USCB Department of Fine Arts Faculty Exhibition

USCB Department of Fine Arts Faculty Exhibition


October 18, 2017
 

BLUFFTON, S.C. – The Sea Islands Center Gallery at the University of South Carolina Beaufort will present an exhibition featuring the work of the faculty of the Department of Fine Arts.

USCB Department of Fine Arts Faculty Exhibition

The opening reception will take place on Thursday, November 2 from 5-7 pm. Another reception will take place the following night on Friday, November 3 from 5:30 – 7:30 pm to welcome the South Carolina Art Education Association and First Friday attendees. The exhibit will be on view from November 2 through December 2, 2017.

The exhibition will feature a diverse collection of work from the faculty. Artists include Joanna Angell, Topher Maraffi, Chris Robinson, Kim Keats, Laurie Lovell and Ann Holderfield.
Work displayed includes ceramic sculptural pieces inspired by bird forms and textures, prints relating to themes of home and gender, mixed media digital prints that relate to the history of film and dance, sculptures created from natural objects such as trees and roots and meditative textural fabric two-dimensional pieces.
Maine Grid, a large print by new art department chair Chris Robinson, references his work in nanotechnology. Shapes of cardiac fibroblasts are digitally manipulated and enlarged with Newtonian scale natural textures, parodying rampant image manipulation in science.

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Located in the heart of the Carolina Sea Islands, the University of South Carolina Beaufort (USCB) is a baccalaureate member of the USC system, serving the southeast coast of South Carolina and Georgia. Since 2002, USCB has tripled its academic degree programs, doubled its FTE enrollment, opened its first on-campus housing (now serving more than 900), joined the NAIA Sun Conference, and fielded conference and national award-winning Sand Shark athletes in nine sports. The university's two campuses serve a diverse student body of 2,000 students. The Bluffton campus offers cutting-edge Computational Science and Nursing laboratories, and a broad range of academic degree programs. The Beaufort campus, located on Beaufort's downtown waterfront, houses an innovative baccalaureate Studio Art program in close proximity to Beaufort's many art galleries. The University of South Carolina Beaufort offers students an exceptional place to learn and live in an environment focused on growth, preservation and opportunity.

For more information about the USCB Department of Fine Arts Faculty Exhibition, contact Ann Holderfield at holderfk@uscb.edu. For more information about USCB's Fine Arts degree program, contact Chris Robinson, department chair of the Fine Arts Department at robinsct@uscb.edu.
For more information about the University of South Carolina Beaufort, contact Kerry Jarvis, public information coordinator, at 843-208-8030 or jarviskc@uscb.edu.