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Annual Art Student Exhibition opens in Dalton Center

March 18, 2003

KALAMAZOO -- Western Michigan University's Annual Art Student Exhibition opens in the Dalton Center Multimedia Room March 19 and runs through April 2. The free, public exhibition of this year's top works by WMU art students is open Mondays through Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

An awards ceremony will be held Monday, March 24, from 4 to 5:30 p.m. in the Dalton Center Recital Hall. The exhibit will be open for viewing until 7 p.m. that evening. The awards ceremony is also free and open to the public.

The student show represents work done during the fall and spring semesters. It is the only opportunity during the year to see a comprehensive exhibit of student work.

A separate exhibit of art by students enrolled in the Department of Art "Foundations" classes will be on display in the art showcases on the ground floor of Sangren Hall March 12-26. Student show judge Martin Payton will be selecting awards from the Sangren exhibit, as well as those for the exhibit in the Dalton Center.

There are also several BFA Degree Shows of student works in East Hall during the same period as the Annual Art Student Exhibition.

March 17-21
BFA Painting Degree Shows, "Plato's Cave" by Christopher Bigalow and BFA Printmaking Degree Show by Leslie Christensen, East Hall Galleries, weekdays 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Reception Friday, March 21, 5 to 7 p.m.

March 24-28
Graphic Design BFA Degree Shows, Jacob Kidd, Annie Berstein, Errin Ironside, Kristy Feldpausch, Marjorie Conroy, East Hall Galleries, weekdays 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Reception Friday, March 28, 5 to 8 p.m.

March 31-April 4
BFA Photography Degree Shows by Nicole Kohmesche and Kathryn Schregardus, East Hall Galleries, weekdays 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Reception Friday, April 4, 5 to 8 p.m.

For additional information, please contact the Art Exhibitions Office at 269 387-2455.

Media contact: Jackie Ruttinger, 269 387-2455, jacquelyn.ruttinger@wmich.edu

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