April 15, 2021


art requires creative

RCC welcomes new artwork instructors, new art courses

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HAMLET – Richmond Neighborhood College’s Fine Arts plan is expanding speedily. Two new art instructors have been just lately hired, and the Higher education is adding 4 new artwork courses to its curriculum that have never ever been made available before.

Artist Marcus Dunn arrives to RCC with a Bachelor of Wonderful Arts in Studio Arts from the Institute of American Indian Arts in Santa Fe, N.M., and a Learn of Great Arts in Portray from the Savannah College of Artwork and Design and style in Savannah, Ga. His operate is composed of tiny and huge-scale paintings regarding memory and cultural id. His paintings have been exhibited at the SCAD Museum of Artwork and the Gutstein Gallery in Savannah and the Institute of American Indian Arts Museum of Contemporary Indigenous Arts in Santa Fe.

Junghoon Han is a sculptor and designer from Seoul, South Korea. He gained his Master of Fantastic Arts from East Carolina University and Bachelor of Wonderful Arts from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro where he researched sculpture. He is fascinated by craft and technological know-how, which he actively explores for his very own artwork earning.

Dunn will be instructing the brand new Painting I and Portray II classes. Han will be teaching the Interactive Media Style and design course. This course introduces college students to the principles and methods used in planning and developing interactive projects. Emphasis is placed on the interactive enhancement course of action, aesthetics of visible options, specialized proficiency, and graphical user interface with projects together with electronic imaging, web style, very simple animation, graphics and copyright concerns.

“I feel like our new instructors have set in movement all of the work we have been accomplishing in excess of the past handful of many years,” explained Wonderful Arts Application Coordinator Andrew Prieto. “Our combined perspectives and assorted places of expertise are instrumental to delivering a finish foundation of classes for people who program to pursue a Bachelor of Great Arts and over and above.”

The Associate in Good Arts in Visual Arts software at RCC is intended to prepare college students to transfer to a single of the University of North Carolina Bachelor in Fine Arts (BFA) in Visible Arts packages. It gives students with the 1st two decades of a baccalaureate program.

Prieto, whose perform has been exhibited nationally and featured in renown art publications, will be instructing a new Digital Style course in the slide. The course is created to introduce students to the features and concepts of design and style while developing artwork utilizing digital signifies. Tasks include acquiring poster styles and geofilters for social media and digital portray.

The High-quality Arts Department at RCC has yet another total-time instructor, Morgan Idol, who will also be teaching Portray I, and adjunct instructor Rachel Prieto. Idol has an extensive history in education with a Master in Art Education and many years of encounter as an art trainer. She delivers a foundational solution to lessons that are a touchstone for aspiring teachers. Rachel Prieto, a mixed media artist and designer, has exhibited nationally and internationally and has performed numerous nationwide and intercontinental residencies.

At RCC, students can acquire foundational art programs this kind of as artwork history, two-dimensional and a few-dimensional style, drawing and electronic photography.

“We are at the moment preparing a house for the addition of a lot more sculpture-dependent courses, like a kiln for incorporating ceramics into the plan,” Prieto stated.

To discover extra about artwork lessons and the Good Arts in Visible Arts affiliate degree, call (910) 410- 1700 or check out www.richmondcc.edu. RCC is now registering new students for the 2021 Spring Semester. Registration and FAFSA Times are being held Monday, Dec. 7, at the Hamlet Campus and Tuesday, Dec. 8, at the Scotland County Campus.

Spring Semester commences Jan. 8.

Wylie Bell is the director of Marketing and advertising and Communication for Richmond Local community College or university.

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