Tag - Mary S. Byrd Gallery of Art

‘The Adventures of Legoman’ now at the Byrd Gallery

Graduation day is just around the corner and many Augusta University seniors are feeling the pull of senioritis. Augusta art majors may be the exception, though. This group of seniors has worked hard to prepare and present exhibitions of their artwork as well as give public artist’s talks. These...

Juried student art exhibition kicks off with reception Feb. 16

The Mary S. Byrd Gallery of Art will be hosting the 2017 Juried Student Art Exhibition from Feb. 16—March 10. An opening reception will be held on Thursday, Feb. 16 from 5:30—7 p.m. The exhibition, juried by Birmingham-based contemporary artist Amy Pleasant, features 31 artworks varying in medium...

Mary S. Byrd Gallery to feature work by Amy Pleasant

Throughout the month of January, the Department of Art invites the Augusta University community to visit the Mary S. Byrd Gallery of Art to see works by artist Amy Pleasant. Known within the contemporary art world for her drawings, paintings and ceramic sculptures, Pleasant’s exhibition will...

Visiting artist to create one-of-a-kind mural

An exhibition featuring the work of Amy Pleasant will include a mural painted by the artist on the walls of the Mary S. Byrd Gallery of Art at Augusta University. The artist will be in-residence Jan. 9-13 to create the mural, which will be on display along with an exhibition of her work Jan. 12-Feb...

Maria Fabrizio and the art of wordless news

As  a new mother and long-time graphic designer, Maria Fabrizio, artist and illustrator of Wordless News, knows the worth of pictures. The Jagwire team sat down with the Columbia native recently to talk news, design and why one of the greatest moments of her career was seeing a double-buck wedding...

Union Depot murals on display at Augusta University

A small piece of Minnesota history will be on display beginning Wednesday at the Mary S. Byrd Gallery of Art at Augusta University – “A Story in Pictures: Studies for the St. Paul Union Depot Murals,” a highly acclaimed exhibit by Atlanta-based artist Ralph Gilbert. Previously shown at the...

Beginning art students to host pop-up exhibition

For one of their final assignments of the semester, 3-D design art students are hosting a popup show in the Mary S. Byrd Gallery of Art on Augusta University’s Summerville campus. There are approximately 21 students participating in the show, each having used plaster casts of their bodies to create...

Artist talk, reception celebrates work of new Morris Scholar

AUGUSTA, Ga. – New Morris Eminent Scholar in Art Cheryl Goldsleger presents “Explorations,” a solo exhibition of works at the Mary S. Byrd Gallery of Art at Georgia Regents University Goldsleger will discuss her work during an artist talk and reception on Nov. 5, and the exhibit remains open at the...

Free Westobou Festival art exhibit runs through Oct. 22

With sponsorship from the Westobou Festival, the Mary S. Byrd Gallery of Art at Georgia Regents University will exhibit the works of Ron Meyers and Gary Hudson in “Immersive Space and Sculptural Form: A Conversation in Color and Clay.” The group exhibition – featuring large-scale paintings by...

Faculty exhibition delights

Art lovers from GRU and throughout the community, including President Brooks Keel, packed the Mary S. Byrd Gallery of Art on the Summerville Campus last Thursday to experience the color and creativity of the annual Art Faculty Exhibition. The exhibition, which included a scholarship presentation by...

Immersive installation exhibit to open at Byrd Gallery

Guaranteed: the first thing you notice at artist Ben Sloat’s installation exhibit at the Mary S. Byrd Gallery of Art on the Summerville Campus won’t be the last thing you notice. Sloat, a New York-born artist whose recent exhibitions include those in Boston, Nashville, and Berlin, has earned a...

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