2015–2016 Exhibition Schedule
September 14–October 15
Edge Effects: Christine Howard Sandoval and Leah Raintree
An exhibit of
site-based projects focusing on Colorado wildfires and Hurricane Sandy. The
artists explore the boundary between human and wild environments through
photography, drawing, sound recording, and sculpture.
King Street Gallery, Reception: Thursday, September 24, 6–8 p.m.
September 21–November 5
Resonating Objects: Margaret Noble first in the exhibition series Interactivity: Sight and Sound
begins this year’s themed exhibition series, Interactivity: Sight and Sound.
It consists of interactive sculptures with sound elements and found objects. Margaret
Noble is a highly successful California artist, having been featured in Wired
magazine, Art LTD Magazine, the San Diego Union Tribune, and San
Open Gallery, Reception: Thursday, September 24, 6–8
October 22–November 25
Nineteen local artists
exhibit work in media as diverse as glass, photography, mixed-media
sculpture, and acrylic painting. Personal
Patterns shows how artists use abstract pattern in work about activism,
ethnic identity, psychology, and more. Personal Patterns
includes work by local artists Sondra Arkin, Michele Banks, Jessica Beels, Joan
Belmar, Shanthi Chandrasekar, Alonzo Davis, Helen Frederick, Susan Goldman,
Amber Robles-Gordon, Pat Goslee, Elyse Harrison, Sean Hennessey, Ellen Hill, Matt
Hollis, Bridget Sue Lambert, Carien Quigora, Jessica Van Brakle, Ellyn Weiss,
and Helen Zughaib.
King Street Gallery, Reception: Thursday, October 22, 6–8 p.m.
November 16–January 5, 2016
A Retrospective: Gloria Monteiro Rall
A retrospective of Monteiro Rall’s work from 1955–2000. Influenced by
the Washington Color School, Rall’s paintings examine the interaction of light
and color. Rall is a Dean Emeritus at Montgomery College, and exhibited
worldwide during her 40-year exhibition career.
Open Gallery, Reception: Thursday, December 3, 6–8
December 3–February 7
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 3, 6–8 p.m.
January 11–March 4
Luminescent Anthologies: McCormack and Figg second in the exhibition series Interactivity: Sight and Sound
This exhibit consists of futuristic instruments that gallery visitors are invited to play. The instruments produce sound and light when played. McCormack and Figg’s collaborative art investigates the connections between ecology, industry, science, and identity.
Open Gallery, Reception: Thursday, February 11, 6–8
February 11–March 16
exhibition celebrates Benjamin Abramowitz’s critically acclaimed, seven-decade
long career as an artist. Exhibit includes paintings, sculpture, and works
King Street Gallery, Reception: Thursday, February 11, 6–8 p.m.
23 – May 2
Just the Tip (Iceberg): Alex Braden and Amy Hughes-Braden third in the exhibition series Interactivity: Sight and Sound
Alex and Amy Braden transform the gallery into a domestic setting, with furniture and houseplants among interactive sound sculptures, wall paintings, videos, and telephones that play sound. Using Cyndi Lauper's I’m Gonna Be Strong
as a point of entry, the artist team explores gender roles and their effect on relationships.
Open Gallery, Reception: Thursday, March 31, 6–8 p.m.
March 28–May 9
Choreography: Andrew Ellis Johnson
Johnson uses humor and poetry to tackle international social issues in this mixed-media exhibition. Artworks include cast marble sculptures, paintings, drawings, collages, photography, and mixed-media sculptures.
King Street Gallery, Reception: Thursday, March 31, 6– 8 p.m
May 19–September 4
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 19, 5–7:30p.m.