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Vivianne Carey, a Winthrop MFA Sculpture student and now sculpture teacher.

MFA Winthrop grad student Vivianne Carey working on one of her sculptures.

MFA Winthrop grad student Vivianne Carey working on one of her sculptures.

Converse College in Spartanburg, SC, announced Vivianne Carey, a Winthrop MFA Sculpture student, will be teaching 3-D Design to undergraduate students.  Vivianne’s curriculum will include incorporating a variety of mediums, clay, plaster, wood, foam, and other materials based on her expertise and explorations in her own artwork.


Friday, November 30th…a big day for the arts on Winthrop Campus!!!

  • First up, starting at noon….HOLIDAY POTTERY SALE in the Ceramics Studio.  Perfect for holiday shopping….A ceramic collection from a group of incredibly-talented students and faculty.  The original art ranges from functional pottery to decorative work.  For more information, CLICK HERE.

Rutledge, Ceramics Studio

12:00pm – 6:00pm


  • Then, at 2:00pm….Join us for the Closing Reception for the Upper Level Painting and Drawing show in the Lewandowski Gallery in McLaurin.  This is a fabulous collection of art – take a moment and visit… enjoy the refreshments, too.  Don’t miss out!   For our official invite….Click here: Oh Lord Reception

Closing Reception:

“Oh, Lord”

McLaurin, Lewandowski Gallery

2:00pm – 3:00pm 

  • Later, at 7:00pm, join us for Julie Thompson’s show, Raw Baggage, in the Student Galleries, 3rd floor, McLaurin.  Julie’s collection includes sculpture and installation work.  Take a moment and celebrate her artistic accomplishments!  For more details, CLICK HERE.

Closing Reception: 

Raw Baggage

3rd Floor McLaurin Student Galleries, #314 and #316

7:00 – 9:00pm

Don’t miss our Holiday Pottery Sale….Next Friday, November 30th


Pottery by Jim ConnellJoin us next Friday, November 30, 2012, for our annual Holiday Pottery Sale at Winthrop University.

Pottery by Winthrop Students and Faculty

Perfect holiday present for all…

Shop early for one-of-a-kind artwork

Created by our very talented students and faculty.


Noon-6 p.m. in Ceramics Room G-10 in the lower level of Rutledge Building on campus.

Items for sale will include pieces crafted by advanced ceramics students and by Winthrop faculty, including James Connell, Professor of Fine Arts/Ceramics, and Jennifer Lawler-Mecca, Adjunct Professor of Fine Arts/Ceramics.

Jim Connell, Professor of Fine Arts / Ceramics, Artist

Sale items range from functional pottery pieces to decorative creations.

Jennifer Mecca, Adjunct Professor of Fine Arts, Artist

Jennifer Mecca, Adjunct Professor of Fine Arts, Artist

The pottery sale is part of Rock Hill’s ChristmasVille, a four-day festival of Christmas-themed events. A percentage of proceeds from the pottery sale will go to the ceramic scholarship fund and to purchase new equipment.

For more information about the sale, contact the College of Visual and Performing Arts at 803/323-2323.