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Bachelor of Fine Arts: Studio Art

The Bachelor of Fine Arts exhibition celebrates students graduating from PSU’s intense, highly focused professional programs.  Throughout the year, studio art majors delve into personal themes, motifs, and media to achieve a mature body of work, culminating in the selection of work featured in the Karl Drerup Art Gallery.

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Annual Juried Student Exhibition

March 24 – April 11, 2015 Opening Reception: Tuesday, March 24, 4-6pm The visual arts are alive, diverse, and thriving at Plymouth State University!  Every year, students from all levels of art making submit their best efforts to this competitive exhibition.  Visiting jurors from regional art galleries and arts organizations select excellent works from each […]

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2015 Youth Art Month Exhibit

  March 1–April 10, 2015 SILVER CENTER FOR THE ARTS Weekdays 9am – 5pm, Weekends Noon – 5pm, Closed Easter Sunday (4/5) Presented in collaboration with the New Hampshire Art Educators’ Association. The NHAEA is a professional organization for art educators from every level of instruction and those interested in the future of art education. For […]

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Balancing/Act

  A Professional Development Day for Teaching Artists, Arts Educators, and Prospective Arts Professionals Friday March 6 Karl Drerup Art Gallery, Plymouth State University 9:30am-2pm Cost: $10. Lunch will be provided Preregistration is required   It’s a challenge….Maintaining that tricky balance of keeping an active personal arts making practice in conjunction with teaching and maybe […]

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Friends of the Arts Juried High School Exhibit

February 1 -19. Last week to enjoy this exhibit!  This annual exhibit features work from students in high schools across central and northern New Hampshire, and is a wonderful opportunity for the students to visit and tour the PSU Department of Art.  The exhibition is presented in collaboration with Friends of the Arts Regional Arts […]

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Educational Theatre Collaborative (ETC) Children’s Art Exhibit

January 21-25 This exhibit includes artwork made by regional elementary school students on themes from the upcoming ETC production, The Sound of Music.

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Transcendence of Trees: Memorials & Maquettes by Emile Birch

February 2 -March 5.  A great exhibit for your family during vacation week!   The veneration of trees is an ancient and ongoing human endeavor.  Throughout history, the sacred tree has personified our understanding of life, death, knowledge and liberty.  Emile Birch is a leading New Hampshire teaching artist and professional sculptor whose public artworks […]

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African Cloth Speaks

November 5 – December 12.  Opening Reception: November 5, 4-6pm. Throughout the continent of Africa, people use cloth to speak for them.  Whether the fabric represents ethnic membership, age, religious affiliation, class status, or political association, what one wears is one’s identity.  Woven or dyed, imported or locally produced, wrapped tied, or tailored – all […]

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The Beehive Collective

November 10 – December 13.  Opening Reception: November 10, 4-6pm. What is it like to work as part of an artist collective? The Beehive Collective has traveled to and worked with groups around the world, translating complex global stories into collaboratively drawn images that take on a life of their own. Their most recently printed […]

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Kent Anderson Butler

On view in Karl’s Shoebox Gallery, Kent Anderson Butler’s video, “The Raft is Not the Shore”. This is a great opportunity to get a glimpse into the artist’s work before he arrives on campus for a week as a Visiting Artist in the beginning of November. Kent Anderson Butler Kent Anderson Butler is a Los […]