Tagged with Art

“Float” and Charlottesville Community Church

“Float” and Charlottesville Community Church

OpenGrounds hosted members of Charlottesville Community Church (CCC) for “Float”, an event for people to gather and share their artistic interests. The organizer of the event, CCC worship leader Joseph Holm, transformed the OpenGrounds Corner Studio into a space for aesthetic creation, where both college students and art-minded members of the community could come together. “Our … Continue reading

Art and Environmental Action Student Scholars Showcase

Art and Environmental Action Student Scholars Showcase

Earlier this year, OpenGrounds selected four of talented students, pursuing three projects to work with faculty and mentors to develop, execute and present new projects at the intersection of art, research and scholarship. On September 23, the students presented the results of their projects at OpenGrounds. The Art and Environmental Action Student Scholars bring a variety … Continue reading

Public Reading – A Sense of Place: Perceptions of Coastal Virginia

In the spirit of supporting cross-disciplinary approaches to scholarship, OpenGrounds hosted a public reading of short essays and poems written by students of Professors Arthur Schwarzschild and Hannah Rogers of the Department of Environmental Science’s J-Term course, entitled “A Sense of Place: Perceptions of Coastal Ecosystems and the Written Word.” This course, which was hosted by … Continue reading

Introducing the OpenGrounds Arts and Environmental Action Student Scholars

As the culmination of its Changing Views: Arts and Environmental Action initiative, OpenGrounds has selected four exceptional students, pursuing three projects, to work with faculty mentors to develop and implement new ideas at the intersection of art, research and scholarship. With funding from The Jefferson Trust, the $10,000 Art and Environmental Action scholarships are the pilot for … Continue reading

First Annual Arts Scholars Showcase

First Annual Arts Scholars Showcase

On Sunday, November 24th, OpenGrounds hosted the First Annual Arts Scholars Showcase, an event that highlighted the achievements of the Arts Scholars at U.Va. This group is comprised of a small number of undergraduates “who have increased access to resources in the arts at U.Va,” and the resulting showcase presented by these scholars included work … Continue reading