18th Annual Juried Exhibition to Feature Artwork by RVCC Students
WHERE: Art Gallery at the College’s Branchburg campus, 118 Lamington Rd., Branchburg
Gallery hours are Mondays, 3-8 p.m.; Tuesdays, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.; Wednesdays, 3-8 p.m.; Thursdays, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; and Fridays, 1-4 p.m. On Friday, November 5, the Art Gallery will not open until 5 p.m. For further information, contact Arts & Design, 908-218-8876. (Above: Lindsey Scheier, “History of Graphic Design Layout: Art Nouveau,” digital [Photoshop & InDesign], Fall 2020, Visual Design 1)
The exhibition is being coordinated by Darren McManus, Associate Professor and Art Gallery Director. Face masks are required in the Art Gallery and in all College buildings. (Above: Emma Sodano, “Information Overload,” digital [Photoshop & Illustrator] and traditional media, Fall 2021, Digital Artmaking)
Student artwork completed for visual art, graphic design or interior design classes during the past year—since the Fall 2020 Semester—will be featured in the exhibition. Selected work will span a variety of media including ceramics, painting, drawing, sculpture, graphic design, digital and multimedia, photography, illustration, interior design, video and printmaking.
Michelle Doll’s paintings capture quiet, intimate moments hinged on personal connections between her subjects. Her paintings are imbued with intimacy, desire and connection. Born in Canton, OH, she received her BFA from Kent State University and her MFA from the New York Academy of Art. Her many professional acknowledgements and awards include the Prince of Wales/Forbes Foundation Travel Grant, 2006; granted Artist in Residence at Eden Rock on St. Barths (French West Indies), 2008; The Bennett Prize Honorable Mention in 2018; and a 2019 Fellowship from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts. Doll’s paintings have been exhibited in the US and internationally in cities such as New York, Los Angeles, London, Barcelona, Oslo, Salzburg and Basel, Switzerland. She currently lives and works in Hoboken. (Above, right: Olivia Sims, “Brahms Typographic Composition: Free Placement (1 of 6),” digital [Illustrator], Fall 2021, Visual Design 2)