Art in the Library
2011 Student Art Exhibit
April 27 to May 8, 2011
Paintings and Ceramics
The Department of Fine Arts proudly presents 12 paintings from a range of periods including Old Master works, Modern and Contemporary art. This special exhibit features three four-piece collections by Jasmine Phillips, Ana Pacheco and Catherine Wiist. The paintings main features are color definition, blending of color, color expression through examining the great paintings and artistic marvels.
The show also features a ceramics exhibition displaying around 100 pieces of student works inspired by current design concepts as well as ancient pottery of South American, Asian and African origin. Also seen are Bible lamps and other items from Bible times in stoneware and earthenware, modeled after pieces found on archaeological digs. At the end of the semester, students work on a project that reflects social, political or environmental concerns. Ceramic students' names are posted at the Art Exhibit.
This exhibit contributes to the growing, vibrant fine arts program at Southwestern. Beyond supporting the art curriculum, exhibits such as this one contribute to the quality of life in our community and provide a setting where Southwestern can connect with art lovers.