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Spread the Love: Ceramics Across the States

The Limestone College advanced ceramics class and craft students have been making and selling mugs and ornaments during the fall semester. We sat down to track how far and wide our work made it around the states and beyond. The current count is 22 states and two additional countries! From Washington State, Nebraska, and Florida to Australia and England, works were shipped with care.  "I'm so proud of all the hard work my ceramics and crafts kids have done. Students have surpassed their goals and are learning how to market and sell their works.

Spain 2018!

Professors Tuttle and Ford proudly present the Art Department's next trip abroad to Spain. If you are interested in traveling with us, all are welcome to join the tour. During our travels, Professor Tuttle will be embellishing our trip with her recent graduate studies on Spanish art and architecture. The trip will also offer an addition of a Spanish cooking lesson for those interested. Locations include Barcelona, Valencia, Granada, Costa del Sol, Toledo, Seville, Madrid, and an extension to Lisbon in this thirteen-day trip.

Juried Student Show

Please come visit the Juried Student Show currently on display in the Granberry Gallery. 

Limestone College Art Department proudly presents it's annual Juried Student Show. This year we combined High School entries with LC student entries. The reception will be held February 7, 2017 from 6-7:30 in the Granberry Gallery. Congratulations to Joy Singleton, Morgan Faucett, and Lily D. Williams who will be receiveing scholarship offers after submitting works to the exhibit. 

Faculty Show Highlights Diverse Media and Methods

Faculty Show exhibit and art talk. Professors Carolyn Ford, Chris Neyen, and Brett Schenning wanted the students to get to know their instructors, media, methods, and ideas for creative problem solving. Professor Carolyn Ford exhibited functional ceramics and low relief wall carvings. Professor Neyen exhibited paintings and digital photography. Professor Schenning exhibited dark room and digital photography. The exhibit was on display in the Granberry Gallery and AJ Eastwood Library from August to September 2016.

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Professor Neyen's Recent Exhibitions

It's been a busy year thus far not only for students, but also, for faculty. Here is a list from the Art Department on Professor Neyen's 2016 exhibitions:

Funk Brewery Emmaus, PA

NIX BESSER

An exhibition of mixed media images documenting and commenting on the historic Nueweiller brewery complex.

February 6 – March 18, 2016

 

Cherokee Alliance for Visual Artists, Gaffney, SC

Peach Festival Photography and Ceramics Exhibition

Awarded for Unconventional Photography

Veronica Bosha Senior Art Exhibit: Visual Entity on display

The Art Department proudly presents the Senior Art Exhibit for Veronica Bosha entitled Visual Entity. Her exhibit features graphic design and photography showing her desire to inspire and change impressions. Veronica will graduate in December. She was an active member of the Field Hockey team playing many positions. She is the recipient of the All Conference Academic Team and the All-ECAC Field Hockey League Second Team. Veronica hails from Harare, Zimbabwe. After graduation she is wishing to pursue a career in design and technology.

Art and Architecture at the Biltmore

Seventeen participants from the Art Department visited the Biltmore Estate Friday, November 4th during the opening of it's Christmas celebration. While there, they viewed the art collection, toured the house, visited the greenhouse and gardens, and ended the day with an architectural lecture rooftop tour. 

Schenning Exhibited at South Carolina State University

South Carolina State University in Orangeburg, SC is currently hosting the debut of selections from Brett Schenning’s recent series Not Far From Here. The exhibition will be on view from October 1st through October 29th at the FAB Gallery. There will be an artist’s talk, and closing reception on Thursday, October 27th, 2016. Professor Schenning currently teaches a wide range of courses for the Art Department including Photography, 2D Design, Art Appreciation, Art History, and various directed study sections. 

Studying in Italy and Greece

Art Abroad: Summer Studies in Italy and Greece...It's not just for the Artist

A year ago Emily Tuttle joined the Art Department teaching Renaissance Art History. The students were so enthralled with the topic; she began to plan our first official overseas trip. After a year of fundraising and turmoil in Turkey, our student interest dwindled; however, we recruited other faculty, friends, and family to join us.

Successes After Limestone: Katie Mae Carpenter, Public Services Manager

Are your parents concerned about what you can do with an Art degree? Have no fear. Every month I will be talking to our graduates to tell you what they are doing with the skills they learned at Limestone. Stay tuned to our "Successes at Limestone" series. If you would like to send me your story, email me (cford@limestone.edu).  --C. Ford

 

Successes After Limestone: Justin Kelly, Art Teacher

Are your parents concerned about what you can do with an Art degree? Have no fear. Every month I will be talking to our graduates to tell you what they are doing with the skills they learned at Limestone. Stay tuned to our "Successes at Limestone" series. If you would like to send me your story, email me (cford@limestone.edu).  --C. Ford

 

THANK YOU!

I'd like to give a massive "Thank You" to all the supporters of our recent major trip to Kansas City. Makers, Mentors and Milestones: NCECA’s 50th Anniversary, exemplified what our education at Limestone represents. As an educator I hope to inspire vision, instruct process, connect history, and create future mentors to pay it forward. Please go to our social media links to see a few of the images of our conference experience.

Sincerely,

Carolyn Ford

Department Chair

Kansas City, Here We Come

NCECA NCECA NCECA!

Successes After Limestone: Holli Schwartz, Art Resource Assistant

Are your parents concerned about what you can do with an Art degree? Have no fear. Every month I will be talking to our graduates to tell you what they are doing with the skills they learned at Limestone. Stay tuned to our "Successes at Limestone" series. If you would like to send me your story, email me (cford@limestone.edu).  --C. Ford

 

Brett Schenning Presents at deFINE Art at SCAD

Professor Brett Schenning is becoming quite famous not only in the class at Limestone, but also in the professional world of photography. Recently Professor Schenning spoke at the Savannah College of Art and Design Museum of Art. While there he met the world-renowned Carrie Mae Weems, recent recipient of the College Art Association’s Distinguished Feminist Award and the Guggenheim International Gala honoree. Professor Schenning received $2000 worth of studio equipment on behalf of the Limestone College Art Department from SCAD.

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