Monday, April 4th, 2016

Gaining Hands-On Experience in Off-Campus Environment

For the fourth year in a row, the Morris Museum will host the County College of Morris’ portfolio class exhibitions, providing students enrolled in the Department of Art and Design portfolio courses with the opportunity to showcase their work.

Photo: The reception for Visual Arts students at the County College of Morris Portfolio Class Exhibitions held at the Morris Museum last year.

Photo: The reception for Visual Arts students at the County College of Morris Portfolio Class Exhibitions held at the Morris Museum last year.

The artwork created by visual arts students will be displayed this week, from April 1 to 7, while design students will showcase their work from April 8 to 14 and photography students will exhibit their work from April 15 to 21.

Receptions will be held on the final day of each exhibit, on April  7, 14 and 21, from 5- 7:30 p.m. Graphic Design students will host a combined exhibition and reception on April 25 from 5- 7:30 p.m.

“These courses help students critique, improve and select their best work, create written documents to market their creative work to galleries, museums, and prospective clients, and present portfolios to potential transfer colleges and universities,” said Todd Doney, professor of visual arts.

The Morris museum is located at 6 Normandy Heights Road, Morristown. Visit www.morrismuseum.org/visit/ for hours and admission information. For more information on the Department of Art and Design at CCM visit, http://tinyurl.com/z8ha3ot.