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April 3 – 19, 2015

RECEPTION & AWARDS

Friday, April 3 from 5-7pm
Center for Art & Theatre


The Betty Foy Sanders Department of Art (BFSDoArt) at Georgia Southern University is pleased to present the 2015 Undergraduate Juried Exhibition, on view in the Contemporary Gallery from April 3rd-April 19th, 2015. This exhibit showcases the outstanding work being produced by students enrolled in the BFSDoArt. An artists’ reception and awards presentation will occur on Friday, April 3rd from 5-7 pm at the Center for Art & Theatre. These events are free and open to the public.

The artworks in the exhibition represent the various disciplines taught within the Department of Art including: sculpture, ceramics, jewelry, painting, drawing, printmaking, photography, animation and mixed media. The juror for this exhibition is Susannah Darrow, Executive Director and Co-Founder of Burnaway. Darrow has served on the Board of Directors for Art Papers and the Hudgens Award Advisory Committee.

For more information on events and exhibitions or media inquiries, please contact Anthony Faris, Gallery Director: (912) 478-2788 or jfaris@georgiasouthern.edu.

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April 3 – 19, 2015

RECEPTION & AWARDS

Friday, April 3 from 5-7pm
Center for Art & Theatre


The Betty Foy Sanders Department of Art (BFSDoArt) at Georgia Southern University is pleased to present the 9th annual juried exhibition, FOUNDATIONS: Form and Content, from April 3-19, 2015 in the University Gallery. This exhibit showcases the exemplary work being produced by students taking art foundations courses at BFSDoArt. A reception and awards presentation will occur on Friday, April 3rd from 5-7 pm at the Center for Art & Theatre. All events are FREE and open to the public.

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 course work 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.

The juror for this exhibition is Donald Martin, Professor at Flagler College in St. Augustine. He received his MFA from The University of Massachusetts and completed post-graduate studies at The Rhode Island School of Design. Mr. Martin served as Department Chair for Flagler College from 1999-2004 and Foundations Coordinator from 2004-2009. His work is widely featured in public and private collections and exhibitions across the country as well as national and international publications. He teaches Drawing, Illustration and 2-Dimenional Design.

Undergraduate students with exemplary work from Foundations level classes have been invited to submit up to five artworks from their studio classes. Art foundation courses include Drawing I, Drawing II, 2-Deminsional Design and 3-Deminsional Design. Awards will be presented for Best in Show, Best in 2-D Design, Best in 3-D Design, Best in Drawing I and Best in Drawing II.

For more information on events and exhibitions or media inquiries, please contact Anthony Faris, Gallery Director: (912) 478-2788 or jfaris@georgiasouthern.edu.

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