Exhibit, February 10 – March 7
Reception & Lecture, February 19 at 5:00 p.m.
Fine Arts Building
Coastal Carolina Community College will be hosting a exhibit by Dr. Sharif Bey. Dr. Bey is a dual assistant professor in art education and teaching and leadership at Syracuse University. He earned his PhD in Art Education from the Pennsylvania State University, holds an M.F.A in Studio Art from The University of North Carolina at Greensboro and a B.F.A, in ceramics, from Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania. As a doctoral student in 2003 Dr. Bey was awarded a Fulbright Scholarship where he conducted research on post socialist art education reforms, as a scholar and artist in residence, at The Academy of Fine Arts and Design in Bratislava, Slovakia.
Bey is additionally a studio artist who maintains an active exhibition record.
In recent years Bey has been an artist in residence at the McColl Center for Visual Art in Charlotte, Hunter College in New York City, and the Vermont Studio Center. Dr. Bey is the 2008 recipient of the Regional Artists Grant from the Winston Salem Arts Council for his studio-based research on ancient Egyptian adornment and material culture in Cairo. Bey has a particular interests and scholarship in African-American art history, art education of former communist Europe and contemporary crafts. He has conducted numerous lectures, workshops, and presentations and exhibits widely in the United States and internationally. His studio work ranges from decorative/ functional pottery to conceptual ceramic works, which are influenced by ritual and African-American identity.
This event is free and open to the public.
Additional information about the concert may be obtained by contacting Krystal Phillips at 910.938.6234 or email@example.com