Platform, Fairfield’s Annual Junior Senior Seminar Art Exhibition, Opens April 15 at the Thomas J. Walsh Art Gallery

Submitted by Joan Grant on April 1, 2010

pr_platform_ex10Fairfield University’s Studio Art Junior Senior Seminar exhibition, Platform, opens on Thursday, April 15 at the Thomas J. Walsh Art Gallery at the Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts with a reception from 6 to 8 p.m. Admission is free and the public is welcome. This event is part of the Arts & Minds season.

Platform runs through Sunday, May 16 and features the work of sixteen students, ten juniors and six seniors, working in a range of materials including, drawing, collage, installation, oil on canvas, mixed media, printmaking and sculpture.

In addition to the students’ personal artistic expressions, Platform also includes sixteen artistic views on the concept of love, the Junior Senior Seminar’s contribution to The R&J Project, a University-wide multi-disciplinary effort.

Suzanne Chamlin, associate professor of Studio Art in the Department of Visual and Performing Arts, described the upcoming exhibition thus: “The Junior Senior Seminar course is the capstone course for students majoring in Studio Art. These students are exploring concepts ranging from what is considered beautiful, to personal histories, figuration and abstraction.”

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