Visiting Artist Dave Gloman spent the week of December 3 at Loomis Chaffee, where he worked in and among the students in the Richmond Art Center.
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.
Threat, an exhibition of artwork in mixed media by Leila Daw, will be on display in the Mercy Gallery November 8 through December. 7.
The 7th Annual Connecticut Printmakers Invitational is on display in the Sue and Eugene Mercy Jr. Gallery from September 18 through October 25, 2018. Concurrently, a Loomis Community Art exhibit and Emerging Writers & Artists student summer portfolios will be on display in the Barnes & Wilde Galleries in the Richmond Art Center.
Today we welcome Mohamad Hafez to the Pelican Scoop. Mohamad spoke with producer Mary Forrester at the opening of his exhibit, Unsettled Nostalgia, in the Sue and Eugene Mercy Jr. Gallery.
The Sue and Eugene Mercy Jr. Gallery presented Unsettled Nostalgia," an exhibit by Syrian artist Mohamad Hafez, from April 24 through May 30, 2018. Mr. Hafez was the first convocation speaker on the 2017-18 school theme of "Globalization."