Work by recent graduates of Haywood Community College’s professional craft program will be on exhibit from Friday, May 22, through Saturday, July 25, at the Fine Art Museum at Western Carolina University.
The Oconaluftee Institute for Cultural Arts, an academic partner of Western Carolina University, will host an open house from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday, May 21, to celebrate its new location at 70 Bingo Loop in Cherokee.
Abstract painter Gina Werfel will hold an artist’s talk at 4:15 p.m. Tuesday, March 31, in Room 130 of the Fine and Performing Arts Center at Western Carolina University as part of the School of Art and Design’s Artist-in-Residence Program.
Ceramic/mixed media sculptor John Byrd, whose highly crafted work explores the concept of value by drawing from perceived “low” cultural productions such as taxidermy mounts, Lucite objects and chalkware figurines, will hold two workshops and host an artist’s talk at Western Carolina University as part of the School of Art and Design’s Artist-in-Residence Program.
Large color photographs of objects once belonging to the artist Jody Servon’s deceased loved ones will be on exhibit from Tuesday, Jan. 27, through Saturday, March 7, at the Fine Art Museum at Western Carolina University.
The multitalented Art Rosenbaum, painter, illustrator, muralist and collector and performer of traditional American folk music, will be on the campus of Western Carolina University in November as part of the School of Art and Design’s Visiting Artist Series.