School of Art to Present Senior Projects at Merwin & Wakeley Galleries
2011 poster designed by senior art
student Jamie Kang.
March 25, 2011
BLOOMINGTON, Ill. – The annual Illinois Wesleyan University BFA/BA Senior Art Exhibition
will be held from Tuesday, April 5 to Tuesday, April 19 in the Merwin and Wakeley
Galleries, located in the Joyce Eichhorn Ames School of Art Building (6 Ames Plaza
The exhibition will feature artwork from graduating seniors, with pieces representing
all areas of the art program including painting, drawing, printmaking, photography,
graphic design, ceramics, sculpture and glass.
Eight students will participate in the exhibition this year. They are Lindsey DeSutter,
Erin Hussey, Kate Meyer, Kathryn Nishimura, Victoria Poll, Lauren Schroeder, Zigmund
Sun Oo and Jamie Kang.
A special reception will take place in the galleries on Saturday, April 9 from
1-3 p.m., with an awards ceremony at 1:30 p.m. Awards to be presented are The Ames
Library Purchase Award, The CLA Social Sciences Art Purchase Awards, The Women’s Studies
Art Purchase Award, The Admissions Art Purchase Award and Senior Exhibition Honors.
Following the awards ceremony, students participating in the University-wide John
Wesley Powell Research Conference will come to the galleries at 2:30 p.m. to hear
the seniors talk about their displayed artwork. Refreshments will be served. All exhibitions
events are free and open to the public.
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. For additional
information on upcoming exhibitions contact the Merwin and Wakeley Galleries at (309)
Contact: Hannah Griffin ’12, (309) 556-3181