Wellington B. Gray Art Gallery

Current Exhibition

2015 Alumni Exhibition

September 4 – 25, 2015
Panel discussion: Friday, September 4, 3:30 p.m. Speight Auditorium
Reception: Friday, September 4, 5:00-8:00 p.m.

The East Carolina University School of Art and Design 2015 Alumni Exhibition will feature the work of over 160 graduates from the state’s largest art school. The show is so large that it will be a joint exhibition by four venues: The Wellington B. Gray Art Gallery at ECU, the Greenville Museum of Art, Emerge Gallery, and the Faulkner Gallery in Joyner Library at ECU. The exhibition will be on display from September 4 through 25. The opening reception at all four venues will be Friday, September 4, from 5:00 – 8:00 PM.

A panel discussion by five School of Art and Design alumni will be held Friday, September 4, at 3:30 p.m. in Speight Auditorium in the Jenkins Fine Arts Building. Speakers Matt Amante - sculpture, Mike Litwin - illustration, Katherine Osgood – metal design, Robert Tynes - painting, and Jessica White - printmaking will talk about life after art school. The receptions at all four venues will follow at 5:00 p.m.

The 2011 alumni exhibition was installed in three venues, this year the show has been expanded to four with the addition of the Faulkner Gallery. The show will have work from studio areas past and present in the School of Art and Design: animation and interactive design, ceramics, graphic design, illustration, metal design, painting, photography, printmaking, sculpture, textile design and wood design. Participating artists are from around the country representing 17 states.

The exhibition is free and open to the public. The Wellington B. Gray Gallery is located in the Jenkins Fine Arts Center off Fifth and Jarvis Streets on the campus of East Carolina University. The gallery is open Monday-Friday from 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. and on Saturday from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. The gallery is closed for all university holidays. Call 252-328-1312 or visit www.ecu.edu/graygallery for more information.

The Greenville Museum of Art is located at 802 South Evans Street in Greenville. The Museum is open Tuesday – Friday from 10:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. and on Saturday and Sunday from 1:00 – 4:00 p.m. Call 252-758-1946 or visit www.gmoa.org for more information.

Emerge Gallery is located at 404 South Evans Street in Greenville. The gallery is open Tuesday – Friday from 10:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m., on Saturday from 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. and on Sunday from 1:00 – 4:00 p.m. Call 252-551-6947 or visit www.pittcountyarts.org for more information.

The Faulkner Gallery is located on the second floor of Joyner Library on the ECU campus. Open Sunday: 10:00 a.m.-11:00 p.m., Monday-Thursday: 7:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m., Friday: 7:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m., Saturday: 10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m., and Sunday: 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. 252-328-5432. earleythielem@ecu.edu


The Wellington B. Gray Gallery is located off of 5th and Jarvis Streets on the campus of East Carolina University in the Jenkins Fine Arts Center. Summer gallery hours are Monday through Friday from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. during the exhibition. The gallery is closed for all University holidays. Jenkins Fine Arts Center is handicapped accessible. Individuals with disabilities who require accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) should contact the Department of Disability Support Services, at least two weeks prior to the event (252) 737-1016. Parking for the reception is available in the lot surrounding Jenkins Fine Arts Center.

For more information, please contact Tom Braswell, Interim Gallery Director, at (252) 328-6336.