The year 2020 will be remembered as a year of constant change and inner reflection, events that inspired artist Frankie Slaughter to create “Spring Twenty Twenty” which now resides in the Drysdale Student Center.
University of Lynchburg graduate Tarsha Joyner ’13 and her downtown bakery, Mrs. Joy’s Absolutely Fabulous Treats, will again be featured on national television — this time in Canada.
Starting Tuesday, Feb. 2, members of the public will be able to view a curated collection of Indonesian shadow puppets at the Daura Museum of Art.
A few weeks ago, Daura Gallery director Dr. Barbara Rothermel and coordinator Laura Cole sent out a campuswide email soliciting works of art for a virtual exhibition. They weren’t looking for professional artists, though. What they envisioned was a show that would highlight “quarantine art” by the children and grandchildren of faculty and staff.
Each spring, art lovers from across the campus and greater community flock to the Daura Gallery for the Senior Thesis Exhibition, a display of artwork created by graduating graphic design and studio art students. This year, due to COVID-19, the exhibit is being presented online, as what art department chair and graphic design professor Ursula Bryant describes as a “digital showcase.”
Artwork by area high school students is on display in the Lobby Gallery at the University of Lynchburg’s Dillard Fine Arts Center. This is the second year Lynchburg has hosted an exhibition of high school artwork. It began when art professors proposed the idea and invited area high school art teachers to nominate some of their students’ best work to be displayed on campus.
The newest exhibition at the Daura Gallery highlights geometry in art and emphasizes the ongoing influence of Islamic art, science, and philosophy. “Geometric Aljamía: a Cultural Transliteration” will open with a reception at 4 p.m. Tuesday, January 21. The curators, Reni Gower and Jorge Benitez, will attend the reception. The exhibition includes numerous hand cut […]
“Last Word” column from University of Lynchburg Magazine by Bryan Gentry The best part of my job is getting to immerse myself in the worlds of Lynchburg alumni and students and witness their passion for their work. One example is Tarsha Joyner ’13. Over the past decade, she has had a few different career paths, […]
An exhibit of work by abstract painter Connie Fox, will open Monday, September 2, in the University of Lynchburg’s Daura Gallery. The exhibit, which runs through Friday, December 6, also features figurative sculptures by Fox’s late husband, William King.
The work of four artists with Rockbridge County ties are coming together in a new, student-curated exhibition at the University of Lynchburg. “The Rockbridge Group: Masters Along the Maury” opens with a reception at 4 p.m. Monday, April 22, at the Daura Gallery in the university’s Dillard Fine Arts Center. It will remain on view until May 17. The exhibition includes the art of Pierre Daura, Jean Hélion, Sally Mann, and Cy Twombly and explores how life, landscapes, and people in Rockbridge County shaped their art.