November 11, 2014

Jessica Pope
Communications and Media Relations Coordinator

Fine Arts Gallery Presents Fall Senior Exhibition Nov. 16-Dec. 8

Work by Cody Stephens. Visit Valdosta State News on Facebook to view additional images.

VALDOSTA — Valdosta State University’s College of the Arts will celebrate the work of nine Department of Art students when it hosts Exposure in the Fine Arts Gallery. An opening reception, with a chance to meet the artists, will be held from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 16. Refreshments will be served.   

Exposure features drawings, paintings, photography, ceramics, sculpture, computer animation, handmade furniture, and mixed media created by Christopher Cagle, Audrey Goodale, Caprice Kelly, Sierra King, Jacqualyn Mangels, Chelsea Miller, Astrid Scheib, Cody Stephens, and Brittney Tanner.  All of the students are art majors who anticipate graduating with either a Bachelor of Fine Arts (B.F.A.) or Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in December.

The fall senior exhibition will run through Monday, Dec. 8.

“It will be an exciting show, free to the public, and open for all to enjoy,” noted King and Cagle, the show’s student promoters. 

The Fine Arts Gallery is located on the first floor of the VSU Fine Arts Building, at the intersection of Oak Street and Brookwood Drive. It is open from 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday and from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Fridays. Admission is free of charge. Please note that the gallery will be closed Nov. 24-28 for the holiday break.    

Contact Julie Bowland, VSU Fine Arts Gallery director and professor of art, at (229) 333-5835 or to learn more or to schedule a guided tour.

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Valdosta State University’s 2013-2019 Strategic Plan represents a renewal of energy and commitment to the foundational principles for comprehensive institutions.

Implementation of the plan’s five goals, along with their accompanying objectives and strategies, supports VSU’s institutional mission and the University System of Georgia’s mission for comprehensive universities. 

The efforts of the Department of Art and the Fine Arts Gallery meet the following goals: 

Goal 1: Recruit, retain, and graduate a quality, diverse student population and prepare students for roles as leaders in a global society.

Goal 3: Promote student, employee, alumni, retiree, and community engagement in our mission.

Goal 4: Foster an environment of creativity and scholarship.

Goal 5: Develop and enhance Valdosta State’s human and physical resources.

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