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Rebecca Hethke
digital media, 2011

 

Standing Room Only Exhibit “Standing Room Only”, a temporary exhibit featuring an installation of chair sculptures by Parkland College 3D Design students

 

Parkland College Art and Design Student Juried Exhibition 2012

  • April 9 - April 28, 2012
  • Reception: April 12, 6-8 p.m., gallery lounge,
    live music by the Parkland College Guitar Ensemble
  • Awards ceremony at 7 p.m.
  • "Standing Room Only", April 20, 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.

 

The Parkland College Art and Design Student Juried Exhibition is an annual presentation of selected student art works. Faculty within the Art and Design program jury the works, and many awards are selected from out of approximately 400 entries. This exhibition provides an educational experience for students in preparation for professional careers in art and is considered an essential part of the academic experience. Juried exhibitions are standard procedure for group art shows at universities, museums, and other art organizations. This show is a good opportunity for the students to see their work outside the classroom and in the context of other art mediums. “It is a great time for the students” said Chris Berti, “I am always impressed with the quality of work our students produce.”

Awards are given in the form of Merit Awards, Purchase Awards, and an award for art supplies provided by the Art Coop. Many private individuals have generously given funds for awards and include The Parkland President Award, The Blair Kling Award, The David M. and Shirley A. Jones Student Art Award, The Metals Award for Jewelry/metalsmithing, The Fine and Applied Arts Chair Award, and the Parkland Art and Design Faculty Award.  Two scholarships will also be presented during the awards reception and include the Don Lake Art Scholarship and the Underwood-Alger Scholarship.

  • On Friday, April 20, the Parkland Art Gallery will feature a special exhibit, observed in support of the Boneyard Arts Festival. Come and enjoy “Standing Room Only”, a temporary exhibit featuring an installation of chair sculptures by Parkland College 3D Design students, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. This exhibit includes a live remote from Parkland’s WPCD-FM, giveaways, refreshments, and other activities. Vote on your favorite chair and enter to win prizes!

All events in the handicapped-accessible gallery are free and open to the public. Parkland is a section 504/ADA-compliant institution. For accommodation, call 217/351-2505.

To find the gallery when classes are in session, we suggest using the M6 parking lot on the north corner of the campus. Enter through any door and follow the ramps uphill to the highest point of the first floor, where the gallery is located. The gallery windows overlook the outdoor fountain area.

This program is partially supported by a grant from the Illinois Arts Council, a state agency. Parkland is a section 504/ADA-compliant institution. For accommodation, call 217/351-2505.

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