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Exhibition Viewing: August 21 – May 10, 2024

decorative image of ShowTell-scaled , 2023 Annual Faculty Exhibition 2023-08-15 08:59:54Show & Tell! [2] reveals a collection of artworks created by the faculty of the Visual Arts Department at Pensacola State College. The artworks will be on display in the Switzer Gallery from August 21 through October 6, 2023. On August 29 at 5:00 p.m. in Lecture Hall 1590, Artist Introductions will be provided, and the Welcoming Event will follow from 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. All events are free and open to the public.

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VISUAL ARTS DEPARTMENT

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Anna Lamar Switzer Center for Visual Arts

The Visual Arts Department, located in the Anna Lamar Switzer Center for Visual Arts, offers a Bachelor’s of Applied Science in Business and Management with a concentration in Graphic Design, as well as variety of two-year degrees and professional art training in the areas of art history, ceramics, drawing, graphic design, painting, photography, printmaking, sculpture, two and three dimensional design.

The Anna Lamar Switzer Center for Visual Arts has served both students and the local community with quality arts education, exhibits, and programs for over thirty years. It has established a national reputation for its top-notch exhibitions, visiting artist workshops, permanent collection, and prize-winning faculty.

Visual Arts faculty are all professional creative artists actively involved in their fields. Their extensive exhibition, publication, and teaching experience offer students a rich source of artistic knowledge.

The Visual Arts Gallery, located in the Center complex, provides an annual schedule of changing exhibitions, visiting artists, and events.

SWITZER GALLERY & LAMAR STUDIO

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Lamar Studio

The Switzer Gallery and Lamar Studio has a vital role to play as a resource for learning that connects academia to the public at large. The Gallery occupies a special place in the life of Pensacola State College and the lives of Northwest Florida residents and visitors.

As a teaching gallery, it is a catalyst for creativity by providing the best examples of contemporary art for our students that relate to studio endeavors as well as, developing creative working collaborations with artists and local arts organizations, we span and build upon the strengths of the community.