Painting and Photography Exhibit Opens at Roanoke College

SALEM, Va. —Roanoke College will present an art exhibit featuring a photographer and painter from November 18-January 20 in the College’s Olin and Smoyer Galleries.  Both of the galleries are open daily from 1-4 p.m.  They will be closed during Thanksgiving Break, November 23-27, and during Christmas Break, December 23-January 3.  The opening reception for the exhibit will take place on November 18 at 7 p.m.  For more information, please call the Olin Gallery at (540) 375-2332.

The photographer featured in the exhibit is Sa Schloff.  On November 17 at 6 p.m., Scholff will hold a lecture in Olin Hall, Room 231.  Schloff’s theme in this exhibit is “School Pictures.”  Schloff’s work has been exhibited across the country, most recently at the Urban Institute for Contemporary Art in Grand Rapids, Mich., and at the Zero Station Gallery in Portland, Maine.

The painter featured in the exhibit is Peter Waite.  On November 18 at 6 p.m. in Olin Hall, Room 231, Waite will offer a lecture.  Waite deals in often large scale, realist paintings dealing with places embodying public sentiment or ideological concerns.  His work has been featured across the country, most heavily on the East Coast.  His most recent exhibitions were in Real Art Ways in Hartford, Conn., and at Edward Thorp Gallery in New York. 

Roanoke College, the country’s second oldest Lutheran-related college, is an independent, co-educational, four-year liberal arts college. Roanoke is one of just 270 colleges nationwide with a chapter of Phi Beta Kappa, the nation’s oldest and most prestigious honor society. The Princeton Review names Roanoke as one of the “best in the Southeast.” Roanoke’s 1,900 students represent 41 states across the U.S. and 25 foreign countries.