Fine Arts

-Gallery Exhibition: M.F.A. Works in Progress- Morgana Faucett,
Grant Mahan, Bethany Salisbury

August 15 – September 26

Lewandowski Student Gallery

MFA Works in Progress is an exhibition of works and research created by current MFA candidates Morgana Faucett, Grant. Mahan and Bethany Salisbury in the Department of Fine Arts.

-Distinguished Visiting Artist Lecture: Timescapes from a Changing World with Kathryn Vajda

Assistant Clinical Professor of Art, Alfred University

September 20, 11 a.m. 

Rutledge 119

Kathryn Vajda discusses photo-based digital prints of structures constructed from ice and snow using disposable single-use plastic packaging. Plastics are extracted from fossil fuels, contribute to climate change, and never decompose. The work is created in a battle against the unsustainable use of resources.

*Free, cultural event and open to the public

-Gallery Exhibition: Foundations 

October 4 – 24

Lewandowski Student Gallery

Courses in 2D design, 3D design, drawing, digital studio, and media studies comprise the bedrock of our fine art students' studio training. It is the Foundations Program that prepares students for excellence in craft, observation, critical thinking, innovation, and sensitivity to form, along with expectations for a rigorous work ethic. This exhibit represents outstanding works produced in the foundation-level courses within the Department of Fine Arts and serves to celebrate the efforts of both the students and the instructors.

-Gallery Exhibition: Art Education Exhibition

November 1– 14

Lewandowski Student Gallery

In this exhibition, art education students display a collection of interdisciplinary/community-based artworks created by K-12 students during their internship experience. This is a legacy art education exhibition that is connected to their capstone exhibition.

-Gallery Exhibition: Elevating the Queer Body - Grant Mahan

2022-2023 M.F.A. Thesis Exhibition I

November 22 – December 9

Lewandowski Student Gallery

The 2022-2023 Master of Fine Arts (M.F.A.) Thesis Exhibition I-IIII features new work by artists completing their graduate program in the Department of Fine Arts. Mahan’s Elevating the Queer Body exhibition questions the perspectives of the queer body through the medium of painting.

-Artist Talk for Elevating the Queer Body*

November 29, 5 p.m. - 6 p.m.

Rutledge 119 

Join Winthrop university galleries for a an artist talk about the exhibition Elevating the Queer Body, featuring work by M.F.A. candidate Grant Mahan. 

*Please be advised that this talk my contain sexually explicit content and nudity, not suitable for children. 

-Reception for Elevating the Queer Body

November 29, 6 p.m. - 7 p.m.

Lewandowski Student Gallery

Winthrop University Galleries presents an opening reception for Elevating the Queer Body in the Lewandowski Student Gallery. Light refreshments will be served.