Your Visual Arts faculty will be at the Fall 2016 CPCC Open House! What about you?
You are invited to CPCC Open House 2016! Experience what makes CPCC one of the top community colleges in the nation and why you should consider us as your first choice. Engage with faculty and staff at more than 50 information tables representing academic programs, student services and student life. Explore our campus on a guided tour with one of our Student Ambassadors.
Visual Arts faculty will be available to answer your questions from 10:30am–1pm at the Worrell Building, Central Campus. For a full schedule, visit: Fall 2016 Open House
The entire CPCC Visual Arts Department attended a two-day Foundations Summit hosted by University of North Carolina-Greensboro in September. Seven UNC 4-year art department faculty met with numerous community college art faculty to discuss ways to facilitate the pathway for transfer students. Faculty participated in sessions on the following topics:
- Art 121 (Design I)
- Art 122 (Design II)
- Art 131 (Drawing I)
- Art 114 (Art History Survey I)
- Art 115 (Art History Survey II)
- Art 117 (Computer Art)
- Review of 4 year institution portfolio requirements and procedures
Faculty also enjoyed a guided tour of Weatherspoon Art Museum, located adjacent to Gatewood Art Building on the campus of UNC-G.
The CPCC Visual Arts Department is pleased to announce that the 2015 Visual Arts Outstanding Student award will be presented to Kelly Rambo during the Student Excellence Convocation on Sunday, April 26 at 4:30pm in Halton Theatre. This honor is given to students based upon their academic standing in a program of study; potential for contribution in the field of study; notable work within the community; and personal growth while at CPCC.
An exemplary student in the Associate of Fine Arts program, Ms. Rambo has been active in Visual Arts Club, serving as club president during the 2014-15 academic year. She is the recipient of a 2015 Study Abroad scholarship to study in Rome and Florence immediately after the Spring semester ends. Additionally, Kelly is currently a gallery assistant in Ross and Pease Galleries at Central Campus, and a frequent volunteer in department events.
Kelly’s work is on display in the Annual Student Exhibition in Pease Gallery and in the BAG gallery (4th floor, library).
Kelly plans to further her education at UNC-Greensboro beginning Fall 2015, and is currently raising funds to support her summer study abroad goals. If you’d like to support this amazing student, please visit Rambo Study Abroad.
Congratulations to Kelly Rambo on receiving the 2015 Visual Arts Outstanding Student Award, and best wishes in all future endeavors!
The CPCC Visual Arts Department is proud to announce that three Associate in Fine Arts alumnae , Elena Calebro, Brittany Little and Christina Hall are exhibiting in their BFA show at UNCC, opening today at Rowe Galleries.
Artists featured in this show are Elena Calebro, Kalin Devone, Lynn Griffin-Roberts, Christina Hall, Katherine Kirchner, Brittany Little, Carlos Lopez, Jon Worthington and Caroline Waterman.
The artists will be hosting a panel discussion at 4pm on April 8th in Rowe Arts building where they will speak about their artwork and you will have the opportunity to ask them any questions. Then at 5pm the reception will be held in the Rowe galleries, where there will be free food and lots of fun.
The exhibition will run from April 6th to April 14th.
VISITOR PARKING: Free Parking in EAST DECK during opening reception only; please bring your ticket to the exhibition for validation. Enter through the main entrance of campus (off of University City Blvd.). Make a right at the traffic circle. You will pass Robinson Hall on your left. Continue around the curve and the EAST Visitors’ Deck will be on your right.
-For additional directions to Rowe Arts, map, and parking instructions, please refer to Rowe Arts Galleries”
- Painting I investigates a number of introductory painting methods, materials and concepts. Drawing I (Art 131) and Design I (Art 121) are strongly recommended before registering for Painting I–students will get the most out of the class if they have this solid foundation to build on. If you have questions about the the Painting program at CPCC, please contact painting instructor Isaac Payne at Isaac.Payne@cpcc.edu