Mon. – Fri. 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Wed. 10 a.m.-8 p.m.
Sat. & Sun. 1 p.m.-4 p.m.
And by appointment
Closed on PSU holidays
June 28–August 17, 2012
New Hampshire Art
Association Juried Exhibition
This first collaborative exhibition for PSU and the New Hampshire Art Association is curated
by Glenn Madon, NHAA, and juried by Pat Wild of the Lakes Region Community College.
September 17–October 19
Faces of the Buddha:
Prints by Virginia Peck
Painter Virginia Peck has been inspired by the
beautifully worn surfaces of ancient Buddha
statues. Weathered bronze, stone, and
wood hint at the cycle of decay and rebirth,
impermanence and change, while embodying
the serene and timeless nature of Buddha,
which in Sanskrit means “to be awakened.”
November 13–December 14
Joseph Blajda: Stuffed Toy series
Joe Blajda ’75 is an accomplished painter,
musician, and teacher, and an avid surfer. In
his oil paintings he examines the moods and
color of his environments, whether internal
or external, neighborhood visions or ocean
tranquility. With this series Joe investigates
the colors, textures, and psychological
nuances of the moods present in his subject,stuffed toys.
Reception: Silver Center for the Arts
Thursday, November 15
January 23–27, 2013
Collaborative (ETC) exhibition
Children’s artwork created during the ETC production of Marking the Moment: The 250th
Anniversary of Plymouth.
Friends of the Arts Juried High School Exhibition
The annual Friends of the Arts juried exhibition honors imaginative and skillful
work by students from public and private high schools throughout central and northern
New Hampshire, providing an opportunity for students and their teachers to explore and
observe a wide range of media, processes, themes, and subject interpretations.
Youth Art Month, K–12
The New Hampshire Art Educators’ Association is proud to coordinate Youth
Art Month for the state of New Hampshire.
Curated by the NHAEA and PSU, this exhibition is a selection of artwork from
children of all grade levels, and provides a glimpse of the vast range of creativity,
expression, and growth the NHAEA fosters in the educational experience of New
Reception: Sunday, March 3, 12pm – 2 pm
Russ Aharonian, Painter
Russell Aharonian exhibits frequently in Maine
and New Hampshire. Brimming with whimsy,
his work is highly innovative with modern
materials, drawing upon artists like Miro and
Kandinsky for inspiration. His zany sense of
humor will bring out a chuckle in the viewer
while astonishing all with his virtuosity.
Reception: Thursday, April 4, 4 pm – 6 pm
April 30–May 14
Bachelor of Fine Arts Graphic Design Exhibition
Each year the BFA program in graphic design displays the thesis project of its seniors,
a comprehensive commercial identity. Created and installed by future professionals in graphic
design, the exhibit showcases their innovation and creativity with posters, ads, layouts, logos,
stationery, packaging design, and more.
Reception: Tuesday, April 30th, 4 pm – 6 pm