Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Marietta College Annual Juried Student Art Exhibition

Annual Juried Student Art Exhibition opens Feb. 20 at Hermann
Opening reception is free and open to the public

MARIETTA, Ohio — Dozens of Marietta College students will have their artwork featured in the annual Juried Student Art Exhibition in the Atrium Gallery of the Hermann Fine Arts Center.

The exhibition, which is sponsored by the College’s Art Department, will have an opening reception from 6-8 p.m., Friday, Feb. 20, on the third floor of Hermann. There will also be an awards ceremony at 7 p.m.

The exhibition will remain on display until March 20. The juried exhibition features work done between February 2014 and February 2015, by students enrolled in a Marietta College art or graphic design class. A variety of media will be represented, including drawing, printmaking, oil painting and graphic design. A best of show prize will be awarded as well as prizes for outstanding work in each medium.

“The Art Department is thrilled to have the students exhibit their work,” said Beth Nash, exhibition coordinator. “This is a juried show so the exhibition showcases the very best of our student work and illustrates the growth and energy of our students.”

The exhibition and opening are free and open to the public. Regular gallery hours are 9 a.m.-10 p.m., Monday through Friday and 1-10 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Hermann Fine Arts is handicapped accessible.

Located in Marietta, Ohio, at the confluence of the Muskingum and Ohio rivers, Marietta College is a four-year liberal arts college. Tracing its roots to the Muskingum Academy begun in 1797, the College was officially chartered in 1835. Today Marietta College serves a body of 1,430 full-time students. The College offers 44 majors and has been listed among Barron’s Best Buys in College Education and Peterson’s Competitive Colleges, and has been recognized as one of the top regional comprehensive colleges by U.S. News & World Report and The Princeton Review, as well as one of the nation’s best by

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