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Exhibit showcases talents of Southeastern seniors

Contact: Tonya Lowentritt


     HAMMOND – The artwork of Southeastern Louisiana University graduating seniors is now on display at the university’s Contemporary Art Gallery in East Stadium.
     The exhibit features works by over 20 art and art education majors who will graduate May 15. The artists were honored at an opening reception April 21. Open through May 15, the exhibit is free and open to the public. 
     Student artists exhibiting are Ashley Castella and Cody Coumes, Amite; Chantelle Roshto, Gregory Tracy, Omega Sampson, Virginia Cockerham, Beverly Mier and Natalie Keeney, Hammond; Leslie R. Thompson, Megan Ford, Russell Langdon Herrick, Vanna Moore, and Brandi Kugler, Ponchatoula; Jonathan Michael Ellis, Maurepas; Jesse Sims, Kentwood; Todd C. Williams, Albany; Davana Wilkins, Franklinton; Alicia Friday, Mandeville; Trent Joseph Hebert, Madisonville; Patrick Costilow, Slidell; Andrew Levin, Metairie; Carol Ann Edwards, Denham Springs; Rachel Holt Metzger, Baton Rouge; and Callen Cranfield, Prairieville.
     Contemporary Art Gallery hours are 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. weekdays, with extended hours until 8 p.m. on Wednesdays. For additional information, call Dale Newkirk, gallery director, at 985-549-5080.

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