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Past Exhibitions

2019 Bachelor of Fine Arts Thesis Exhibitions

Location: Silver Center for the Arts, Lobby Gallery

Date: April 9, 2019 - May 6, 2019

Opening Reception: April 10, 4-6pm

The annual capstone exhibits by BFA in Studio Art and BFA in Graphic Design students features the work, passion, and educational journey by PSU senior students. Graphic Design students have been working all year, developing materials for their invented company concept and brand. Studio Art students have been creating a focused body of work in their areas of interest.

Youth Art Month

Location: Silver Center for the Arts, Lobby Gallery

Date: February 27, 2019 - March 27, 2019

Celebrating artistic achievements by area youth.

Annual PSU Student Juried Exhibit

Location: Museum of the White Mountains, Main Gallery

Date: February 26, 2019 - March 26, 2019

Opening Reception: February 26, from 4-6pm

Highlighting the strength, energy, passion, and technical skill of our PSU art students, this annual exhibition features the best efforts of students from all levels of art making. Through exploration and experimentation inside and outside the classroom, this exhibition includes a wide variety of media from drawing, painting, photography, and video to graphic design, sculpture, and mixed media.

Person of Interest

Location: Museum of the White Mountains, Main Gallery

Date: January 22, 2019 - February 15, 2019

Opening Reception: January 29, from 4-6pm

What is personhood? How is identity constructed and how does it travel across time and space and memory? What are the echoes of a life? How are we all connected? Artists from multiple genres and media will share found objects and archival materials from a common source, as well as new individual and collaborative work created around/in response to those objects and materials. This collaborative exhibit features four PSU faculty members who are practicing artists.

FRESH: Work by PSU Art Faculty

Location: Museum of the White Mountains, Main Gallery

Date: November 7, 2018 - December 12, 2018

Opening Reception: November 7, from 4-6pm

Highlighting new and recent work by Plymouth State University Art faculty members, this exhibit introduces the campus and community to the innovative explorations going on in faculty studios. The exhibit shines a light on the current and exceptional art being made by PSU Art Faculty members.

From the Seacoast: Barn Gallery Comes to Plymouth

Location: Silver Center for the Arts, Lobby Gallery

Date: October 18, 2018 - December 11, 2018

Opening Reception: October 18, from 5:30-7pm

The Ogunquit Art Association celebrates its 90th year of gathering together and exhibiting artwork by Maine and New Hampshire based artists. A vibrant mixture of paintings, printmaking, drawing, and photography, this exhibit will highlight the excellence and diversity of these professional artists.

Spotlight on the Museum Collection: Sharing the Mountains

Location: Museum of the White Mountains, Lower Level Gallery

Date: October 1, 2018 - December 12, 2018

Featuring viewbooks, stereoviews, photographs, glass plate negatives from the MWM collection, as well as stories about how MWM is archiving, digitizing, and sharing the region’s cultural history.

"E 11 22 92" Chris Kressy

Chris Kressy, Life as Art

Location: Museum of the White Mountains, Main Gallery

Date: September 25, 2018 - October 23, 2018

Opening Reception: September 25, from 5-7pm

Celebrating the local artist’s life with a selection of the meditative, and vibrant paintings by Christopher Kressy (1936-2016). A color-filled feast that will enrich and inspire. An active faculty member at PSC/PSU from 1968 to his retirement in 1998, Kressy coordinated the painting program, served as department chair and was instrumental in the creation of the BFA studio degree.

Making Work: Plymouth’s Creative Economy

Location: Silver Center for the Arts, Lobby Gallery

Date: September 14, 2018 - October 11, 2018

Opening Reception: September 14, 5-6:30pm

Who are the creative workers who enrich our community? How do the arts and creative workers impact local businesses and the region’s economy? How could a collaboration between the arts and businesses help the future of the Plymouth region? This participatory exhibition invites input and ideas that can be woven into a larger plan for the region.