Stephen Rolfe Powell’s Celebration of Life service now featured on Centre website

A “Celebration of Life” service was held for the late Stephen Rolfe Powell ’74, world-renowned glass artist and H.W. Stodghill, Jr. and Adele H. Stodghill Professor of Art, on Sept. 21. Centre College’s website now features a video of the service, as well as the speaker reflections, current exhibits and other videos and photos of

By |2019-09-27T17:49:17-04:00September 27th, 2019|News, Stephen Powell Memorial|

Stephen Rolfe Powell ’74: A Tribute

Steve never tried to fashion an artist persona except for about five minutes way back at the beginning when he wondered out loud if he should sign his work "Alabama Powell." We had a good laugh about it and that was the end of that. Who needs to project a persona when you're already bursting

Ché Rhodes ’95 to display art work in AEGON Gallery

Centre College alumnus Ché Rhodes ’95 will display an exhibit of his glass and mixed media sculptures in the AEGON Gallery in the Jones Visual Arts Center, Sept. 21 through Oct. 27. An opening reception will be held on Friday, Sept. 21 from 5-7 p.m. Rhodes was hired in 2005 to build the glass program

By |2019-09-12T14:15:31-04:00September 19th, 2018|Alumni, Events, News, Stephen Powell Memorial|

"Distinctly Centre" marriage proposal in Powell glass studio

Most couples dream of the perfect wedding proposal, and for Danny Noll ’10, this meant returning to the place where his love story with Kasey Jackson ‘11 began. “We met at Centre College, so I knew I wanted to incorporate Centre into the proposal somehow,” Noll explains. Noll called on the help of renowned artist

By |2019-09-12T13:05:23-04:00June 10th, 2014|Alumni, Glass Art, News, Stephen Powell Memorial, Studio Art|

Stephen Powell teaches the Art of Glass at Alumni College 2013

Centre boasts some of the most loyal alumni in the nation, especially the seven alumni (and two friends) loyal enough to brave 2400-degree furnaces in the Jones Visual Arts Center during Alumni College 2013. Led by H.W. Stodghill and Adele H. Stodghill Professor of Art and world-renowned glass artist Stephen Rolfe Powell, Alumni College gave

By |2019-09-12T14:07:50-04:00June 13th, 2013|Alumni, Campus, Glass Art, News, Stephen Powell Memorial|

Prof. Stephen Powell’s glasswork on display at Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts

Members of the Centre community have the opportunity to see the internationally renowned glasswork of Stephen Powell, H.W. Stodghill Jr. and Adele H. Stodghill Professor of Art, in person on a regular basis. Museumgoers in Alabama can enjoy Powell’s work in person now as well at “Psychedelic Mania: Stephen Rolfe Powell’s Dance with Glass,” an

By |2019-09-12T15:02:47-04:00November 15th, 2012|News Archive, Stephen Powell Memorial|

Art professor Stephen Powell ’74 named a Distinguished Educator

Stephen Powell ’74, H.W. Stodghill Jr. and Adele H. Stodghill Professor of Art, will be recognized as a Distinguished Educator by The James Renwick Alliance. The award signifies a reputation for excellence and innovation in a craft education program, as well as an influence on both students and the craft as a whole. Powell will

By |2019-09-12T15:10:17-04:00March 22nd, 2012|News Archive, Stephen Powell Memorial|

Professor shines in 2010 Kentucky Governor’s Awards video

Watching Centre College professor of art Stephen Powell creating glass sculptures is like watching a magic show. And now, viewers everywhere have the opportunity to look on as Powell creates his masterpieces, discusses his craft and shares some of his favorite pieces with the world. In a new video, created to honor Powell for having received

By |2019-09-12T14:12:24-04:00November 18th, 2010|News Archive, Stephen Powell Memorial|