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Annual Juried Student Exhibition on display at Appalachian

BOONE – Art Expo 2010, an annual juried student exhibition, is on display through April 14 at Catherine J. Smith Gallery at Appalachian State University. The gallery is open weekdays from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

A reception will be held on Friday, April 9, from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., with an award ceremony to follow at 5 p.m. The event is free and open to the public. Musicians from the Hayes School of Music will perform throughout the afternoon.

The 71 works included in Art Expo 2010 were selected from more than 700 entries of artwork that were on display during an open house in Wey Hall.  Guest jurors Banister Pope, Bill Brown and David Tisdale selected the artworks from the categories of  clay, digital imaging, drawing, fibers, graphic design, interactive design, metalsmithing, motion graphics, painting, photography, printmaking and sculpture.

Faculty and students voted for their favorite work in each category to determine the winners of merchant prizes. John Stephenson, an assistant professor in the Department of Art, chaired this year’s event.  “The creativity in student works in all media reflects the energy witnessed in our studios and classrooms this year,” he said.

Students whose work is included in the exhibit are:

Corinne Adams, Nicola Mousa Bajalia II, Rachel Ballard, Jaclyn Bowie, Andrew Brown, Casey Buchanan, Cara Bunch, Kristen Clark, Allison Cody, Brandon Crockett, Callie Cullum, Jaime Curlin, Jacob Daniels, Anthony P. Deal, Erin Dobbins, Lindsey Elsey, Kurt Eltz, Lauren Fabri, Hannah Ferrara, Ashley Foster, Lauren Goding, Ryan Grady, Amanda Hart, Rachel Haycraft, Danielle Hennis, Joshua High,  Bo Howe, Leah Johnson, Kimmy Kaplan, Blake Kennedy, Turner Kilgore, Rosy Kirby, Austin Kowitz, Meg Lancaster, Lily Lane, Ian Lawrence, David Lezette, Allison McDonald, Jaime McKay, Kelsey Melville, Rebecca Peterson, Gwyn Pevonka, Joni Ray, Emily Robie, Abby Samelak, Lane Schreiber, Matt Sellars, Jennifer Skultety, R. Martin Stamat, Jaron Strom, Lindy Thompson, Heather Trexler, Allie Trimbur, Jackie Walker,  Adrienne Wilder and Kristina Winfree.

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