The Morris Museum this fall once again will be hosting the Portfolio Exhibit of design and fine art pieces created by students at County College of Morris (CCM).
The exhibition consists of works produced by students taking portfolio classes through CCM’s Department of Visual Arts.
“The portfolio class represents the summation of students’ works during their two years of creative studies at the college,” notes Professor Todd Doney, of the Visual Arts department. “The work of students majoring both in fine arts and design is being featured and consists of an impressive array of creative and imaginative pieces.”
Portfolio courses at CCM help students to critique, improve and select their best work; create effective presentations; write documents for marketing their creative work to galleries, museums and prospective clients; and develop portfolios to gain entrance to four-year colleges and universities.
The college’s Portfolio Exhibit normally is held each semester in the CCM gallery located in the Learning Resource Center (LRC) but that building currently is closed for renovation. Hoping to ensure that the exhibitions can continue to take place, Doney reached out to the Morris Museum to form a partnership that is allowing the student portfolios to be displayed there while the LRC is closed. The first CCM student Portfolio Exhibit at the museum took place this past spring.
The exhibition at the Morris Museum opens on Friday, November 22, and runs through Thursday, December 12. A reception will be held on Thursday, December 12, from 5 – 7:30 p.m. and is free and open to the public. The Morris Museum, www.morrismuseum.org
, is located at 6 Normandy Heights Road, Morristown, NJ 07960.