MOUNT OLIVE – The Mount Olive College Art and Visual Communication Department will feature the works of graduating seniors in a show entitled “Unity in Variety.” The show will highlight the distinct artistic styles of art majors Megan Jones, Josiah King, Dawn Magee and Brianka Morgan. The opening reception is scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 17, from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the Teresa Pelt Grubbs Gallery in Laughinghouse Hall.
Megan Jones, a fine art major from Four Oaks, works in soft pastels. Josiah King, a fine art major from Faison, works in charcoal and acrylic paint. Dawn Magee, a fine art major from Goldsboro, works in pastels. Brianka Morgan, a fine art major from Goldsboro, works in a wide variety of media.
“The art on display represents a culmination of the hard work these students have put forward here at Mount Olive College,” said Robert E. Murray, chair of the Department of Art and Visual Communication. “As is usually the case, I’ve had the pleasure of working with all these students as their teacher or as an interested faculty member. These seniors have diverse styles and personal aesthetics along with strong creative instincts, which I know will carry them to their next level of endeavor. Come to this show and you will see an impressive level of student work.”
Mount Olive College is a private institution rooted in the liberal arts tradition with defining Christian values. The college, sponsored by the Convention of Original Free Will Baptists, has locations in Mount Olive, New Bern, Wilmington, Goldsboro, Research Triangle Park, Washington and Jacksonville. For more information, visit www.moc.edu.