The annual Lakeland Community College Visual Arts Faculty Exhibition began Nov. 13, 2016, and runs through Jan. 19, 2017, in The Gallery at Lakeland. The show highlights the extraordinary skills of the visual arts faculty and the many opportunities for artistic expression offered at the college.The gallery is located on the first floor of Building D on Lakeland’s campus, at 7700 Clocktower Dr., Kirtland, Ohio, 44094.
The visual art faculty will display an eclectic array of works including oil and acrylic paintings, drawings, sculptures, ceramic pieces, photographs, jewelry and graphic design creations. The faculty and the media they are exhibiting are:
Jennifer Bunt, (Rocky River): Sterling silver Jewelry
Christopher Berry, (Concord): Acrylic Painting
Paula Blackman, (Cleveland): Bronze Sculpture, Ceramic Sculpture
Bruce Cline, (Cleveland): Photography: Inkjet print
Mark Del Balso, (Kirtland): Digital Art and sculpture
William Foust, (Cleveland): Pencil on paper
Becky Grasser, (Mentor): Gum Bichromate on cyanotype
Frank Gwirtz, (Middlefield): Photography
Amy D. Hawk, (Akron): Chair of Graphic Design/Photography Department: Graphic Design
Teresa Hess, (Kirtland): Collage, Mixed Media
Raymond Lillback, (Mentor): Acrylic on paper
Don Luce, (Cleveland): Digital Photography
Eddie Mitchell, (Eastlake): Oil Painting on Canvas
J. Derek O’Brien, (Mentor), Chair of Fine Arts Department: Steel & Ceramic Sculpture
James R. Popovic, (Mentor): Photography: Epson Utrachrome Archival Print
Frank Prpic, (Cleveland): Photography: Digital Giclee Prints
Cindi Schmitt- Del Balso, (Kirtland): Oil Painting on canvas and panel
Grace Summanen, (Euclid): Mixed Media
David M. Thum, (Lakewood): Photography: Digital Photograph
Eric Vaughn, (Cleveland): Photography : Digital Inkjet print
Jane Wiemer, (Cleveland): Jewelry/ Metals
JenMarie Zeleznak, (Cleveland): Drawing: Watercolor Pencil on paper
An artist reception is slated for Thursday, Nov. 17, from 7-9 p.m. in the gallery and with entertainment provided by the FAC-PAC, a group of present and former professors at the college. Dr. Bob Brown will play piano, Dave Sterner will be playing the tenor saxophone, Dr. Stephen Stanziano will be on bass and Larry Smith will be on drums.
About the gallery
The Gallery at Lakeland presents seven art exhibitions each year, in addition to an annual Holiday Artists’ Market which benefits the Lakeland Visual Arts Student Exhibition. These exhibitions support and advance recognition of Lakeland’s fine arts academic programs; diversity efforts at the college; community arts groups; local, regional and national artists; as well as local high school all-star artists.
For more information about the show, tours or the gallery, contact Mary Urbas, gallery coordinator at email@example.com or call 440.525.7029.
Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Weekends, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.