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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Painting student success in Dunn, NC

Adelaide page a former JCC painting student has opened The White Heron Art Gallery. In Dunn, North Carolina this is one space filled with good creative mojo, and a warm friendly feeling for artist and enthusiast. Along with the traditional forms of art work: painting, ceramics, jewelry making, and sculpture; flowers and gifts are provided by Marsha. She is one of the best flower arrangers around. Marsha is known for vibrant colors in her flower arranging designs.
April 30th – May 2 was the Grand Opening for The White Heron. The weekend was filled with Art and its conversations. People visited from all around North Carolina. The grand opening featured 30 different artists from here to California. I would say the biggest buzz had to be the “I can do better than that, ICDBTT” patron juried competition. The three individuals participating in the competition had to be married to an artist with work that was hanging in the gallery and they also had to have never painted before this competition.
If your itching for a place to visit or participate in an art lesson come down Tuesday–Friday 10–6 and Saturday 10–5.
You are officially invited.

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Blue Collar Art at White Collar Crime


JUNE 5th 5-9:30PM

Featuring Art from:
Kelly Crocker
Thurmond Goins
Mallory Myers
Heather Coats
Jessica Harrison
Rebekah Todd
Mason Taylor
Julie Hartz
Natalie Tart
Kathy Bobeck
Parrish Lee
Justin Midgette

Performances By:
Pseudo Stereo
Lauren Delgadillo
& Rebekah Todd

Ben warming up

Ben warming up

SOLD ARTWORK! Jessica Harrison

SOLD ARTWORK! Jessica Harrison

Opie realizing it was a great show!

Opie realizing it was a great show!