Spring Graduating BFA Show
Friday April 25 – May 9, 2014
Opening Reception: Friday, April 25, 6-8pm
The John J McDonough Museum of Art, on the campus of Youngstown State University will open the Fall Graduating BFA Show, a collaboration with the Department of Art at YSU. The exhibition features work by students achieving completion of the Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree. An opening reception for the artists will be held on Friday evening, April 25, from 6 to 8pm. The exhibit will remain on view in the Museum’s galleries through May 9.
Students in the Department of Art work closely with nationally and internationally known faculty engaged in a broad range of art and design practices. Immersed in the quest for knowledge and creative self-realization, students embrace the advantages of professional studio and design programs. The Graduating BFA Show is the opportunity for students to share the original and innovative discoveries they have made in their artistic journeys communicating to the public their creative expressions of human experience.
The Spring Graduating BFA Show celebrates the work of twenty-three students in the areas of graphic + interactive design, painting, photography, interdisciplinary studies and 3D studies. Students participating in this exhibition are Melanie Arnold, Blade Birch, Keeley Black, Devon Carr, Jenilee Daubenspeck, Brittany Dunlap, Kathleen Gallagher, Korey Herron,
Paya Herron, Jaclyn Hill, Christopher Kamykowski, Sarah Kotlinski, Sara Oliver, Jamie Olmstead, Erika Olson,
Jason Penezich, Joseph Perry, Lisa Perry, Susan Rowe, Natalie Shipula, Andrew Thomas and Joy White.
The opening reception is generously sponsored by O’Donold’s Irish Pub & Grill. Hours at the McDonough Museum of Art are Tuesday through Saturday, 11am until 4pm. The Museum is open to the public and admission is free. For additional information please call 330-941-1400 or visit our website mcdonoughmuseum.ysu.edu.
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