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Artist’s Works Built for the Camera

Artist’s Works Built for the Camera

| September 15, 2011

Hollins University art professor Robert Sulkin will give a gallery talk during an opening reception from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 22 in Babcock Gallery at Sweet Briar College. Sulkin’s exhibition, “The Constructed Image,” will be on display through Dec. 4. In his artist’s statement, Sulkin explains that he selected the photographs for the [...]

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‘Gods and Monsters’ Reveals Two Sides

‘Gods and Monsters’ Reveals Two Sides

| September 10, 2011

“Gods and Monsters: Images of Faith and Horror” opens Friday, Sept. 16 in Sweet Briar College’s Pannell Gallery. The art exhibition featuring works from the permanent collection will be on view through Dec. 9. There also will be “An Evening of Monstrous Performance,” at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 21 in the gallery. Sweet Briar students [...]

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Local Artists’ Pride in Place on Display

Local Artists’ Pride in Place on Display

| August 17, 2011

Local artists behind the works in “Red Clay and Blue Mountains: Celebrating Amherst County” will be on hand for a reception from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 1 in Benedict Gallery. The event is free and open to the public. The exhibition, which will be on view through Nov. 20, is a nod to [...]

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Seniors Exhibit Work in ‘Wanderlust’

Seniors Exhibit Work in ‘Wanderlust’

| April 11, 2011

Sweet Briar College will host its annual senior studio art exhibition opening on Friday, April 15. The reception and gallery showing will be held from 5 to7 p.m. in the Anne Gary Pannell Center Gallery. The show will run through May 14 and admission is free and open to the public. Titled “Wanderlust: Not All [...]

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College’s Cultural Arts Day Marks 25 Years

| April 4, 2011

Sweet Briar College will host its 25th Cultural Arts Day for Amherst County Public School fifth-graders on Friday, April 8. This year 333 kids are expected on campus, where Sweet Briar staff, faculty and students have volunteered to lead programs in the performing and visual arts, science and history. In recent years, the first stop [...]

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‘Real Women’ Show Paintings in Benedict

‘Real Women’ Show Paintings in Benedict

| March 28, 2011

An opening reception and gallery talk by the artists of “Real Women Who Paint: Five Artists” will be held at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, March 31 in Benedict Gallery at Sweet Briar College. Works by area painters Janet Dance, Cheryl Hawkins, Kaye Lipscomb, Kelly Mattox and Nancy McDearmon will be on view through May 23. The [...]

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Art of Surprise: Look and Occasionally Even Touch

Art of Surprise: Look and Occasionally Even Touch

| March 17, 2011

Cheryl Agulnick Hochberg will present a gallery talk at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, March 24 in Sweet Briar College’s Babcock Gallery during an opening reception for her art exhibition, which will be on display through May 8. Hochberg, who chairs the fine arts department at Kutztown University, will address her role as both artist and department [...]

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Sweet Briar Faculty Art Show Opens

Sweet Briar Faculty Art Show Opens

| February 4, 2011

Sweet Briar College studio art professors Joe Monk, Laura Pharis, Paige Critcher and John Morgan will open an exhibition of their recent works at a reception from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 11 in Pannell Gallery. The show will remain on view through April 3. The studio art department faculty organizes a campus exhibition [...]

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Grand Plans

Grand Plans

| January 24, 2011

In the life of every institution there is an inevitable intersection of aspiration and reality, where an architect’s vision is reconciled with the resources at hand. Architectural historian Marc Wagner of the Virginia Department of Historic Resources argues that can be a good thing. He’ll talk about why he thinks so at the opening of [...]

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Abstract Prints to Go on View in Babcock

| January 20, 2011

“Abstract Thought: Selected Prints from the Permanent Collection,” will open with a reception and gallery talk by Alexandra Eads ’11 from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 27 in Sweet Briar’s Babcock Gallery. Eads served as a curatorial assistant for the exhibition of prints from the College’s permanent collection. The featured artists will include Anni [...]

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