Bielski work accepted into internationally juried show

Sarah Bielski, MFA, had her work accepted into the internationally juried show: The FL3TCH3R Exhibit: Social and Politically Engaged Art, juried by Dr. Anita Kunz. The show will be on display at the Reece Museum on the campus of East Tennessee State University from October 9 to December 15.

Hines work featured in ‘War is Only Half the Story’

“War is Only Half the Story” is a 10-year retrospective of the work of the groundbreaking documentary photography program, The Aftermath Project. Founded by photographer Sara Terry to help change the way the media covers conflict and to educate the public about the true cost of war and the real price of peace, The Aftermath Project has run a grant program for the past decade, supporting some of the best documentary photographers in the world working on post-conflict themes. The film, which features work by BFSDoArt Professor Jessica Hines (1:07), was released in advance of the 10th-anniversary book that will make its debut at Paris Photo in November.

Epps’s work selected for national juried show in Augusta

Master of Fine Arts candidate Cyndy Epps’s work was selected a national juried show Sense of Place at the Gertude Herbert Institute of Art in Augusta, Georgia. The exhibition will be on view from Sept. 8 – Oct. 13 with an opening reception and awards presentation on Sept. 8 from 6-8 p.m. Epps’s work also will be included in a themed exhibition at 621 Gallery in Tallahassee, Florida. Anamnesis, a show about memory, will open with a reception in the Nan Boynton Gallery on Sept. 1.

Hoelscher curates exhibition for HUBweek in Boston; Schmuki’s work featured at the event

Jason Hoelscher, Gallery Director and Assistant Professor in the art department, has curated a multimedia art exhibition called POLLINATE, selected as a featured event at the HUBweek art / science / technology festival in Boston. HUBweek, a partnership between Harvard University and MIT, is open to the public 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily from October 10-15, and brings together artists, designers, tech companies and science teams from around the world. In addition to Hoelscher, two other POLLINATE participants are from Georgia Southern, including Assoc. Professor of art Jeff Schmuki, who is part of the exhibition, and art graduate student Jessamy McManus, who has contributed curatorial and organizational advice.

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Polaris accepting visual art submissions

PolarisPolaris, Ohio Northern’s undergraduate journal of literature and art is now accepting submissions for its 68th issue, slated for release in April 2018.
Polaris is committed to publishing undergraduates in fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and all art genres. The deadline is February 1, 2018. Submissions guidelines can be found at the publication’s website,

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