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Work from the Fall Semester

The Program in Visual Arts will present Work from the Fall Semester, a group show featuring ceramics, drawings, paintings, photography and sculpture.  The Opening Reception will be held on Tuesday, February 3 from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. in the Lucas Gallery at the Lewis Center for the Arts at 185 Nassau Street.

At the conclusion of every semester, the Lewis Center for the Arts presents an exhibition of student work selected from each of the Visual Arts courses. According to Brian Jermusyk, who teaches drawing and painting in the Program in Visual Arts, "The Student Art Exhibition marks the end of the semester’s courses, 'the finish line' so to speak. And the metaphor is apt, for it is the culmination of months of tremendous efforts, focused energies and creative risks taken with matter, materials and ideas...all now resting the on breathless view in The Lucas Gallery.  As the exhibitions often mark the start of another semester, they equally offer the gifts and make invitations to the new experiences and challenges that reside in the Lewis Center for the Arts."

Among the many works of art in the exhibition are large scale figure drawings, large paintings based on historic masterpieces, ceramic vessels and sculptures, photographs and more. “It’s always amazing to see how all these different classes and different mediums can come together in a group show like this. Despite the fact that the classes range from introductory through advanced the show as a whole works quite well- each piece engaging in its own right, but also informing the way you view the other work in the show. I believe the level of quality artwork in this show speaks directly to the quality of the students who choose to work in the Lewis Center,” said Tommy White, lecturer in the Program in Visual Arts who teaches painting.

The exhibition will be on view at the Lewis Center for the Arts at 185 Nassau Street Monday - Friday, 10:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. through February 19. The exhibition is free and open to the public.

A Film and Video Screening, concurrent with the opening on Tuesday, February 3, will take place in the James M. Stewart ’32 Theater from 4:30 - 6:00 p.m. The screening will highlight the work of the fall semester courses in video and film production. The event is free and open to the public.

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Marguerite d’Aprile-Smith
Director of Communications
Lewis Center for the Arts

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