Central Piedmont Community College

1201 Elizabeth Avenue
704-330-2722

Mission Statement
Central Piedmont Community College is an innovative and comprehensive college that advances the life-long educational development of students consistent with their needs, interests, and abilities while strengthening the economic, social, and cultural life of its diverse community.

The College accomplishes this purpose by providing high-quality, flexible pre-baccalaureate and career-focused educational programs and services which are academically, geographically, and financially accessible. This purpose requires a fundamental commitment to student success through teaching and learning excellence within a supportive environment.



Reviews

Monique Norris

Rating:
Tuesday, May 1, 2018
I'm honestly confused as to how this school receives 1 star reviews! Of course with any institution you run into a few rude people but overall this college is fantastic. The faculty is top notch, the professors are compassionate and accessible. There is no guesswork when it's time to make your schedule because there is an abundance of advisors ready to help you. If you receive financial aid you won't have to spend a dime just make sure you pay attention and do your work! Honestly you can't go wrong with this school, I have nothing but wonderful things to say and if I had to go it all over again, CPCC is my first choice. 💯

Marshall

Rating:
Thursday, June 21, 2018
tried to register today and their online registration doesnt even work. called the first time experience number and they couldnt help. im starting to think i shouldnt bother with college at all

Joshua Parry

Rating:
Thursday, April 26, 2018
8/10 good place to sell my product. Few cops around so low risk of being arrested. Made about two thousand in a year here.

Tony Reid

Rating:
Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018
Please dont listen to people who just want to complain about every little thing that goes wrong in their lives. Overall this a great community college yo and the staff here are honesty just here to help. If you come to learn you will be fine.

John Riddell

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Monday, Dec. 11, 2017
CPCC is a pretty good school. Overall, I don't regret my decision to go here. The only reason I take off a star is because of 2 things. First, the cpcc website is awful. Second, the other people who go here are generally annoying. But I would still recommend going here.

Upcoming Events at Central Piedmont Community College

Annual Juried Student Show

Wednesday, Jul 18, 2018 from 10:00am to 2:00pm
Charlotte, NC
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Exhibition - Fruiting Bodies

Wednesday, Aug 15, 2018 from 10:00am to 2:00pm
Charlotte, NC
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Exhibition - Past and Present

Wednesday, Aug 15, 2018 from 10:00am to 2:00pm
CPCC Pease Auditorium
Charlotte, NC
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Exhibition - Fruiting Bodies

Thursday, Aug 16, 2018 from 10:00am to 2:00pm
Charlotte, NC
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Exhibition - Past and Present

Thursday, Aug 16, 2018 from 10:00am to 2:00pm
CPCC Pease Auditorium
Charlotte, NC
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Exhibition - Fruiting Bodies

Monday, Aug 20, 2018 from 10:00am to 2:00pm
Charlotte, NC
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Exhibition - Past and Present

Monday, Aug 20, 2018 from 10:00am to 2:00pm
CPCC Pease Auditorium
Charlotte, NC
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Exhibition - Fruiting Bodies

Tuesday, Aug 21, 2018 from 10:00am to 2:00pm
Charlotte, NC
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Exhibition - Past and Present

Tuesday, Aug 21, 2018 from 10:00am to 2:00pm
CPCC Pease Auditorium
Charlotte, NC
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Exhibition - Fruiting Bodies

Wednesday, Aug 22, 2018 from 10:00am to 2:00pm
Charlotte, NC
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Exhibition - Past and Present

Wednesday, Aug 22, 2018 from 10:00am to 2:00pm
CPCC Pease Auditorium
Charlotte, NC
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Exhibition - Fruiting Bodies

Thursday, Aug 23, 2018 from 10:00am to 2:00pm
Charlotte, NC
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Exhibition - Past and Present

Thursday, Aug 23, 2018 from 10:00am to 2:00pm
CPCC Pease Auditorium
Charlotte, NC
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Exhibition - Fruiting Bodies

Monday, Aug 27, 2018 from 10:00am to 2:00pm
Charlotte, NC
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Exhibition - Past and Present

Monday, Aug 27, 2018 from 10:00am to 2:00pm
CPCC Pease Auditorium
Charlotte, NC
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Exhibition - Fruiting Bodies

Tuesday, Aug 28, 2018 from 10:00am to 2:00pm
Charlotte, NC
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Exhibition - Past and Present

Tuesday, Aug 28, 2018 from 10:00am to 2:00pm
CPCC Pease Auditorium
Charlotte, NC
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Exhibition - Fruiting Bodies

Wednesday, Aug 29, 2018 from 10:00am to 2:00pm
Charlotte, NC
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Exhibition - Past and Present

Wednesday, Aug 29, 2018 from 10:00am to 2:00pm
CPCC Pease Auditorium
Charlotte, NC
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Exhibition - Fruiting Bodies

Thursday, Aug 30, 2018 from 10:00am to 2:00pm
Charlotte, NC
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Exhibition - Past and Present

Thursday, Aug 30, 2018 from 10:00am to 2:00pm
CPCC Pease Auditorium
Charlotte, NC
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Exhibition - Fruiting Bodies

Monday, Sep 3, 2018 from 10:00am to 2:00pm
Charlotte, NC
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Exhibition - Past and Present

Monday, Sep 3, 2018 from 10:00am to 2:00pm
CPCC Pease Auditorium
Charlotte, NC
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Exhibition - Fruiting Bodies

Tuesday, Sep 4, 2018 from 10:00am to 2:00pm
Charlotte, NC
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Exhibition - Past and Present

Tuesday, Sep 4, 2018 from 10:00am to 2:00pm
CPCC Pease Auditorium
Charlotte, NC
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Exhibition - Fruiting Bodies

Wednesday, Sep 5, 2018 from 10:00am to 2:00pm
Charlotte, NC
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Exhibition - Past and Present

Wednesday, Sep 5, 2018 from 10:00am to 2:00pm
CPCC Pease Auditorium
Charlotte, NC
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Exhibition - Fruiting Bodies

Thursday, Sep 6, 2018 from 10:00am to 2:00pm
Charlotte, NC
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Exhibition - Past and Present

Thursday, Sep 6, 2018 from 10:00am to 2:00pm
CPCC Pease Auditorium
Charlotte, NC
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Opening Reception - Past and Present

Thursday, Sep 6, 2018 from 5:00pm to 7:00pm
CPCC Pease Auditorium
Charlotte, NC
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Exhibition - Fruiting Bodies

Monday, Sep 10, 2018 from 10:00am to 2:00pm
Charlotte, NC
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Exhibition - Past and Present

Monday, Sep 10, 2018 from 10:00am to 2:00pm
CPCC Pease Auditorium
Charlotte, NC
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Exhibition - Fruiting Bodies

Tuesday, Sep 11, 2018 from 10:00am to 2:00pm
Charlotte, NC
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Exhibition - Past and Present

Tuesday, Sep 11, 2018 from 10:00am to 2:00pm
CPCC Pease Auditorium
Charlotte, NC
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Exhibition - Fruiting Bodies

Wednesday, Sep 12, 2018 from 10:00am to 2:00pm
Charlotte, NC
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Exhibition - Past and Present

Wednesday, Sep 12, 2018 from 10:00am to 2:00pm
CPCC Pease Auditorium
Charlotte, NC
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Opening Reception - Fruiting Bodies

Wednesday, Sep 12, 2018 from 5:30pm to 7:30pm
Charlotte, NC
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Exhibition - Fruiting Bodies

Thursday, Sep 13, 2018 from 10:00am to 2:00pm
Charlotte, NC
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Exhibition - Past and Present

Thursday, Sep 13, 2018 from 10:00am to 2:00pm
CPCC Pease Auditorium
Charlotte, NC
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Exhibition - Fruiting Bodies

Monday, Sep 17, 2018 from 10:00am to 2:00pm
Charlotte, NC
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Exhibition - Past and Present

Monday, Sep 17, 2018 from 10:00am to 2:00pm
CPCC Pease Auditorium
Charlotte, NC
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Exhibition - Fruiting Bodies

Tuesday, Sep 18, 2018 from 10:00am to 2:00pm
Charlotte, NC
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Exhibition - Past and Present

Tuesday, Sep 18, 2018 from 10:00am to 2:00pm
CPCC Pease Auditorium
Charlotte, NC
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Exhibition - Fruiting Bodies

Wednesday, Sep 19, 2018 from 10:00am to 2:00pm
Charlotte, NC
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Exhibition - Past and Present

Wednesday, Sep 19, 2018 from 10:00am to 2:00pm
CPCC Pease Auditorium
Charlotte, NC
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Exhibition - Fruiting Bodies

Thursday, Sep 20, 2018 from 10:00am to 2:00pm
Charlotte, NC
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Exhibition - Past and Present

Thursday, Sep 20, 2018 from 10:00am to 2:00pm
CPCC Pease Auditorium
Charlotte, NC
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Exhibition - Fruiting Bodies

Monday, Sep 24, 2018 from 10:00am to 2:00pm
Charlotte, NC
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Exhibition - Past and Present

Monday, Sep 24, 2018 from 10:00am to 2:00pm
CPCC Pease Auditorium
Charlotte, NC
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Exhibition - Fruiting Bodies

Tuesday, Sep 25, 2018 from 10:00am to 2:00pm
Charlotte, NC
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Exhibition - Past and Present

Tuesday, Sep 25, 2018 from 10:00am to 2:00pm
CPCC Pease Auditorium
Charlotte, NC
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Exhibition - Fruiting Bodies

Wednesday, Sep 26, 2018 from 10:00am to 2:00pm
Charlotte, NC
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Exhibition - Past and Present

Wednesday, Sep 26, 2018 from 10:00am to 2:00pm
CPCC Pease Auditorium
Charlotte, NC
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Exhibition - Fruiting Bodies

Thursday, Sep 27, 2018 from 10:00am to 2:00pm
Charlotte, NC
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Exhibition - Past and Present

Thursday, Sep 27, 2018 from 10:00am to 2:00pm
CPCC Pease Auditorium
Charlotte, NC
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Exhibition - Fruiting Bodies

Monday, Oct 1, 2018 from 10:00am to 2:00pm
Charlotte, NC
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Exhibition - Past and Present

Monday, Oct 1, 2018 from 10:00am to 2:00pm
CPCC Pease Auditorium
Charlotte, NC
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Exhibition - Fruiting Bodies

Tuesday, Oct 2, 2018 from 10:00am to 2:00pm
Charlotte, NC
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Exhibition - Past and Present

Tuesday, Oct 2, 2018 from 10:00am to 2:00pm
CPCC Pease Auditorium
Charlotte, NC
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Exhibition - Fruiting Bodies

Wednesday, Oct 3, 2018 from 10:00am to 2:00pm
Charlotte, NC
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Exhibition - Past and Present

Wednesday, Oct 3, 2018 from 10:00am to 2:00pm
CPCC Pease Auditorium
Charlotte, NC
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Exhibition - Fruiting Bodies

Thursday, Oct 4, 2018 from 10:00am to 2:00pm
Charlotte, NC
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Exhibition - Fruiting Bodies

Monday, Oct 8, 2018 from 10:00am to 2:00pm
Charlotte, NC
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Exhibition - Fruiting Bodies

Tuesday, Oct 9, 2018 from 10:00am to 2:00pm
Charlotte, NC
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Exhibition - Fruiting Bodies

Wednesday, Oct 10, 2018 from 10:00am to 2:00pm
Charlotte, NC
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Recent News

CPCC’s Ross Gallery to Debut New Work by Sculptor Shaun Cassidy

CPCC Art Galleries will debut new work by sculptor Shaun Cassidy when it opens “Shaun Cassidy: The Sound of Everything” in Ross Gallery. In this new body of work, Cassidy will create sculptural equivalents of the emotional and associative resona…

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Charlotte Concerts To Host Reception Launching Young Donors Group

Charlotte, N.C---Charlotte Concerts will launch a new Young Donors Group with a reception at the Elizabeth Ross Gallery in Central Piedmont Community College’s Overcash Center.Open to all professionals under 50, the Young Donors Group will create a…

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CPCC’s Art Galleries Open 2015 with Sculpture by Matthew Steele and Prints by Adrian Rhodes

Central Piedmont Community College (CPCC) will kick off 2015 with two new exhibitions by regional artists. “Adrian Rhodes: Under My Skin” will take place in Ross Gallery and “Matthew Steele: ONE” will be held in Pease Gallery.In “Under My S…

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CPCC's Ross Gallery To Feature Works By De’Angelo Dia And Shaun El C. Leonardo

WHAT: Central Piedmont Community College (CPCC) will host photographic works, poetry and films during its upcoming exhibit, “The Boxing Gym,” being held in its Ross Gallery I.Through Dia and El C. explore the hype and demise of one boxer, examini…

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CPCC’s Pease Gallery to Feature Works by Photographer Aspen Hochhalter and sculptor Natalie Abrams

Central Piedmont Community College’s (CPCC) Pease Gallery will host both photographic works and sculptures during its upcoming exhibit - “Objects in Perspective: Collaboration by Aspen Hochhalter and Natalie Abrams” in its Pease Gallery.Photogr…

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CPCC’s Pease Gallery to Feature Interactive Artist’s Book by Heather D. Freeman

What: Central Piedmont Community College (CPCC) will display prints and accompanying text from “Denisovan,” an interactive artist’s book by Heather D. Freeman, associate professor of art at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, July 14…

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CPCC’s Ross Galleries to Feature Works by Abstract Artists Andi Steele and Kyle Worthy

What:Central Piedmont Community College (CPCC) will host works by abstract artists Andi Steele and Kyle Worthy in its Ross Galleries.Andi SteeleAndi Steele, an assistant professor of sculpture at UNC Wilmington, creates site-specific installations in…

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CPCC Ross Gallery Featuring 2014 Juried Student Show

Central Piedmont Community College’s (CPCC) Ross Gallery is currently displaying works from the college’s 2014 Annual Juried Student Show, comprised of works created by students enrolled in the Visual Arts program. This year’s student show cont…

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CPCC Ross Gallery To Feature Artwork By Jewelry Artists And Metal Workers From Across The Carolinas

Exhibition to include a variety of techniques and materials, including enamel, plastic, resin and othersWhat: Central Piedmont Community College (CPCC) will host artwork by jewelry artists and metal smiths from North and South Carolina during its upc…

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CPCC Pease Gallery to Feature Works by Betsy Birkner and Pam Winegard

Exhibition to feature a variety of media, including ceramics, found objects, gouache and encaustic Central Piedmont Community College (CPCC) will host the artistic works of Betsy Birkner and Pam Winegard, January 13 through March 6 in its Pease Galle…

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CPCC Ross Gallery to Feature Works by Sculptor Janet Lasher

Exhibition to feature sculptures and textiles Central Piedmont Community College (CPCC) will host a display of sculptures and textiles by artist Janet Lasher in its Ross Gallery.Lasher is a trained textile artist who works with various fibers, fabric…

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CPCC Ross Gallery to Feature Works by Sharon Dowell and Ahmad Sabha

Exhibition to feature works by a ceramicist and painter WHAT: Central Piedmont Community College (CPCC) will host works by ceramicist Ahmad Sabha and painter Sharon Dowell in its Ross Gallery. Sabha uses industrial forms like factories, pipes and wa…

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CPCC Pease Gallery to Feature works of Zachary Tate Porter

Artist recognized for creating drawings and models WHAT: Central Piedmont Community College’s (CPCC) Pease Gallery will host a solo show of work by Zachary Tate Porter titled, “Groundwork: Tracings, Excavations and Burials”. Porter …

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CPCC Art Gallery Accepting Art Exhibition Proposals Through August 15

Opportunity for artists of different media to display their work publicallyThe Central Piedmont Community College (CPCC) Art Gallery is currently accepting submissions for art exhibition proposals. Individuals may submit paintings, drawings, mixed me…

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CPCC Ross Gallery to Feature Works of Janet Williams

Artist renowned for creating ceramic and porcelain worksCPCC will host a solo exhibition of work by internationally exhibited ceramic artist Janet Williams titled, “Janet Williams: A Topography of Touch” this summer in CPCC’s Ross G…

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CPCC Ross Gallery to Display CMS Students’ Artwork

Exhibit part of an educational outreach program between the Bechtler Museum, CPCC and CMSAs part of an educational outreach program with the Bechtler Museum of Modern Art, Central Piedmont Community College (CPCC) will display a series of self-portra…

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Charlotte Sculptor Kit Kube To Exhibit At CPCC Gallery

Artist explores spheres of movement, visual feedback and interaction with found artifacts in his worksWhat: Central Piedmont Community College (CPCC) will host a solo exhibition of work by Charlotte artist Kit Kube titled, “Turbulent Trajectori…

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CPCC Showcases Instructor’s Art In Ross Gallery On Central Campus

Poet and artist Amy Bagwell’s works recognized for pairing poetry with visual artWhat: Central Piedmont Community College (CPCC) will host a solo exhibition of artwork by poet and artist Amy Bagwell titled, “The Factories Don’t Inst…

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CPCC to Exhibit Art By Jane Allen Nodine

What: Central Piedmont Community College (CPCC) is pleased to host an exhibit by artist Jane Allen Nodine, named one of the top 100 South Carolina artists of the 20th century. Nodine’s abstract encaustic (wax) paintings will be on display in a …

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Exhibition - Diana Arvanites: Experiments in Roundness

“Uncertainty allows for possibility. Presumably it's part of the process of creating,” says Diana Arvanites. “This is by nature an irreversible growth process - a dialogue that opens things up instead of closing them down. I can't imagine doing…

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Exhibition - Allison Luce: The Serpent Tree

Allison Luce explores the ephemeral nature of existence and the mystery of eternity through her ceramic sculptures and monoprints.CPCC is pleased to present two of her projects, The Serpent Tree and Ancient Expanse, the continuation of a site-specifi…

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Nathaniel Lancaster: Filigree Fealties

In these new works, Nathaniel Lancaster explores how we relate to the anthropomorphic recognition of our environment, and the inherent failures of nature.Lancaster received his BFA in painting from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. …

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Exhibition - Annabel Manning: Occupy Charlotte, Then and Now

Annabel Manning works in participatory art, concentrating on contemporary political and social issues. The current theme running through her art is her reaction to people around her who are being marginalized by this country for different reasons.&nb…

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