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Art Students Deck the Halls with Site Specific Sculptures

Proving once again the power of art outside the gallery, MWCC students wrapped up the fall semester by installing nine sculptures throughout the Gardner campus. The project, new this year to Art Professor Tom Matsuda’s Sculpture I course, provided students with the opportunity to create site specific installment tailored to a particular location on campus. […]

MWCC Art Students Provide Talents to Johnny Appleseed Trail Association Project

“Take a Seat in Johnny Appleseed Country” is a community project aimed at increasing foot traffic in the cities and towns that make up North Central Massachusetts. The Johnny Appleseed Trail Association met with the Wachusett Mountain Ski Resort and rather than throw away inoperative ski lift chairs, both organizations decided to use them as a promotional […]

Artwork of Rob Roy and Studio Four Potters on Exhibit in MWCC’s East Wing Gallery

Two exhibits – “American Road,” a collection of prints, paintings and mixed media by Leominster artist Rob Roy and the works of four ceramists from Studio Four Potters, a cooperative studio and gallery in Gardner – are on display through March 14 in the East Wing Gallery at Mount Wachusett Community College. An artists’ reception […]

MWCC’s 50th Anniversary Celebration Continues with Alumni Art Exhibit and 1960s-themed Theatre Performance

Mount Wachusett Community College continues its 50th anniversary celebration in October with an alumni art exhibition and a special performance of Shout: The Mod Musical for alumni, students, the college community and friends of the college. An evening of the arts will take place Thursday, Oct. 10 featuring an alumni reception from 6 to 8 […]

MWCC Sponsoring Free Art Collaborative Workshops for High School Teachers

Area high school art educators and their advanced art students are invited to participate in Mount Wachusett Community College’s annual high school art collaborative workshops this spring. The free workshops are sponsored by the college’s Art Department. A collage workshop with artist and educator Joyce Conlon will take place Wednesday, March 27 from 3:45 to […]

“Purification,” an Exhibition of Traditional Buddhist Sculptures and Contemporary Work by Thomas Matsuda

“Purification,” traditional Buddhist sculptures and contemporary work by Thomas Matsuda, will be on exhibition at Mount Wachusett Community College February 18 through March 15 in the East Wing Gallery of the Raymond M. LaFontaine Fine Arts Center. An artist’s reception will take place Thursday Feb. 21 from 5 to 7 p.m., and an artist’s talk […]

Recent Works by Local Artists on Display in East Wing Gallery

“Recent Works,” an exhibit featuring paintings by local artists Matthew Gaspar and Danielle Darling, is on exhibit through Jan. 2 in the East Wing Gallery of the Raymond M. LaFontaine Fine Arts Center. Gaspar, a native of Gardner, studied art at MWCC and Assumption College before earning his bachelor’s degree in fine arts education from […]

Artist Gene Cauthen Presentation

Sculptor and MWCC Professor Emeritus Gene Cauthen, former chair of the college’s art department, will present a lecture on Dec. 11 from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. in Studio III. The talk will include a slide review of Professor Cauthen’s work.  

Alumnae Return for Art Exhibit

MWCC alumnae Naida Knox and Samantha Hanson returned to the Gardner campus last week for an artists’ reception in the East Wing Gallery. Their exhibit, “New Work in Clay,” continues through Oct. 12. Ms. Knox, a 2011 graduate, created her stoneware pieces using hand-building techniques such as pinching, coiling or slab building. Most of the […]