Congratulations Lauren Copley and Rebecca Jacobs!


Works by Lauren Copley and Rebecca Jacobs were accepted into Wright State University’s Materialize show this fall–the show is all 3D printed work. Three pieces by Lauren were accepted and Rebecca had a 3D printed photograph accepted.


The show runs until Dec., and then travels to Purdue University until Feb.

Fine Arts Alumni Presentation – Brent Owens


Brent Owens, B.F.A. Sculpture, ‘03

Fine Arts Alumni Presentation

November 17, 8 p.m. / 119 Rutledge


Artist and Production Manager for The Still House Group, Brooklyn, N.Y.


After graduating from Landrum High in S.C., Brent Owens earned a B.F.A. with a concentration in sculpture in 2003. Owens has served as studio assistant for artist Toland Grinnell, warehouse manager and fabrication manager for Art Crating in New York, fabrication manager for artist Piotr Uklanski, and studio assistant for artist Tom Sachs. Owens currently lives in Brooklyn, N.Y., where he is production manager for The Still House Group. He has been featured in numerous exhibitions with solo projects at English Kills Art Gallery in Brooklyn and NADA Hudson in Hudson, N.Y.

Bent Owens website:


Public Art Panel Discussion at Davidson College


The Davidson College Art Galleries, in conjunction with our current exhibition, “Jaume Plensa: Sculptures and Drawings”, will host a panel discussion about art made for the public realm. Join us on November 12, 2014, 6-8pm in Semans Lecture Hall, Belk Visual Art Center at Davidson College. The talk will focus primarily on projects around North Carolina. Jeff York, Director of Public Art, Town of Chapel Hill will moderate a discussion with four panelists: Shaun Cassidy, artist and professor of art, Winthrop University; Thomas Sayre, artist; Jose Gamez, architect and professor at UNCC; and Kati Stegall, Program Administrator, Art-in-Transit, CATS.

Fine Arts Alumni Presentation: Frank Vickery






Celebrating 25 Years of Ceramics Excellence

Frank Vickery

B.A. Art Education and B.F.A. Ceramics, ‘03, ‘05

Director of Ceramics at The Bascom: A Visual Arts Center, Highlands, N.C.

Thursday, November 6, 2014, 8 p.m.

Rutledge 119

After graduating from Northwestern High in Rock Hill, Frank Vickery attended Winthrop where he earned a B.A. in art with teacher certification in 2003 and a B.F.A. with a concentration in ceramics in 2005. He also holds a M.F.A. from Western Carolina University. Vickery taught for four years at Saluda Trail Middle School in Rock Hill where he was named Beginning Teacher of the Year in 2006. His ceramics is exhibited regionally and featured n collections including the Museum of Arts and Sciences in Macon, Ga. He currently lives in Glenville, N.C., where he serves as director of ceramics at The Bascom: A Visual Arts Center.