Student Art Winners Announced

Shaheed, Best of Show

Beacon College Student Art Show The second annual Beacon College Student Art Show opened on Thursday, April 16th in the Kristin Michelle Mason Art Gallery. At a reception held that evening, the winners were announced by Studio Arts Professor Russ Bellamy, after reading a statement by artist Sara Bruce, who acted as the guest judge […]

Beacon Students Create Halloween Scarecrows

The Art Appreciation classes got into the Halloween spirit, creating scarecrows that can now be found around Beacon’s campus. It’s an easy and fun project and a great way to express your creativity! Here are the steps to create your own scarecrow:   1. Wrap Saran wrap around the desired shape. (arm, leg, etc.)   […]

Beacon’s First Juried Student Art Show: Winners Selected by Artist Dustin Boise

On Friday, April 18th, Beacon College hosted the first ever juried student art show. The show was filled with select student artwork, all of which was produced within the past year. Awards were presented for Best of Show, Best 2D, and Best 3D, as well as three honorable mentions, with prizes totaling $500. But who […]

Beacon’s First Juried Art Show

This spring, Beacon College is holding its first ever juried student art show, celebrating the opening with a reception to be held on Friday, April 18th from 4-6pm. A total of $500 in awards will be distributed, and the works of about 20 students will be featured in the Kristin Michelle Mason Art Gallery, along […]

Artistic Creations for Wearing

In Van Galyon’s Mixed Media class, students were challenged to create art that could be worn as a display for fellow classmates. There was no limitation to the type of materials or the size of them that could be used for the project, and students were encouraged to use their creativity and individuality, avoiding cliches. […]

Performance Art: Storytelling

On November 6th and 7th, visiting artist Bob Lawson held intensive theatre workshops for Beacon students. Lawson, a director, playwright, and visual artist who currently teaches at Franklin Pierce University, conducted his workshops with a core group of about 10 students. Several other students participated in various parts of the process, and a few faculty […]

The Art of Performance

The Performance Art course is a fun and beneficial elective for Beacon College students, particularly those who are either pursuing a minor in Art or are interested in the pending Studio Art major. While elements of this art form have been incorporated in other art courses, this summer course was the first to be devoted […]

Announcing the 2013 Catalog Contest!

Students in Sandy Novak’s Photoshop class have the challenge of creating the cover for the College catalog. Previously, the cover had been simple and plain, dark blue with the seal prominently featured whereas covers from recent years have been diverse, exciting, and creative! Past winners of this contest include EB Newlon, who deemed it “an […]

Student Artwork on Display

On February 28th, Appleton Creative in Orlando hosted a gallery opening for Beacon College student and professor artwork. The event was a huge success, increasing awareness of the College and of the creativity of its students, while simultaneously raising scholarship money for the pending Studio Art major. This was a fantastic opportunity for the entire […]