PVCC's Visual Arts Faculty Exhibition opens Nov. 30

Vessel pottery

Piedmont Virginia Community’s Visual Arts Department will hold a catered reception to open its Annual Faculty Exhibition on Friday, Nov. 30, from 5 to 7 p.m., in the PVCC Gallery, located in the V. Earl Dickinson Building at the south end of College Drive on the college’s Main Campus in Charlottesville.

The North Gallery exhibition, “Possibilities,” features ceramic vessels and objects by Professor of Art Tom Clarkson. Known for fluid lines, master craftsmanship and an earthy elegance that honors the characteristics of clay, Clarkson’s works stand out for their harmony between form, surface and function. Clarkson, who has been referred to as the “father-of-pottery” in Charlottesville, has been teaching PVCC students how to transform clay into works of art for more than 30 years.

A group exhibition in the South Gallery will showcase the diverse skills of PVCC’s art faculty members with a variety of artistic mediums on view. Works include paintings, photography, sculpture, graphic design and more by faculty artists Fenella Belle, Ashley Gill, Lou Haney, Will May, Aaron Miller, Ed Miller, Beryl Solla, Jeremy Taylor and Richard Weaver.

The exhibitions will remain on display through Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2019.

The opening reception is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Beryl Solla at 434.961.5362 or bsolla@pvcc.edu.

For more information about PVCC’s 2018-19 Fine Arts and Performance Season, visit www.pvcc.edu/performingarts or call 434.961.5376.