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.
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.
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 .
Loomis' Emerging Writers were feted at a reception in the Richmond Arts Center on September 19. Samples of their work will be on display in the RAC through October.
"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.
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