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Marlisha Stewart, 2016 "Point of Departure" exhibition at Longwood Center for the Visual Arts, LCVA

2016 Senior Spotlight: Marlisha Stewart

Marlisha is a photography major at Longwood. Her series in Point of Departure discusses microagressive body-shaming directed towards women and people of color and her effort to overcome it.

Melissa Cacho, 2016 "Point of Departure" exhibition at Longwood Center for the Visual Arts, LCVA

2016 Senior Spotlight: Melissa Cacho

Melissa is a graphic design major at Longwood. Her work in Point of Departure involves the newly renamed Longwood University Couseling and Psychological Services (CAPS).

Kathryn Seidl, 2016 "Point of Departure" exhibition at Longwood Center for the Visual Arts, LCVA

2016 Senior Spotlight: Kathryn Seidl

Kathryn is a painting major at Longwood. Her piece in Point of Departure scrutinizes the practices of self-portraits and their effectiveness.

Rowan Davis, 2016 "Point of Departure" exhibition at Longwood Center for the Visual Arts, LCVA

2016 Senior Spotlight: Rowan Davis

Rowan is a photography major at Longwood. Her series in Point of Departure explores both her and Virginia's connection to horses.

Kelly McGrath, 2016 "Point of Departure" exhibition at Longwood Center for the Visual Arts, LCVA

2016 Senior Spotlight: Kelly McGrath

Kelly is a graphic design major at Longwood. Her work in Point of Departure concerns her work with the Prince Edward Cannery and the importance of locally grown foods.

Karyn Barb, 2016 "Point of Departure" exhibition at Longwood Center for the Visual Arts, LCVA

2016 Senior Spotlight: Karyn Barb

Karyn is a painting major at Longwood. Her series in Point of Departure discusses the legitimacy behind digital art and its relationship with tactile art.

Rhiannan Mayfield, 2016 "Point of Departure" exhibition at Longwood Center for the Visual Arts, LCVA

2016 Senior Spotlight: Rhiannan Mayfield

Rhiannan is a crafts major at Longwood. Her pieces in Point of Departure are concerned with societal views of tattoos.

Maria Wheaton, 2016 "Point of Departure" exhibition at Longwood Center for the Visual Arts, LCVA

2016 Senior Spotlight: Maria Wheaton

Maria is a graphic design major at Longwood. Her work in Point of Departure discusses the food we eat and what goes into it.

"When coming up with FACT (Food Additive Cautionary Table), I first started asking myself if I know what is in the food I eat. Sure, I know when I make a sandwich I want bread, meat, cheese, condiments, but it was then that I asked myself do I really KNOW what goes into my food.

Carson Reeher, 2016 "Point of Departure" exhibition at Longwood Center for the Visual Arts, LCVA

2016 Senior Spotlight: Carson Reeher

Carson is a photography major at Longwood. Her series in Point of Departure explores Farmville, Virginia as well as its futures and its past.

"Here is the town you drive past on your way elsewhere. It's nestled in the center of Virginia, staying somewhere between the scars of its past and the promises of its future.

Mollie Andrews, 2016 "Point of Departure" exhibition at Longwood Center for the Visual Arts, LCVA

2016 Senior Spotlight: Mollie Andrews

Mollie is an art education major at Longwood. Her pieces in Point of Departure use digital prints to represent religious hand gestures in Hinduisma and Buddhism.