NCCU Art Museum Features Faculty Works
The NCCU Art Museum turned the spotlight on works by faculty in a featured exhibit mounted for in-person visitors and offered through a virtual experience online.
Featured artists included Brenda Faison Ph.D., director of the NCCU Art Museum and interim chair of the Art and Design Department, as well as professors Troy Brown, Myongsin Choi, Kwame Hawkins, Connie Floyd and Chad Hughes.
Works in the exhibit included drawing, painting, graphic design, printmaking, collage and sculpture.
Faison’s paintings were created using an array of digital tools that translate the physical elements of the environment onto print. Brown showed a series of diverse African American figures in varying forms. The works explore rich narratives hidden within layers of images.
The political and social aspects of human life were addressed in the works of Choi and Hawkins. Choi provided a collection of captivating sculptures that illustrate the unpredictability of society and the role of human suffering in the healing process. Hawkins examined key issues facing the African American community through a set of striking digital prints.
Floyd showed an African-inspired 3D collage composed of hair picks that were individually carved out of pieces of wood. Hughes’ oil paintings provided a look into self-expression and an inventive take on painting construction.