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2008-09 Exhibition Season

The Fall 2008 Visual Arts calendar is varied with new artists for you to meet and shows which highlight art from Radford University’s Permanent Collection. This fall you can revisit old friends and see some new exciting pieces during this period of transition for Radford University’s Art Museum.

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Huichol
Sept. 11 - Oct. 1, 2008
Reception: Thursday, Sept. 11, 5 to 7 p.m.

The religious life of the Huichol is reflected in their art. Their technique of pressing yarn designs into wax-coated surfaces can be traced back to the earliest ethnographic records and probably has pre-Columbian origins. A vibrant and colorful show to start our museum season.

Flossie Martin Gallery

 

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John O’Connor
Sept. 11 - Oct. 31, 2008
Reception: Thursday, Sept. 11, 5 to 7 p.m.

John O’Connor, Assistant Professor of Graphic Design, will exhibit his latest artworks as well as works cataloguing his personal artistic development.

Gallery 205

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Adolf Dehn
Sept. 11 - Oct. 1, 2008
Reception: Thursday, Sept. 11, 5 to 7 p.m.

Adolf Dehn achieved a considerable reputation during his lifetime, especially as an American realist printmaker. A selection of pieces from our university collection.

RUAM Downtown second level

 

 

Permanent Collection
Sept. 11 - Oct. 1, 2008
Reception: Thursday, Sept. 11, 5 to 7 p.m.

This exhibition features old favorites from the University’s extensive collection of two- and three-dimensional artworks.

RUAM Downtown second level

 

Adjunct Faculty
Oct. 9 - 31, 2008
Reception: Thursday, Oct. 9, 5 to 8 p.m.

This exhibition showcases the variety of art works and styles produced by the art departments adjunct faculty.

Flossie Martin Gallery

 

Beyond the Tartan
October 9 - 31, 2008
Reception: Thursday, Oct. 9, 5 to 8 p.m.

Radford University alumni show the current works they are producing.

RUAM Downtown second level

 

Where Art Begins: Schools of the New River Valley
October 9 - 31, 2008
Reception: Thursday, Oct. 9, 5 to 8 p.m.

An exhibition of art from kindergarten through high school produced in the art classrooms of Montgomery County and Pulaski County Public Schools. These works are curated by current Radford University student teachers in these schools.

Mark your calendar for the Fourth Annual Radford University ART Walk! Thursday, Oct. 9, 2008, 5 - 8 p.m. Attend three opening and also visit all our galleries and shows in one evening with extended hours from 5 - 8 p.m.

RUAM Downtown second level

 

Fall MFA Show
Nov. 7 - 21, 2008
Reception: Friday, Nov. 7, 5 to 7 p.m.

Graduating students in the Master of Fine Arts program exhibit their best works.

Flossie Martin Gallery/RUAM Downtown second level

 

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Art of Z. L. Feng
November 17 - 21, 2008

The new Art Gallery in the Covington Center for Visual and Performing Arts.

 

 

 

 

Salam Student Painting
Nov. 6 - Dec. 20, 2008
Reception: Thursday, Nov. 6, 5 to 7 p.m.

This exhibition features works by Radford University students studying under Professor Halide Salam.

Gallery 205

 

RU Ceramics
Nov. 6 - Dec. 20, 2008
Reception: Thursday, Nov. 6, 5 to 7 p.m.

New creations by Radford University students in Professor Drew Dodson’s ceramics classes are on display downtown.

RUAM Downtown second level

 

Fall BFA Show
Dec. 5 - 20, 2008
Reception: Friday, Dec. 5, 5 to 7 p.m.

Graduating students in the Bachelor of Fine Arts program exhibit their best works.

Flossie Martin Gallery/RUAM Downtown second level

 

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Calligraphy of Professor Xin Zhang and Artwork by Students from Shanghai Normal University Art
Jan. 26 - 29, 2009
Reception: Monday, Jan. 26, 5 to 7 p.m.

The exhibition is part of Radford University’s Chinese Festival. Professor Zhang is known for his exceptional calligraphy style. We anticipate this limited engagement will be the first of many exchanges between our two universities.

RUAM Downtown

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Betty Moore Watercolors Painting
Jan. 29 - March 27, 2009
Reception: Thursday, January 29, 5:30 to 7 p.m.

Watercolor paintings by local artist, Radford University alumna and former Christiansburg High School art educator.

Gallery 205


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Faculty Show
Jan. 29 - Feb. 20, 2009
Reception: Thursday, Jan. 29, 5 to 7 p.m.

This exhibit will showcase a vast array of two-and three-dimensional work by our talented and diverse art faculty.

The Gallery at the Covington Center

 

 

 

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Graduate Art Student Association (GASA)
Jan. 29 - March 13, 2009

Radford University graduate art students mount their own installation of various media.

Bondurant Center Foyer Cases RUAM Downtown



Permanent Collection
Feb. 6 - March 4, 2009

Large-scale works in various media from the Radford University Permanent Collection.

RUAM Downtown

 

Juried Student Show
Feb. 26 - March 27, 2009
Reception: Thursday, Feb. 26, 5 to 7 p.m.

An annual student competition with awards. Any current Radford University student may enter this show (pick up an entry form in Powell 202). Professor Eric. J. Stanley, Foundations Coordinator at Virginia Tech, is the juror.

The Gallery at the Covington Center

 

Senior Interior Design Exhibition
March 18 - March 30, 2009
Reception: Saturday, March 21, 2 to 4 p.m.

This annual exhibition by graduating Interior Design students features their designs and impressions from home to office, business motifs and more.

RUAM Downtown

 

Fashion Design Exhibition
March 18 - March 30, 2009
Show on Saturday, March 28, 7 p.m. in the Muse Banquet Hall

RU’s 2009 fashion exhibition showcases the latest trends created by graduating Fashion Design students.

Bondurant Center Foyer Cases RUAM Downtown

 

Mixed Media Show
April 2 – May 9, 2009

Works by Radford University students in Professor Halide Salam’s mixed media seminar.

Bondurant Center Foyer Cases RUAM Downtown



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Harold Little
April 2 - May 9, 2009
Reception: Thursday, April 2, 5 to 7 p.m.

Etchings of local Roanoke scenes by noted printmaker Harold Little.

Gallery 205

Spring MFA Show
April 3 - April 17, 2009
Reception: Friday, April 3, 5 to 7 p.m.

Graduating students in the Master of Fine Arts program exhibit their best work.

The Gallery at the Covington Center/ RUAM Downtown

 

Spring BFA Show
April 24 - May 9, 2009
Reception: Friday, April 24, 5 to 7 p.m.

Graduating students in the Bachelor of Fine Arts program exhibit their best works.

The Gallery at the Covington Center/ RUAM Downtown

 

Selections from the Permanent Collection
May 12 – July 25, 2008

Recent acquisitions and old favorites from the University’s extensive collection of artwork.

The Gallery at the Covington Center & Gallery 205 & RUAM Downtown second level

 

 

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