Existence: Annual Spring Exhibition
Lives Through Art
March 31 - May 10, 2008
A three part exhibition featuring diverse works by WSSU faculty and students in the Department of Fine Arts as well as works by Winston-Salem/Forsyth County high school seniors comprised the gallery's Annual Spring Exhibition. The show included paintings, photography, computer graphics, wearable art, ceramic sculpture, book carvings, installations and a variety of other media by a group of very talented artists.
The WSSU Faculty Exhibition featured works by Scott Betz, Sharif Bey, Albert Dean, Alison Fleming, Valerie Giddings, Katherine Houle, Justine Linville, Leo Morrissey, Thomas Tucker, Fatimah Tuggar and Virginia Williamson. The show highlighted faculty talks which gave the community an opportunity to hear the artists' perspectives regarding the approach to their works. The talks were held on April 14 and April 16 from 5-7 p.m. with a special performance by the POPS ORCH each night. The WSSU Senior Thesis Show opened April 20 and a reception was held Saturday, April 26 to allow the community to meet the artists. The exhibition included works by: Marcus Benfield, Greg Colleton, Justin Gunn, Angela Harbison, Michael Moore, Joshua Sherrill, Zachery Sutton, Tonya Temple, Ricardo Thomas, Celia Joy Williams, and Sam Wright, Jr.
April 14-May 10
The Spring Exhibition also featured works by Winston-Salem/Forsyth County high school seniors and represented a collaborative partnership to provide young artists with a venue to share their works with the community. A reception was held Thursday, April 17 from 6-8 p.m. to give the community an opportunity to meet the faculty and artists. Schools represented include Atkins High School, Career Center High School, Carver High School, East Forsyth High School, Glenn High School, Mount Tabor High School, North Forsyth High School, Paisley IB Magnet High School, Reagan High School, Reynolds High School, West Forsyth High School, and Winston-Salem Preparatory Academy.