CWUArt EventsArt Events Undergraduate Student Art Exhibit opens April 30, April 30Thu, 30 Apr 2015 18:00:00Exhibits,Fine & Performing Arts,Student Life<p>2015 Juried Undergraduate Student Art Exhibit opens April 30</p><p>April 17, 2015</p><p>ELLENSBURG, Wash. — The CWU Sarah Spurgeon Gallery will host the Department of Art’s 2015 Juried Undergraduate Student Art Exhibition. The opening events will take place on Thursday, April 30, with a reception from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. The awards ceremony, where students are recognized for excellence in their artwork, will begin at 7:00 p.m.</p><p>This annual exhibition is a showcase for outstanding undergraduate student artwork created during the past academic year. It is open to CWU students who have produced original artwork while attending studio art and graphic design classes in the Department of Art.</p><p>This year’s jurors, who select the artwork for the exhibit and assign most of the awards, are David Hampton and Rie Palkovic.&nbsp; The jurors will give a public talk one week before the exhibit opens, on Thursday, April 23, at 4:00 p.m. in Randall Hall, Room 117. David Hampton is a graphic design instructor at Wenatchee Valley College and the creative director of his own corporate design company. Rie Palkovic is the head of the art department and a painting and drawing instructor at Big Bend Community College in Moses Lake, Washington.</p><p>Student awards for the 2015 Juried Undergraduate Student Art Exhibition have been generously donated by the following individuals and organizations: Jane Orleman, Professor Glen L. Bach, Shane L. Johnson Illustration, Gallery One Visual Arts Center, PUNCH Gallery, the College of Arts and Humanities, the Wildcat Shop, the Student Artist Collective (SAC), the Department of Art, and the Sarah Spurgeon Gallery.</p><p>The exhibition will remain on display through May 21. Sarah Spurgeon Gallery is located in Randall Hall on Dean Nicholson Boulevard and is open weekdays 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., and on weekends, 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. There will be special hours, from 10:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. for the SOURCE Symposium on May 21. Admission is free. Please visit our website at:</p><p>Media Contact: Heather Horn Johnson, Sarah Spurgeon Gallery, 509-963-2665,</p>Friday, April 171429295845