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A Dangerous Serenity: The Art of Sanskrit

| March 26, 2017 | 0 Comments
A Dangerous Serenity: The Art of Sanskrit

Photos by Chris Crews. There is always a sense of serenity when walking towards the Student Union art gallery.  The sound of someone playing the piano carries down the hall joined by people chatting, and this time, the distinctive smell of barbecue sauce.  It’s a calming atmosphere, and it gives those who go a little […]

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‘Tensional Topography’: Collaborating on the Unpredictable

| March 16, 2017 | 0 Comments
‘Tensional Topography’: Collaborating on the Unpredictable

Photos by Natasha Morehouse. One of the most important ideals behind Assistant Professor of Architecture Jeffery Nesbit’s latest work, ‘Tensional Topography,’ spawns from the words of theorist and experimental architect Lebbeus Woods in 2004: “The traditional role of architecture has been one of reassuring us that things are under control, that is, stable and static. […]

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Goodyear Arts hosts “in the round” concept show for local Charlotte bands

| February 21, 2017 | 0 Comments
Goodyear Arts hosts “in the round” concept show for local Charlotte bands

On the Friday of Feb. 17, Goodyear Arts in uptown opened up their space for four bands to play a show free of any charge. Sam the Lion, Cuzco, Ghost Trees and Don Telling’s Island Mysteries put a spin on how they performed that night. Rather than each band playing a full set with the next […]

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Annual Student Juried Exhibition

| February 17, 2017 | 0 Comments
Annual Student Juried Exhibition

Photos by Kristopher Harris and Natasha Morehouse. Every spring, the University of North Carolina at Charlotte hosts the Annual Student Juried Exhibition. This exhibition showcases student talent in the Art Department and throughout UNCC. This year’s juror is Irina Toshkova, Gallery Director, New Gallery of Modern Art. This event is the highlight of the year for […]

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‘Of Ebony Embers’: A Harmonious and Heartfelt Portrayal of a Past Forgotten

| February 15, 2017 | 0 Comments
‘Of Ebony Embers’: A Harmonious and Heartfelt Portrayal of a Past Forgotten

A dim of the lights, a whip of a snare drum, the eerie strum of a cello. On stage, a single man takes the form of many; inhabits the psyche of an artist, a poet, a dreamer, a legend. Even with your eyes shut, you could still capture the same essence of the performance spilling […]

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GALLERY REVIEW: “Lost Hollow”

| February 13, 2017 | 0 Comments
GALLERY REVIEW: “Lost Hollow”

On the evening of Thursday, Feb. 9, many university students were found shuffling through Popp Martin Student Union art gallery for an exhibition reception. The reception went from 5 to 7 p.m. The gallery showcased the work of UNC Charlotte alums Madison Dunaway, Vedant Raval and Caleb Roenigk with their piece titled “Lost Hollow.” “Lost […]

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‘Structural Aesthetics of Korea Traditional Architecture’ – A Precise Portrait of History and Harmony

| January 30, 2017 | 0 Comments
‘Structural Aesthetics of Korea Traditional Architecture’ – A Precise Portrait of History and Harmony

Stumbling into the Popp Martin Student Union this past Friday, after a rather long day boring myself in the College of Arts and Architecture, I suddenly found myself drawn to the art gallery, where a visiting team of architects were displaying their work. While my mind effortlessly screamed at my body to head towards the […]

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“Taking the Time” with Rick Joy

| January 27, 2017 | 0 Comments
“Taking the Time” with Rick Joy

As part of the college of Art and Architecture’s speaking series, renowned architect Rick Joy visited the campus on Wednesday. Joy received his B.A. from The University of Maine and his M.A. at The University of Arizona. In 1993, he founded his own architecture company, Rick Joy Architects (now named Studio Joy). Nine years later, […]

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‘Indeterminate Coordinates’: A Theatre for the Architectural Mind

| January 23, 2017 | 0 Comments
‘Indeterminate Coordinates’: A Theatre for the Architectural Mind

Debuting his work, “Indeterminate Coordinates,”  in the Storrs Gallery this weekend, architect-turned-artist Perry Kulper lends his work to the College of Arts and Architecture not simply for its appeal to design students, but also for its massive sense of self-awareness in the ever-changing culture we all occupy. Breathing a new life into our preconceptions of […]

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New Faculty Members Showcase Their Art In Rowe Exhibition

| January 22, 2017 | 0 Comments
New Faculty Members Showcase Their Art In Rowe Exhibition

I am not an art expert. Quite frankly, I don’t know if I would even refer to myself as an art beginner. Still, I do enjoy art and museums, which made attending the opening reception of the Andrew Leventis and Ally Sulpy Galleries a wonderful experience. Leventis and Sulpy are both new faculty here at […]

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Standing With Standing Rock

| November 8, 2016 | 0 Comments
Standing With Standing Rock

The performance of Larry Yazzie was promoted to students at UNC Charlotte as a Native American Dance concert, but it was so much more. Yazzie and manager/performer Christal Moose teamed together to take their audience on a musical and spiritual journey. Before Moose introduced Yazzie, she took the time to tell her audience a little […]

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Anne Austin Pearce: Mesmerizing Answers

| October 29, 2016 | 0 Comments
Anne Austin Pearce: Mesmerizing Answers

If you’re looking for new aesthetically visual pleasures on campus, besides the Student Art Showcase in the Union Gallery, Anne Austin Pearce, a Kansas based artist, is currently exhibiting her collection in Rowe Gallery from Oct. 3 to Nov. 2. As for the theme, Pearce gives a concrete depiction: “My work responds to the ambiguous […]

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UNCC Students Show Off Their Skills

| October 26, 2016 | 0 Comments
UNCC Students Show Off Their Skills

On Friday Oct. 20, the Campus Activity Board hosted their Fall Talent Show in McKnight Hall, allowing 13 gifted students to take the stage and be recognized for their talents. Talent shows have a tendency to be over saturated with certain types of performances, but this was not a problem here. I was impressed by […]

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UNCC Artists Showcase Snapshots of their Talents

| October 25, 2016 | 0 Comments
UNCC Artists Showcase Snapshots of their Talents

Photos by Austin Chaney. I have always been and will always be jealous of those who have a knack for art; needless to say, I do not have it.  I am always the person who looks over your shoulder when you are drawing or painting and asks the stupid question, “Did you make that?”  Obviously I […]

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