Centre College hosts renowned glass artist John Kiley

Renowned glass artist John Kiley of Seattle, Wa., will give a presentation and demonstration Tuesday, Nov. 1 at 8 p.m. in the hot glass studio in Centre College's Jones Visual Art Center. A short visual presentation will be followed by a demonstration by the artist. Kiley began his professional career at the age of 19 at

By |2018-07-26T18:38:14+00:00October 28th, 2016|Glass Art, News, Studio Art|

Lexington’s Ann Tower Gallery to feature Judith Jia painting exhibit

Centre College Professor of Art Judith Jia will display an exhibition of oil paintings at the Ann Tower Gallery in Lexington, Ky., Sept. 16 through Nov. 13. The exhibit, "Quiet Beauty: Unassuming Objects, New Paintings by Judith Pointer Jia," features 20 elegant small paintings that “capture a specific moment in time when the light is

By |2018-07-27T19:21:56+00:00September 15th, 2016|Shakespeare, News, Studio Art|

Governor’s School for the Arts gives back to the community

The more than 250 student artists participating in the three-week 2016 Kentucky Center Governor’s School for the Arts (GSA) on Centre College’s campus spread out across Danville on June 24 for a Community Service Day. The rising high school sophomores and juniors taking part in the intensive summer arts residency program did good works at

By |2018-08-03T19:44:19+00:00June 29th, 2016|Art History, Drama, Shakespeare, Music, News, Performing Arts, Studio Art|

Governor’s School for the Arts nurtures potential of young artists in third year at Centre

More than 250 student artists will arrive on Centre College’s campus this weekend for the 2016 Kentucky Center Governor’s School for the Arts (GSA). This is the College’s third year hosting GSA, a statewide arts education program managed by the Kentucky Center that gathers talented rising high school sophomores and juniors from across the state for an annual

By |2018-08-08T20:07:29+00:00June 16th, 2016|Art History, Drama, Shakespeare, Music, News, Performing Arts, Studio Art|

Centre College honors faculty and staff at closing dinner

Centre College honored members of its campus community on May 17 at the annual faculty and staff appreciation dinner and awards ceremony. Audrey Clark, facilities safety coordinator, Monte Hafley, grounds crew member, and Darrell Smith, custodian, received the Horky Service Award, which recognizes outstanding achievement by facilities services employees. The award was created from a

Faculty work featured at Professional Recognition Reception

The 2016 Spring Term Professional Recognition Reception will honor works recognized through publication, performance or juried exhibits by Centre College faculty during 2015. The event was created to congratulate professors on their accomplishments in the area of scholarship and creativity. The format will include time for informal congratulations and conversation, as well as five-minute presentations

Lexington Art League to feature Sheldon Tapley exhibit and demonstration

The Lexington Art League will display the works of Stodghill Professor of Art Sheldon Tapley, chair of Centre College's Art History and Studio Art programs, during an exhibit at the Loudoun House in Lexington, Ky. Celebrating the figure in art, the 16-piece installation of the nationally recognized artist's paintings and drawings will be on display and open to

By |2018-08-28T15:21:18+00:00January 18th, 2016|News, Studio Art|

[VIDEO] Pit firing ceramics teaches students a greater appreciation for making art

Experiential and creative learning at Centre College moves beyond the borders of the classroom, with hands-on opportunities that not only offer amazing experiences but produce striking works of art. Professor of Art Judith Jia led her Ceramics 1 classes in pit firings behind the College's Jones Visual Art Center to explore the ancient way of firing unglazed pots

By |2019-03-27T18:43:27+00:00November 4th, 2015|Art History, News, Studio Art|

Italian ‘glass maestro’ Lino Tagliapietra returns to Centre College for documentary premiere, April 29

Centre College is known for its consistent ability to bring global opportunities to campus for its students. The College will continue that commitment April 28-30, when internationally acclaimed Italian glass artist Lino Tagliapietra returns to Centre for a ninth visit and the world premiere of a new independent documentary exploring the "glass maestro's" life, his much-celebrated career and

By |2019-03-27T18:40:07+00:00April 24th, 2015|Literature, News, Studio Art|

Centre faculty share life stories at Omicron Delta Kappa event

Members of Omicron Delta Kappa, Centre College’s leadership honor society, hosted the annual Life Stories event on April 6, featuring an all-star line-up of College faculty who shared personal accounts of the academic and career journeys that led them to Centre. Speakers for this year’s program were Associate Professor of Chemistry Jeffrey Fieberg (Division III), H.W. Stodghill, Jr. and Adele

By |2019-03-20T20:04:39+00:00April 9th, 2015|Academics, Chemical Physics, Chemistry, Glass Art, History, Studio Art|
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