Tag: Fine Arts

39th Annual Student Art Exhibition Opening Reception

The Galveston College Art Department will host the 39th Annual Galveston College Student Art Exhibition from May 7 to Sept. 27 in the third floor Fine Arts Gallery on the Galveston College campus.

There will be an opening reception on Tuesday, May 7, from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. A variety of art, including ceramics, paintings, drawings, sculptures and mixed media, will be on display.

For more information contact John Stovall, associate professor of fine arts, at (409) 944-1320 or jstovall@gc.edu or Amanda Barry Jones, instructor of fine arts, at abarry@gc.edu or (409) 944-1309.

Galveston College Fine Arts Spring Music Recital

The Galveston College Fine Arts department will have a spring music recital on Thursday, May 2, from 7-9 p.m. in Room 207 of the Fine Arts Building on the Galveston College campus.

Under the direction of Dr. Cindy Kates, the students will present selections in a required credit performance.

The recital is free and open to the public.

Jeff Forster Ceramics Exhibition Closing Reception

Galveston College will feature an exhibition of recent ceramic art by visiting artist Jeff Forster March 6 through April 4 in the third floor Fine Arts Gallery at Galveston College, 4015 Avenue Q, Galveston, Texas. The gallery is open during regular college hours.

In addition to the exhibit, the college will host a workshop with Forster from 1-4 p.m. on April 4 in the Ceramics Studio (Fine Arts-353). There will be a closing reception on April 4 from 6-8 p.m. in the gallery. The public is invited.

Currently the ceramics chair at the Glassell School of Art of the Museum of Fine Arts Houston, Forster has participated in exhibitions both nationally and internationally. His work has won awards in a number of these exhibitions including a Juror’s Choice Award in “Ceramic Object/Conceptual Material” and the Luis Jimenez Award for First Place in the “Sculpture on Campus Exhibition” at Southern Illinois University.

Additionally, Forster was awarded the Helen Drutt Studio Fellowship in conjunction with his residency at the Houston Center for Contemporary Craft.

Besides teaching and maintaining an active studio practice, Forster currently sits on the Artist in Residence Committee at the Houston Center for Contemporary Craft and the Artist Advisory Committee for Fresh Arts. From 2011 to 2013 he served on the board of the National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts as the On‐Site Conference Liaison for the 47th annual conference in Houston.

Forster received a Bachelor of Arts in art education from Saint John’s University in 1998 and a Master of Fine Arts from Southern Illinois University in 2007.

2018 GC Art Show May 3

Galveston College student art show opens May 3

Galveston College student art show opens May 3

 

The Galveston College Art Department will host the 38th Annual Galveston College Student Art Exhibition from May 3 to Sept. 28 in the third floor Fine Arts Gallery on the Galveston College campus, 4015 Avenue Q, Galveston, Texas.

 

There will be an opening reception on Thursday, May 3, from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m.  A variety of art, including ceramics, paintings, drawings, sculptures and mixed media, will be on display.

 

For more information, contact John Stovall, associate professor of Fine Arts, at (409) 944-1320 or jstovall@gc.edu

Gallery exhibition features work of ceramics artist Linnis Blanton

Galveston College will feature an exhibition of recent ceramic art by Linnis Blanton through Thursday, April 5, in the third floor Fine Arts Gallery at Galveston College, 4015 Avenue Q, Galveston, Texas. The gallery is open during regular college hours.

Blanton is a southeast Texas native and adjunct instructor of ceramics at Lamar University. He received his B.S. and B.F.A. from Lamar University, and worked as an art teacher in the Port Arthur Independent School District for 30 years.

Blanton is well known throughout the area for his ceramic vessels and sculptures that subconsciously reference figurative subjects and the organic elements of the natural world in his shape, texture and form. The exhibition will focus on recent works by the artist.

There will be a closing reception on April 5 from 6-8 p.m. in the gallery. The public is invited.

Galveston College Chorale Holiday Concert

2017 GC Chorale Holiday Concert Poster

The Galveston College Community Chorale will present their annual Holiday Concert on Sunday, December 10 beginning at 7:30 PM at Moody Methodist Church. The theme for this program is “A Global Holiday Concert” and will feature holiday music from around the world.

The featured piece of the concert will be a cantata by JS Bach entitled “For Us A Child is Born” and will be accompanied by Ron Wyatt on the pipe organ with soloist from the chorale. The French carol “He Is Born”“Huron Carol” from Canada, and “Here We Come A-Caroling” a traditional English carol, are just some of the selections that will be included on the program.

Joanna Whitsett, organist and harpist, of Moody Methodist will be the guest artist as she accompanies the chorale on the German carol, “Silent Night”. Ms. Whitsett will also play a medley of carols entitled “Christmas Joy”.

The concert is free and open to the public.