Nikki Blair to Exhibit in Hastings Gallery

nikkilemondrop-copyNikki Blair, associate professor at UNC-Greensboro, will exhibit in the Hastings Gallery of Art in the Katharine L. Boyd Library at Sandhills Community College during the month of March. The public is invited to the opening reception on Thursday, March 2 from 3-5 p.m. There will be an artist’s talk at 3:30 in the Wood Reading Room.

Blair will be exhibiting unique ceramic pieces. She received an MFA from Ohio University and a BFA from Southern Illinois University and teaches ceramics at UNC-Greensboro.

Blair has exhibited in both museums and galleries nationwide with works shown in The Kendall Gallery in Grand Rapids, MI; The Harbor Gallery in Boston, MA; The North Carolina Museum of Art in Raleigh, NC; Baltimore Clay Works in Baltimore, MD; and Spaces in Cleveland, OH. Internationally, she has been an artist-in-residence at the Watershed Center for the Ceramic Arts in Newcastle, ME; the Guldagergarrd International Ceramic Research Center in Denmark; and Galeria Estudio in Barcelona Spain.

The Hastings Gallery of Art is open Monday-Thursday from 7:45 a.m. until 9 p.m., Friday 7:45 a.m. until 5 p.m. and from 8:30 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. on Saturday.

Associate in Fine Arts in Art at SCC

An Associate in Fine Arts in Art degree from Sandhills Community College is designed to prepare students to transfer to a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree program at a senior college or university.

Students receive a foundation in color, design, drawing and fundamentals of studio techniques. A portfolio of work that is strong enough to allow graduates to continue their work and begin an area of concentration at a senior transfer institution is one of the goals of the program.

For more information about the Associate in Fine Arts in Art degree, contact Lori Lorion at
(910) 695-3878 or lorionl@sandhills.edu.

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