Exhibitions: Past


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2008 – 2007

Janelas Da Alma

Janelas Da Alma Sonhos De Portugal


Works by Maria Miranda Lawrence and Joao de Brito
May 29 – June 27, 2008

The gallery closes its 2007-08 season with an exhibition of paintings by Joao De Brito and Maria Miranda Lawrence. Originally from Sao Miguel in the Azores, De Brito now lives in California while Lawrence resides in British Columbia. Their works reflect their Azorean roots, their embrace of homeland.




Student 2008

Art & Design Annual Juried Student Exhibition


Selected Works From All Fine Art and
Graphic Design Studio Courses

Jurors: Lucky Leone and Kelly Pelissier
April 17 – May 9, 2008

Bristol Community College's annual student art exhibition features works by students enrolled in the Art and Design Programs. This year's jurors are fromer Bristol Community College Art & Design Program instructor, Lucky Leone and Kelly Pelissier.




Tragical Comical

“Tragical, Comical . . .”


Art Shaken and Stirred via the Literary Tradition
Works by B. Lynch
March 6 – April 2, 2008

In our life 's journey, we know few things. We are born and we die. We long for connection. Many of our belief systems incorporate particular rituals - and some of these customs explore notions of death and regeneration. They represent, in symbolic terms, our essential struggles with what it means to participate in the cycle of life, of understanding our place within the universe.




Print Making Now

Printmaking Now


An Invitational Exhibition
Works by Grace Bentley-Scheck, Stephen Fisher, Jennifer Hughes, Barbara Pagh, Elias Roustom, Anne Tait, Kurt Wisneski, Dan Wood, and Pippi Zornoza
January 24 – February 21, 2008

The transfer of information from one surface to another is an ancient process. The origins of printed matter can be found, along with depictions of animals, on cave walls scattered throughout the world.




Faculty 2007

BCC Art Faculty Exhibition


Works by Fulltime and Adjunct BCC Art Program Professors November 1 – December 14, 2007

Welcome to the Grimshaw-Gudewicz Art Gallery's second art faculty exhibition. Occurring every third year, this exhibition brings together many of the faculty who currently teach in the art and design programs here at the College. By nature, such an exhibition assembles a diverse array of artists many of whom actively exhibit their work through regional, national, and international venues.




Lush

Lush


An International Exhibition of Yardage
September 6 – October 18, 2007

Who has not been inspired at some point by the patterns, textures, and colors provided so readily in the natural world? We look to lean, strong lines of a bare tree in winter, listen to the harsh tapping sound of a woodpecker outside the window, marvel at the crooked forms of geese flying south for the winter.




2007 – 2006

Greater Fall River Art Association

Greater Fall River Art Association


2007 Annual Regional Exhibition
May 31 – June 29, 2007

The gallery closes its season with the Greater Fall River Art Association's Annual Regional Exhibition. The Association was incorporated in 1956 and moved to its permanent location in 1967. In the late 1960's the Association initiated a very successful National Exhibition that continued until the early 1980's when the exhibition was scaled back to become what is known today as the Annual Regional Exhibition.




Student 2007

Art & Design Annual Juried Student Exhibition


Selected Works From All Fine Art and
Graphic Design Studio Courses

Jurors: Spencer Ladd and Shane Savage-Rumbaugh
April 19 – May 4, 2007

Bristol Community College's annual student art exhibition features works by students enrolled in the Art and Design Program. This year's jurors are Spencer Ladd and Shane Savage-Rumbaugh.




Drawing Now

Drawing Now


An Invitational Exhibition
Works by Linda Bond, Yizhak Elyashiv, Lloyd Martin, Mara Metcalf, Katherine Meyer, Lisa Russell, Shane Savage-Rumbaugh, Daniel Szymanowski, Candace Walters, and Ronald Wilczek
March 8 – April 4, 2007

What is drawing? Drawing is both a verb and a noun and defines both the act of mark making and the finished product.




Purpose Considered

Purpose Considered


Works by Wade Kramm and Alison Safford
January 25 – February 23, 2007

This exhibition brings together the works of Wade Kramm and Alison Safford. By examining the ways we perceive and understand the world, both artists seek to reveal that which is hidden from us in our ordinary experiences. Although both artists construct works using familiar things, each filter them through a distinct series of questions.




Memory Of Water

The Memory of Water


If Memory Qualifies the Moment So Does Anticipation
Works by Catherine Curtis, Kathleen Finlay, and Lisa Young
October 26 – December 8, 2006

This exhibition brings together the works of Catherine Curtis, Kathleen Finlay, and Lisa Young. In singular ways these artists examine essential, accumulated, and transient moments that characterize us. For each of them this examination is critical to the definition of what makes us who we are and how we understand the world.




Recovered Views

Recovered Views


African American Portraits, 1912-1925
September 1 – October 5, 2006

This exhibition charts the recovery of an important story–that of an African American community in early twentieth-century Lincoln, Nebraska, and its photographer, now thought to be John Johnson. To the descendant families of many of the photo subjects, the portraits are family heirlooms and were never lost.




2006 – 2005

From The Landscape

From the Landscape


Works by John Fazzino, Daniel Gottsegen, Brooke Hammerle, and Mary Hughes Hammerle, and Mary Hughes
June 1 – 30, 2006

The title From the Landscape refers to the ways in which each artist in this exhibition borrows, transforms, or utilizes elements or aspects of the landscape in their work. For many artists, the urge to explore that world is as enduring as the call to work from the figure.




Student 2006

Art & Design Annual Juried Student Exhibition


Selected Works From All Fine Art and
Graphic Design Studio Courses

Jurors: Sixten Abbot and Anne Tait
April 20 – May 5, 2006

Bristol Community College's annual student art exhibition features works by students enrolled in the Art and Design Programs. This year's jurors are Sixten Abbot and Anne Tait.




I Witness

I Witness


Art in a Political Context
Works by Linda Bond, Tatana Kellner, and Lin Lisberger
March 9 – April 5, 2006

Japanese filmmaker Akira Kurosawa said that "to be an artist means never to avert one's eyes." He often recounted the words of his brother Heigo: "If you shut your eyes to a frightening sight you will end up being frightened, but if you look at everything straight on, there is nothing to be afraid of."




On 40 At 40

On 40 at 40


A National Juried Exhibition
Works by Catherine Carter, Jeff Carpenter, Keith Borges, Dave Brown, Brandon Sanderson, Kathleen Petry, Rupert Nesbitt, Anni Abbi, B. Lynch, Lori Brown, and Sherrill Hunnibell
January 26 – February 23, 2006

Bristol Community College's Grimshaw-Gudewicz Art Gallery offers another 40th Anniversary celebratory event with On 40 At 40, a National Juried Exhibition.




Marion Wilner

Marion Wilner: 40 Years


A Retrospective
November 10 – December 16, 2005

Bristol Community College continues its 40th anniversary celebration with an art exhibit by the founding faculty member of its highly regarded Art degree program starting in November.






Toward an Era of Good Feeling

Toward an Era of Good Feeling


Works from the WPA's Federal Arts Project
September 8 – October 22, 2005

The paintings in this collection were created in 1935 and 1936 by artists from the New England area. Besides reflecting the abilities and sensibilities of the people who made them, these paintings also provide a view of the Works Progress Administration (WPA). The WPA put artists and others back to work during the desperate times of the Great Depression.




2005 – 2004

Contemporary Vision

Contemporary Visions – Olhar Sobre EsteTempo


Works by Lena Gal
May 26 – June 30, 2005

Lena Gal was born in San Miguel, Acores. The inspiration for her work has a deep connection to the land, specifically to the island where she was born. She creates intimate works exploring relationships between the landscape and its people and culture.





Student 2005

Art & Design Annual Juried Student Exhibition


Selected Works From All Fine Art and
Graphic Design Studio Courses

Juror: Jo-Ann Conklin
April 21 – May 5, 2005

Bristol Community College's annual student art exhibition features works by students enrolled in the Art and Design Programs. This year's juror is Jo-Ann Conklin, Director, David Winton Bell Gallery, List Art Center, Brown University.




Forces Of Nature: Tales of Remembrance

Forces of Nature: Tales of Remembrance


Works by Michele Provost, Stephen Remick, and Ray Sauer
March 10 – April 6, 2005

Forces of Nature Tales of Remembrance brings together the works of Michele Provost, Stephen Remick, and Ray Sauer. We cannot escape the fact that we are surrounded by the landscape; our experiences shaped by our encounters with it (either as a passive observer or conscious manipulator).




Surface Structure

Surface – Structure


Works by Debra Giller, Kyle Huffman, and Maria Napolitano
January 27 – February 25, 2005

Each artist in this exhibition uses elements of both surface and structure in various ways in their work.
Surface is defined as the outer or the topmost boundary of an object, a material layer constituting such a boundary as in the surface of the moon or the surface of water; in mathematics, surface can also be defined as the boundary of a three-dimensional figure or a portion of space having length and breadth but no thickness.




Bird Disaster

The Bird Disaster Series


Works by Leslie Bostrom
November 18 – December 17, 2004

In this country, early depictions of the landscape in paintings were usually topographical views or illustrations of farms and important landmarks. Often landscapes appeared in portrait paintings but only as a backdrop to more important human dramas taking place in the painting.




Faculty 2004

BCC Art Faculty Exhibition


Works by Fulltime and Adjunct BCC Art Program Professors
October 14 – November 14, 2004

With this first ever art program faculty exhibition, the art gallery hopes to establish a triennial exhibition - one that will provide an opportunity for the college and the community to take a look at the artistic breadth of the faculty who teach in the art program.





In Body The Figure Transformed

In Body: The Figure Transformed


Works by Stacy Latt Savage, and Shane Savage-Rumbaugh
September 9 – October 1, 2004

Along with depictions of the landscape, the figure is one of our most enduring subjects and representations of the body are found scattered throughout the history of art and culture.