Juried Student Exhibition is

February 27th, 2004 by Adam
Juried Student
Exhibition 2004 at Plymouth State

by Tim Carrigan ’04

The Plymouth State University 2004 Juried Student
Exhibition opens Wednesday,
March 3 at the Silver Cultural Arts Center, with a reception from 4
-– 6 p.m.
annual event showcases to the campus and community the
artistic achievements in a variety of media of many
talented and creative PSU students.

Students throughout the campus are invited to submit
their artwork to be adjudicated by a panel of three
jurors for inclusion in the exhibition.

This year, more than 150 works were
submitted for the judges’ appraisal. Jurors for the
2004 exhibition are Sally Duncan, adjunct professor of
art history and museum studies; Barbara Bragg, adjunct
professor of art; and Laura Levesque, a PSU junior
majoring in art history.

“We are working to be seen,” said Curtis
Phelps, a junior BFA candidate with an emphasis on
sculpture. “Having opportunities to show our work is
an important part of becoming successful as
artists.” Phelps hopes that his large wood sculpture
entitled “Hook (2004)” will be chosen by the

provides the opportunity for the public to respond to the
artist’s work,” said Bill Haust, chair of the
Plymouth State University Art Department. “This is a
critical experience for student artists.”

In addition to offering an exhibition venue, the process
also fosters the development of creativity and
imagination. “The annual Juried Student Exhibition
is a great opportunity to view the variety and range of
works produced by students who have spent time during
their undergraduate careers exploring the fine
arts,” said Catherine Amidon, director of
exhibitions at Plymouth State. “Such exploration at
the university level produces more than works to hang in
the show. Art department classes are an outstanding way
for all students to get in touch with their creative
energy and to discover their own sources for

The Juried Student Exhibition is on view at the Silver
Cultural Arts Center March 3 to April 10
. For
information, call the Karl Drerup Gallery, (603)