Two solo art exhibitions by Loomis Chaffee Visual Art teachers Jennifer McCandless and Mark Zunino will be on display in the Sue and Eugene Mercy Jr. Gallery from April 30 until May 30, 2019. The public is invited to attend an opening reception from 6:45 - 8: 45 p.m. on Tuesday, April 30.
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.
"Sway. Shift. Formation," an exhibition by artist Debbie Hesse, is on display in the Sue and Eugene Mercy Jr. Gallery through April 18. Ms. Hesse spent time as a Visiting Artist in the Richmond Art Center and spoke at the Februay 14 opening reception.
Congratulations to the Loomis Chaffee student artists who were recognized in the 2019 Connecticut Regional Scholastic Art Awards and the National K-12 Ceramic Arts Exhibition.
Installation and sculpture artist Harriet Diamond spent a week in January working in and among the students and faculty of the Richmond Art Center as a Visiting Artist.
"Things, Places, Faces," by Nanette Vonnegut, is on display in the Sue and Eugene Mercy Jr. Gallery from January 10 through February 8, 2019. An opening reception was held on Thursday, January 10, in the Richmond Art Center.
Monday to Friday: 11 a.m.- 4 p.m.
Sunday: 1 - 4 p.m.
Tuesday & Thursday evening: 7:45- 9 p.m.
(Hours subject to school schedule)