Department of Art Majors Featured in Senior Show April 11-May 9

seniorshow14Vanderbilt’s Department of Art proudly presents the work of its seven graduating studio art majors in a senior show that opens Friday, April 11, in Space 204, the second floor gallery at the E. Bronson Ingram Studio Art Center, 25th and Garland Avenues, on Vanderbilt’s main campus.

A reception will be held in the second floor rotunda on Friday from 4 to 6 p.m., with student awards announced at 5 p.m., including the prestigious Margaret Stonewall Wooldridge Hamblet awards, the Allan P. DeLoach Award for Photography, the Mid-South Ceramics awards, and the Plaza Artist Materials awards.

Participating seniors include Margaret “Elle” Burnett, Kelsey Creel, Lesley Hill, Desiré Hough, David Krenz, Demi Landstedt, and Anisha Patel. Their work will remain on display in Space 204 through Friday, May 9.

Gallery hours are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday, with weekend hours of noon to 4 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays for the duration of the exhibition. “It’s an exciting show, with some unique, weird and interesting projects,” said Mel Ziegler, chair of the Department of Art. “I’m pleased to see the progress that this group has made. I hope everyone has the opportunity to see the exhibition.”

In conjunction with the opening of the Senior Show, art work completed during the spring semester by all studio art students will be on display throughout the art building during the department’s Spring Open House on Friday, April 11, from noon to 6 p.m.

All Space 204 events are free and open to the public. For more information, contact the Department of Art at 615-343-7241.

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