Artwork chosen for 2009 Raleigh exhibit
from Halifax Community College have been selected by North
Carolina Community College System (NCCCS) President Emeritus
H. Martin Lancaster for inclusion in the 2009 H. Martin
Lancaster Community College Art Exhibition. The artwork will
be displayed in the Caswell Building in downtown Raleigh.
Each year, community college artists are invited to
participate. More than 1,800 pieces were submitted for
consideration and Lancaster selected 135 pieces for display.
Among the work to be displayed is “Potecasi Creek” by Dr.
Julie Parker Dilday, department head of the Humanities and
Social Sciences division and psychology instructor at HCC.
The acrylic painting was created from a photograph taken
outside of the town of Winton, N.C. Dilday resides in
Also selected is “A Fall Day” by
first-year Advertising & Graphic Design student Jeffrey
Ellis of Roanoke Rapids. The digital photograph was taken
along the Roanoke Canal Trail in Roanoke Rapids.
HCC President, Dr. Ervin V. Griffin, Sr. with Dr. Julie
Dilday and student Jeffrey Ellis