“Art is inspiring and impactful; it offers something to everyone, and it should be barrier-free.” — Bill Gorelick
In an effort to make art more accessible, Bill Gorelick and Central Piedmont Community College have constructed an open gallery space on the College’s Levine Campus in Matthews, NC. The campus which is somewhat industrial in its design offers an ideal space for a dynamic layout that can be transformed based on the featured exhibit. The College’s diverse student body and faculty along with its Arts & Communications program make it a natural collaboration.
Click to view an online video about the Gorelick Collections at CPCC's Levine Campus.
Movable walls, pedestals, track systems for two-dimensional works and lighting have been installed to showcase the College’s first exhibit: Exhibition of Works from the Gorelick Collections. Bill and Patty Gorelick along with Shelton and Carol Gorelick are exhibiting 25-plus sculptures and paintings for the exhibit which is open to the public now through February 28.
Gorelick’s vision is that CPCC continues to use the space to showcase student work as well as works from other local collectors and artists (perhaps even some gallery and museum basements).
“The college looks for ways to develop our students that go well beyond vocational training and expose and educate them to the creativity and beauty found in the arts and many other important aspects of life. The feedback we have received regarding the collection has been nothing short of inspiring, not just from students, but faculty and staff as well.”
– Brenda Lea, executive director of institutional advancement for CPCC
Mr. Gorelick’s vision is to expand the open gallery concept and access to art to other CPCC campuses. Be a part of this vision and give students, faculty and our community greater access to art. Contribute today!
“Art is inspiring and impactful; it offers something to everyone, and it should be barrier-free.” – Bill Gorelick
Gorelick’s vision is that CPCC uses the open gallery space created as a result of this relationship to showcase student work as well as works from other local collectors and artists (perhaps even some gallery and museum basements), transferring them from campus to campus as future campus galleries are opened. To this end, CPCC is seeking philanthropic support to maintain the new gallery space created at CPCC’s Levine Campus and to construct the next gallery space at our Harris Campus Conference Center. Contribute today!
Support Open Gallery Space at CPCC. Contribute today!