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2022 Senior Exhibition at Barton Will Open With Reception On April 28

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WILSON, N.C. — March 18, 2022 — Barton College is pleased to announce the opening of the 2022 Senior Exhibition on Thursday, April 28, with an evening reception to be held from 5-7 p.m. in the Barton Art Galleries in Case Art Building on the campus of the College. This event is open to the public at no charge and the community is invited to attend. Face masks are required for this event, and social distancing will be observed. Seven seniors within the School of Visual, Performing, and Communications Arts will have their works or representations of their work on view in the Barton Art Galleries through May 7. Those seniors representing […]

Keith Dannemiller's photo of Grandmother and her grandson listening to prayers from a smartphone

Barton Art Galleries will Focus on Photography in “Homesweet, Homeland” Exhibition, Reception March 17

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WILSON, N.C. — March 1, 2022 — Photography will be the focus of “Homesweet, Homeland,” an exciting exhibition of works opening in March in the Barton Art Galleries on the campus of Barton College. “Homesweet, Homeland” will feature the photography of Keith Dannemiller, artist-in-residence on campus this spring semester. The exhibition will be on view from Monday, March 14, until Saturday, April 16.   On Thursday, March 17, the Barton Art Galleries and the Barton College Friends of Visual Arts will host an opening reception at 5 p.m. for “Homesweet, Homeland.” An artist lecture, featuring Dannemiller, will follow at 6 p.m. These two events will be open to the public at […]

"Disappearing Butch" photo by Theresa Scott

“The Disappearing Butch” Photography Exhibition by Barton’s Theresa Scott, Reception on March 5

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Wilson, N.C. – March 3, 2022 — The Eyes on Main Street Gallery in Wilson is pleased to present “The Disappearing Butch” photography exhibition by Theresa Scott, which will be on view March 2 – March 27. An opening reception for the exhibition will be held on Saturday, March 5, from 3 p.m. – 5 p.m., with a gallery talk scheduled at 4 p.m. Scott shares that, historically, society has deemed that women who do not conform to feminine standards are “other.” Scott’s project combines historical images, present-day photography, and audio recordings to give the audience a look at the world of her subjects, placing female masculinity front and center. Each […]

Wall image from installation for a art/sound exhibition by Miguel Elizalde

Barton Art Galleries Presents “Grounding Whispers” Exhibition and Installation in January

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WILSON, N.C. —January 18, 2022 — Barton Art Galleries presents “Grounding Whispers Infrasound Recordings of Wilson,” an exhibition and installation by Miguel Elizalde, Assistant Professor of Communications at Barton College. The exhibition will run from January 18-February 23. On Thursday, January 20, the Barton Art Galleries will host an opening reception at 5 p.m. for “Grounding Whispers.” A gallery talk by the Elizalde will follow at 6 p.m. This event will be open to the public at no charge, and the community is invited to attend. Reservations will be required for the opening reception and gallery talk, and space will be limited. Social distancing and masks also will be required when visiting […]

Artwork by Barton student Ariana Watkins

Fall 2021 Seniors and Juried Student Show Opens December 2 in the Barton Art Galleries

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WILSON, N.C. — November 18, 2021 — Barton College is pleased to announce the opening of the Fall 2021 Seniors and Juried Student Show on Thursday, Dec. 2, with an evening reception to be held from 5-7 p.m. in the Barton Art Galleries in Case Art Building on the campus of the College. A gallery talk will be held at 6 pm. There is no charge for the event and the community is invited to attend. Social distancing and masks will be required when visiting this exhibition. Students within the School of Visual, Performing, and Communications Arts (listed below ) will have their works or representations of their work on view in […]

Vital Records exhibit with Stacey Kirby

Barton Art Galleries Welcomes Artist-in Residence Stacey Kirby in October

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WILSON, N.C. — October 15 — The Barton Art Galleries at Barton College welcomes Durham-based artist Stacey Kirby in October. Her exhibition, Vital Records, will be on display October 18 through November 19. Kirby is scheduled to be the Artist-In-Residence October 18 – 30. On Thursday, October 21, the Barton Art Galleries will host a reception and performance by Stacey Kirby from 5-7 p.m. Attendees will be directed into the gallery in small groups to view the installation and performance. This event is open to the public at no charge, and the community is invited to attend. Social distancing and masks will be required when visiting this exhibition. To make reservations for this […]

Floral Core Series-#129 by Richard Ritter

Barton Art Galleries’ Fall Opening Exhibition will Focus on Fiber and Glass

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WILSON, N.C. — September 1, 2021 — Fiber and glass art will be the focus of an extraordinary exhibition of works opening the 2021 fall semester season in the Barton Art Galleries on the campus of Barton College. The “Edwina Bringle, with Jan and Richard Ritter” exhibition will provide a look at three of North Carolina’s most recognized and celebrated artists. Edwina Bringle and the Ritters live and work in Penland, where each has had a long relationship with the Penland School of Crafts. The exhibition will run from August 23 through September 30. On Thursday, September 9, the Barton Art Galleries will host a reception at 5 p.m. for […]

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2021 Senior Exhibition Will Open With Reception On April 22

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WILSON, N.C. – March 30, 2021 —Barton College is pleased to announce the opening of the 2021 Senior Exhibition on Thursday, April 22, with an evening reception to be held from 6-8 p.m. in the Barton Art Galleries in Case Art Building on the campus of the College. Sixteen seniors within the School of Visual, Performing, and Communications Arts will have their works or representations of their work on view in the Barton Art Galleries through May 8. Those seniors representing the Mass Communications, and Visual Arts programs include — Mass Communications Program —  Kenyon “KJ” Askew, Jr., of Colerain plans to graduate in May with a Bachelor of Science […]

Artist William Paul Thomas painting a portrait

Barton Art Galleries will Focus on Painting in “A Good Look” Exhibition Opening March 18

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WILSON, N.C. — March 1, 2021 — Painting will be the focus of “A Good Look,” an extraordinary exhibition of works opening in March in the Barton Art Galleries on the campus of Barton College. “A Good Look” will feature the paintings of William Paul Thomas, artist-in-residence on campus this spring semester. The exhibition will be on view from Thursday, March 18, through Friday, April 16. On Thursday, March 18, the Barton Art Galleries and the Barton College Friends of Visual Arts will host an opening reception at 5 p.m. for “A Good Look.” An artist lecture, featuring Thomas, will follow at 6 p.m. These two events will be open to […]

Anglea Lombardi silverpoint work

Silverpoint Works Will Be The Focus Of The Barton Art Galleries’ Upcoming Exhibition

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WILSON, N.C. — January 4, 2021 — Silverpoint drawings will be the focus of an extraordinary exhibition of works opening this January in the Barton Art Galleries on the campus of Barton College. This exhibition will be a combination of a selection of work from the Paula Patterson Collection at Barton College and silverpoint works by the Raleigh based artist Angela Lombardi. Lombardi will curate the Patterson works from the collection with assistance from the Barton Art Galleries’ student interns. “Silverpoint” will run from January 25 through February 25.   On Thursday, January 28, the Barton Art Galleries and the Barton College Friends of Visual Arts will host a reception at […]