Pierce College News

January 6, 2011

Pierce College seeks nominees for 2011 Distinguished Alumni awards

Filed under: Uncategorized — Amanda Haines at 10:10 am

Do you know a Pierce College alumnus who deserves recognition for his or her extraordinary accomplishments? This spring, the Pierce College Foundation will honor alumni who have distinguished themselves in professional or academic achievement, community service, college service, and/or personal triumphs.

To nominate an outstanding Pierce College alumnus, submit a nomination form online. Nominations are due no later than Feb. 4.

Awards will be presented at the Distinguished Alumni Banquet on April 27. For more information or to reserve your place at the banquet, please email Ruth Ann Hatchett at rhatchett@pierce.ctc.edu or (253) 864-3261.

Winter art show at Pierce College gallery will highlight the paintings of David Roholt

Filed under: Uncategorized — Amanda Haines at 10:05 am

Trader Joes' Flowers by David Roholt

Acclaimed painter and Pierce College art professor David Roholt will be the featured artist at the Pierce College Fort Steilacoom Fine Arts Gallery through Feb. 14.

A reception for Roholt will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. Jan. 12. Refreshments will be served. All are welcome to attend.

Roholt’s work has been featured in numerous solo and group exhibitions in Canada, Denmark, England, Germany, and throughout the U.S. In 2005, he received the W. Garfield Weston Fellowship, allowing him to serve as the artist-in-residence in Manitoba, Canada. He is currently head of the art department at Pierce Fort Steilacoom.

Twenty of Roholt’s paintings will be on display at the Pierce College gallery. These include both watercolor and oil paintings.

The Fine Arts Gallery is located at Pierce College Fort Steilacoom, 9401 Farwest Drive SW, Lakewood. Hours are 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Thursday, and 8 a.m. to noon Friday.

For more information, call Gallery Director Jennifer Olson-Rudenko at (253) 964-6535 or visit the Web site at www.pierce.ctc.edu/dist/art.