BFA Student Exhibition at Plymouth State

April 15th, 2003 by Adam

logo design by Richard Dorgan

by Tim Carrigan ’03
Plymouth State College’s annual
Bachelor of Fine Arts Senior Thesis Exhibition
will open in the Karl Drerup Art Gallery and
Silver Cultural Arts Center lobby Wednesday April
23, 2003. The show runs until May 17. Opening
receptions will be held on April 23 in
the gallery from 4-6 p.m. and in Silver from 5-7
p.m. Both venues are on Main Street in Plymouth.

BFA Senior Thesis Exhibition is the culmination
of the Bachelor of Fine Arts experience at
Plymouth State College. These graduating seniors
have worked diligently on a specific project over
the past academic year, under the close
supervision of a faculty advisor who offers
critique and advice.

The BFA exhibition allows the whole community to see the work of PSC’s
most motivated and engaged art students,”
stated Catherine Amidon, director of exhibitions for the College.
“Those who strive for the Bachelor of Fine Arts degree have
decided to devote themselves to art making, challenging
themselves at the deepest levels.”

When asked to comment on the importance
of the BFA exhibition, sculpture professor Phil Lonergan replied,
“This exhibition represents months and
months of sustained, independent, creative and technical
development for these students, and is an exciting transition for
them as they leave school and develop into working artists. As a
professor, I am always so impressed with the caliber of work in
this show, and by the skilled and innovative work that this group

The exhibition includes the thesis projects and written artist
statements. This year’s exhibition features a variety of media,
including ceramics, drawing, graphic design, painting and

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“Goldfish #2” etching with fabric collage by
Sara McGovern

Student exhibitors are: Michelle Bond
from Plaistow, N.H., ceramics; Morgan Fippinger, from
Burlington, Conn., drawing; Luke MacInnis, from
Northbridge, Mass., painting; Jordon Faye Block from
Littleton, N.H., and Sara McGovern from Landaff, N.H.,
printmaking, and Doug Desjardins, Center Harbor, N.H.,
painting. Graphic design students are Sean Casey , North
Kingston, R.I, Rick Dorgan, South Salem, N.Y., Sarah
Kasuba, Stratford, Conn., Kate Pope, Old Saybrook, Conn.,
Anna Natowich and Eric Ovesen, Plynouth, N.H. , Nate
Lord, Wilton, N.H. and Adam Gray, St. Albans, Vt

The Karl Drerup Art Gallery is located in the Draper and
Maynard building on Main Street in Plymouth. Gallery hours are
Monday through Saturday, noon to 5 p.m.. The gallery has extended
hours until 8 p.m. on Wednesdays. The Silver Cultural Arts Center
is open Mondays – Thursdays, 8 a.m. – 10 p.m., Fridays from
8 a.m. – 6 p.m. and weekends, noon – 6 p.m.

For more information, call the Karl Drerup Art Gallery, (603)