Puget Sound 2017 Senior Art Show: April 26–May 13

April 17, 2017

Opening reception is 5–7 p.m. Wednesday, April 26

TACOMA, Wash. – University of Puget Sound’s 2017 Senior Art Show opens Wednesday, April 26, at 5 p.m. An opening reception will be held that night, 5–7 p.m., at Kittredge Gallery and everyone is welcome. This free exhibition is the highlight of the year, showcasing graduating senior art students’ thesis work.

The artworks on view offer a lively and engaging opportunity to see a variety of pieces by these emerging artists. Each of the 14 students has created a body of work that shows their skills and ideas. The artists are:

Molly Agan
Gaby Berman
Mary Brehove
Katharine Etsell
Lianna Hamby
Lauren Hecker
Rory Jacobs
Maggie Langford
Bryce Monser
Owen Putz
Olivia Sherman
Hailey Shoemaker
Morgan Travieso
Ethan Ziemba

The 2017 Senior Art Show is a celebration of the effort that the students have put in and, in its own way, an exhibition of the present and future of visual art, as interpreted by these young Pacific Northwest artists. The exhibitors worked over the past semester on these projects, doing workshops and critiquing art with their cohort, while strengthening their research, ideas, and methods. They started these investigations in upper division classes, independent studies, and summer research projects.

Kittredge Gallery serves as a teaching tool for the Department of Art and Art History, and a cultural resource for both the university and the community at large, exhibiting work by noted regional and national artists. Exhibits and talks are free and open to the public.

Opening Reception:
Wednesday, April 27, 5–7 p.m., Kittredge Gallery

Gallery Location: University of Puget Sound, N. 15th St. at N. Lawrence St., Tacoma, Wash.
Directions and Map: pugetsound.edu/directions
Regular Hours: Monday–Friday, 10 a.m.–5 p.m.; Saturday, noon–5 p.m. 

Photos on page: From top right: Commuting, by Morgan Travieso; Salmon Roe I, by Maggie Langford; Rummy Painting, part of the series Two Diptychs of Statues, by Olivia Sherman

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