Student Art Featured in Exhibition

Brevard College students walking past bell tower

“Grit,” a Senior Art Exhibition featuring the work of seven graduating art students, opens Friday, April 10, at 5:30 p.m. in the Sims Art Center Spiers Gallery at Brevard College. The exhibit is free and open to the public.

“This has been a very challenging semester, and I have learned a lot about myself and the relationship I have with my art,” said student artist Ashley Lowe. “As a whole, we are all working with different concepts, and we each bring different talents to the table. It will be a very well-rounded and cohesive show, and we are very excited to share all of our hard work with the community!”

Kevin Sherwood will exhibit sculpture; Skyler Chance, Tyler Chance, Briena Salyers, Ashley Lowe and Ryan RisCassi will show their paintings; and Madysun Adkins will show  her Graphic Design work. Ashley Lowe and Ryan RisCassi will also exhibit their photographs. At 6:00 p.m., each student will present a short gallery talk about their work.Gallery hours for the show are 8 a.m. until 3 p.m. weekdays when the College is in session. The exhibition is on display until May 1.

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 academic year and include shows by Brevard College students and faculty members as well as visiting artists from Western North Carolina and around the country.