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Press Release: Artisanry Exploration Exhibit Underway at UMass Dartmouth Campus Gallery


Artisanry Exploration Exhibit Underway at UMass Dartmouth Campus Gallery

Reception for "Explorations 2014" Set for Thursday, February 20

Author:  Joseph Sullivan [Contact]
Date:  February 11, 2014
Department:   College of Visual & Performing Arts
Dartmouth, MA (February 11, 2014) -- UMass Dartmouth's College of Visual & Performing Arts (CVPA) continues its spring semester exhibition season with Explorations 2014 at the UMass Dartmouth Campus Gallery on the first floor of the CVPA building at UMass Dartmouth, on display until February 24, 2014. This group show features recent work completed in sophomore and junior undergraduate classes in the CVPA's Department of Artisanry, representing the ceramics, jewelry/metals, textile design/fiber, and wood/furniture design studios.

A reception to recognize the selected undergraduate works is scheduled for Thursday, February, 20, 2014, at 4:00 p.m., at the campus gallery.

The Artisanry department at UMass Dartmouth has earned a national reputation for excellence in craft education. Through a variety of academic and studio-based courses, students are provided with the tools necessary to gain expertise in their own field of study. Graduates of the program possess an understanding of the principles of composition and design in connection with the possibilities of the materials and techniques of Artisanry. Explorations 2014 exhibition allows students to share their personal perspectives on these possibilities with the UMass Dartmouth community.

The emphasis of the CVPA Campus Gallery is given to works that celebrate the talents and creativity of members of the CVPA community. Gallery hours are Monday through Thursday 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Friday 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. These hours are through the academic year when classes are in session. All CVPA Campus Gallery programming (including exhibitions, receptions, and lectures) is free of charge and open to the public. For more information visit umassd.edu/cvpa, contact gallery@umassd.edu, or visit the UMass Dartmouth Galleries Facebook page.

The CVPA Campus Gallery is located on UMass Dartmouth's Main Campus (285 Old Westport Road, Dartmouth, MA 02747). Those wishing to visit the gallery or attend the reception should park in lot 7.
 

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