23rd Annual Juried Art Exhibit to feature student work

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2013-03-07
HUNTINGTON, Ind. — The Huntington University Visual Arts department invites the community to come see the 23rd Annual Juried Student Art Exhibit March 21 through April 9 in the Robert E. Wilson Gallery on campus.

This is a juried exhibit of works created by Huntington University visual art students during this academic year. There will be a variety of media on display including paintings, sculpture, ceramics, drawings, photography, computer illustration and web design. The guest juror for the exhibit is Stephen Batzka, a retired visual arts professor from Manchester University.

An award reception will take place at 6 p.m. April 6 in the gallery. During that time, students will be recognized for outstanding achievements in various mediums of art as well as best of show, first, second and third place. These awards will be decided on by the guest juror. Also, the art faculty will present the Robert E. Wilson Purchase Award, a student piece they choose to become part of the permanent collection at HU.

The Wilson Gallery, located in the Merillat Centre for the Arts, is open weekdays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., before and after all MCA performances and by appointment. The gallery is free and open to the public.
Huntington University is a comprehensive Christian college of the liberal arts offering graduate and undergraduate programs in more than 70 academic concentrations. U.S. News & World Report ranks Huntington among the best colleges in the Midwest, and Forbes.com has listed the university as one of America’s Best Colleges. Additionally, Princeton Review has named the institution a “Best Midwestern College.” Founded in 1897 by the Church of the United Brethren in Christ, Huntington University is located on a contemporary, lakeside campus in northeast Indiana. The university is a member of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU).
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