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Final Gallery show of the year to feature student talent

Post Date:05/07/2018 9:00 AM

The public is invited to a special opening reception for the Blue Mountain Community College Student Art Show on Monday, May 14, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Betty Feves Memorial Art Gallery. This Student Art Show is the final show of the 2017-18 academic year in the Feves Gallery before it closes for the summer. The reception is free, family-friendly and open to the public.

This annual exhibit highlights the work and talents of students at BMCC, and includes a variety of two- and three-dimensional pieces, including drawings, paintings, sculptures, ceramics, and photography. Awards are presented to Best of Show, 1st-3rd Place, and Honorable Mention. This year’s judge is Judith Baumann, the Master Printer at Crow’s Shadow Institute of the Arts in Pendleton. She has a Master of Fine Arts in print media from Virginia Commonwealth University and a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Alfred University NYSCC School of Art + Design. In addition to the judge’s awards, Gallery visitors will have the opportunity to vote for the People’s Choice Award.

The Student Art Show runs from May 14-31. The Betty Feves Memorial Art Gallery is open Monday-Thursday from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and by appointment by calling 541-278-5952. The Feves Gallery is located in Pioneer Hall on the BMCC Pendleton campus, 2411 NW Carden Ave. The Gallery is a non-profit exhibit space connecting emerging and established artists and their work with students, staff and the general public in eastern Oregon.