UNCP's Art Department
faculty on display
UNC Pembroke Art Department Faculty has put their
work on display at the Locklear Hall Art Gallery through December 8.
have work in the exhibit, which was coordinated by gallery Director
Ralph Steeds, who is also an exhibitor. The show launched on Nov. 19
with a reception and gallery talk by Department Chair Janette Hopper.
"We have many
new faculty members, and I felt it was a good idea to put them on display,"
Hopper said. "I believe we have a very talented faculty."
is just tremendous," Hopper said. "It takes a great deal of
energy to teach and create art the way our faculty does."
Hopper's work in
the show consists of several oil paintings of local landscapes.
is one of the most beautiful in the world because of the light, foliage
and water," she said. "There are so many different moods reflected."
artist who has made use of local landscapes is new faculty member Tulla
Lightfoot, who has three pastels of tobacco fields and barns in the
"I just love
tobacco plants," Lightfoot said. "I have been driving up to
farm houses and knocking on doors. I have driven down so many dirt lanes
that I had two flat tires."
Other faculty artists
represented include: Tarleton Blackwell, Dr. Ann Horton-Lopez, Dr. John
Antoine Labadie, Jack Pinkerton, Carla Rokes, Ralph L. Steeds, Paul
Van Zandt and Cary Wilson. The gallery is open Monday through Friday
during regular business hours.
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