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Justin Johnson, 2016 "Point of Departure" exhibition at Longwood Center for the Visual Arts, LCVA

2016 Senior Spotlight: Justin Johnson

Justin is a graphic design major at Longwood. His piece in Point of Departure discusses the intelligence required of NFL players.

"An infographic meant to inform the viewer how much of a role strength and intellect play in the success of an NFL player."

Point of Departure is on display until May 11.

Amanda Herring, 2016 "Point of Departure" exhibition at Longwood Center for the Visual Arts, LCVA

2016 Senior Spotlight: Amanda Herring

Amanda is an art education major at Longwood. Her pieces in Point of Departure display how her passion for teaching impacts her artwork.

Hope Morgan, 2016 "Point of Departure" exhibition at Longwood Center for the Visual Arts, LCVA

2016 Senior Spotlight: Hope Morgan

Hope is a painting major at Longwood. Her series in Point of Departure is meant to transport the viewer through a dream-like world of nostalgia and wanderlust.

"Explaining my body of work is like trying to explain a strange, recurring dream…one that seems so real and familiar but that is often hard to grasp. This is mainly because, when I am painting, I become nostalgic about places I have never been to, but with which I have an emotional connection.

Rachel Joyce, 2016 "Point of Departure" exhibition at Longwood Center for the Visual Arts, LCVA

2016 Senior Spotlight: Rachel Joyce

Rachel is a crafts major at Longwood. Her work in Point of Departure discusses life on reservations and the struggles facing Native American communities.

"I am part of a dying nation. The future of my Native American culture is being threatened by the loss of native lives in the form of youth suicide.

James Laycock, 2016 "Point of Departure" exhibition at Longwood Center for the Visual Arts, LCVA

2016 Senior Spotlight: James Laycock

James is a graphic design major at Longwood. His pieces in Point of Departure explores brand development through a skateboad organization.

Wietske Delano, 2016 "Point of Departure" exhibition at Longwood Center for the Visual Arts, LCVA

2016 Senior Spotlight: Wietske Delano

Wietske is a graphic design major at Longwood. Her work in Point of Departure centers around a student organization providing therapy through interaction with animals.

James Bates, 2016 "Point of Departure" exhibition at Longwood Center for the Visual Arts, LCVA

2016 Senior Spotlight: James Bates

James is a graphic design major at Longwood. His work in Point of Departure has incorporated aesthetic elements into STEM programs.

Deepti Nair, 2016 "Point of Departure" exhibition at Longwood Center for the Visual Arts, LCVA

2016 Senior Spotlight: Deepti Nair

Deepti is a painting major at Longwood. Her pieces in Point of Departure explore living with metal illness and the difficulties that come with it.

Jessica Billings, 2016 "Point of Departure" exhibition at Longwood Center for the Visual Arts, LCVA

2016 Senior Spotlight: Jessica BIllings

Jessica is a graphic design major at Longwood. Her work in Point of Departure seeks to promote public awareness of Alzheimer's symptoms.

Hunt Singleton, 2016 "Point of Departure" exhibition at Longwood Center for the Visual Arts, LCVA

2016 Senior Spotlight: Hunt Singleton

Hunt is a painting major at Longwood. His series in Point of Departure depicts locations of significant events in his life.