On Saturday, April 13, the CPCC art department held an open house and welcomed Charlotteans into their studios. Visitors traveled through work spaces for painting, ceramics, jewelry, printmaking, photography, design, and more, as students worked on projects.
The art department open house sign, created by student Chris Sirico
Paintings like this one line the halls of the Overcash Art building, where painting and drawing are taught.
Painting instructor Isaac Payne conversing with a student about his Van Gogh inspired self-portrait
Sculptural details in the Arts and Technology building
Visitors and students mingle in the jewelry making studio
Jewelry instructor Michael Gayk working on a sample
A sculptural work in progress by student Jodi McNeely
Ceramic instructor Paula Smith's giant turtle masterpiece