The fall John Almquist Art Gallery features the works of 17 members of North Shore Country Day’s faculty and staff. Artwork on display includes ceramics; fiber arts including felting, knitting and quilting; photography; painting; and more. The show runs through November 19.

At our Morning Ex community gathering this week, the exhibiting artists gave brief remarks including insights to their creative process, history of making art and details of the pieces on display. Exhibitors in the fall show include: Tura Cottingham, Emily Culbert, Tim Curren, Mullery Doar, Matthew Dupont, Drea Gallaga, Winder Holeman, Laura Lynn Hsieh, Elizabeth Kindig, Julia Macholl, Timothy Mah, Beatrice McKenna, Manuel Ortiz, Brad Rose, Susan Schinleber, Izzy Steach and Jay Young.

Each year, the school hosts a variety of shows in the Almquist Gallery featuring artwork by visiting artists, faculty, alumni and students—including upper school AP art and Advanced Open Studio Art students in the spring.

The John Almquist Gallery opened in 1992 as a professional exhibition space on campus. John, who taught at NSCD for 39 years, is remembered for his quiet leadership, insightfulness and dedication to students. The gallery honors the inspiration he gave to so many during his tenure.

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