Art Department Hosts Juried Art Show

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The Brevard College Art Department will host an opening reception for its juried student art exhibition on Friday, March 14.


The opening reception will be held from 5:30 p.m. until 7 p.m. at Brevard College’s Spiers Gallery in the Sims Art Center. The presentation of awards will begin at 6 p.m.

Paintings, photography and sculpture are just a few of the different types of artwork that will be on display. The show, which is open to all Brevard College students, will be juried by visiting Converse College Assistant Professor of Sculpture Greg Mueller. Awards will be given for Best of Show, President’s Choice, Division Chair’s Choice and Students’ Choice as well as first, second and third places. Six honorable mentions will also be awarded.

The reception and exhibit visitations are free to the public. Gallery hours are 8 a.m. until 3 p.m. weekdays when the College is in session. The exhibit will be on display until April 4.

Spiers Gallery is a contemporary 1,500 square foot gallery located within the Sims Art Center on the Brevard College campus. Exhibitions in Spiers Gallery are ongoing throughout the year and include shows by Brevard College students and faculty members as well as visiting artists from Western North Carolina and around the country.

For more information about this exhibition, contact Diane Pomphrey at 828-884-8188.

Photo: Painting titled “The Weekend” by Cameron Kahill was named Best of Show during Brevard College’s 2013 Juried Student Art Show.  This year’s student art show will open on Friday, March 14.