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Annual exhibit showcases student work

April 1, 2010

KALAMAZOO--Western Michigan University's annual student art exhibit will run through April 15 in the Monroe-Brown Gallery at the Richmond Center for Visual Arts.

The student show is one of the largest events of the year for WMU's Frostic School of Art. Its opening coincides with several activities that highlight the school's state-of-the-art facilities and outstanding student achievements. The exhibit and all related events are open to the public free of charge.

Frostic School of Art Spring Gala
Thursday, April 1

  • Student art exhibit opens, Richmond Center for Visual Arts, Monroe-Brown Gallery, 10 a.m.--This year's exhibition curator is internationally recognized artist and educator Kate Teale, who lives and works in New York City. Born in England, she received her bachelor's degree at Oxford University, her painting diploma at City and Guilds of London Art School, and her master's degree at CUNY Hunter College. Teale is a figurative painter who has taught at Parsons, Pratt Institute, Yale, SUNY Purchase, Hunter College and Portsmouth University. She is a 2008 New York Foundation of the Arts Fellow in Painting.

  • Honors ceremony, Dalton Center Recital Hall, 4 to 5 p.m.--Scholarships, exhibit awards and student achievements will be recognized. Music from the Hugh Little Quintet will provide the sounds of the evening.

  • Reception, Richmond Center for Visual Arts, lobby, 5 to 7 p.m.--The community is invited to enjoy food, refreshments and the formal opening of this year's student art exhibition.

Richmond Center Gallery Hours

  • Monday through Thursday: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Friday: 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.
  • Saturday: noon to 6 p.m.

For more information, visit the Frostic School of Art online or call the exhibitions office at (269) 387-2455.

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Media contact: Don Desmett, (269) 387-2455, donald.desmett@wmich.edu

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