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March 2018

“Dressed for Success” By Jessica Burke Opening Reception

March 22, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Sechrest Art Gallery in Hayworth Fine Arts Center, One University Parkway
High Point, 27268
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Opening Reception Thursday March 22, 2018 from 4 to 6PM with Artist Talk at 5PM by Jessica Burke. Artist Statement: Death is our silent companion through life. It is our witness to childhood fantasies and adult realities. This collection of drawings investigates the fiction of identity through its performance in physical and cerebral spaces that demonstrate a willingness to project and construct meaning. These works call for interpretation through iterative, meditative and labored processes that respond to intuition rather than…

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April 2018

Sechrest Art Gallery Presents Senior Studio Exhibition

April 25, 2018 - May 5, 2018
Sechrest Art Gallery, Hayworth Fine Arts Center, One University Parkway
High Point, NC 27262 United States
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Opening Reception Friday April 27 from 4-6PM, No Artist talk Our senior Studio Art majors have the opportunity to show their selected work in a professional gallery setting. Students will have the opportunity to be involved in the collaborative process of curating and hanging the exhibition.   Open to the public. No tickets required.   The Sechrest Gallery is generally open from 9:00 am – noon and from 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm, Tuesday-Friday.

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September 2018

Phoenix Reading Series Presents: Ingrid Rojas Contreras

September 6, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Cottrell Hall, Kushner
Ingrid Rojas Contreras

Ingrid Rojas Contreras is an award-winning author who was born and raised in Bogotá, Colombia. Her essays and short stories have appeared in the Los Angeles Review of Books, Electric Literature, Guernica, and Huffington Post, among others. She recently received the Mary Tanenbaum Award for non-fiction, and the Audio Miller Prize from the Missouri Review. She has been a fellow at Bread Loaf Writer's Conference and the San Francisco Writer's Grotto, and has received scholarships and support from VONA, Hedgebrook, The Camargo Foundation, Djerassi Artist Residency Program, and…

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October 2018

Aqui Estamos, Here We Are Exhibit By Jose Galvez

October 24, 2018 @ 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Sechrest Art Gallery, One University Parkway
High Point, 27268
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The first Mexican-American photographer on staff at the Los Angeles Times, photojournalist José Galvez and his Chicano colleagues at the Times won a Pulitzer Prize in 1984 for a series on Latino life in Southern California. Galvez left the Times in 1992 after winning many other awards for his photography. Galvez was senior photo editor for and a contributor to Americanos, a multimedia exhibition led by Edward James Olmos documenting Latino life in the United States. Galvez has collaborated on books including Vatos with esteemed poet Luis Alberto Urrea…

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Piano Division Series Presents: Wei Jiao

October 28, 2018 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Charles E. Hayworth Memorial Chapel, One University Parkway
High Point, 27268
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Dr. Wei Jiao

Chamber of music series presents the Piano Division series featuring, Wei Jiao (Click Here to Learn about Dr. Wei Jiao). To be held on Oct. 28 in Charles E. Hayworth Memorial Chapel. Time to be announced. Free and open to the public. Music helps to bridge the gap between different cultures from the East to the West. This piano recital, led by Dr. Wei Jiao, will present a diverse selection of solo Chinese piano repertoire and piano duets from a…

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November 2018

Sechrest Art Gallery Hanna Jubran Opening Reception

November 8, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Sechrest Art Gallery, One University Parkway
High Point, 27268
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This exhibit will be open from Tuesday, October 23rd through Thursday, December 6, 2018. Artist Hanna Jubran will host an Artist Talk at 3:15 pm. Hanna Jubran received his M.F.A. in sculpture from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and is currently a Sculpture Professor and Sculpture Area Coordinator at East Carolina University in Greenville, North Carolina. Hanna’s work addresses the concepts of time, movement, balance, and space. Each sculpture occupies and creates its own reality influenced by its immediate surroundings. The…

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HPU Theatre & Music presents: Little Women, The Musical

November 15, 2018 - November 18, 2018
Hayworth Fine Arts Center, One University Parkway
High Point, 27268
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By Allan Knee, Mindi Dickstein, & Jason Howland Directed by Doug Brown In 2018, the world will celebrate the 150th anniversary of Louisa May Alcott’s novel Little Women.  To commemorate this momentous occasion High Point University’s Department of Theatre & Dance and Department of Music will present the Broadway version of Little Women: The Musical.  This timeless and captivating story follows the adventures of the four March sisters-the romantic Meg, high-spirited Jo, sweet Beth, and the precociously playful Amy along…

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March 2019

New Impressions Gallery Talk and Reception

March 21, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Join us on March 21st at 4:00pm in the Sechrest Art Gallery for our New Impressions Gallery Talk and Reception. This Exhibit iThe Sechrest Art Gallery is open 9 a.m. to noon and 1 to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday. The Sechrest Art Gallery is open 9 a.m. to noon and 1 to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday. This sixth annual juried exhibition, formerly titled Visions, will feature prints from various artists made using traditional techniques such as woodcut, etching and mezzotint, as…

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April 2019

Cell-Art Collaborative Showcase

April 13, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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This event is to be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on April 13 in Room 3027 of the Congdon School of Health Sciences. Open to the public. To sign up to attend or participate, contact Dr. Veronica Segarra at vsegarra@highpoint.edu. Local high school artists and HPU students who participated in the Cell-Art Collaborative Experiment Day in February will share the art forms they have created by integrating science and art. Also, featured speaker and scholar-artist Julia Hoel Buntaine will talk about…

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May 2019

Sechrest Art Gallery Senior Studio Exhibit Opening Reception

May 2, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Sechrest Art Gallery in Hayworth Fine Arts Center, One University Parkway
High Point, 27268
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This exhibit will open from April 25th, through May 11, 2019. Our senior Studio Art majors have the opportunity to show their selected work in a professional gallery setting. Students will have the opportunity to be involved in the collaborative process of curating and hanging the exhibition. Open to the Public. no Tickets Required.

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September 2019

Art Gallery Closing Reception: Sharon Hardin

September 19, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Sechrest Art Gallery in Hayworth Fine Arts Center, One University Parkway
High Point, 27268
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The early portion of this artist's career was as a marketing consultant. While establishing herself for over two decades creating promotional materials and strategies for business, she never lost sight of the desire to create art. Fortunately, she returned to her passion and was able to devote important time to her craft, working with many notable teachers and mentors, and studying abroad and domestically in key workshops. Her transition from semi-abstract painting to full abstract has allowed her to create…

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October 2019

Art Gallery Opening Reception: Emily Clare

October 3, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Sechrest Art Gallery in Hayworth Fine Arts Center, One University Parkway
High Point, 27268
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Join us on Thursday, October 3rd in the Sechrest Art Gallery at 4pm to view  Emily Clare's art exhibit. This exhibit is entitled 'Seeing From Within: The Magical Femiverse'. Open to the public. No tickets required.

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November 2019

Art Gallery Opening Reception: Bob Brown

November 5, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Sechrest Art Gallery, One University Parkway
High Point, 27268
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The Sechrest Gallery of Art is pleased to announce the acquisition of a major collection of prints by famed Nigerian printmaker, Bruce Onobrakpeya. Onobrakpeya has been designated a "Living Treasure" by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and his work has been featured at the Tate Modern in London, the National Museum of African Art of the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C., and the Malmö Konsthall in Malmö, Sweden.   This collection was given to the Sechrest…

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February 2020

Art Gallery Reception: Visions of Japan

February 13 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Sechrest Art Gallery in Hayworth Fine Arts Center, One University Parkway
High Point, 27268
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THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED. THE RESCHEDULED DATE IS February 13 at 4:00pm.   VISIONS OF JAPAN: Photographs by Dr. Morton Huber with Prints of ‘The Floating World’ The Sechrest Gallery of Art will host an exhibition of Morton and Kyoko Ushio Huber’s extensive collection of Ukiyo-e prints alongside Dr. Huber’s equally extensive collection of photographs taken during his residence and travels in Japan in the 1960s and 70s. This exhibition highlights what is clearly an historically significant collection of…

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Cell-Art Collaborative: Experiment Day

February 29 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Wanek School of Natural Sciences, One University Parkway
High Point, NC United States
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This event is to be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on February 29 in the Wanek School of Natural Sciences. Young artists in our High Point community are invited to visit HPU research labs during Experiment Day and utilize the knowledge obtained and observations made to produce a work of art of their choice, whether that be in music, literature, or studio, which will then be displayed at the Cell Art Collaborative Showcase (Saturday, April 25th from 2pm-4pm,…

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March 2020

Art Gallery Closure Until 3/30

March 16 - March 30
Sechrest Art Gallery, Hayworth Fine Arts Center, One University Parkway
High Point, NC 27262 United States
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Out of an abundance of caution and based on recommendations from the CDC, the Sechrest Art Gallery within the Hayworth Fine Arts Center will be closed until March 30th. Thank you for your understanding and patience.

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April 2020

Spring Dance Concert

April 16 - April 18
Hayworth Fine Arts Center, One University Parkway
High Point, 27268
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ALL PERFORMANCES OF THIS DANCE CONCERT HAVE BEEN CANCELLED. We apologize for an inconvenience this may cause.   The 2020 Spring Dance Concert features a mix of ballet, contemporary, and jazz pieces choreographed by faculty and guest artists and performed by HPU students. This year's concert features choreography by Lindsey Bramham Howie, Christine Bowen Stevens, Michele Trumble, Emily Crofford, Kerrie-Anne Sparks and guest artists Denise Murphy and Micah Geyer. As part of the concert, The HPU Dance Company is hosting a…

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Art Gallery Reception: Cheryl Goldsleger and Larry Millard

April 16 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Sechrest Art Gallery in Hayworth Fine Arts Center, One University Parkway
High Point, 27268
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THIS EXHIBIT HAS BEEN MOVED TO A VIRTUAL TOUR. Once a link has been created for this tour, it will be added to this event posting. Thank you for your patience.   Cheryl Goldsleger and Larry Millard bring their artistic styles together for this exhibit. Goldsleger’s paintings and drawings weave together clearly portrayed geometry with abstract, painterly marks to express something akin to our contemporary sensibility. Millard’s use of geometrical forms in his sculptures give the impression that his pieces…

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Cell-Art Collaborative: Showcase Day

April 25 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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This event is to be held starting at 2 p.m. on April 25 as an online video meeting and as a Facebook Live stream. Join us to celebrate the ways in which we connect art and science! HPU alumna, award-winning medical illustrator Casey Garr will tell us more about the ways in which she has combined art and science in her professional career. This event is part of the 2020 North Carolina Science Festival. To sign up to attend/participate, contact…

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May 2020

Online Studio Art Senior Exhibition

May 7 - May 31

Each spring, our Studio Art graduates present an exhibition of their work in the Sechrest Gallery of Art. For Studio Art majors, this is a greatly-anticipated and meaningful finale to their time in the School of Art and Design, and it always gives the HPU community the opportunity to see work that is innovative and exciting. While the events of the 2020 Spring semester left our Studio Art graduates without the opportunity to show their work in the Sechrest Gallery,…

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