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Capstone Exhibition series scheduled

By Staff | Apr 27, 2015

The Department of Contemporary Art and Theater at Shepherd University is pleased to announce a series of exhibitions that will feature artwork by forty graduation seniors, each pursuing a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree with a concentration in Graphic Design, Painting & Drawing, or Photography/Computer Imagery. The 2013 Capstone Exhibitions will take place April 23-26 in various venues in the area: Shepherdstown, (April 24, 25, & 26), Martinsburg (April 24).

With a focus on contemporary practice, the Department of Contemporary Art and Theatre has been recognized as a Program of Distinction by the state of West Virginia and the students’ work has been featured in numerous regional exhibitions and national competitions. Through a variety of media and stylistic approaches, these conceptually driven artists will each present a body of artwork, with respect to their chosen discipline, that demonstrates a clear concept and a through exploration of a chosen process. These exhibitions mark the students’ culmination artistic achievements before they head to various graduate programs and professional careers in the arts.

Participating artists include: Larissa Aleshin-Guendel, Yasmeen Alkordi, Shannon Anderson, Chase Bachtell, Sara Brister, Sam Brnilovich, Naomi Craver, Kelsey DiSano, Mariah Donovan, Annie Ellis, Amanda Fairchild, Emma Frank, Wilson Gross, Rianna Haas, Elizabeth Horn, Glenn Houghton, Lindsey Huba, Tyler Huffman, Deon Jones, Samantha Jones, Melanie Judd, Sarah Kirk, Skyler Lewis, Taylor Lucas, Mike Maranda, Pei Miller, Sarah Nibley, Phuong-Ahn Nguyen, Annie O’Dell Hendrick, Isabel Paterson, Nicole Roberts, Zoe Robinson, Kiersten Rolla, Cynthia Romero, Leandra Rosencrance, Kyri Schafer, Haley Shapiro, Ayla Sherman, Mindy Sizemore, Sandi Snyder, Ariel Stacy, Fernando Valez & Lauren Xenos

For more information please visit www.BFAcapstone.com or contact Stephanie Robbins, Associate Professor of Art, at srobbins@shepherd.edu