The College of Fine Arts at Jacksonville University is pleased to announce the 2015 Senior Thesis Exhibition, highlighting outstanding artwork in multiple media by 18 seniors graduating April 25.
An opening reception for these students celebrating their artwork and scholarship is from 5 to 7 p.m. in the newly renovated Alexander Brest Gallery in the Phillips Fine Arts Building. The exhibit is free to the public and will be on view from March 26 through April 22.
Featured works are in a variety of media including animation, ceramics, digital art, film, graphic design, glass, illustration, photography, and sculpture. This exhibition reflects the students’ commitment, knowledge and creative skills that have been developed through their undergraduate education.
“The significance of this exhibition anchors the core of our mission as an institution of higher learning,” said Bill Hill, Associate Professor of Intermedia. “It represents the culmination of all of our senior capstone projects for all the major studio areas and prepares them for transition into their professional careers.”
Exhibiting artists, each of whom graduates this spring with either a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Visual Arts or a Bachelor of Art in Film, are: David Borrelli, Joe Desisto, Justin Ferrell, Isabel Fried, Khadijah Glover, Adam Green, Lee Knaus, Brandon MacLean, Stacy McCarthy, Ryan Montez, Stephanie Morales, Joel Ogden, Cat Plesko, Ashley Rodriguez, Sabrina Cruz-Santana, Alyssa Stevenson, James Webb and Ciara Wright.
Jacksonville University’s College of Fine Arts is dedicated to giving each individual student the instruction and guidance needed to realize his or her full artistic and intellectual potential, as well as provide each student with ongoing opportunities for performance, exhibition and personal attention.
The Alexander Brest Gallery is newly renovated with a 2,300-square-foot gallery suitable for installation, video, 2-D and 3-D exhibitions. Gallery hours are 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday – Friday. Admission is free. Closed holidays. Find out more at https://www.facebook.com/BrestGallery.
For more information on the event, call (904) 256-7374, or email Jim Benedict, Assistant Professor of Sculpture, at firstname.lastname@example.org.