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Department of Visual Arts and Design

2015–2016 Exhibition Schedule

Fall Semester

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
Resonating Objects 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 Francisco Weekly.
Open Gallery, Reception: Thursday, September 24, 6–8 p.m.

October 22–November 25
Personal Pattern
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 p.m.

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.

Spring Semester

January 11–March 4
Luminescent Anthologies: McCormack and Figg second in the exhibition series Interactivity: Sight and Sound
Open Gallery, Reception: Thursday, February 11, 6–8 p.m.

February 11–March 16     
Benjamin Abramowitz
A retrospective exhibition celebrates Benjamin Abramowitz’s critically acclaimed, seven-decade long career as an artist. Exhibit includes paintings, sculpture, and works on paper.
King Street Gallery, Reception: Thursday, February 11, 6–8 p.m.

March 23 – May 2
Just the Tip (Iceberg): Alex Braden and Amy Hughes-Braden third in the exhibition series Interactivity: Sight and Sound
Open Gallery, Reception: Thursday, March 31, 6–8 p.m.

March 28–May 9
Choreography: Andrew Ellis Johnson
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.


 


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