Fall Art Courses At Piedmont’s Person County Campus!!

No previous knowledge or skill is necessary for you to take an art class at PCC. We welcome beginners and anyone who wants the experience of creating art with our awesome art instructors.

FRIDAY 8:30-2:20

PAINTING I & II (ART 240,241)
M-W 1:30-4:20

TUESDAY 3:10-5:15



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AFA adjunct faculty member Julie Niskanen is exhibiting in several venues in Russia this spring!

They used an image one of Julie’s of her mezzotint prints for the press and postcard. We are excited for her and glad to have her as part of the team. For more information about her artwork visit www.julieniskanen.com .

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Buddy Holly Lives

Buddy Holly,

“The Concert That Never Was”

Comes to Kirby Theater Stage in Roxboro, NC


With a Fender Stratocaster strapped across Sunday best sweater, Billy McGuigan gazes from behind those legendary black glasses. The current that feeds his guitar seems to electrify him, as well. McGuigan opens the show by asking the audience to confirm its commitment.“Do you believe in rock ‘n’ roll?” he cries.“Yeah!” they shout back. If Buddy Holly was a rock and roll pioneer, Billy McGuigan is a rock and roll evangelist. His audiences—from those who heard Holly on 1950s radio to their grandchildren—can’t help but become true believers in the boy from Lubbock who forever changed Continue reading

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Auditions to be held for Oliver! The Musical


Audition to be in the The Roxboro Little Theater production of “Oliver! The Musical”.

Auditions will be held for leading and supporting roles on January 12, 13, & 15 at 6:30 PM at the Kirby Theater in downtown Roxboro.

Auditions will be held for Middle School and High School students on January 29 & 30 at 6:30 at the Kirby Theater, as well.

More information on this event can be found here: http://www.artsinperson.com/ac-oliver.htm

This production is a joint effort by Piedmont Community College, Person County Recreation, Arts and Parks, Person High School, Person County Arts Council and Roxboro Little Theatre.


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Dot Matrix: AFA students organize their own art exhibit!

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White Barn Gallery
Rapples Drive, Cedar Grove, NC

Opening Reception:

Saturday November 15, 5-9pm

Chance Murray, an artist and grassroots curator, has organized a group exhibition called Dot Matrix to take place in an old barn dubbed the White Barn Gallery, near his property in Cedar Grove, NC, several miles north of downtown Hillsborough off Hwy 86.  The exhibit will display artwork in a variety of media from a concise group of artists including Sebatienne Smart, Alex Hatchett, Travis Harville, Jerstin Crosby, and Chance Murray.  By showing installation, video art, paintings, digital prints, and collages referencing the dilemma of deterioration through memory and physical embodiments, Dot Matrix re-contextualizes the former tobacco barn to become a shelter for contemporary art in a rural surrounding.  This one day installation will be held on Saturday, November 15th, with a reception from 5 – 9 PM. 

Directions to The White Barn Gallery:
Take HWY 86 N, 10 miles North of downtown Hillsborough to the caution light at Hurdle Mills Road.  Turn RIGHT onto Hurdle Mills and drive for about 2.5 miles, then turn left onto a gravel driveway at Rapples Drive.  There is a big yellow house next to the White Barn, and all three turns will be marked with “Dot Matrix” signs and arrows. 

Or Google:  Rapples Drive, Cedar Grove, NC

For more information contact Chance Murray, at 919-619-6371, or by email at chancemurray7@gmail.com.

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Sculpture Class – Natural Materials Project Photos

Here’s a few photos of the Sculpture class, out on the nature trails making their natural materials sculptures.  More photos will come soon, just wanted to upload these.  

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StepN2theArtz is Next Tuesday, Oct. 21!!!!!

Don’t forget that PCC is kicking off its 2nd annual StepN2theArtz celebration.  With tons of live music, art, drama, and events going on throughout the day on the PCC Person County Campus in Roxboro. 

Check out www.stepn2theartz.blogspot.com for a complete list and up to date event information.

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