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Bachelor of Fine Arts: Graphic Design Seniors

April 22 – May 13 The BFA degrees in studio art and graphic design are 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 this threshold exhibit at the Karl Drerup […]

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Bachelor of Fine Arts Exhibition

April 22-May 15, 2014 Studio Art – Karl Drerup Art Gallery Graphic Design – Silver Center for the Arts The BFA degrees in studio art and graphic design are 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 […]

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Juried Student Exhibition

March 25-April 13, 2014 Each spring the Karl Drerup Art Gallery celebrates the creative efforts of students in the PSU art department with the Juried Student Exhibition. The exhibit includes works from all levels of studies and all media. The format is unusual in that each level is juried in relation only to other students’ […]

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In Silver Center For the Arts: MOMMA

March 4 – April 11, 2014 Reception Tuesday, March 4, 2014,  4-6pm This art exhibition explores themes of motherhood from the visceral to the emotional to the intellectual, responding to a society that sentimentalizes mothers but does not always respect them. Four New Hampshire artists—Marcia Santore, Laura Morrison, Patricia Schappler, and Annette Mitchell—reflect how artists […]

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Tom Driscoll: Recent Works

February 11 – March 8 The work in this exhibit represents PSU art faculty Tom Driscoll’s explorations of the sense of place: geographically, temporally, and psychologically. There are two parallel bodies of work in this show: the highly textured, gestural pieces explore non-verbal creative impulses leading to self-discovery, while the collage/map pieces merge more formal […]

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“Sketches are Contagious” An Exhibition of Work by Hans Guggenheim

December 3rd Through February 28th. Dr. Hans Guggenheim, an artist and educator, a former professor of Anthropology at MIT, will speak at Plymouth State University’s Karl Drerup Art Gallery on Dec. 3 as part of a lecture series on artists and war. The practice of sketching for Hans Guggenheim is as basic and natural as […]

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Charles Gibson: 20 Years of Graphic Design

November 19-December 13 Charles Gibson is the principal of a multidisciplinary design practice with expertise in environmental graphic design. This exhibition presents a selection of more than 20 collaborative communications solutions for clients in education, healthcare, business, community development, architecture, landscape architecture, and the arts. The exhibit also includes highlights from Gibson’s team’s 1993 prize-winning […]

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Take Two: Re-imagining a Print from the Past

October 16 – December 13 Contoocook print collector and curator Parker Potter has invited 26 New Hampshire-based printmakers to present a revisiting of an earlier work to reimage a theme that has held for the artist to this day. The new work may be one that engages that theme while rethinking size, color, a new […]

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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 […]