Senior Art Exhibition Continues in Hillstrom

Posted on May 23rd, 2011 by

Senior Show 2011: Insert Title Here _____,

Senior Show 2011: Insert Title Here _____,

Senior Show 2011: Insert Title Here _____, is on view at the Hillstrom Museum of Art, from May 7, through Commencement, May 29. The exhibition is open to the public at no charge.

The exhibition is a culminating event in the curriculum of the nine senior studio art majors and is a required component of their studies.  It demonstrates the diversity of styles and approaches taken by the student artists, some of whom intend to continue studying or working in art after graduation.  On display are works by Anna Ahlbrecht (Gibbon), Elise Biewen (Edina), Michelle Dietz (Lamberton), James Ebeling (Owatonna), Kacie Johnson (Mounds View), Kelly Mathewson (Maple Grove), Ahmed Mohamed (Minneapolis), Kaitlyn Peterson (Plymouth), and Nicole Tetrault (Forest Lake).

Their works were created using a variety of different media such as painting, photography, sculpture, drawing, ceramic, and mixed media.  Each artist is represented by artwork and by a personal statement reflecting her or his artistic goals and aesthetic philosophy.  Serving as jurors for the exhibition, faculty from the Department of Art and Art History selected the strongest works from a group of submissions by each student.  The exhibit was installed with the assistance of the student artists, and a number of the works on view are being offered for sale.

The Hillstrom Museum of Art is located in the lower level of the College’s Jackson Campus Center.  Free parking for visitors is available in nearby lots.  Regular Museum hours are weekdays 9:00 to 4:00 and weekends 1:00 to 5:00.  The exhibition and its reception are free and open to the public, and all are welcome.

Further information can be found at the Museum’s website at www.gustavus.edu/finearts.hillstrom.

 

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