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SCC Art Department Hosts Fall Art Show and Open House

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Surry Community College fall semester art students presented a Fall Art Show and Open House on Nov. 15.

The art show featured work from the current studio classes including 2D design, drawing, painting, ceramics, and digital photography. Attendees were also able to tour the studio art classrooms to see additional student art and learn about the Associates in Fine Arts in Visual Arts degree. Art instructors Anna-Olivia Sisk and Richard Montgomery were on hand to answer questions about the visual arts opportunities at Surry and how students can register for future art classes.

Photo of Art Student Nathaniel Whitt
SCC art student Nathaniel Whitt of Mount Airy stands beside his plein air acrylic paintings on display at the Fall Art show at SCC.

SCC art student Nathaniel Whitt of Mount Airy stands beside his plein air acrylic paintings on display at the Fall Art show at SCC.

The Associate in Fine Arts degree in Visual Arts program at Surry Community College focuses heavily on the visual fine arts and is recommended for those who plan to continue their education at a senior institution. This program prepares transfer students to meet selective admission criteria for acceptance into a Bachelor of Fine Arts or Bachelor of Arts in Visual Arts at a senior college or university.

The course work in this program consists of Universal General Education Transfer Component courses (UGETC) in literature, humanities, social/behavioral sciences, mathematics and natural science. Students in this program are provided an opportunity to concentrate in a major area of fine art study that includes elective choices in drawing, painting, sculpture, ceramics and digital photography. Follow the Fine Arts program on Instagram @surryfinearts.

For more information about the Fine Arts program, contact Lead Instructor Anna-Olivia Sisk at (336) 368-3479 or siskao@surry.edu.

Spring registration for new curriculum students runs through Dec. 20. For information about college application, financial aid or class registration, contact Student Services at (336) 386-3264 or studentservices@surry.edu. You can also go to surry.edu for more information.

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