Threat, by Leila Daw, will be on display in the Mercy Gallery November 8 through December. 7. The public is invited to attend the opening reception Thursday, November 8, in the Richmond Art Center from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Admission is free of charge.
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.
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.
In a new addition to the Loomis Chaffee summer reading program, students from across all class years took part in school-wide Summer Reading Book Chats on Tuesday, September 11.
Loomis Chaffee recognized students for their academic and extracurricular achievements at the 2018 All-School Awards convocation on May 22, and the Student Council announced the selection of Adnan Rubai as Teacher of the Year.
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."
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