Coastal Bend College releases Simon Michael Art Gallery schedule

Download the 2010-2011 visual arts schedule brochure here.

 The visual arts gallery season begins on Sept. 8 with the opening of Coastal Bend College Visual Arts Faculty. The Simon Michael Art Gallery is located in the Frank Visual Arts Building.

 Featured artists include Claudia Contero, Jayne Duryea, Bob Gomez, Luis Pena, Jan Shipman, Linda Swickheimer and Fulden Wissinger. The exhibit opens with a reception at 10:30 a.m. It is open to the public and many of the artists will be on hand to talk about their work.

 A gallery talk follows at 1:30 p.m. CBC art students and guests will get the opportunity to talk to artists about media, inspiration, process and other topics.

 The Simon Michael Art Gallery is open during college operating hours, Monday through Friday. The show will close on Oct. 14.

 A full list of gallery events follows.

 2010

Oct. 20 — Gallery Opening: “Norman Wallace”  Reception:  10:30 a.m. – noon, Simon Michael Art Gallery.  Gallery talk: 1:30 p.m., Frank Jostes Visual Bldg. Closes Nov. 11.

 Dec. 1 — Gallery Opening: “Student & Faculty Art Exhibition,” Reception:  10:30 a.m. – noon, Simon Michael Art Gallery, Frank Jostes Visual Arts Bldg.  Student art sale: 9 a.m. – 3 p.m., Frank Jostes Visual Arts Bldg.   Closes Dec. 19.

 2011

 Jan. 19 — Gallery Opening: “Lynn Rushton “Forces of Nature”, Reception:  10:30 a.m. – noon, Simon Michael Art Gallery. Gallery talk: 1:30 p.m., Frank Jostes Visual Arts Bldg. Closes Feb. 17.

 Feb. 23 — “CBC Visual Arts Division High School Art Competition” Simon Michael Art Gallery, Frank Jostes Visual Arts Bldg. Closes March 10.

 March 23 — Gallery Opening:  “Larry Harrison, CBC Alumni” Reception:  10:30 a.m. – noon, Simon Michael Art Gallery. Gallery talk: 1:30 p.m., Frank Jostes Visual Arts Bldg. Closes April 21.

 April 27 — Gallery Opening: “Student & Faculty Art Exhibition,” Reception:  10:30 a.m. – noon, Simon Michael Art Gallery, Frank Jostes Visual Arts Bldg. Student art sale: 9 a.m. – 3 p.m., Frank Jostes Visual Arts Bldg. Closes May 5.

 Barnhart Workshop Series 2010-2011

 Sept. 22-23 — “Fusing Glass” – 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. with Artist-in-Residence:  Jayne Duryea                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      

 Oct. 27 — “China Painting” – 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. with Artist-in-Residence: Brenda Morgan Moore

 Nov. 3-4 – “Sculpture” Aluminum Casting   9a.m.-4p.m. with Artists-in-Residence:  Jack Gron & Greg Reuter

 Feb. 1-4 — “China Painting”  9a.m.-4p.m. with Artist-in-Residence: Alzora Zaremba

 Feb.  2 — “Relief Printmaking”  9a.m. – 4p.m. with Artist-in-Residence:  Manuel Gonzales

 March 10 — “Glassblowing” 8a.m.-4p.m. with Artist-in-Residence:  Jayne Duryea, CBC Art Students and guest artists from across Texas               

 April 6 — “Caricatures” 8a.m.-4p.m. with Artist-in-Residence:  Lorin Bernsen

 April 21-22 — “Wildlife” Photography with Artist-in-Residence:  TBA

 All workshops will be held in the Frank Jostes Visual Arts Bldg. (unless otherwise noted). For more information, please contact Jayne Duryea at Coastal Bend College, 3800 Charco Rd. in Beeville, Texas. Call (361) 354-2322 or email duryea@coastalbend.edu

 Coastal Bend College Glass Blowing Workshops

May 16-19, 2011 – Beginning Glass Blowing

May 23-26, 2011 – Beginning Glass Blowing

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