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John W. Bardo Fine and Performing Arts Center

51st Annual Juried Undergraduate Exhibition

Exhibition: February 19 - March 22, 2018
Reception: Thursday, March 21 from 5-7pm

51st Annual Juried Undergraduate Exhibition

 

Western Carolina University’s Annual Juried Undergraduate Exhibition is one of the longest-running Catamount art traditions. For emerging artists, this exhibition is an extraordinary opportunity to share their artwork with a larger public and to enhance their skills in presenting artwork in a professional gallery setting. Their work is reviewed by an outside art professional who has the challenge of making selections from the many talented students who submit an application. This year, the exhibition is juried by Lee Walton, Associate Professor of Art at UNC Greensboro. 

The WCU Fine Art Museum is pleased to showcase twenty-nine works in this year’s exhibition, on display from February 19 – March 22, 2019. Created by undergraduate students from a variety of disciplines, the works on view encompass a range of mediums, including photography, sculpture, ceramics, digital animation, graphic design, book arts, painting, drawing, and printmaking. 

There will be a reception and awards ceremony on Thursday, March 21, from 5-7PM at the museum. 

Exhibiting Students

Abigail Mosher, Alison Kabrich, Annabela Cockrell, Brandi Swisher, Casey Sweet, Christen Ray, Dustin Newton, Elijah Troutman, Elizabeth Stone, Elliott Suess, Grace Woodard, Hallie Sholar, Heather Warriner, Joel Basnett, Katherine Coyne, Katy Milke, Matthew Harris, Lindsey Turner, Luke Webb, Mitch Foust, Sarah Kunkleman, Starkim Noble, Taylor Short, Thaddeus Prevette, Victoria Alexander, Tyler Martino, Zachary Alexander, and Zoe Koval

The Juror

Professor Walton holds a Master of Fine Arts from the California College of Arts. He directs both the Graduate Program and the Interdisciplinary Arts and Social Practice program at UNC Greensboro. He has been commissioned by museums, institutions and cities, both nationally and internationally, to exhibit, lecture, and lead participatory public events.

WCU Fine Art Museum exhibitions and receptions are free and open to the public, with parking available on site. For more information about the Museum, please click here.

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