Park University Art and Design Students to Hold Juried Exhibition

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

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Park University art and design students will have selected works showcased in a juried exhibit in the Campanella Gallery on the University’s Parkville Campus from Wednesday, March 18, through Wednesday, April 15. A reception will be held on Thursday, March 19, from 4 to 5:30 p.m.

Larry Thomas, professor and chair of fine arts at Johnson County (Kan.) Community College, will make the selections for the exhibit. Items to be displayed will include drawings, two- and three-dimensional design, illustrations, graphic design, interior design, paintings, photographs, fiber art and ceramics.

“This is an opportunity for Park students involved in the University’s fine art, graphic design and interior design programs to show their accomplishments outside of the studio setting,” said Matt LaRose, director of the Campanella Gallery and associate professor and chair of art and design. “There are some very fine works that will be display the talent and commitment of our students from studio classes, and we want to acknowledge their accomplishments.”

The Campanella Gallery is located inside the University’s McAfee Memorial Library, within Park’s Mabee Learning Center/Academic Underground. Admission is free. The Gallery is open 8 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday; 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Friday; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday; and 4 to 9:30 p.m. Sunday.