Hicks Art Center Gallery
Hicks Art Center Gallery provides a varied series of curated art exhibitions and related programming in support of the Arts Department and as an important educational and cultural resource for the community.
Looking Back on Echo Lake
May 21 – July 17, 2019
The Echo Lake conference, held at Bucks County Community College each spring, brings together area artists, students, and internationally recognized artists in a setting that encourages creativity and collaboration. This exhibit will highlight a selection of collaboratively-made objects from past conferences through the eyes of one collector, the Dean for the Arts at Bucks. A parallel exhibition of Echo Lake works over the past two decades is on display at the New Hope Arts Center in New Hope PA May 18 - June 16.
Kukuli Velarde: The Complicit Eye
August 21 – October 19, 2019
Peruvian artist Kukuli Velarde’s exhibition, The Complicit Eye, was first shown at Taller Puertorriqueño in spring 2019. “This provocative body of work … reveals Velarde's long-standing use of self-portraiture as a mode of intersectional feminist critique.” This exhibit is presented in conjunction with the College’s celebration of Hispanic Awareness Month.
Reception: Wednesday, September 18, 5 – 7 p.m.
Artist’s gallery talk at 5:45 p.m.
Charlotte Schatz: Indominable
October 30 – December 9, 2019
Bucks Faculty Emerita and celebrated regional artist Charlotte Schatz explored issues of social justice and urban life as she moved effortlessly between sculpture, painting and collage. Curated by Eleanor Schimmel, this exhibit brings together major works from throughout her artistic career.
Artist talk: Wednesday, October 30, 3:30 – 4:30
Gallery reception: Sunday, November 3, 1 – 3 p.m.
Summer gallery hours:
Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The Gallery is located in Hicks Art Center on the Newtown campus, the locus of the College's Arts Department.
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Hicks Art Center Gallery receives state arts funding support through a grant from the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, a state agency funded by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency.