Southeastern Art Department displays student exhibit


Monday, November 18, 2019 
by: Tonya Lowentritt 

     HAMMOND – Southeastern Louisiana University’s Visual Arts + Design Department will feature a senior art exhibit in the Contemporary Art Gallery Nov. 21 – Dec. 14.
     The exhibition will showcase the artwork of Southeastern’s seniors who are completing bachelor’s degrees in visual art and design. Submitted pieces of art from across the curricula will include photography, sculpture, digital art, ceramics, drawing, painting, printmaking, and the newest concentration, theatre design.
     An opening reception is scheduled Nov. 21 from 5-7:30 p.m. in the Contemporary Art Gallery. The reception is free and open to the public.
     Graduating seniors exhibiting thesis artwork include Hailey Beck and Chris Pajares of Hammond; Keami Canselo of Alexandria; Caitlin Clark, Galen Guillot, Elaine Gulley, and Bailey Rose Kelly of Mandeville; Abigail Coleman and Austin Isabel of Abita Springs, Chandler Damrill of Prairieville; Ariana Ford, Brooke Leggett, and Jeremiah Shorts of Slidell; Tyler Jackson of Ponchatoula; Jessica Landry, Meghan Ma, and Aaron Patterson of Denham Springs; Henry Massicot of Metairie; Alia Muhaymin of Gretna; Mara Payton of Greenwell Springs; Paul Roberts of Harahan; Megan Sanders of Kentwood; William Shields of Lacombe; and Kaitlyn Tran of Baton Rouge.
     Contemporary Art Gallery hours are Monday through Thursday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., with extended hours until 8 p.m. on Wednesdays, and Friday 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
     For more information, contact Gallery Director Dale Newkirk at 985-549-5080 or the Visual Arts + Design Department at 985-549-2193.

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