2017-18 Exhibition Season


Example of Gond painting

Adolf Dehn: Nocturnal Travels
Works from the Permanent Collection

Sept. 1 – 21

Originally from Minnesota, Dehn spent much of his life traveling. His art works consist of drawings, watercolors and lithographs of people and places he visited while traveling. This show emphasizes his lithography. The Art Museum’s collection of works by Dehn was the gift of his wife, at the suggestion of Dorothy Gillespie.

Radford University Art Museum at the Covington Center

 

Art Adjunct Show

Sept. 7 – 30
Opening reception on Tuesday, Sept. 7 at 5 p.m.

The gallery will not be open Saturday, Sept. 9.

This exhibition showcases recent art by adjunct faculty in the Art Department. Artists featured include Knic Umstead, Bill Ratcliffe, Parker Stafford, Yumiko Ichikawa and Cheng Fen Yeh.

Radford University Art Museum Downtown

 

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Strange Weather: Erin Turner Exhibition

Sept. 29 – Dec. 3
Opening reception on Friday, Sept. 29 at 5 p.m.

Strange Weather explores site specificity, changing climatic patterns, and symbolic narratives of home. Utilizing local newspapers as well as newspapers that she creates herself, ephemera, chance, history, and time come into conversation in the large-scale sculptural works. This exhibition will include photographs of previous work installed across the globe, three dimensional sculptures, as well as participation from the art, dance, and music departments at Radford University for a collaborative interdisciplinary event.

Radford University Art Museum at the Covington Center

 

Art Education Show

Oct. 3 – Oct. 12

An exhibition of special projects and work from current Radford University students in art education.

Porterfield Gallery

 

Painting of marines in WWII

Finding a Voice: Articulation in Silence
Art by Lee Coburn

Oct. 5 – Nov. 16
Reception on Thursday, Oct. 5 at 5 p.m.

The Art Museum recognizes the artistic accomplishments of Radford University faculty and staff. This exhibition features art by Lee Coburn, Director of Creative and Marketing Services in University Relations.

Radford University Art Museum Downtown

 

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Student Painting Show

Oct. 17 – 26

An exhibition of special projects and work from current Radford University students in painting.

Porterfield Gallery

 

Digital Arts

Oct. 31 – Nov. 9, 2017

An exhibition of special projects and work from current Radford University students in digital painting and graphic design.

Porterfield Gallery

 

M.F.A. Show

Canceled: Nov. 10 – 17

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

Radford University Art Museum Downtown

 

Student Photography Show

Nov. 13-17

An exhibition of special projects and work from current Radford University students in photography.

Porterfield Gallery

 

History of Photography Class

Nov. 28 – Dec. 7

An exhibition of special projects and work from current Radford University students in the History of Photography class.

Porterfield Gallery

 

Gallery scene

B.F.A. Show

Dec. 1 – 12
Opening Reception on Friday, Dec. 1 at 5 p.m.

Graduating students in the Bachelor of Fine Arts studio and graphic design program exhibit their best works.

Radford University Art Museum Downtown

 

G.A.S.A. Show

Jan. 30 – Feb. 8

Radford University graduate art students mount their own installations of art in various media. G.A.S.A. is an acronym for the Graduate Art Student Association.

Porterfield Gallery

 

Collectors’ Choice

Feb. 3 – 28
Opening Reception on Friday, Feb. 9 at 5 p.m.

A selection of art from the private collections of Arts Society members.

Radford University Art Museum at the Covington Center

SWVA Juried Student Show

Feb. 8 – March 14
Opening Reception on Thursday, Feb. 8 at 5 p.m.

A juried exhibition of art by Southwest Virginia undergraduates.

Radford University Art Museum Downtown

 

Drawing of a woman

Student Drawing Show

Feb. 13 – 22

An exhibition of special projects and work from current Radford University students in drawing.

Porterfield Gallery

 

Student Watercolor Show

Feb. 27 – March 15

An exhibition of special projects and work from current Radford University students in watercolor.

Porterfield Gallery

 

Department of Design Senior Exhibition

March 13 – 21
Reception on Sunday, March 18 at 1 p.m.

Radford University Department of Design graduating seniors exhibit their best works in this annual selection of work.

Radford University Art Museum at the Covington Center

 

Student Ceramics Show

March 20 – 29

An exhibition of special projects and work from current Radford University students in ceramics.

Porterfield Gallery

 

Hollins Art Faculty Show

March 22 – April 28
Reception on Thursday, March 22 at 5 p.m.
An exhibition of art by studio art faculty at Hollins University. Featured artists are Rick Hensley, Donna Polseno, Jennifer D. Printz, Elise Schweitzer, and Bob Sulkin.

Radford University Art Museum Downtown

 

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M.F.A. Graduation Exhibition

March 26 – April 2
Reception on Friday, March 30 at 5 p.m.

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

Radford University Art Museum at the Covington Center

 

Kala Marshall, ceramics

Student Jewelry/Metalsmithing Show

April 3 – 12

An exhibition of special projects and work from current Radford University students in jewelry/metalsmithing.

Porterfield Gallery

 

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B.F.A. Graphic Design Graduation Exhibition

April 6 – 15
Opening Reception on Friday, April 6 at 5 p.m.

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

Radford University Art Museum at the Covington Center

 

20th Century Art History Class Exhibition  

April 17 – 26

Art can change history and it can change us – if we let it. View the art of today through the eyes of the students in ARTH420.

Porterfield Gallery

 

B.F.A. Studio Graduation Exhibition

April 20 – 29
Reception on Friday, April 20 at 5 p.m.

Graduating students in the B.F.A. studio program exhibit their best works.

Radford University Art Museum at the Covington Center

 

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Radford City Fine Arts Show

A juried exhibition of recent works by Southwest Virginia artists

June 28 – July 27

A juried exhibition that showcases the best art in Southwest Virginia, sponsored by Radford University and the City of Radford.  

Radford University Art Museum Downtown