"Her, Me," by Adrienne Grafton, from the exhibit "Departed," Oct. 2-26

Greensboro College Presents Sculpture Exhibit “Departed” Oct. 1-26

September 12, 2018 4:32 pm
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GREENSBORO, N.C. – Greensboro College’s Department of Art presents the sculpture exhibit “Departed,” by Adrienne Grafton, Oct. 1-26 in the Anne Rudd Galyon Gallery in Cowan Humanities Building on campus.

Regular exhibit hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays. The artist will appear at a closing reception from 4 to 6:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 26. The exhibit and reception are free and open to the public.

Grafton, who lives in western Pennsylvania, received her M.F.A. in Metalsmithing/Jewelry from East Carolina University in 2005. Personal memories and the emotions these memories evoke inspire her work. This particular exhibit will feature sculptures influenced by her emotional state following her mother’s passing.

The exhibit is being offered in conjunction with the 40th Annual Tri-State Sculptors Association Conference, being held in Greensboro.

More of Grafton’s work can be seen online at http://www.adriennemgrafton.com/

Greensboro College’s Department of Art offers the B.A. or B.S. in Art and the B.A. in Art Education.

The program, with individual attention to students, combines classic art principles with the liberal-arts foundations of diverse branches of inquiry, including both science and the humanities, so that students can incorporate as much of the world as possible into their own art-making.

For more information about Greensboro College’s art program, contact department chair Jim Langer at 336-272-7102, ext. 5361, or email langerj@greensboro.edu.

Greensboro College provides a liberal arts education grounded in the traditions of the United Methodist Church and fosters the intellectual, social, and, spiritual development of all students while supporting their individual needs.

Founded in 1838 and located in downtown Greensboro, the college enrolls about 1,000 students from 29 states and territories, the District of Columbia, and seven foreign countries in its undergraduate liberal-arts program and six master’s degree programs. In addition to rigorous academics and a well-supported Honors program, the school features an 18-sport NCAA Division III athletic program and dozens of service and recreational opportunities.


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