in the exhibition series Time, Entropy and Change
Processed Entropy begins this year’s themed exhibition series. Isabel Gouveia uses a digital printer manipulations as a metaphor for experiments that are detrimental to environment.
Open Gallery, Reception: Thursday, October 27, 6–8 p.m.

October 24–November 22
Landmarks: Washington Sculptors Group
Landmarks exhibit explores the concept of a "landmark" in all its possible meanings: from political landmarks to totems to moments of historical change.  Artist members of the Washington Sculpture Group were asked to express this concept in sculpture, and the works included in the show were chosen for a variety of interpretations of the idea.  .
King Street Gallery, Reception: Thursday, October 27, 6–8 p.m.

November 14–January 6
Vanishing: B.D. Richardson second in the exhibition series Time, Entropy and Change
Continuing the theme of Time, Entropy and Change. The photographs in this exhibition are from a body of work documenting the iconic, yet slowly vanishing rural landscapes of North America, from the Chesapeake Bay to New England, the Rocky Mountains to Canada, and many places in between. The images are captured digitally but then printed onto film. The film images are then transferred to hand-aged metal plates. The finished plates are then custom framed in original old barnwood from upstate New York.
Open Gallery, Reception: Thursday, December 8, 6–8 p.m.

December 5–January 27     
Faculty & Staff Exhibition
Faculty and staff in the Department of Visual and Performing Arts will exhibit artworks in all media from digital design and video to cast metal and paintings on canvas. This exhibit showcases the wide range of talents that come together in the department.
King Street Gallery, Reception: Thursday, December 8, 6–8 p.m.

Spring Semester

January 16–March 3     
Strata: Megan Biddle third in the exhibition series Time, Entropy and Change
Continuing the theme of Time, Entropy and Change.
Open Gallery, Reception: Thursday, February 9, 6–8 p.m.

February 6–March 10     
B.C./A.C.: Art Before/After Child
A group exhibit comparing works before and after having children in the lives of these featured artists.
King Street Gallery, Reception: Thursday, February 9, 6–8 p.m.

March 20 – May 5
The Impermanence of Knowledge: Gregory Davis forth in the exhibition series Time, Entropy and Change
Concluding the theme of Time, Entropy and Change.
Open Gallery, Reception: Thursday, March 30, 6–8 p.m.

March 27–May 5  
John Richardson and Michael Benevenia  
King Street Gallery, Reception: Thursday, March 30, 6– 8 p.m

May 18–September 1
Juried Student Exhibition
This annual exhibition showcases the best work completed by students in the Department of Visual Arts and Design over the past year. Artworks from all classes are displayed in the galleries and all around the Cafritz Arts Center.
King Street and Open Galleries, Reception: Thursday, May 18, 5–7:30p.m.


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