Present Continuous: Longwood University Department of Theatre, Art, and Graphic & Animation Design Faculty Exhibition

August 31, 2019 to October 20, 2019

Please join us at the LCVA on August 30th from 5:30 to 8:00pm for an opening reception for Present Continuous: Longwood University Department of Theatre, Art, and Graphic & Animation Design Faculty Exhibition.

Like their colleagues in other academic disciplines at Longwood University, art department faculty members teach full loads throughout the academic year and conduct research in their areas of specialty. For the art department, that means delving into the process of creating works of art aesthetically and technically. As they instill in (and insist from) their own students, their work is grounded in exceptional craftsmanship and use of materials which support the meaning and intent of their work. The range of service to Longwood and experience in the field of art is great; all have a deeply felt commitment to their professions as educators and artists. This year’s participants include Mark Baldridge, Brian Barr, Angela Bubash, Kathleen Calhoun, Andy Campbell, Leslie Cook-Day, Keith Cummings, Kerri Cushman, Randy Edmonson, Alex Grabiec, Lisa Johnson, Wade Lough, Michael Mergen, Kelly Nelson, Adam Paulek, Chris Register, Lauren Rice, Homer Springer, and Jay Simple.

This exhibition highlights the innovation found in Longwood University’s Department of Theatre, Art, and Graphic & Animation Design faculty. In addition to teaching, all of the faculty engage in the contemporary discourse within their respective fields. The collective connection to craft, rigor, and material reflects the wide range of practices and inquiry found within graphic and animation design, visual, and the performing arts.

Present Continuous is on view August 31 – October 20, with an opening reception on August 30 from 5:30-8p.m.

About LCVA:
The Longwood Center for the Visual Arts presents a rotating program of inspiring and conversation-starting exhibitions. Admission to LCVA and its programs is—and always has been—free for all. It is located at the intersection of Main and Third Streets (129 North Main Street) in Farmville, Virginia. For additional information on these exhibitions or other programs and events, contact LCVA at lcvainfo@longwood.edu or 434.395.2206.

LCVA exhibitions and programs are made possible through the generous support of the Wells-Fargo Foundation, the Walter J. Payne Foundation, Anne Carter & Walter R. Robbins, Jr. Foundation, the E.B. Duff Charitable Lead Annuity Trust, Southside Electric Cooperative, Walmart, Julie Kline Dixon and Guy Dixon, Navona & David Hart, Real Living Cornerstone, Helton House, Haley Auto Mall, The Woodland, Inc., Candice Jamison Dowdy ’69 and Charles H. Dowdy III + Northwestern Mutual, Foster Fuels, Linda Arthur, Dominion Energy Charitable Foundation, and Longwood University Office of Alumni and Career Services.

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