Monthly Archives: November 2016


Mac Lab Updates!

If you haven't been by the Vaughn Mac Lab this yeah you might not know that we have updated our lab with all new top of the line iMacs.  These computers are just a small part of the revitalization of the art department and evidence in our continuing service to our students!!!  These computers are super fast [...]

November 30th, 2016|Art Department, Community, Ferrum College News|

Jaimie Phillips and Max Mitchell

The E. Taylor Greer Gallery welcomes Max Mitchell and Jaimie Phillips for our first fall show of 2016. Both artists work in Roanoke VA and have beautiful expressive styles.  Their unique views on the world will excite and refresh your soul.  The show runs until mid October so hurry!   Jaimie Phillips spoke at the [...]

November 24th, 2016|Art Department, Ferrum College News, Ferrum Website News|


Each summer, students from Aoyama Gakuin University in Shibuya, Tokyo, Japan, come to Ferrum College for a two-week cultural immersion program. Aoyama Gakuin is a sister Methodist University with which the College has an exchange agreement that allows students to study on each school’s campus.  The students, are guided by English instructor Beth Dantonio, and engage [...]

November 18th, 2016|Art Department, Community, Ferrum College News|

Rising Puzzle

RISING PUZZLE, A SCULPTURE BY JACOB SMITH As part of the city of Roanoke’s “AIR, art in Roanoke” series. Jacob Smith has a sculpture on exhibit in Elmwood Park in Roanoke VA until November of 2016. Designed to mimic the lifting force of wind, it fits into the larger theme of a city in [...]

November 17th, 2016|Art Department, Community, Ferrum College News|


Jacob is Art Program Coordinator and Assistant Professor of Art at Ferrum College, where he teaches a variety of courses.   He previously taught art courses at Virginia Western Community College, The George Washington University and The Guy Mason Center in Washington DC. In addition to his experience teaching children, adults, and seniors, Jacob [...]

November 17th, 2016|Community, Ferrum College News|


"The subjects of Toobz’ work seems to be at once perfect in their imperfection. In this reality, his soft treatment of these features contributes a beauty of what may in a different light seem deformed." Full article at: Contact the artist at: See more work at:

November 17th, 2016|Community, Ferrum College News|