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Mark Baldridge designs featured in American Craft Magazine

Mark Baldridge, Professor Emeritus of Art, continues his amazing design work in retirement. American Craft magazine (produced by the American Crafts Council) published a six page article on his house in the April/May issue.  ACC is the national craft organization and American Craft magazine is the most respected craft magazine in the world. Baldridge states that this is  “probably […]

Review of LCVA Show: “DEMOCRACY, EXTENDED” on Richmond Arts Review

“DEMOCRACY, EXTENDED” by Mark Daniel Harley, Richmond Arts Review

Michael Mergen, back from Chicago

Michael Mergen, assistant professor of art, just returned from a lecture in Chicago, where he took part in a two-person panel discussion, “America’s Competitive Edge and Global Standing,” in conjunction with the Museum of Contemporary Photography’s exhibition, “Peripheral Views: States of America, featuring 15 works from Michael’s 1600 Pennsylvania series. 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, Lorain, OH, […]

Student Exhibition

“Short Twig: a collection of paper works” is an exhibition of prints, broadsides, and artists’ books consisting of handmade paper and various printmaking processes. This show features pieces created by current and former Longwood University Art students within the Printmaking/Book Arts BFA program. The artists include: Kevin Biddle, Caleb Briggs, Brittany Claud, Chelsea Colon, Andrea […]

Erin Devine

Dr. Erin Devine has been asked to be a contributor to New York Arts, the on-line branch of The Berkshire Review, International Journal for the Arts. You can read her review of Shirin Neshat’s recent exhibition in Chelsea under the site’s Top Content. http://newyorkarts.net/

Erin Devine

Dr. Erin Devine, Asst. Professor of Art History, is presenting a paper, Exoticism as Strategy: Race & Gender in the Photography of Shirin Neshat, at the 67th Annual Southeast College Art Conference in Savannah, GA. The presentation is part of the panel Race & Gender in the Photographic Image and her paper is derived from […]

Erin Devine

Dr. Erin Devine, Asst. Professor of Art History, received a Longwood University Faculty Research Grant for summer 2011 to attend a one-week workshop at Anderson Ranch in Colorado.  The workshop, Personal Geographies, utilized new media as a tool for exploring personal narrative.  Under workshop instructor Jonathan Harris, a renowned artist and computer science visionary, participants […]

Kerri Cushman

  Kerri Cushman, Associate Professor of Art, received a faculty research grant to study copperplate etching and letterpress printing at Penland School of Crafts in North Carolina. An edition of five books was produced in the summer of 2011 under the instruction of Bill Hall, master printer at Pace Prints in NYC, and Amy Pirkle […]

Christopher M. Register

Professor of Art, Christopher M. Register, completed his series of relief engravings: Scoundrels: 25 portraits of the Human Contradiction.  In October the entire series was previewed in a one-man show at the JFergeson Gallery in Farmville Virginia. In December, five of the portraits were selected for publication in issue #84 of the River Styx. “River Styx, […]

Kelly Nelson

Kelly Nelson presented at the Friends of Dard Hunter Conference, a national papermaking conference held at Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts.  She presented “Solarplates”, a less toxic printmaking method that can be processed and printed as relief or intaglio.  Two students, Amanda Haymans and Lindsay Decker, presented with Kelly.  She also presented “I’ve Been […]