About

Mission Statement

Central Piedmont Art Galleries are committed to inspiring, educating, and engaging students, faculty, and community members through access to exceptional visual art in all media. The Galleries constantly support the teaching mission of the college by serving as a lab for the visual arts curricula and enhancing a variety of other subjects. Additional educational programming celebrates artistic achievement and cross-discipline collaboration. 

Ross Gallery is located on the first floor of Overcash Center on Central Campus (at the intersection of Elizabeth Avenue & S. Kings Drive), adjacent to Halton Theatre.  The gallery, named for long-time instructor Elizabeth Ross, features two intimate spaces, Ross Gallery I and Ross Gallery II.  Phone: (704) 330-6211

Overcash Gallery is located on the first floor of Overcash Center on Central Campus (at the intersection of Elizabeth Avenue & S. Kings Drive), across from Ross Gallery. Phone: (704) 330-3211

Pease Gallery is currently closed.

The Central Piedmont Art Galleries Program encompasses Ross Art Gallery and Overcash Art Gallery on Central Campus, the Patty and Bill Gorelick Galleries on Levine, Harris, and Cato Campuses.  Additionally, our Central Piedmont Art Galleries Program manages Central Piedmont Community College’s permanent art collection and curates public art on our six campuses.

Public Art is on display on all six campuses. Whether you are visiting for the first time or simply going from one class to another, our public art is there to inspire you.

Private Tours of the galleries are available by appointment. To schedule a tour, please contact Art Gallery Director Megan Boisvert.

Megan.Boisvert@cpcc.edu

Hours:  10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Monday-Thursday, and by appointment.           

*Ross Gallery is open one hour before performances in Halton Theater and during intermission.

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Gallery Staff

 

Amelia Zytka, Gallery Assistant

Amelia Zytka has been a resident of Charlotte since 2013. An alumna of Central Piedmont Community College, she earned her Associate in Arts Degree this past spring. As well as continuing to work in the Art Galleries, she will be transferring to UNC Charlotte in the fall to complete her degree in Art History.

Megan Boisvert, Art Galleries Director

Megan Boisvert has been active in the national art world as an art adviser, consultant, curator and artist for over a decade. Mrs. Boisvert holds a Master’s Degree in Art Business from Sotheby’s Institute of Art – Los Angeles and Claremont Graduate University. She served as a Fine Art Consultant with National Geographic Fine Art Galleries prior to joining Central Piedmont Community College.

Mrs. Boisvert began her career in the Collections and Registrar Department at Patricia and Phillip Frost Art Museum and subsequently worked in Fine Art Appraisals at Jacqueline Silverman Associates, and Director of the Art Department for Art and Coin TV. In 2014, Mrs. Boisvert started curating exhibitions in non-traditional spaces throughout Southern California and currently in Charlotte, NC.

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Parking

Free parking is available in Parking Lot 4 – Student, Employee, Theater Parking lot behind the Overcash Center on 4th Street.
Secondary parking can be found off Kings Drive in the Visitor’s Lot, 5.

Question, comments, and creativity are always welcome;  please contact Megan Boisvert, Art Gallery Director, at: Megan.Boisvert@cpcc.edu

 

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