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LCVA's Summer Art Studio Returns

The Longwood Center for the Visual Arts(LCVA) invites you to join us this summer to explore and create beautiful works of art inspired by some of your favorite children’s literature, both old and new! Open weekdays from June 11 through August  (closed July 4), the Summer Art Studio program is bringing popular children’s books to life through art.

2018 Senior Spotlight: Bailey Talley

Bailey Talley is a senior art major at Longwood. Her art is currently on display in the LCVA's Point of Departure exhibition. 

2018 Senior Spotlight Alesa Sumpter

Alesa Sumpter is a senior graphic design major at Longwood. Her design is currently on display in the LCVA's Point of Departure exhibition. 

Alesa said, "The world is being taken over by all forms of technology. In some cases this can be a good thing but in other cases not so much. The younger generation has grown up with technology and start to become consumed in it. This limits children to play outside or participate in creative activities.

2018 Senior Spotlight: Allie Snavely

Allie Snavely is a senior graphic design major at Longwood. Her design is currently on display in the LCVA's Point of Departure exhibition. 

Allie said, "In order to make skincare normal for both genders, I created a book, ad campaign, and social media presence to inform anyone of their skin and health needs. We're all human, we all have skin, we are all capable of being happy, healthy, and beautiful.

2018 Senior Spotlight: Brandon Sidie

Brandon Sidie is a senior animation desgin major at Longwood. His animation is currently on display in the LCVA's Point of Departure exhibition. 

Brandon said, "This animation is a means to help people meet their health and fitness goals. Eventually this will be turned into an actual app and it will be paired with a cookbook."

2018 Senior Spotlight: Ashley Shukrallah

Ashley Shukrallah is a senior photography major at Longwood. Her series, Broken Seasons, is currently on display in the LCVA's Point of Departure exhibition. 

2018 Senior Spotlight: Harrison Samaniego

Harrison Samaniego is a senior photography major at Longwood. His series, The Hunt, is currently on display in the LCVA's Point of Departure exhibition. 

2018 Senior Spotlight Eric Powell & Thomas Wise

Eric Powell & Thomas Wise are graphic animation majors at Longwood. Their video game is currently on display in the LCVA's Point of Departure exhibition. 

2018 Senior Spotlight: Lan Phan

Lan Phan is a senior graphic design major at Longwood. Her artwork is currently on display in the LCVA's Point of Departure exhibition. 

2018 Student Spotlight: Laura Oertel

Laura Oertel is a senior art major at Longwood. Her artwork is currently on display in the LCVA's Point of Departure exhibition. 

Laura said, "I work with stoneware for its sympathy, memory, and strength. The sincerity of it all lies in the structure of the material, yet it also survives as palms build with breath and suddenly you are a clay god.