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Jewels is an exhibition curated by Associate Professor Emerita Amy Purcell and is a celebration of her 30 years on the faculty at UNCG’s School of Art. The exhibition features the work of twenty-one of Purcell’s former students — people whom she calls her “jewels” — and runs through December 5th.   An opening reception was […]

Stephanie J. Woods is a Charlotte, NC based artist creating textile, photography, and community-engaged projects. Through the use of symbolic mediums referencing black American culture and the southern experience, her multimedia works examine the cognitive effects of cultural assimilation, and how performance is ingrained in identity. Woods earned an MFA in Studio Art from the […]

The Other Side of Now: Foresight in Contemporary Caribbean Art is a thematic group exhibition centered on the question, “what might a Caribbean future look like?” With a series of newly commissioned works, The Other Side of Now seeks to think beyond narratives of catastrophe that continue to frame the region in terms of then and now. In […]

Gina Gibson, 2006 MFA, is a multimedia artist and professor of digital communication at Black Hills State University. In the Summer of 2019, she was named as Sanford Underground Research Facility’s first Artist-in-Residence. Gibson first visited Sanford Lab in 2013 for the “Into the Dark: Artists Exploring Dark Matter” art exhibit, which challenged 22 prominent South Dakota artists […]

The Painting Center of New York City presents  Thisness, a solo exhibition of paintings by Barbara Campbell Thomas, October 1-26, with an opening reception on October 3, 6:00 – 8:00 pm. The Medieval theory of haecceity asserts individuality resides within a person’s or object’s thisness, the non-qualitative properties that make someone or something not just […]

Joyce King (MFA 2017) will be exhibiting work and encourages everyone to come and see what she’s been working on over the past two years.  May 25 – November 2, 2019- “Southern Strands: NC Fiber Art” at BRAHMJ (The Blowing Rock Museum of Art and History) (Opening October 25 @ 4:30pm) October 10 – February […]

The North Carolina Museum of Art will be opening an exhibition of contemporary painting by two Art School Alumni; Ashlynn Browning and Carmen Neely as well as faculty member Barbara Campbell Thomas. The exhibition will open March 7, 2020 and run through June 21, 2020 in the Joyce W. Pope Gallery. Front Burner: Highlights in […]

SHERRILL ROLAND has been awarded the Center for Documentary Studies’ 2018-19 Post-MFA Fellowship in the Documentary Arts. He will be in residence at the Center for Documentary Studies for 10 months. He is the founder of the acclaimed Jumpsuit Project, intended to raise awareness around issues related to incarceration. Rolland created the Jumpsuit Project after […]