Gordon Showcases Work in “Art of the Auction”

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WILSON, N.C. — For the third consecutive year, Barton College art professor Mark Gordon will have a ceramic work included in the North Carolina Museum of Art’s “Art of the Auction.” This juried benefit exhibition of donated artworks will be held on Saturday, June 8, at 7 p.m. in the East Building at the Raleigh museum. This year’s featured piece by Gordon is a large, wheelthrown, glazed earthenware bowl that measures 18” x 18” x 3”. The ceramic work is titled “Ripple Bowl,” noting the slip-decorated edging. Gordon formulated the non-toxic glaze for the bowl using copper for green and cobalt for the blue rim. END

Mechanized Sculpture Exhibit Opens at Barton

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WILSON, N.C. – Barton College is pleased to announce the opening of “Gestural Mechanics” by internationally renowned artist Arthur Ganson. The exhibition, to be held in the Barton Art Galleries, will open with a gallery reception on Sunday, Feb. 22, from 2 – 4 p.m. Works in the exhibition include automated kinetic sculpture and production drawings of the machines. This event open to the public at no charge, and the community is invited to attend. Ganson has been building art machines since 1978. His works are not static non-moving forms, but rather functional sculptural investigations of mechanized design. A former artist-in-residence at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Ganson maintains an […]

Photography Exhibitions Open Sunday at the Barton Art Galleries

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WILSON, N.C. — Barton Art Galleries is pleased to announce the opening of two photography exhibitions on Sunday, Oct. 26, from 2 – 4 p.m. Early and recent work by acclaimed photographer Burk Uzzle will be in the Virginia Thompson Graves Gallery and a selection of work from three photographers from Eastern North Carolina featuring images and artifacts dating from the 1920’s to 1970’s will be on view in the Lula E. Rackley Gallery. Uzzle portrays a unique blend of American sensibility, themes, and values through his photography. His images are sometimes quirky, sometimes humorous, and always respectful of the people or places he has observed. Many images in the […]

Sculptor Hanna Jubran Visits Barton On Oct. 7

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WILSON, N.C. – Barton Art Galleries will welcome sculptor Hanna Jubran to campus on Tuesday, October 7, from 9 a.m. – 10 a.m. for an artist lecture. His sculpture exhibition “Alchemy, Metaphor & Form” is currently on view in the Virginia Thompson Graves and Lula E. Rackley Galleries located in Case Art Building on the Barton College campus. This event is open to the public free of charge, and the community is invited to attend. As he reflects on his 25-year journey creating sculpture, Jubran will discuss his influences, creative activity, and goals along the way. He will also share with the audience a brief synopsis of symposiums, exhibitions, and […]

Hanna Jubran’s Sculpture Exhibition Opens At Barton

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WILSON, N.C. – Barton Art Galleries is pleased to announce the opening of Hanna Jubran’s “Alchemy, Metaphor & Form” sculpture exhibition now on view in the Virginia Thompson Graves and Lula E. Rackley Galleries located in Case Art Building on the Barton College campus. An opening reception and gallery talk by the artist is scheduled for Sunday, Sept. 7 from 2-4 p.m. This event is open to the public free of charge, and the community is invited to attend. A world-renowned artist, Jubran received his Master of Fine Arts degree in Sculpture from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and is currently a Sculpture Professor and Sculpture Area Coordinator at East Carolina […]

“Generation Digital Y” Opens in the Barton Art Galleries on April 5

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WILSON, N.C. – The Barton Art Galleries are proud to present “Generation Digital Y,” an exhibition of designs and photographs by the 2008 graduating Barton art students. “Generation Digital Y” will open on April 5, with a reception from 7 p.m. – 9 p.m. This event is open to the public at no charge, and the community is invited to attend. The exhibition will run until Friday, May 9. Work by Marcos E. Alices-Kinch of Fayetteville will be on view in the Virginia Thompson Graves Gallery. Included in his presentation are designs, point-of-purchase billboard, posters, publication, t-shirt designs and paintings focusing on a marketing campaign named “Turn off the Radio.” […]