September 16, 2010
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Thressea Boyd
Director of Communications

J. Andrew Young, Student Intern

Fall 2010 Art Exhibits Announced

VALDOSTA -- Valdosta State University’s College of Fine Arts has yet another impressive lineup of art exhibits for the public to enjoy during fall 2010. Works from renowned artists as well as Valdosta State's best and brightest will be displayed during three shows.

For more information, e-mail Gallery Director Julie Bowland at jabowlan@valdosta.edu or go to http://www.valdosta.edu/art/gallery.shtml .

See below for a detailed list of exhibitions and features throughout fall 2010.

Alchemical Narratives
Monday, Sept. 20-Friday, Oct. 8
VSU Fine Arts Gallery
Valdosta State University’s College of Fine Arts hosts Virginia Derryberry's “Alchemical Narratives.” Derryberry, who teaches at the University of North Carolina in Ashville, paints with style considered to be realism on mythology, where she incorporates realistic paintings with mythological undertones. Her ‘Alchemical Narratives’ features a large scale Greek mythology, through contemporary lenses. A reception will be held Sept. 20, 7:00-8:30 p.m.

Poissions de Chant
Wednesday, Oct. 20-Friday, Nov. 5
VSU Fine Arts Gallery
Tom Lundquist Computer Illustrations presents “Poissons de Chant." Lundquist teaches part time at Santa Monica College, and in his spare time, he focuses on his artwork through computers. “Poissons de Chant” -- translated literally to mean “The Singing Fish” -- is a mythological troop of fish from Montréal that travel and perform around the world. This exhibit features numerous illustrations created electronically; all showcase historical references recognizing former artists such as Rene Magritte, Salvador Dali, and other historical figures. Lundquist is also known to incorporate different optical illusions, and humorous imagery throughout his work. The reception for this event will be held Oct. 20, 7-8:30 p.m.

Senior Exhibition
Sunday, Nov. 14-Monday Dec. 6
VSU Fine Arts Gallery
The College of Fine Arts will conclude the semester’s exhibits with the Fall Senior Exhibition Nov. 14 through Dec. 6. In this exhibition, graduating senior art majors showcase their best projects, many of which are available for sale. This semester's show will feature the work of 15 seniors with pieces ranging from ceramics to graphic design. All participating seniors will be present to speak about their artwork at the opening reception held Sunday Nov. 14, 1-3 p.m.