Oconee Campus Art Exhibits
September 1 - 30
Artist Talk & Reception: September 1
October 6 - November 3
The Human Muse: Drawing from the Model
Ray Lee is the 2016 Best in Show winner from the Spring Reciprocal exhibition. His extraordinary portraits capture the essence of his sitters in pencil – often left just barely unfinished for the viewer’s eye to complete.
Artist Talk & Reception: October 6, 5-6:30 p.m.
November 10 - December 15
This annual exhibition allows students, faculty and visitors on the Oconee campus to see work by selected Department of Visual Arts faculty from Gainesville and Dahlonega campuses. Michael Marling from the Dahlonega campus and John Amoss of the Gainesville Campus have been selected for the second Transfers exhibit
January 17 - February 10
Reciprocal III: OCAF Members at UNG
Each year the UNG Oconee Gallery hosts a juried exhibition by members of the Oconee Cultural Arts Foundation. This year's juror is Malia Krolak, director of the School of Art Galleries at Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge. From the more than 100 submissions, Krolak chose less than 30 paintings, photographs, textiles and sculptures that represent the remarkable array artists who make their artistic home in the OCAF studios. The winner of this year's Best in Show prize -- a solo exhibition in the UNG - Oconee Gallery in the Fall of 2017 - will be announced at the reception on February 10.
Reception: February 10, 5 p.m.
February 27 - March 24
Every two years the UNG Art Galleries hosts exhibitions of recent work by Department of Visual Arts faculty on each campus. These exhibitions include a wide variety of media and styles from traditional drawing and painting, to ceramics and sculpture, printmaking, video and mixed media works. This is an opportunity to see the remarkable work produced and taught at the university.
Reception: March 23: 5 - 6:30
April 17 - April 27, 2017
Oconee Art Students
Each year the faculty members of the Oconee Campus Department of Visual Arts choose three art majors to receive scholarhip awards and three faculty picks. This year's scholarship winners are Kyra Marshall, Lindsey Blankenship and Roberta Johnson. The faculty picks are Megan Carter, Rowan Bird and Natalie Briscoe.
Awards Ceremony & Reception: April 27, 5:30 - 7 p.m.
Oconee Campus Gallery
The Oconee Campus Gallery is located on the Oconee Campus in the lobby area of the Faculty Center/700 Building, near the Bookstore. The art gallery displays approximately six exhibits yearly.
Gallery Hours during Exhibits:
- Monday through Thursday: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
- Friday: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.