Exploring Waterways

Art exhibit showcases water-themed paintings from Liberty’s private collection     The “Waterways” art exhibit ran from Dec. 15 to Jan. 19, giving students and faculty the opportunity to view the land and water-themed exhibit. This exhibit’s collection of paintings focused on the beauty of bodies of water and landscapes with aquatic features. The exhibit, purchased by the university in […]

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A new gallery

Dedication ceremony credits donated art Liberty University President Jerry Falwell, School of Communications & Creative Arts Dean Norman Mintle and Provost Ronald Hawkins gathered Oct. 28 at the Alumni Ballroom with friends and donors of the university for a dedication of the 20-piece collection of donated paintings depicting the life and resurrection of Christ. The families of Dr. Troy L. […]

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Art reveals secrets

Brianna O’Neal creates a project to help others expose parts of their past Liberty graphic design student Brianna O’Neal stood outside the Jerry Falwell Library Thursday, Nov. 12, where mass crowds of students and bystanders gathered around her and her art project — a giant board of text with a sign in front declaring “Art Reveals the Secrets of Society.” […]

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Broadway background

Ron Sumner painted sets for well-known shows before teaching at Liberty From painting sets for Broadway in New York City to designing the backdrops for network television shows and major motion films, Ron Sumner has enjoyed nothing less than a successful career. However, his dream of building a prominent Christian art program led him to Liberty University, where he currently […]

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Senior work displayed

Student artists reveal best projects in the month-long show, Kaleidoscope Hours upon hours of time spent learning and creating will culminate Feb. 26 when senior graphic designers display their work at the Kaleidoscope art exhibit. Designers will each show one piece, and according to graphic design students, a wide range of art can be expected. Kaitlin King, a graphic designer […]

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Harbinson speaks on art, culture and faith’s role

Students and faculty were given the opportunity to learn from internationally acclaimed writer, producer and director Dr. Colin Harbinson Thursday and Friday, Feb. 5-6 as a part of the Ann Wharton Lecture Series. Harbinson spoke to classes around campus and during the 11th annual banquet Thursday night and met with student artists Friday. After a dynamic salvation experience when he […]

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SADA hosts lectures

Professional Illustrators advise students at event Hundreds of Studio and Digital Arts students listened to the advice Melanie Hall and Megan Halsey shared during their two lectures and were also able to meet the illustrator/authors at a book signing Thursday, Oct. 16. The first lecture was titled Two Authors: Two Stories and was held in DeMoss Hall 4040 at 10-11:30 […]

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Stepping in style

Joanna Garcia transforms sneakers into something unique Ever since she was a toddler, Joanna Garcia has loved to draw and create. “I started as early as three, I think,” Garcia said. “It started with green stick people drawn on the kitchen wall behind the table. My family didn’t find them until we moved.” Garcia has come a long way from […]

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Shooting a scene

Photographer from Nepal nabs a scholarship with his pictures It was 15 years ago that the civil war broke out in Nepal. It was 15 years ago that the armies were torturing Christians and burning Bibles. It was 15 years ago that Noah Lhomi, his siblings and many other young people fled their small village and escaped to the capital […]

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Striking a chord

Local art students breathe new life into old instruments Transforming from bland to grand, five old pianos endured a makeover from local high school advanced art students through the “Keys to the Hill City” project. From basements to sidewalk pavement, the pianos were transported to Main Street in Lynchburg for public enjoyment. A fundraiser for the local arts programs in […]

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LOVE sculpture attracts tourists

The sculpture is designed to showcase some of Lynchburg’s outdoor activities, such as hiking and skateboarding Many people do not usually associate art and recreation, but local artist Paul Clements connects the two subjects with a sculpture located at the Percival Island trailhead in downtown Lynchburg. Clements was commissioned by the James River Council for the Arts and Humanities and […]

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Iconic scenes decorate halls

Each year arts students make saran wrap sculptures to diplay in the ILRC The Cowardly Lion, the Tin Man, the Scarecrow and Dorothy all take their iconic stance as they prepare to skip down the yellow brick road. Samantha Baker and Jake Ryan lean in for an anticipated kiss on a table with a birthday cake with 16 candles. Tim […]

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Liberty art gallery spotlights local artist

Using scenes of majestic waters, glorious skies and the sheer beauty of the land, this year’s featured artist displays his talents on canvas in the form of landscape portraits, according to Liberty University’s Studio and Digital Arts Department’s announcement. The Contemporary Landscapes exhibit by Christopher Burch will be displayed at the Liberty University Art Gallery, room 4059 in the DeMoss […]

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