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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 […]

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Friends of the Arts Juried High School Exhibition

February 2–22 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.

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Growl: Women’s Caucus for Art, Members’ Juried Exhibition

February 5–March 15, 2013 Growl: Women’s Caucus for Art, Members’ Juried Exhibition An exploration of women’s primal and instinctive ferocity, a source of deep power and protectiveness. The Karl Drerup Art Gallery and the Women’s Caucus for Art (WCA), New Hampshire chapter, presents artwork by WCA artists addressing questions of women’s wild strength: when, how, and why do we access our feelings of […]

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Joseph Blajda: Stuffed Toy series

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 […]

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Landaff Days A reading by Don Wharton

On Wednesday, December 5, 2012, at 7:00 the Karl Drerup Art Gallery is proud to present a reading from Landaff Days, Sketches from New Hampshire’s North Country by Don Wharton. The readings are of sketches Don has written since moving to town of Landaff, New Hampshire. The forests, fields, mountains, weather, wildlife and people are […]

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Disasters of War: Etchings by Francisco José de Goya Lucientes.

Dec 3 – Dec 21 in KDAG Hans Guggenheim, an internationally renowned art historian and educator will speak at Plymouth State University’s Smith Recital Hall Dec. 3 as part of a lecture series on artists and war. Hans Guggenheim’s presentation, War in Art: Connectomes and Synchronicity, is the first of four presentations by Dr. Guggenheim. […]

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History and Techniques of Printmaking

November 6–December 14 History and Techniques of Printmaking On display for the first time at PSU are works by Durer, Hiroshige, Goya, Kollwitz, Piranesi, Christo, and Miro, among others in this wonderful teaching collection. The exhibit is a historical overview of the varieties of methods, techniques, and styles produced by artists from 1500 to the present. Technical examples […]