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.
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.
"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.
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