Art students exhibiting work at the Palmer Gallery and New Hackensack

Vassar College studio art students who have studied drawing, painting, photography, printmaking, sculpture, and video during the 2013-2014 academic year will have their select works exhibited in the James W. Palmer Gallery during the art department's annual series of year-end shows, from April 4 through May 16. Seniors will exhibit their work from May 17-24 in New Hackensack. These exhibitions are free and open to the public.

Palmer Gallery schedule:

•          Drawing 1, April 4-9

•          Painting 1, April 10-15

•          Photography, April 16-22

•          Painting 2, April 23-27

•          Printmaking/ Drawing 2, April 28- May 2

•          Sculpture/ Video, May 3-16

Works by Vassar seniors from the studio art program will be on view in the New Hackensack building from May 17-24 with an opening reception on Saturday, May 17, 3:00-6:00pm. This exhibition is the culmination of the studio majors and correlates' art experience at Vassar and includes all senior projects as well as selected works that the students have done over their last year at Vassar.

The hours for this exhibition are:

•          Sunday, May 18, 2:00-7:00pm

•          May 19-23, 1:00-5:00pm

There will be a closing reception on Saturday, May 24th, 12:00-4:00pm.

About the James W. Palmer III Gallery

Situated between the North Atrium and the Retreat cafeteria, the James W. Palmer III Gallery is at the heart of the College Center addition to Vassar’s Main Building. Constructed in 1996, the gallery was named and endowed by the Palmer family in 2000 in memory of their son James, a member of the class of 1990. Serving as an exhibition space for artwork created within and beyond the Vassar community, the gallery displays art of diverse mediums, themes, and origins. 

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Posted by Office of Communications Monday, May 5, 2014