Senior Art Show Poster
Merwin & Wakeley Galleries to Showcase Senior Artwork

April 6, 2009

BLOOMINGTON, Ill. – The Joyce Eichhorn Ames School of Art will host the annual B.A./B.F.A. Senior Art Exhibitions from Tuesday, April 7 to Tuesday, April 21 in the Merwin and Wakeley Galleries (6 Ames Plaza, Bloomington).

The show, which exhibits selected pieces graduating art majors and minors produced during their senior year, will feature work from a variety of media, including painting, drawing, printmaking, photography, graphic design, ceramics, sculpture and glass. Participating student artists are: Katie Allen, Helen Conklin, Emily Dieling, Marli Jones, Rachel Low, Laura Murray, Christina Nealis, John Nelson, Nicole Pizzini, Alisha Rogers, Andrea Winsor and Matt Young.

An opening reception will be held at the galleries on Saturday, April 18 from 1 to 3 p.m. The awards ceremony portion of the program will begin at 1:30 p.m., followed at 2:30 p.m. by a brief presentation by the graduating seniors as part of the University-wide John Wesley Powell Student Research Conference.

Regular gallery hours are Monday through Friday from noon to 4 p.m., with additional Tuesday hours from 7 to 9 p.m., and Saturday and Sunday from 1 to 4 p.m.  The galleries will be closed on Sunday, April 12.

For additional information, contact Carmen Lozar, director of the Merwin and Wakeley Galleries, at (309) 556-3391.

Contact: Teresa A. Sherman ’09, (309) 556-3181