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Form & Content 2014 Features Student Foundation Work

Featuring: Jessica Voile

The Betty Foy Sanders Department of Art (BFSDoArt) presented FORM & CONTENT: 2014 Foundations Art Exhibition from April 4th through April 20th in the University Gallery at Georgia Southern University’s Center for Art & Theatre. The exhibition included a reception and award ceremony on Friday, April 4th, at 5 p.m. in the Center for Art & Theatre.

Featuring: Nicolette Kubea

Featuring: Rachel Pettit, Janesha Rhodes, Vincent Giordano

All BFSDoArt students pursuing a major in studio arts are required to take foundation courses that include drawing, two-dimensional design, and three-dimensional design. The coursework that comprises the foundations program is extremely rigorous and helps to create the solid infrastructure needed for a career in the fine arts. The mission of the exhibition is to honor the efforts of the outstanding beginning art students, as well as to demonstrate to the expectations placed on future students at BFSDoArt. “This exhibition is a wonderful opportunity for Foundation-level students to highlight their work, as well as gain professional experience by displaying their work in formal exhibition setting.” said Jessica Burke, Foundations Director and Assistant Professor.

The juror for the exhibition was Scott Raynor, Chair and Associate Professor at High Point University in North Carolina. Raynor holds a MFA in Painting/Printmaking from the University of North Carolina-Greensboro. His work has been shown at venues such as the San Diego Museum of Art, Maryland Federation for the Arts, and the Greenhill Center for Contemporary Art. In addition, he have been an Artist-in-Residence at the Vermont Studio Center and the Scuola Grafica Internazionale di Venezia, Italy. Raynor is an active member of FATE (Foundations in Art: Theory and Education) and continues to teach foundation level courses. 

Award Recipients
Best of Show Best Drawing I Best Drawing II Best 2D Best 3D
Rachel Pettit Janesha Rhodes Vincent Giordano Nicolette Kubea Jessica Voile
Reflective still life
White Prismacolor on Paper
2014
Light Shines Through (reflective still life)
White Prismacolor on Paper
2014
Squid Abstraction
Mixed Media
2014
The Golden Rule
Ink and Sharpie
2014
Pocket Watch
Aluminum Wire
2014
Drawing I Class Drawing I Class Drawing II Class 2D Design Class 3D Design Class

Accepted Participants into the 2014 Form & Content Exhibition
Maria Alejandra Amiel Sydney Moscowitz
Kathleen Blankenship Julianne Norkus
Courtney Bonacci Hannah Offenhauer
Kenton Booker Emily Oren
Austin Burgess Ray Pettit
Jess Carabo Grant Pickett
Kaitlynn Carson Terrell W. Pink
Chloe Coulibaly Lexi Plourde
Sarah Diller Elizabeth Prosser
Haleigh Gay Renita Ravuth
Vincent Giordano Haley Rawlins
Elisabeth Groccia Jacqueline Reese
Lindsey Halstead Janesha Rhodes
Akhira Hills Carolann Shubert
Megan Hobby Julia Timms
Carter Jackson Katherine Sanders
Gabrielle Kastner Virginia Skinner
tNicolette Kubea Mariah Smith
Angelica Labrador Jessica Voile
Gabby Lores-Alvarez TJ Williams
Kristen Moore Susan Williams
Mallory C. Morgan Megan Winters

 

 

 

 

 

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