RVCC To Hold Annual Holiday Art Show, Sale

Raritan Valley Community College’s (RVCC) Visual and Performing Arts Department will present its annual Holiday Art Show and Sale, December 5-9 and December 11. The show will be held in December 5-9 in the Art Gallery (lower level, College Center) at RVCC’s Branchburg campus, and will move to the College’s Nash Theatre lobby on December 11.

Gallery hours for the sale are December 5-8, noon-8 p.m., and December 9, noon-6 p.m. On December 11, artwork will be displayed for sale in the Theatre lobby from 12:30:-3 p.m. during the performance of A Christmas Carol.

The exhibition and sale will feature a varied display of work created by RVCC’s ceramics students, instructors and several alumni. The ceramic work ranges from low-fire smoked and Raku vessels to high-fire functional and sculptural pieces in porcelain and stoneware. Other show highlights include limited-edition prints by Darren McManus, artwork by Jeff Mason, artwork and clothing designed by Val Sivilli, and hand-made silk scarves by Vera Tarantino.  In addition, paintings by Phil Smith will be shown. Large watercolors made by Chris Koep’s Watercolor class also will be available for purchase.

Refreshments will be served at the noon opening on Monday, December 5. For further information, contact Ann Tsubota at 908-526-1200, ext. 8373.

Raritan Valley Community College’s main campus is located at 118 Lamington Road in Branchburg, NJ. Serving Somerset and Hunterdon County residents for close to 50 years, RVCC is an educational and cultural center that is nationally recognized for its innovative programming, service to the community and environmental leadership. The College offers more than 90 associate degrees and certificates, as well as career training, professional development and personal enrichment courses. The College also has a performing arts center and planetarium.

RVCC is committed to offering a quality and affordable education through effective teaching, liaisons with the community’s businesses, and state-of-the-art technology. For further information, visit www.raritanval.edu.