2019 Student Photography Exhibit

North Lake College's art department presents the 2019 Student Photography Exhibit during November 16 - December 11 in the art gallery at the Central Campus. The exhibition showcases a collection of photographs captured and edited by photography students at North Lake. The exhibit is free and open to the public. An artist reception will be held in the art gallery on Tuesday, November 19 from 4:30 - 6 p.m. Light refreshments will be served. The gallery is open Monday - Saturday from 8 a.m. - 9 p.m. The gallery is closed on Sunday. For more information, contact Steven Benezue at [...]

2019-11-18T14:49:01-06:00November 18th, 2019|Community College|

2019’s Holiday Card Art Contest Winners

Congratulations to the winners of our 2019 Holiday Card Art Contest! These students’ visual artwork was selected to appear on the North Lake College holiday card and other cards, and the students were compensated with scholarships and other prizes. The contest is a way of saluting and honoring the college’s visual arts students. NLC would like to thank its generous prize sponsors, DCCCD Financial Aid and the North Lake College bookstore. First place (up to $750 for tuition and books for a North Lake College class): Jesús Hernández Franco, "Fantastical Night for Fishing" (digital art) Second place ($100 Visa gift card): Prachi Agarwal, [...]

2019-11-08T11:24:13-06:00November 8th, 2019|Arts|

Meet Artist and North Lake College Instructor Trevor Bennett

North Lake College professor Trevor Bennett is the featured artist in the campus Gallery this month with his exhibit "First Layer." The exhibition showcases his sculptures and drawings, and is free and open to the public through November 14. To celebrate his exhibit's opening, we asked Bennett questions about his artwork, his career, and his time at NLC. Who is Trevor Bennett? He’s respectful. I don’t mean it in terms of etiquette. I mean it in terms of being present-of-mind, being patient, and being humble. By recognizing that I don’t “know it all,” I maintain a posture of absorption. I [...]

2019-10-30T13:51:20-05:00October 24th, 2019|Arts|

Design the Logo for the Blazer Market

Calling all creative North Lake College students: We need your help to design a logo for the new Blazer Market campus food pantry. The winning entry will receive a $100 Kroger gift card. Read the rules below, and when you've created your logo design, use this form to submit it. Entries are due by November 22, 2019. Guidelines The contest is for a logo only. Appropriate subjects might include food, eating utensils, or horse imagery. Use your imagination! Text must say "Blazer Market" in a public domain font. Offensive symbolism, imagery, or text will not be tolerated. Copyrighted images, copyright-protected [...]

2019-10-24T09:49:25-05:00October 24th, 2019|Arts|

Check Out NLC Professor Trevor Bennett’s New Art Exhibit, “First Layer”

North Lake College's art department presents First Layer during October 19 - November 14 in the art gallery at the Central Campus. The exhibition showcases a collection of drawings and sculptures by art faculty, Trevor Bennett. The exhibit is free and open to the public. Bennett has taught Ceramic Art at Alfred University, the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design, the Maryland Institute College of Art, Kansas State University, and at the Jingdezhen Private Studio in Jingdezhen, China. He is now the Coordinator of Three-Dimensional Art at North Lake College, where he teaches ceramics, sculpture and 3D design. Exhibition [...]

2019-10-24T10:25:42-05:00October 21st, 2019|Community College|

WE Art Exhibit

North Lake College's art department presents WE through Thursday, October 17 in the Art Gallery at the Central Campus. The exhibition showcases a collection of photography (13 color photographs), sculpture and graphic design from the 2018 Burning Man festival by Rebecca Boatman, Lisa Gabriel and Kate Jenkins. The exhibit is free and open to the public. See artists statements. An artist reception will  be held in the Art Gallery at the Central Campus on Tuesday, September 24 at 4:30 p.m. Light refreshments will be served. The NLC Art Gallery is open Monday - Saturday from 8 a.m. - 9 p.m. The gallery is [...]

2019-10-20T23:47:47-05:00September 23rd, 2019|Arts, Events|

2019 Spotlight Art Show

North Lake College's art department presents the 2019 Spotlight Show through Thursday, September 19 in the Art Gallery at the Central Campus. The exhibition showcases a collection of 2D and 3D designs, ceramics, computer graphics, digital images, drawings, paintings and sculpture by NLC art students. The exhibit is free and open to the public. Featured student artists include: Joseline Dominguez, Derek Dowdy-Ernst, Jenny Florentino, Iymoni Moore, Sara Parkhill, Georganna Tapley, Diana Uribe, and Paula Walker. An artist reception will be held in the Art Gallery at the Central Campus on Tuesday, September 10 at 4:30 p.m. Light refreshments will be [...]

2019-09-05T11:20:26-05:00September 4th, 2019|Arts, Events|

Woodworkers Art Exhibit

North Lake College's art department presents Woodworkers through Wednesday, August 21 in the Art Gallery at the Central Campus. The exhibition showcases the art and craft of wood through a variety of wood carvings. The exhibit is free and open to the public. Featured artists include: Faye Benezue, Paul Benson, Virgil Bodensteiner, David Borg, Lyndel Hutcherson, Paul Martoccio, Ron Moore, Grover Pearce, Sheryl Pfeifer, Jim Pochurek, Beverly Vickery, Preston Vickery, and Jo Ann Wiggs. An artist reception will be held on Wednesday, July 10 at 1 p.m. in the Art Gallery. Light refreshments will be served. The NLC Art Gallery [...]

2019-09-04T12:31:49-05:00July 10th, 2019|Arts|

Take the North Lake College Campus Art Walk

Next time you visit Irving, Texas, take a moment to enjoy North Lake College’s collection of public artwork, acquired over the decades from NLC art students, faculty, and major Dallas-area artists. Art is an integral part of our college’s heritage, and we’ve created a North Lake College Art Walk to help you explore what’s on campus. Stop 1: Sculptures by Robb Gentry and John Brough Miller Start your walk at Liberty Circle, the college’s front entrance. The new horse sculpture at the front of the circle is by former NLC instructor Robb Gentry, who now teaches at Little Elm High [...]

2019-06-20T16:05:32-05:00June 15th, 2019|Arts|
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