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Department of Art - 2014 News

Fall Semester


Liliya Krys Gallery Art Exhibit "Wild Roots", works by Liliya Krys . Painting instructor Liliya Krys exhibits her work exploring the expressive range between light and dark, realism and abstraction, docility and wilderness. Exhibition Dates: Tuesday, Sept. 2, to Friday, Oct. 2. Gallery Reception: Thursday, Sept. 18. [Learn more]

Spring Semester


"First Light" Flanagan Gallery Native American Artists from New England"First Light" Native American Artists from New England showcasing the work of eight Native artists whose works range from traditional to post-modern. Exhibition Dates: January 30 through February 20, 2014. Reception: 4 to 6 p.m. on Thursday, January 30, at the Flanagan Campus Art Gallery. [See Poster]


Rebecca Clark, New Construction: Six PhotographersCCRI Art Department Professor Rebecca Clark will show her photography at Windsor Art Center in Windsor, Ct.  The exhibition, New Construction: Six Photographers , dates are Jan. 18 - Feb. 22, 2014.  The Opening Reception is on Jan 18, 5-7 p.m.  For more information go to the Windsor Art Center's website at:

Professor Morrissey's article in Artscope Magazine Professor Thomas F. Morrissey recently had a review of his artwork in Artscope Magazine. With minimalist rigor, Tom Morrissey intends his art to be unyielding information that is a jolt to the status quo. [Read more]

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