Exhibitions and Programs


Anne Gary Pannell Center Gallery

The Art of Teaching: Laura Pharis, John Morgan, Paige Critcher, Chatham Monk, and Justin Rice
Jan. 22-March 4, 2015
Reception Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015, 5-6 p.m. Open to all.
Artists’ gallery talks, Wednesday, Feb. 11, and Wednesday, Feb. 18, noon-1 p.m. Open to all. Attendees are welcome to bring lunch.



Laura Pharis                         Paige Critcher                                          John Morgan
Chatoyance                          T-Shirt                                                       Pipe Dream
mixed-media sculpture          archival pigment ink print                          mixed-media assemblage

All images courtesy of the artists. For artists’ statements, click here.


Jose Guerrero

     The Art of Collecting: 20th Century Highlights
     March 20-May 31, 2015
     S.W.A.N. (Support Women Artists Now) program of
     readings and performances, Friday, March 20, 7-9 p.m.
     Open to all. Slow Art Day lunch and casual roundtable
     discussions, Saturday, April 11, 12-5 p.m.


     Jose Guerrero (1914-1991), Untitled, 1959, watercolor and
     gouache on paper, 18 3/8 x 24 1/4 inches. Bequest of Arthur
     M. Bullowa, 1993. Sweet Briar College Art Collection and


Babcock Fine Arts Center Gallery

     Richard Crozier: Landscapes in Transition
     Jan. 29-March 25, 2015
     Reception and artist’s gallery talk, Thursday, Jan. 29, 5-6 p.m.
     Open to all.
     For more information about the exhibition, click here.





     Image: Richard Crozier, Studio Selection, 2014, all works oil on board.
     Courtesy of the artist.




Wide/Rude Awakening: Hollie Halford and Chloe Bandas
The Class of 2015 Studio Art Majors’ Exhibition

April 2-May 16, 2015
Reception, Thursday, April 2, 5-7 p.m. Open to all.


Chloe Bandas                                                            Hollie Halford
Images courtesy of the artists.                  



Benedict Hall Gallery

     Recognizing Excellence: Selected Recipients of the L. D. Pannell
     Studio Art Prize

     Feb. 5-March 4, 2015
     For the exhibition checklist, click here.


     Image: Leslie Andrade, Her Ears Scratch Don't, 2013, oil on panel.
     Courtesy of the artist.



Recognizing Achievement: Selected Works by Current Studio Art Minors
March 26-April 29, 2015


Academic Year

Pannell Gallery: Monday-Thursday 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Friday 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Sunday 1-4 p.m.;
Babcock and Benedict Galleries: Monday-Friday 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Please note, the galleries are closed to visitors for all College exam periods and vacations, including winter break (late December-late January), spring break (mid-March) and summer vacation (mid-May to late August).

The galleries are open evenings and weekends for special events and College programs as announced.

Free admission. Community and class tours and College program use of the gallery spaces available on request.
For tours and event scheduling please call (434) 381-6248 or email klawson@sbc.edu.

The entrance to Sweet Briar College is approximately 13 miles north of Lynchburg, Va., on U.S. Route 29 (business) and 3 miles south of the Route 29 intersection with U.S. Route 60 at Amherst, Va.

Pannell Gallery is located on the main floor of the Anne Gary Pannell Center (the former Refectory), on the Upper Quad near the chapel.

Babcock Gallery is located off the lobby in the Babcock Fine Arts Center, next to the Williams Gymnasium and across the street from the Guion Science Building.

Benedict Gallery is located in the lobby of Benedict Hall, next to Cochran Library.