Paintings by artist Katy Schneider will be presented in the Sue and Eugene Mercy Jr. Gallery in the Richmond Art Center from Nov. 7 through Dec. 7, 2017. A student still life exhibition will be on display concurrently in the Barnes and Wilde Gallery.
The Sue and Eugene Mercy Jr. Gallery, dedicated in honor of former Loomis Trustee Eugene Mercy Jr. ’55 and his wife, Sue, is located in the Richmond Art Center — the campus hub for the visual arts program. Throughout the year, the Mercy Gallery exhibits the work of a variety of artists in a diversity of media, artistic endeavor, cultural influence, and geographic representation. The work of Visiting Artists are displayed in the Mercy Gallery to coincide with their residency on the Island, encouraging direct interaction between artists and students. All exhibitions in the Mercy Gallery are open to the public, as is the opening reception for each artist’s installment.
Loomis students donated hand-crafted ceramic bowls for the Empty Bowls Project, an international grassroots awareness and fundraising effort to fight hunger.
On Oct. 2-6, Sarah Bird '83 was a Visiting Artist in the Richmond Arts Center. During her stay, Sarah undertook a project creating life-sized portrait of a pecan tree that currently grows near Longman Hall .
"Playing with the Past: Transmutation and Metamorphosis," an exhibition of contemporary artwork from The Waskowmium collection will be presented in the Sue and Eugene Mercy Jr. Gallery from September 19 through October 26.
Print artist Nanette Vonnegut spent the week of March 27–31 in the Loomis Chaffee community as a Visiting Artist, working on a series of monotype prints.
Monday to Friday: 11:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m.
Sunday: 1:00- 4:00 p.m.
Tuesday & Thursday evening: 7:45- 9:00 p.m.
(Hours subject to school schedule)