ETSU B.F.A. candidates to display work at Slocumb Galleries

JOHNSON CITY (November 8, 2013) – Candidates for the bachelor of fine arts degree in East Tennessee State University’s Department of Art and Design will display their work at Slocumb Galleries over the next month in the Fall 2013 B.F.A. Exhibitions.

The B.F.A. Exhibitions are the capstone projects of senior art students who are nearing graduation.

The week of Nov. 11-15 will feature “Infographic” by Jason Fuller of Elizabethton, “No Dice” by Joshua Houston of Kingsport and “Concerning the Others” by Hannah Waddell of Birchwood.  The displays by Fuller and Houston are digital art, and Waddell’s is a mixed media installation.  An artists’ reception will be held Friday, Nov. 15, from 6-8 p.m.

Works by Ariel Adams of Gray, Alan Beuris of Kingsport and Anna Enloe of Knoxville will be on display from Nov. 18-27, with an artists’ reception planned for Friday, Nov. 22, from 5-7 p.m.  Their exhibits are “Accretion” in painting and mixed media by Adams; “Moving Forward,” a photographic essay of the housing market, by Beuris; and “Lucid,” a mixed media installation by Enloe.

Four artists will display their work from Dec. 2-13, with an artists’ reception on Friday, Dec. 6, from 5-7 p.m.  These students and their exhibits are: Sam Boven, Knoxville – “Perception of Importance” in printmaking; Storm Ketron, Bristol – “Rurality” in painting and drawing; Megan King, also of Bristol – “Hispanic Appalachia” in photography; and Taylor Norris, Fall Branch – “Nervous System” in mixed media painting and installation.

The exhibits and receptions are free and open to the public. Gallery hours for Slocumb Galleries, located in Ball Hall, are Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday from 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; Thursday from 9 a.m.-6 p.m.; and other times by appointment.

For more information, contact Karlota Contreras-Koterbay, director of Slocumb Galleries, at (423) 483-3179 or .  For disability accommodations, call the ETSU Office of Disability Services at (423) 439-8346.

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