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AWARDS
Friday, April 4
5-5:30 pm

Visual Arts Building, Room 2071

RECEPTION
Friday, April 4
6-7:30pm

Center for Art & Theatre

The Betty Foy Sanders Department of Art (BFSDoArt) present THE 2014 Undergraduate Juried Exhibition from April 4 through April 20 in the Contemporary Gallery at Georgia Southern University’s Center for Art & Theatre. The exhibition includes a reception and award ceremony on Friday, April 4, at 5 p.m. in the Center for Art & Theatre. The event is free, and the public is welcome.

The artworks in the exhibition represent the various disciplines taught within the BFSDoArt including: sculpture, ceramics, jewelry, painting, drawing, printmaking, photography, and mixed media.

The juror for the exhibition is Henry Detweiler, an Atlanta based artist/writer/curator that holds a BFA from Georgia State University. Detweiler is currently the Gallery Director for MINT Gallery in Atlanta and has been a contributor to BURNaway, an online journal covering contemporary art and culture in the Southeast. His work has been included in exhibitions throughout Atlanta including venues such as the High Museum of Art, Whitespace Gallery, and The Goat Farm Art Center. He was included in the Summer 2013 issue of New American Painting (south), and was recently an Artist-in-Residence at the Vermont Studio Center. He is represented by Dashboard Co-op in Atlanta.BFSDoArt is committed to offering superb undergraduate programs that prepare students to become professional artists, designers, art educators, and art historians. Recognizing its role in training the next generation of artists and designers, students enrolled at BFSDoArt are encouraged to think independently and develop their own artistic voice.

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AWARDS
Friday, April 4
5-5:30 pm

Visual Arts Building, Room 2071

RECEPTION
Friday, April 4
6-7:30pm

Center for Art & Theatre

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

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 is 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.

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Betty Foy Sanders Georgia Artist Collection

New Acquisition

 

The Betty Foy Sanders Georgia Artists Collection is a permanent exhibition of artwork curated by Betty Foy Sanders since 1968. Art displayed in the Georgia Artists Collection is by Georgia artists, created with materials found in Georgia, or themed around the state.

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