Huntington to hold 17th Annual Student Art Exhibit

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2007-03-28
Huntington, Ind.—Artist Mee Kyung Shim will serve as guest juror for Huntington University’s 17th Annual Student Art Exhibit, to be held in the Robert E. Wilson Gallery on April 10-24.

Shim earned a Master of Fine Arts degree from Wayne State University in Michigan in 1999. She has exhibited widely in the Midwest since moving from South Korea to the U.S. Locally, her work has been shown at the Fort Wayne Museum of Art, Artlink, and Avant-Garde and Kachmann galleries in Fort Wayne. In addition, she has been awarded fellowships and artist-in-residencies at the Vermont Studio Center and at Anderson Ranch Arts Center in Colorado.

Shim will select the work for the student art exhibit as well as award best of show, first place, second place, third place and special achievement recognitions.

The pieces for the exhibit were created by Huntington University students, freshmen through seniors, who are enrolled in one or more art courses. This will be the first exhibition for this particular work. All types of media will be represented.

An artist reception and awards ceremony will be held from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on April 14 in the Wilson Gallery.

The 17th Annual Student Art Exhibit is open to the public. The Robert E. Wilson Gallery is open weekdays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., before and after all Merillat Centre performances, and by appointment. For further information, contact Rebecca Coffman, gallery director, at (260) 359-4272.
 
 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. 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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