Art lecturer, Amanda Crary collaborates with Assistant Professor of poetry, Ansel Elkins
“Painting is silent poetry, and poetry is painting that speaks.” This phrase of Plutarch’s describes one teaching innovation presently underway at UNCG. This fall, art lecturer Amanda Crary approached visiting assistant professor of poetry, Ansel Elkins, about a collaboration between their classes. Elkins found room in her syllabus for Crary’s idea and the work began. […]
Distinguished Alumnus Dr. John Cipolla
Each year, the UNCG College of Visual and Performing Arts invites one distinguished alumnus from each of the four schools––art, music, theatre, and dance––to the campus to be honored and to interact with our community. This year, clarinetist Dr. John Cipolla was chosen as the music recipient, and as part of his visit, he gave a masterclass […]
Congratulations to Anna Rafalowski (BFA candidate) who was accepted to the Penland Partnership Program for the summer of 2017!
Taos to Tepito – MFA Exhibition @ GPS
Our second year MFA candidates will have their exhibition opening at GPS from 6-9pm Friday November 4th. A Pecha Kulcha presentation will begin at 7:15pm which will detail highlights of their summer expedition as well as reflections and insights into how the trip influenced their artwork.
Ibrahim Said: Shababik: New Ceramic Sculptures
Now in the Gatewood Gallery (527 Highland Avenue) through November 30th. Opening reception, November 4, 5pm – 8pm
Masterclass with Tracey Paddock, of the President’s Own
ABOVE: Tracey Paddock articulates a teaching point to Alex Whitehead (BM performance, ’18). The President’s Own Marine Band was in town for a concert on October 29 and since they are having a clarinet audition in November, Tracey Paddock offered a masterclass in the audition material and on the general process of auditioning for the […]
School of Dance alumni featured in Van Dyke theater inaugural performance
From the UNCG Campus Weekly: The 2016 North Carolina Dance Festival, a 26-year-old annual showcase of modern and contemporary choreography by N.C. artists, will bring a meaningful closing performance to Greensboro November 12, after stops in Raleigh and Boone. The performance will inaugurate the Van Dyke Performance Space, a newly created black-box theater in the […]