Art Gallery Presents Graduating Seniors BFA Exhibition

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo.,

April 20, 2009 – The River Campus Art Gallery at Southeast Missouri State University will present a collection of work created by the talented emerging artists in the Department of Art at the May 2009 Graduating Seniors Bachelor of Fine Art (BFA) Exhibition May 1-15.

The gallery opening reception will be held on Friday, May 1, from 5-7 p.m. The River Campus Art Gallery is located on the first floor of the historic Seminary Building in Room 106.

This exhibition will display sculpture, painting and digital media pieces. The works in this collection are clear evidence of dedicated studio practice and rigorous creative and academic investigation. The emerging artists showcased in the exhibit demonstrate a college career’s worth of accrued knowledge, artistic exploration, rigorous critique and a strong focus on professional goals.

The BFA Exhibition is a culmination of years of fine arts study at Southeast Missouri State University and shows that fostering and challenging the creative process can produce successful, accomplished bodies of work.

River Campus Art Gallery hours are 1 to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday and 1 to 7 p.m. on the first Friday of each month. All gallery exhibitions, events and talks are free and open to the public. For more information contact Gallery Coordinator Emily Booth at ebooth@semo.edu or by calling (573) 651-2663.