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, Humanities, 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|Experts, 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|

CentreTerm 2015: Art comes to life in Prof. Tapley’s Painting and Drawing course

Under the guidance and encouragement of a nationally ranked faculty, students at Centre College refine their skills and abilities across all disciplines, developing themselves as strong writers, articulate speakers, critical thinkers and, for students of the College's studio art program, mature visual artists. H.W. Stodghill, Jr. and Adele H. Stodghill Professor of Art Sheldon Tapley leads an

By |2019-03-27T18:51:57+00:00February 17th, 2015|Academics, CentreTerm, News, Studio Art|

[VIDEO] Renowned artist Lino Tagliapietra demonstrates glassmaking ‘magic’ at Centre College

Centre College is known for being a hub of global learning, not only because students have the opportunity to experience the world through study abroad but also because the College regularly brings world class opportunities to campus. Such is the case of internationally acclaimed Italian glass artist Lino Tagliapietra’s recent visit to Centre, when he returned

By |2019-03-27T18:50:11+00:00November 20th, 2014|Academics, Humanities, Sights & Sounds, Special Event, Studio Art|

Professional recognition reception highlights faculty’s most recent publications and research

Recently ranked #10 among the nation's liberal arts college for best undergraduate teaching by U.S. News & World Report, Centre College faculty consistently receive high praise for their commitment to top-notch teaching. Beyond the classroom, however, Centre professors are also leaders within their fields, engaged in their own research, writing and creative pursuits. At least five

By |2019-03-27T18:55:22+00:00September 26th, 2014|Academics, History, News, Psychology, Religion, Studio Art|
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