|The annual Juried Student Exhibition at
Plymouth State College will run from March 5 to April 12,
in the Silver Cultural Arts Center.
All Plymouth State College students who have taken
According to Catherine Amidon, director of exhibitions
Professor of Art Susan Tucker says, “Students need
opportunities to exhibit their artwork publicly. The process of
preparing artwork for presentation goes beyond the creation of
the work. Matting, framing, constructing pedestals or appropriate
mounts for work, and the consideration of viewing space for
artwork, require skills that are part of an artist’s life
that students need to practice. Shows also provide opportunities
for students to discuss their work with an audience outside the
classroom. Learning to articulate artistic objectives,
experiences and decisions to the wider public is essential for
professional artists, and also important for students to
Many Plymouth State students look forward to the juried student
show as a venue for displaying their creative achievements.
“The Juried Student Show is a great chance not only for
students to learn a great deal of information about the process
behind showing their art work, but for students, faculty and the
community to see the extraordinary work that is being done right
here on campus,” said Morgan Fippenger, a senior art
education major from Burlington, CT., who is president of the Art
and Art History Club.
The show is sponsored by the Karl Drerup Gallery and Exhibitions
program. For additional information, call the gallery at 535-2614
between noon and five p.m. , Monday through Saturday.