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March is ARTS ALIVE! Month at Pfeiffer University

patt20legg20image-1During March, Pfeiffer University features ARTS ALIVE!, an exhibition that welcomes four visiting artists and their works to its Misenheimer campus. Supported by the North Carolina Arts Council, the exhibition offers the opportunity for students and community members to not only view the works of the visiting artists but also participate in lectures and workshops led by them.

“ARTS ALIVE! gives participants an opportunity to experience firsthand the creativity of several North Carolina artists and gain appreciation for their art forms,” said Josh Cross, associate professor of art and gallery director. “Equally exciting is the chance for people of all talent and experience levels to create art alongside them.”

All events are free and open to the public. The gallery in Goode Hall at Pfeiffer University is open Mon.-Fri., 11 a.m.-4 p.m. ARTS ALIVE! lectures and workshops will be held in the gallery from 2-4 p.m. on the following dates:    

March 19 and 21

Artist Patti Legg offers a 2-part lecture and demonstration on portrait painting.


March 23

Artist Lourdes Silva offers a demonstration and workshop on creating collages. (Participants should bring materials such as textiles; organic materials like leaves, branches, bark, small pieces of wood, rocks, sea glass; found objects; post cards;, photographs; poems; sheet music; post stamps; and illustrations from books. Photographs may be photocopied or printed onto regular or acid free paper.)


March 26

Artist Fred Johnston offers a pottery lecture and demonstration.


March 28

Artist Jerry Measimer offers a lecture and demonstration on woodturning.


March 30

5:30-7:30 p.m.

Reception with the artists 

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