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.
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.”
What is it like to make art during a pandemic, and while miles away from your classmates, your art instructor, and most everyone else to boot?
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.