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Clemson University celebrates artistic excellence with fall showcases


CLEMSON – The Clemson Visual Arts at Clemson University is set to celebrate artistic excellence with a series of fall showcases featuring a diverse array of compelling student exhibitions. The public is invited to witness the exceptional work of rising art undergraduates showcased in various exhibits, including the highly anticipated Annual Ceramic Bowl Sale. Notable highlights encompass the unveiling of Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) senior works and Master of Fine Arts (MFA) thesis exhibits, symbolizing the culmination of extensive research endeavors.

Art Sale

Annual Ceramic Studio Bowl Sale

Date & Time: Wednesday, Nov. 15, Noon-5 p.m.
Location: Lee Gallery Hallway
Art enthusiasts can purchase bowls from Clemson Ceramics Association student members, with a vast selection of functional works offered at various price points. Proceeds will support student scholarships and travel to the National Council on Education for the Ceramics Arts Conference. Light refreshments will be provided with each purchase.


Undergraduate Drawings of the Upstate Juried Art Exhibition

Date & Time: Nov. 6 – Dec. 14, M–F, 1–5 p.m.
Reception: Friday, Nov. 10, 5:30–6:45 p.m.
Location: Brooks Center for the Performing Arts – Lobby Area
The exhibition showcases the foundational role of drawing in artistic development, recognizing the vulnerable yet limitless nature of this medium. It fosters camaraderie within the regional artistic community and allows undergraduates to professionally showcase their work.

The BFA Senior Art Exhibit

Date & Time: Nov. 13–30, M–F, 9 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
Artist Talk & Reception: Thursday, Nov. 16, 5:30 p.m.–6:30 p.m.
Location: Acorn Gallery
The Lee Gallery hosts the “Bachelor of Fine Arts Senior Exhibit,” featuring the final creative research of graduating students. This fall, the exhibit spotlights Sydnay Greene’s senior drawing.

The MFA Thesis Art Exhibit

Date & Time: Nov. 13–30, M–F, 9 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
Artist Talks & Reception: Friday, Nov. 17, 5–7 p.m.
Location: Lee Gallery
“Underlying Patterns” is a two-person MFA Thesis Exhibit by Emily Collins and Nicole Weldy, exploring hierarchical relationships and the tangible experience of the unseen. The exhibition provides a space for healing and growth.

Ink Travels: MFA Alumni Selections Art Exhibition

Date & Time: On display-Apr. 12
Location: Cooper Library, Fourth Floor
This print exchange between Clemson alumni honors Sydney A. Cross and celebrates the wide-reaching influence of Syd as a teacher and mentor. The exhibition features selected works from MFA alumni.

Alumni Works Art Exhibition

Date & Time: On display-Apr. 18
Location: CAH Dean’s Gallery in Strode Tower
“Alumni Works” showcases MFA and BFA works created by artists during their enrollment at Clemson University, featuring photography, drawing, printmaking, and painting.

Harvey Gantt Curriculum Vitae Art Exhibition

Date & Time: On display – Nov. 17
Location: Sikes Hall Showcase, Ground Floor
This exhibition, based on research conducted through an independent study, showcases the curriculum vitae of Harvey Gantt. It includes photographs taken by Cecile Williams and a graphic created by Gregg Ussery.


Clemson Visual Arts at Clemson University

Clemson University, honoring Thomas Green Clemson’s vision, incorporates art throughout its facilities. Visitors are encouraged to engage with Clemson Visual Arts by exploring gallery spaces, public art, and attending special events. Exhibitions and events are made possible through generous support to the Center for Visual Arts.

For more information and the full event calendar, visit

Exhibitions, artist talks, and receptions are free to the public, thanks to the generous support given to the Center for Visual Arts. To support Clemson Visual Arts, visit

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