Sparks fly and smoke rises as the torch of a CNC plasma cutter passes over a large sheet of steel. The cutter, which moves at a rate of 155 inches per minute and is hot enough to melt 1/8-inch thick metal, quickly reveals a shape — in this case, a football, stitches and all.
The University of Lynchburg’s Annual Senior Art Thesis Exhibition opens Monday, May 9, in the Daura Museum of Art. A reception and awards ceremony will be held from 4-5 p.m. The exhibit runs through Tuesday, May 17. Admission is free and the public is invited.
Artwork by area high school students will be on display Friday, April 8, through Tuesday, April 26, in the Lobby Gallery of the University of Lynchburg’s Dillard Fine Arts Center. The High School Invitational Exhibition will feature young artists from eight area high schools. The public is invited and admission is free.
It may have been a happy accident or, perhaps, a shared “love of learning” that brought Dr. Kathryn Mitchell Pumphrey ’75, ’88 MEd and Richard Pumphrey ’74 together one Sunday night nearly 50 years ago.
The University of Lynchburg art department and Daura Museum of Art will host a night of art on campus from 6-9 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 18. Admission is free and the public is invited.
With the academic year coming to a close, many University of Lynchburg seniors are showing off what they have learned over the past four years.
When your university president is a native of Scotland, creating an official school tartan seems like a natural thing to do. Last week, eight tartan designs were submitted by University of Lynchburg students, one of which will be chosen as the school’s official tartan.
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.