INFO FOR STUDENTS:

Applications for the Spring Semester BFA Review are now available outside the Art Department’s main offices. The review will be held on Feb 15th, with classes in Fine Arts and The Art Annex canceled from 8-4. Applications must be turned in to the office by 4pm on Monday, Feb 12th. INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED. Please meet with a member of the faculty to ensure your application is in order as it must be signed before being submitted. Click here to download the BFA application, but please note: Applications must be delivered to the office. bfa-app.doc

Applications for undergraduate scholarships are also available outside the Art Department’s main offices. Applications must be submitted by 5pm on Feb 22nd. INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.

ART VENUES:

Dauphines, formerly The Raven Cafe, is looking for artists to display their works for First Friday exhibits this year. E-mail them HERE for more info.

Liquid Planet is also looking for student work to exhibit. Contact Jerod for more info…

VISITING ARTISTS:

The Art Department was pleased to have NICOLA VRUWINK on campus last week to discuss her work and host a gallery reception. Here are some pics of the lecture and works on display in the GVA:

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On Wed March 7, Judy Fox will be on campus to give a lecture about her work in SS 356 at 4.15pm.

ART DEPARTMENT FACULTY AS ARTISTS AND SCHOLARS:

Professor Tom Rippon has a piece included in an exhibition titled, “Artful Jesters” at the Pence Gallery in Davis, CA. The exhibition highlights the work of artists who hail from UC Davis and are featured in the book “Artful Jesters” by Nicholas Roukes. You can see selections from the exhibit HERE Tom’s image is here:

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Professor and Chair Mary Ann Papanek-Miller received a Second Place Prize for her work, “Run V” on display at the “10th National Juried Art Exhibition” in Liberal, KS until Feb 24. The Juror was S. Wicks, Independent Curator and former Curator of Collections at the Columbus Art Musuem in Georga. Mary Ann also has work in the national exhibition, “Drawing No Conclusions: A survey of Contemporary Drawing” at The Urban Institute of Contemporary Art in Grand Rapids, MI until March 2nd. The Visual Arts Committee and Dominic Molon the Pamela Alper Associate Curator at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago. In addition, Mary Ann has had work accepted in the national exhibition, “Positive/Negative” at the Slocumb Galleries at East Tennessee State University. The Exhibition runs from Feb 12th-March 2nd; the juror was Toby Kamp, Senior Curator at the Contemporary Arts Museum in Huston, TX.

Professor James Bailey has works titled “Works on Paper” on display at the New England College Gallery in Henniker, NH until March 2nd.

Have a great week!

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