River Campus Art Gallery to Present Graduating BFA Students’ Art in Four Exhibitions

2007_Loc_RC-008-X2CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo., March 25, 2013 – The River Campus Art Gallery at Southeast Missouri State University will present four exhibitions of works created by the talented emerging artists in the Department of Art at the May 2013 Graduating Seniors Bachelor of Fine Art (BFA) Exhibitions, April 8 through May 3.

The first of the four exhibitions will run from April 8-12, and a closing reception will take place from 5-6 p.m. April 12. The next exhibition will be displayed April 15-19. Its closing reception will be held from 5-6 p.m. April 19. The third exhibition will be on exhibit April 22-26, and a closing reception will take place from 5-6 p.m. April 26. The final exhibition will be on display April 29 through May 3. Its closing reception will be held from 5-6 p.m. May 3.

“We expect each of these exhibitions to be outstanding examples of what our students can accomplish during their BFA programs at Southeast,” says Kristin Powers Nowlin, Gallery coordinator.

These exhibitions will display pieces from the various areas of emphasis in the Department of Art and is clear evidence of dedicated studio practice and rigorous creative and academic investigation. The emerging artists showcased in these exhibits demonstrate a college career’s worth of accrued knowledge, artistic exploration and rigorous critique, and a strong focus on professional goals.

The exhibitions are culminations of years of fine arts study at Southeast and shows that fostering and challenging the creative process can produce successful, accomplished bodies of work.

All exhibitions and receptions will be in the River Campus Art Gallery, which is located on the first floor of the historic Seminary Building in Room 106.

River Campus Art Gallery hours are 1-5 p.m. Monday through Friday and 1-7 p.m. on First Fridays. All gallery exhibitions, events and talks are free and open to the public. For more information, contact Gallery Coordinator Kristin Powers Nowlin at kpnowlin@semo.edu or (573) 651-5901.