Wednesday, December 2, 2009

Let There Be Light is Coming!!!

Check out this cool video!

Thursday, October 29, 2009

More More More!!!!

(Artists pictured are Andee, Ashley, Kim and Jason)

Day of The Dead Candy-Thon!!!!

Another day, another Day of the Dead Candy-thon. This year was as amazing as ever. Check out this work! The assignment was to work with a small group, research traditional Day of the Dead imagery, design a DOTD image and reproduce it in candy form. Here are the results. We enjoyed the art and then ate it! (Wayne S., Lora Lee J. and Ricky M. in top photo and Jen T. and Jenna K. in bottom photo)

Wednesday, October 21, 2009

Day of the DEAD!!!!

Art Club Presents..The Brothers Bloom

The film series presents The Brothers Bloom this friday in the beautiful Dickinson Theatre. The award winning movie chronicals the lives of two brothers and their larcenist approach to life. The film starts Rachel Weisz, Adrien Brody and Mark Ruffalo. The film airs this friday, October 23rd at 7:30pm.

ART ATTACK!!!!!!!!!!!

Pvcc Art Department was recently the site of an...
The Art Attack events included the ever popular Flamingo Dressing, Print-Making, Spam Sculpture and Ugliest Ash Tray. Awards were was destroyed!!!!

Award Winning Art faculty!

The Annual Virginia Community College System Excellence in Communications awards were announced last week. Faculty members Rob Tarbell, Tom Clarkson, Beryl Solla and student Grace E. Pedalino were recognized as first place winners in two categories. The winning submissions were the Art Department T-Shirt and the Ceramics Calendar. Next year...the oscars!

In The Gallery!

The Galleries are full of fantastic art this month. Greg Stewart is featured in the South Gallery with "Turning Many Ways". The show includes mixed-media wall sculpture and large 2-D mylar drawings. In the North Gallery....Monsters!!! That's right! This is a small group show featuring BIG talents. Allison Sommers, Allyson Melberg and Jeremy Taylor are disturbingly delightful. Shelby Fischer has a large installation in front of the Dickinson Building. The piece, L'esprit de l'escalier, is a large, two part construction combining her delicate sewn and assembled fabric work with assemblage sculpture. In the KAG Student gallery we are featuring an old friend and much loved student, Sarah Murphy. Sarah is sharing some of her new photos and paintings. Come in and see what awesome looks like!

Saturday, September 5, 2009

Welcome to a new school year!

This is going to be an action packed semester. We're starting off with FOUR exhibitions opening next Friday, September 11th 5-7. Shelby Fischer has an amazing outdoor installation, Greg Stewart (JMU Sculpture prof.) is showing drawings and sculpture, a group show "Monsters" features Jeremy Taylor, Allyson Mellberg and Allison Sommers in the north gallery and old friend and former student, Sarah Murphy has a show in the Second Floor Student Gallery.
We also welcome Rob Tarbell as a full-time faculty member. Rob is leading the Graphic Design Program and is large and in charge!

Best semester ever!!

Thursday, April 16, 2009

The Seventh Annual Chocolate Chowdown is coming!!!

Friday, April 10, 2009

Hippies Invade Art Dept!

Local Vietnam Museum founder, Craig LaMountain asked our students to psychedelicize his old VW bus as a companion piece to his military hardware.It's still in progress but it's coming along!

Sunday, April 5, 2009

Film Series Continues with Benjamin Button

Art Students Tile project at Burnley Moran Elementary School

Last Thursday, the 3-D design students worked with kids from Burnley-Moran Elementary school to create a floor mural for their new outdoor classroom. The design was based on drawings of flowers from the first grade classes. Photos were taken by Rosita Gonzalez, proud Mom and great PVCC design professor!