Gallery Director wins 2016 “Eyes on You” Award

Congrats to Cassandra Richardson (Art Galleries Director) and Thomas West (Information Technology Systems)  for winning the 2016 “Eyes on You” Award, recognizing employees who exemplify ‘openness to new ideas, a focus on the needs of learners, a spirit of collaboration, and a willingness to share expertise with others.’   Thomas and Cass are honored by this prestigious award, and look forward to many years of continuing to make CPCC shine.

Welcome to Fall semester 2016!

Dear CPCC students, faculty, staff and community guests,

We are proud to launch into Fall semester with a much-anticipated solo exhibition by our very own Digital Photography & Art Appreciation Instructor, Amy Herman.   Amy’s opening reception and artist lecture are FREE to attend and open to the public, as are both Ross and Pease galleries on Central campus from 10a.m.- 2p.m., Monday through Thursday or by special appointment (kindly email Cassandra.Richardson@cpcc.edu).    Welcome to Fall semester, and we look forward to seeing you at the galleries one day soon.

 

Shaun Cassidy’s ‘Fiddle’ Installed in Zeiss Building Atrium

Tri Part View Fiddle in Zeiss Building Atrium

We are proud to announce the installation of Shaun Cassidy’s ‘Fiddle’ sculpture in the Zeiss Building atrium, thanks to the assistance of GCA / Facilities Services.   ‘Fiddle’ was a keynote sculpture in Cassidy’s The Sound of Everything exhibition for Sensoria 2015, and represents the college’s commitment to collecting original artwork as a testament to Sensoria festivals past, and the enrichment of student life at the college.

Join us for special dedication ceremonies:

Dr. Tony Zeiss Building
Wednesday, May 18, 2016
at 10 a.m.
CPCC Central Campus
1231 Elizabeth Avenue, Charlotte, NC 28204

Distinguished Guest Lecture: Eames Demetrios – April 21

Free for CPCC Students

Eames Demetrios

Guest Lecture: Eames Demetrios

Design vs. style and other eames philosophies • Thursday, April 21 • 7 p.m.

The Bechtler Museum of Modern Art is excited to welcome Eames Demetrios as its Distinguished Guest Lecturer. Best known in the design world for his work as director of the Eames Office, his role is instrumental in extending the work of mid-20th century designers Charles and Ray Eames to new generations of enthusiasts. Eames Demetrios is also an accomplished artist, writer and filmmaker and has spoken throughout the US and internationally.

The lecture, titled Design vs. Style and Other Eames Philosophies, will be an interactive discussion with Eames Demetrios  about the legacy of Charles and Ray Eames.

Bechtler Museum of Modern Art

420 South Tryon Street

Charlotte, NC 28202

CPCC Students receive free admission with code: Eames421, at check-out