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Limestone's Schenning Is Featured Presenter; Dr. Nichols Also Joins Panel

Brett Schenning, Preceptor of Art & Interdisciplinary Studies at Limestone College, was a featured presenter recently on the “Americans and the Archive” panel at the 2019 Popular Culture Association's national conference in Washington, D.C.

Limestone College "Candelabra" Launch Party Set For April 29

Limestone’s Candelabra is hot off the press and the College is planning a launch party for the magazine on April 29. Each year, Limestone publishes the Candelabra, a literary and art magazine that displays the best works of contributors, including poetry, fiction, creative non-fiction, and visual art. The launch party will start at 5:30 p.m. in the Granberry Hall Art Gallery.

Senior Art Exhibition Reception Planned For December 5

Limestone College will soon be hosting a reception for “All From One,” a Senior Art Exhibition by Windy Addington. The exhibit will be on display at Granberry Gallery from November 26-November 5, and the reception and Artist Talk will be held on Wednesday, December 5, beginning at 6 p.m.

Art Department Trip To British Isles Coming In Summer Of 2019

Limestone College’s Department of Art is planning its third trip abroad in the summer of 2019 and students, staff, faculty, and alumni are invited to come along. Professors Carolyn Ford and Emily Tuttle are organizing the 11-day British Isles adventure that will include stops in England, Ireland, and Wales. There will also be an excursion into London.

Williams' Senior Art Exhibition Artist Talk & Reception is April 26

Limestone College’s Department of Art is currently hosting the senior exhibition “Journey” by Raymond Williams, Jr., in Granberry Gallery. The exhibit started on April 23 and will run through May 6, with a reception and artist talk scheduled for Thursday, April 26, from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. The exhibit and the reception are both free and open to the public.

Professors Emily Tuttle and Carolyn Ford Lead Trip to Spain & Portugal

Countdown to Saturday when Professors Emily Tuttle and Carolyn Ford will lead a group of ten to Spain and Portugal.

"High impact practices such as taking students abroad is so important to us," states Ford. "Emily and I are already planning next summer's trip to the British Isles."

Senior Shows for Taylor Sheppard and Raymond Williams

This semester we celebrated many firsts including the first solo exhibit by a freshman (Morgan Faucett), the first exhibit by a minor (Taylor Sheppard), and the first exhibit by a legally blind student (Raymond Williams). 

2018 Academic Awards Night Recipients

Limestone College hosted its annual Academic Awards night. Each year the faculty vote on those that have set high standards and are proving their worth in the LC Art Department. Students received Fine Arts Scholarship or Activity Grant offers as part of the department's gratitude. 

Here is a list of this year's awards: 

Spring Academic Awards: 

Senior Awards:Presented by Carolyn Ford and Jennie Sweo

            Christine Wicht and Windy Addington

Rising Artist Awards:Presented by Carolyn Ford             

Carolyn Ford and Brett Schenning Receive Awards

During the 2018 Academic Awards not only were the Art students recognized for their hard work, but also, Professors Brett Schenning and Carolyn Ford. 

Celebration by Morgan Faucett

The Art Department proudly announces Celebration: Solo Show by Morgan Faucett in the A.J. Eastwood Library conference room. The show will be on display from April 4-May 12 with a birthday party reception April 9 from 6-7pm.  "Morgan Faucett worked so hard during her first semester, the faculty voted to offer her a solo show. We are so happy that she has agreed to curate new and old works of art to show to the campus."--Carolyn Ford.  Morgan is a second-semester freshman from Union, SC. This event is free and open to the public. Vegan treats will be served. 

Brett Schenning Published in Oxford American

Brett Schenning, Limestone College Art Department professor, has been published in the latest feature on Oxford American’s “Eyes on the South.” His series ‘Small Towns, Big Dreams’ is a documentary photographic project that explores the hardships in post-Great Recession rural America.

Carolyn Ford Presents Teacher Workshop at Waterworks

Professor Carolyn Ford presented back to back workshops at Waterworks Visual Arts Center for professional development for the Art Specialists of the Rowan Salisbury schools. Demonstrations included concepts in positive/negative reversals and the reductive processes in clay and printmaking. "The opportunity to teach other teachers reinforces the idea of community. I hope to connect with the local schools and show them all Limestone has to offer."

With Pen & Mouse: Drawings By Dr. Jennie Sweo in the Granberry Gallery

We welcome Dr. Jennie Sweo to the department by featuring a solo exhibition of her works With Pen & Mouse in the Granberry Gallery February 15-March 29, 2018. Dr. Sweo will give an artist talk and lecture on her works during the reception February 20 at 6pm. Dr. Sweo is serving her first year at Limestone after finishing her PhD in New Zealand. This event is free and open to the public. For more information, please contact jsweo@limestone.edu or cford@limestone.edu.

Professor Carolyn Ford Solo Exhibition in TN

Professor Carolyn Ford's work will be featured in a solo show entitled Storyteller at the Eoff Hall Gallery at Motlow State Community College in Tullahoma, Tennessee. This exhibition will feature over fifty ceramic carvings with newer works depicting the importance of home and heritage. "As a native Tennessean, I have grown to appreciate my roots infusing cultural traditions from middle Tennessee as well as new learned ideas from adventures abroad.

Carolyn Ford, Professor of Art, to be featured in Southern Sampler: Contemporary Artists of the New South at the College of Brockport State University of New York in the Tower Fine Arts Gallery

Professor Carolyn Ford, Art Department Chair,  created thirteen new ceramic disk tiles specifically about her Tennessee heritage for a group exhibition entitled Southern Sampler: Contemporary Artists of the New South at the College of Brockport State University of New York. “There are three themes I explored: Southernisms, traditional southern skills, and the three parts of the state’s style of music.