Juried Student Artwork for the 2015 ODU Student Exhibition

Students may pick up unselected work and selected work, if needed for framing and hanging purposes, starting Saturday, March 21st, from 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. through Sunday, March 22nd, from 1 p.m. – 5 p.m.

  • If unselected student work is not picked up by 5 pm on Sunday the 22nd the work will become property of the Baron and Ellin Gordon Art Gallery unless prior arrangements have been made with gallery staff.
  • Selected works that need to be framed or otherwise prepared for exhibition should be returned to the gallery no later than Tuesday, the 24th, at 12:00pm.

Work will then be installed that week for the exhibition opening on Friday the 27th.  We strongly encourage that you assist the gallery staff with installation of the show.

March 21 11am – 5pm, March 22nd 1pm – 5pm  
Student pick up unselected works, or selected works that need to be framed and prepared for exhibition.

March 24 by 12:00 pm
Students must return selected works for installation

March 27, 7 – 9 pm      
Opening Reception

March 28 – April 26    
Exhibition dates

List of chosen work:

Kaitlyn Hennessy

“Global Capital Punishment”
Yellow pine
50″ x 24″ x 32″
May 2014

Erica O’Neill

“A Million Little Pieces” Paper dress with a found object wall collage on canvas.

Dress is 4 ft long. Wall Hanging 18×24. 11/14

Kerry Kilburn

45th Street: A Random Walk; Photo Book; 9 1/4″ x 6 1/4″; 2 December 2014

Amelia Wood

Consuming, Photography, 13″x19″, November 2014

Carlie Bagley

Family Values
Poplar, Yarn, Rocks, Fabric, Oil Paint
Completed 10/15/15

Joseph Colon

Unfilmshed ?


Kristen Brown

Title: From the Womb from the series Reflection of Selves
Media: Photograph
Size 17×22
Date: 12/2014

Brett Baril

Shish Me

Silver Necklace, Fine and sterling silver, 18.5 inches, December 13th 2014

Jux Howell

Title- Domino’s Grimoire
Media- mixed media art book

Size- 12X12

Raven Evans


Brianna Carpenter

Cigarette Photo

Hailey Porth

January 25, 2015

January 25, 2015

Joshua Greggs

“Vegetables Grow in the Forest,” pen and ink, 18×24”

Kyler Davis

Cannon Blast- 35mm photos with digital composite 13×19

Phillip Pearcy

“Jinni’s Carpet,” Fiber Arts, 28×74”, 12/5/14

Catherine Meadows

Dome, Photograph, 12×18, 2014

Kayla Harrell

City Boy,Photography,13*19, Feb 2015

Mary Morris

13 x 19

Roland Felipe

“Family Line,” digital print, 13×19”, 3/16/15

“Philippines,” digital print, 13×19”, 3/16/15

Beverly Schreckengost

“Duck in Eagle Creek,” 4×5”, pinhole camera, February 2015

“Moyock Realty” 4×5”, pinhole camera, February 2015

David Garcia

Sacrificial Urn, Ceramics, 6.5×4.5in, fall 2014

William Sprueill

2 photos



Jack Vandyke

David & Goliath or Jack on Academia
foam and dryvit stucco

If you have applied online from the Eventrbrite site  please now download and print out the labels for the artwork and fill them out and attach them to bring tho the the gallery.

click here to download the  Student Work Label

If you are applying for any of these Scholarships, please download the forms and fill them out then print and bring them to the ODU gallery with your artwork.

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Enrolled in College of Arts and Letters
Enrolled in Studio Art class blacksmithing, metalwork, jewelry-making or equivalent
Recipient(s) must be full-time student(s)
Graduate or Undergraduate; Sophomore or above
Minimum GPA of 3.0
Selected / reviewed by a selection committee comprised of the Chair of the Art Department, Faculty in the College of Arts and Letters and a member of the Frank family, if available

Lorraine and Dr. H. William Fink in honor of Professor Ken Daley
› The Ralph and Charlotte Margolius Scholarship
› Harvey Ronald Saunders Memorial Endowed Scholarship
› Charles K. Sibley Art Scholarship
› Barbara Gorlinsky Memorial Fine Arts Scholarship
› Robert Mccullough Graphic Design Prize
To be eligible for the need-based awards you must have submitted a FAFSA form (free application for federal student aid)
by February 15 to the Office of Student Financial Aid.

 2015  ODU Student Juried Student Exhibition:

Exhibition Dates are Saturday, March 28th through Sunday  April 26th.

Information and Location of the exhibition is below:

Friday March 27th from 7-9:00  : Show reception
Scholarships will be  announced 7:30

Drop off student work for the juried exhibition and for scholarship review will occur on Tuesday, March 17th; Wednesday, March 18th; and Thursday, March 19th from 11:00 AM through 5:00 PM.

Faculty review of student work and voting for scholarships will take place on Friday, March 20th, from 10:00 AM until 2:00 PM.


The juror’s selection of student work for the show will begin at 2:00 PM and continue  as long as necessary.

Student may pick up unselected work and selected work for framing and hanging purposes starting Saturday 11 a.m. – 5 p.m., Sunday 1 p.m. – 5 p.m. The work must be returned if needed by monday the 23rd at 12:00. Work will then be installed that week for the exhibition opening on Friday the 27th.

Juror: George Ferrandi :

George teaches Sculpture and Performance Art periodically at the Rhode Island School of Design and at Virginia Commonwealth University. She also runs a small business specializing in the restoration of statues of saints for churches, and reserves speaking about herself in the third person for her online bio.


Gallery Location and Times:

Regular Hours: Tuesday – Saturday 11 a.m. – 5 p.m., Sunday 1 p.m. – 5 p.m. Address: 4509 Monarch Way at 45th Street Phone: 683-6271

Baron and Ellin Gordon Art Galleries
Old Dominion University
4509 Monarch Way
Norfolk, VA 23529
Phone: (757) 683-6271
Fax: (757) 451-1011

Baron and Ellin Gordon Galleries, located in University Village on the Campus of Old Dominion University is located at 4509 Monarch Way.


Alumni Art Education Student Morgan Knight Awarded teacher of the Year Award for Corporate Landing Elementary


The ODU Art Education program is pleased to announce that Morgan Knight, ODU Art Education Alumni was Awarded Teacher of the Year for Corporate Landing Elementary.


Corporate Landing Elementary congratulates art teacher Morgan Knight on being named Teacher of the Year. Pictured left to right are assistant principal Virginia O’Malley, Teacher of the Year Morgan Knight, and principal David French.





The ODU Art Education students invite the public to the exhibition of the SMAC student work Saturday December 1st at the Chrysler Museum from 1:00- 3:00 in the Education Workshop The admission is free.


This past November Art Education students developed and taught the Annual Saturday Morning Art Classes for grades 5-8 at the Chrysler Museum. Anne Corso, the Art Education Director for the Chrysler and Richard Nickel the ODU Art Education Director coordinated this new unique partnership.  The Saturday Morning Art Classes are free to the public and offered every fall semester.


The Saturday Morning art students explored the Chrysler Museum and then created artwork based on a common theme- PUSH/PLAY.  Students made their own sound suit , a costume sculpture modeled after Nick Cave’s Sound suits, created “Day of the Dead” skull piñatas, hand painted a mural based on the theme of “Night at the Museum and the installation Diamond Dust, by Judith Braun,kinetic artwork based on AlexanderCalder andPinaree Sanpitak. The Art Education students taught five classes for over 60 students.  The Art Education students also collected food, sheets and children’s clothing and books for the Dwelling Place.





We hope you attend our opening this coming Saturday.

Summer Art Enrichment Program

The Art Education program at Old Dominion University is offering the ODU Summer Art Enrichment Program for children rising into grades 1-8. Classes are divided by age groups. Camp activities include experiences in a variety of art media such as: drawing, painting, sculpture, clay, fibers, printmaking, digital art, and on campus field trips.

please go to this link to register  and find out more information


Enrollment Choices (Please check one)                                                      

□   I am enrolling my child in Session 1     (Dates: June 25  – June 29 )           9 am- 4 pm        $ 219 need CRN

□   I am enrolling my child in Session 2     (Dates: July  9-  July  13 )                           9 am-4 pm           $ 219 need CRN

□   I am enrolling my child in Session 3     (Dates: July  16  –    July   20 )      9 am-4 pm         $ 219 need CRN

please click on this link to download the registration form


Brandon Burdick teaches a student at the ODU Saturday Morning Art Classes

Brandon Burdick has been a Portsmouth Public School Art teacher since graduating in 2007 from the ODU Art Education Program. This year he was awarded Teacher of the year at Douglass Park Elementary School.

Out of over 60 staff members, 5 of the teachers were nominated as candidates for teacher of the year. Brandon authored a paper on pedagogy and his ideas and creative teaching practices pushed him to the top.

His nomination will now be forwarded to the district level, where they will select the elementary teacher of the year for Portsmouth, then the teacher of the year of Portsmouth, then the state.


 Brandon explains his award winning ideas:

“By utilizing humor, passion and trust, coupled with breaking down information to the simplest parts and cross-curricular knowledge, I have created an effective and safe learning environment, not to mention a place where students’ can enjoy expressing themselves.”

Brandon Burdick as featured on a local news channel 10  in 2008 for his ability ot organize a school wide art exhibit in Douglas Parks Elementary School.


Mr. Burdick credits the ODU Art Education Program and its Service Learning approach to teaching for preparing him to be an outstanding teacher. Specifically, Mr. Burdick mentionsr the Saturday Morning Art Classes (SMAC), in which ODU Art Education students design and teach area school children every fall:

“SMAC classes were the final preparation before student teaching. They opened my eyes to the necessities of prior planning, organization, and preparation. Without the SMAC classes to open my eyes my student teaching experience would have been a rough transition.”

Webb Center Student Gallery Application : Fall 2011- Spring 2012

The purpose of the Student Gallery is to showcase student work from the ODU Art Department. Faculty and/or students are asked to present proposed dates based on the calendar year. Each show will be exhibited for a maximum of 2 weeks. At the end of the 2 weeks the work should be taken down by the last day of the exhibition.

Please download and fill out the forms and e-mail them to jroth@odu.edu

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