Hickory – The Hickory Museum of Art will host Catawba Valley Community College’s Student Portfolio Show on Tues., April 26, from 11 am to 2 pm and 4 to 7 pm throughout the museum’s galleries.

Work by graduating Photographic Technology and Advertising & Graphic Design associate degree students will be on display. The exhibit is open to the general public; light refreshments will be served.

CVCC’s Photographic Technology program teaches students the basics of camera operation, lighting, photographic process and digital imaging. These basics lead students to a career, including commercial photography, fine art photography, portrait photography or photojournalism.

CVCC’s Advertising and Graphic Design program provides training necessary for the graphic design profession, which emphasizes design, advertising, illustration and digital and multimedia preparation of printed and electronic promotional materials. Students showcasing in the 2016 CVCC Student Art Show are:

Brigid Schnaue-Newton; Advertising and Graphic Design
Erin Shull-Newton; Advertising and Graphic Design
Darbey Younce-Newton; Photographic Technology
Samantha Stilwell-Conover; Photographic Technology
May Mendoza-Conover; Photographic Technology

Jami Russo-Lincolnton; Advertising and Graphic Design
Nick Gunter-Lincolnton; Advertising and Graphic Design

Dua Xiong-Hickory; Advertising and Graphic Design
Alex Kincer-Hickory; Photographic Technology
Kayla Sasser-Hickory; Photographic Technology
Skylar Patchin-Hickory; Photographic Technology

Allison Barringer-Asheville; Photographic Technology
Andrea Thomas-Troutman; Photographic Technology
April Stafford-Sherrils Ford; Photographic Technology
David Mims-Winston-Salem; Photographic Technology
Eric Manley-Gastonia; Photographic Technology
Faith Davis-Granite Falls; Photographic Technology
Tyler Boyd-Granite Falls; Photographic Technology
Lynn James-Bethlehem; Photographic Technology

For more information about CVCC Student Portfolio Show at the Hickory Museum of Art, contact Jennifer Cobb, Advertising and Graphic Design department head, 828-327-7000, ext. 4020, or Joe Young, Photographic Technology department head, 828-327-7000, ext. 4467, jyoung@cvcc.edu.