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The Paintings of Yang JiKui

October 1-November 9, 2013 Yang JiKui is a prominent Chinese painter, well known for his elegant ink brush paintings of traditional subjects such as exotic flowers, birds, fish, and garden foliage. His paintings are bold in scale and execution. His masterful technique demonstrates the power and nuances available to an artist with his understanding and […]

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Jayne Adams, Identity: Personal and Collective Paintings and Drawings

September 8–October 5, 2013 Viewers will experience the powerful and dynamic touch of the artist in her presentations of people in their natural, day-to-day moments. Her artistic inspiration is the human form, and the figure in environments, in communities and the self. Jayne Adams has been the recipient of three Currier Gallery of Art Awards […]

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2013 Faculty Exhibition

September 3-25,2013 Each year, PSU art faculty show their finest current work in the opening exhibition of the Karl Drerup Art Gallery. This exhibit is especially important to the educational mission of the art department as the work on display sets a standard for the students throughout the year. Diversity of approaches, both formal and […]

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Views of Plymouth

It is with great pleasure that the Karl Drerup Art Gallery announces a special exhibition, “Views of Plymouth”. The exhibit opens with a reception on Friday, July 19 from 4-6 pm and continues each day through Friday, July 26. During that week the KDAG will be open from Noon – 3pm every day. The exhibit […]

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The Pale Fox, Yapilou: The Art of the Dogon Smith

Dogon art is primarily a sculptural expression, largely figurative in subject matter. The themes are based on religious subjects and cultural attributes. Interestingly, such works are kept in the privacy of family homes, largely in secret. Perhaps this is due to the symbolic and ceremonial nature of the work. The Dogon learned early on to […]

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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. April 30-May 14 Opening Reception April 30, 4-6pm

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Bachelor of Fine Arts Studio Exhibition

The BFA degree in studio art is for students interested in careers as practicing artists.  During the senior thesis year, students develop a body of work through which they explore a personal range of themes, individual style, techniques, or processes.  A committee of art faculty guides each student’s artistic progress, which culminates in the selection […]

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Juried Student Exhibition

April 2–20 Juried Student Exhibition Each year, the campus looks forward to the annual student exhibition as an example of high achievement at PSU. Students from all art department program levels and disciplines share the outcomes of their progress in education, training, and refinement in art making. Works on display include many styles and conceptual […]

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Russ Aharonian, Painter

April 4–22 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, […]

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Youth Art Month, K–12

March 4–30 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 […]