"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.
As a student of Visual Arts at Loomis, you will find a broad experience across a wide variety of media for every skill level. The Visual Arts Department, located in the Richmond Art Center (RAC) will allow you to pursue your interests in ceramics, painting, photography, printmaking, art history, and various digital media, on state of the art equipment in professional studios. The RAC has wonderful exhibition space, including The Mercy Gallery, for showcasing professional and student works. With a curriculum focused on your individual growth and self-expression, you will learn the fundamentals of technique and design working with our dedicated faculty, who are accomplished artists in their own right, as well as committed professional educators.
"Harmony," an exhibition featuring collected works from the Albers Foundation, and curated by Loomis Chaffee students, will be presented in the Sue and Eugene Mercy Jr. Gallery from April 25 until May 30.
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.
Winfred Rembert, the artist whose moving autobiographical work was exhibited in the Mercy Gallery this spring, was featured in "Stories of Hope," a Fox 61 News video broadcast.
An evocative exhibition by Winfred Rembert, an African-American artist who lived in the segregated South, opened in the Mercy Gallery on Feb. 21, and will be on display through Apr. 14.
We allow for personal expression in every project from day one, asking that our students look into their own imaginations as their greatest resource while mastering the skills to bring their ideas to fruition.
— JENNIFER MCCANDLESS, HEAD OF VISUAL ARTS DEPARTMENT