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Past Exhibitions

“Spotlight 2009: American Craft Council Southeast Conference Juried Craft Exhibition”

August 20-September 24,  2009

Don Russell Clayton Gallery

This juried exhibition of craftspeople from 11 Southeastern states is held in conjunction with the 2009 American Craft Council Southeast Conference (August 20-23) at KSU. Juried by Andrew Wagner, former executive editor and founding managing editor of Dwell magazine and current editor-in-chief of American Craft, the exhibition features original works in several different media. Reception: 5-8:30 p.m., August 20. Don Russell Clayton Gallery, Bailey Performance Center. Free.

“Masters of Their Craft: American Craft Council Southeast Conference Exhibition”

August 20-September 24, 2009
Fine Arts Gallery

Highlighting the incorporation of technology into modern craft, workshop leaders for the 2009 ACCSE Conference will exhibit examples of their process in the presenters’ showcase exhibition. Reception: 5-8:30 p.m., August 20. Fine Arts Gallery, Wilson Building. Free.
2009 Spring Senior Show

Spring 2009 Senior Exhibition III
Jeff Brown, Stacia S. Chappell, Jessica D. Collins, Adam Dunlap, Kelly McKernan, Gunda Perry, Ervin Ross, Aletha G. Wilson

May 7 – May 14
Reception: Thursday, May 7, 5-8 p.m.

Art Gallery | Sturgis Library

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Studio. The Studio art majors exhibit a wide variety of artwork. Professional quality art is selected from three possible areas of concentration: Painting and Drawing, Photography and Printmaking, Sculpture and Ceramics. The Senior Exhibition is required in partial fulfillment of the Bachelor of Fine Arts in Studio.

Spring 2009 Senior Exhibition II
Maria Ahmed, Cassandra Bailey, Melissa D. Johnson, Kacie Marie Kamins, Cheryl Marsh, Elizabeth Richey, Amy Sapp, Brandi Nicole Supratanapongse, Mi Kyong Yoo

April 16 – April 27
Reception: Thursday, April 16, 5-8 p.m.

Art Gallery | Sturgis Library

Bachelor of Science in Art Education. The Art Education majors exhibit their professional quality portfolio, accompanied by work from their studio concentration. The Senior Exhibition is required as partial fulfillment for the Bachelor of Science in Art Education.

Spring 2009 Senior Exhibition I
Macra Adair, Bonnie Bergkessel, Brandi Brock, Anthony D’Amico, Melissa Leonard, Emily Lester, Jenny Park, Michelle Patterson, Melissa E. Ray, Amy Step

March 26 – April 6
Reception: Thursday, March 26, 5-8 p.m.

Art Gallery | Sturgis Library

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Graphic Communication. Students with a concentration in graphic communication exhibit their professional portfolios. The Senior Exhibition is required as partial fulfillment for the Bachelor of Fine Arts in Graphic Communication.

2009 ATA TÜRK

ATA TÜRK: A Collaborative Work by Mike Mandel and Chantal Zakari
March 19 – April 30
Reception: Thursday March 19, 5-8 p.m.
Dialogue with the Artists 6 p.m.

Fine Arts Gallery | Joe Mack Wilson Building

Curated by Will Hipps. Contemporary artists Chantal Zakari and Mike Mandel will present their most recent collaborative work as part of the Year of Turkey programming at KSU.

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2009 Annual Art Faculty and Staff Exhibition

Annual Art Faculty and Staff Exhibition
Laura Bell, Sandra Bird, Valerie Dibble, Chris Dziejowski, Margaret Fancher, Rick Garner, Mary Gill, Diana Gregory, Roberta Griffin, Matt Haffner, Linda Hightower, Will Hipps, Yuling Huang, Debbie Hutchinson, Natasha Lovelace Habers, Carole Maugé-Lewis, Shane McDonald, Cathryn Miles, Ayokunle Odeleye, Joe Remillard, Don Robson, Daniel Sachs, Maria Sarmiento, Robert Sherer, Keith Smith, Edward Smucygz, Jeanne Sperry, Katherine Taylor, Joe A. Thomas, Jeanette Wachtman, Mary-Elizabeth Watson, Phillip Webb, Addison Will.

January 27 - March 16
Reception: Tuesday, January 27, 5-8 p.m.

The Art Gallery | Sturgis Library
Showcase exhibition of the artists from Kennesaw State University’s visual arts department, demonstrating a wide range of media including sculpture, painting, drawing, photography, ceramics, mixed media, printmaking and graphic design.

2009 Juried Student Art Exhibition

26th Annual Juried Student Art Exhibition
January 15 - March 3
Reception: Thursday, January 15, 5-8 p.m.
Presentation of Awards 6:30 p.m. by Juror, Martin Dawe of Cherry Lion Studio

Fine Arts Gallery | Joe Mack Wilson Building

The 26th Annual Juried Student Art Exhibition continues the tradition of excellence established by Visions, KSU’s official student art organization. This exhibition, in cooperation with the Visual Arts Committee, offers awards in eight categories, in addition to the award for best in show, which are presented at the opening reception.

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“From the Fire: Contemporary Korean Ceramics”

August 20-October 8, 2009
The Art Gallery

Curated by Chung Hyun Cho. In the largest survey of contemporary Korean ceramics to come to North America, From the Fire features examples of the finest ceramic artwork by 54 artists. More than 100 pieces are assembled that incorporate traditional techniques with innovative methods to create both functional and sculptural works. From the Fire was made possible by the generous support of the E. Rhodes and Leona B. Carpenter Foundation and The Korea Foundation, with additional support from the Korean Culture & Arts Foundation and Mr. Nam-Kil Yang Reception 5-8:30 p.m. August 20.  The Art Gallery, Sturgis Library. Free.


2nd Biennial Best Of Exhibition: Selected Works by John Ferry

October 8-December 3, 2009
Fine Arts Gallery

 

Curated by Will Hipps. The biennial ‘Best of’ exhibition focuses on works from a particular artist or genre. This year’s exhibition highlights the works of renowned painter, John Ferry.  Ferry’s works reveal the aesthetic beauty of the overlooked and forgotten urban environment and brilliantly portray the cycle of change in our cities. The artist focuses on aged and damaged cityscapes. The exhibition features a selection of the best of John Ferry’s small-scale paintings, ranging from postcard size to 2’x 3’. While the paintings are small and intimate, they are conceptually universal.  Reception: 5-8 p.m., October 8.  Dialogue with the artist 6 p.m. Fine Arts Gallery, Wilson Building. Free.


Fall 2009 Senior Exhibition I

October 27-November 9, 2009

Reception: 5-8 p.m. October 27. The Art Gallery, Sturgis Library. Free.

Fall 2009 Senior Exhibition II

November 17-December 3

Reception: 5-8 p.m., November 17. The Art Gallery, Sturgis Library. Free.