Frank Creech Art Gallery

Johnston Community College Fine Art Department and the

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JCC Art Club participates in “Pennies for Peace”

The Art Club will be participating in “Pennies for Peace” with the Global Education and Diversity Committee through the month of November!

We have decided to try and Fill Buddha with Pennies! This is our effort to collect as many pennies as we can to support this cause.

If you see Buddha on campus feel free to drop your pennies in (back of his head) and help out! Don’t forget to make a wish by rubbing his belly.

Additional Information:

Global Education and Diversity Committee

‘Pennies for Peace’ Wars

In a 2010 Gallup poll asking “What is the United States’ biggest problem?” war, terrorism and national security were all in the top 10.

Pennies for Peace is a fundraising program for the international charity, Central Asia Institute, which works in the very places where terrorism has taken root with impoverished and illiterate citizens in Afghanistan and Pakistan.  In the rural areas of these countries, not only is there a lack of education, particularly secular education, but girls are also strongly discouraged or are not allowed to attend school.  If girls are able to receive a balanced education, they are more likely to encourage their own children to be educated and to not be influenced into joining terrorist groups.

During the month of November, clubs, organizations, programs and committees at JCC are encouraged to take part in ‘Pennies for Peace’ Wars!

For further information about Pennies for Peace, please contact Heather Murphy.

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JCC Art Department Students Visit ECU PRINT SUMMIT Show!

Print Summit 2010

Print Summit 2010 was a three day symposium consisting of exhibitions, lectures, demonstrations celebrating the diversity of contemporary printmaking media.  The event was hosted by the Printmaking Department of East Carolina University in Greenville, North Carolina, September 9 -11, 2010.

All Photos: Thurmond Goins, JCC Graphic Design Graduate

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The Art Club Of Johnston Community College visits the Zebulon Girls and Boys Club.

We went to share what we have learned in our classes as well as what the staff  learned here in the ARTs building.

Sidewalk drawing, Painting with acrylic, sharing supplies and the joy of art.

The kids had fun and so did the JCC College students.

If you didn’t go, sorry you missed it.

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Want to hang with the cool kids…. you’re gonna need a portfolio!










The Art Club was able to score some pretty sweet portfolios at an incredible price. Now they are going to pass the savings along to you! For just 25$ you can have a 17×22″ portfolio for all your art and design needs. They come with sleeves that are spiral bound. If you want to know more…see Mr. Gregory or Kathy Bobeck! There are a limited number of portfolios available! Thanks to the folks at Jerry’s Artarama for the great deal!