Squish Fold Twist
On Display: August 28 - October 8, 2021
Co-curated by Justin Kedl and Bruce Herman.
Weird, wild, and wonderful ceramic from the Boston Area! Featuring the work of: Elizabeth Craig-McCormack, Chris Frost, David Ingenthron, Justin Kedl, Linda Leslie Brown, David McCoy, Julie Peck, Ellen Schön, Keri Straka.
Opening Reception August 28, 4pm
Closing Reception October 8, 7:30pm
Eliot's Bible: Celebrating 100 Years of the Vining Collection
On Display: September 28 - December 9, 2021
In Collaboration with the Gordon College Archive Department
Opening Reception: September 28, 6pm
The Small Gallery
Hold Steady in Hope: The recent work of Tim Timmerman
On Display: October 16 - December 17, 2021
Opening Reception: October 16, 4pm
Tim Timmerman is a devoted maker and a professor of art at George Fox University in Newberg Oregon. He has taught college students how to make stuff for over twenty-five years. Tim received his MFA from Washington State University, and his BS from Biola University in Los Angeles. His work has been exhibited in over twenty-five solo shows from Washington D.C. to Southern California, and he has participated in over sixty invitational, juried, and group exhibitions nationally.
In addition to being an artist and professor, Tim has led over fifty experiential men’s weekends, is a humorist, sojourner, curator, writer, speaker, goodness seeker, storyteller, collector, truth hound and a steadfast friend, uncle and brother. A friend in High School gave him a button remarking, “This reminds me of you.” Tim has aimed to live out what it what was written on it ever since. The button said, “I love everybody, and you’re next.”
The Landscape Art of James Mullen
On Display: March 14 - April 15, 2022
Opening Reception: TBD
Born and raised in the rural environment of western New Jersey, James Mullen received a Bachelor of Fine Arts with an emphasis in Sculpture and Printmaking from the University of New Hampshire in 1985. In 1986 he participated in the LaNapoule Summer Art Program, then completed his Master of Fine Arts in Painting at Indiana University in 1991. He has taught at the Savannah College of Art and Design in Georgia, the University of Evansville in Indiana, and since 1999 has taught at Bowdoin College in Brunswick, ME, where he is an Associate Professor in the Department of Art. Mullen has received numerous awards and scholarships including an Individual Artist Grant from the state of Georgia as well as Research Grants from both the University of Evansville and Bowdoin College. He has had over twenty solo exhibitions at venues including the Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art in Augusta, GA, The Chattahoochie Valley Art Museum in LaGrange, GA, Artemisia Gallery in Chicago, IL , The Maine Center for Contemporary Art in Rockport, ME, and at Providence College in Rhode Island.
Senior Thesis Exhibits | Class of 2022
On Display: April 22 - May 14, 2022
Opening Reception: TBD
Each spring Gordon College Visual Arts presents Senior Exhibits in the Gallery at Barrington Center for the Arts. Senior art majors develop a body of work and a personal artistic direction culminating in a gallery exhibit their final semester. Each senior chooses the media and conceptual thematic center of this work while meeting weekly with a faculty mentor and fellow senior artists.
The Gallery at Barrington Center for the Arts hosts four major contemporary art exhibitions each year and two spring thesis exhibits of work by senior art majors. The art gallery is situated in the Barrington Center for the Arts at Gordon College and directed by Prof. Bruce Herman, Lothlórien Distinguished Chair in the Fine Arts.