The Marywood University Art Department and Galleries will present Senior Exhibition & Open House April 17 - 25 in the Mahady Gallery, Shields Center for Visual Arts. The exhibit opens on April 17 with a reception from 2-5p.m. and features the artwork of 61 students graduating in May and December of 2010. In addition, their artwork and portfolios will be on display throughout the various studios and exhibition areas in both the Shields Center for Visual Arts and the Insalaco Center for Studio Arts. Doug Smith Improvisational Ensemble will be providing musical accompaniment to complement the opening reception.
The undergraduate group exhibition presents work in the concentrated studies of art education, art therapy, graphic design, illustration, painting, photography, and sculpture. Students will be receiving a bachelor of fine arts (BFA) or bachelor of arts (BA) degree, depending on their area of study.
Other exhibitions in the two art buildings will also be open: The Maslow Study Galley for Contemporary Art will be featuring Generations Mix & Meet, Part II (the exhibition pairs student work with selections from The Maslow Collection). The Suraci Gallery will be featuring the figurative paintings by Ryan D. Ward (Young Artist Series/Marywood Art Alum) as well as the University's permanent collection. In addition, the work of graduating seniors in Interior Architecture/Design will be on display in the School of Architecture Gallery.
Exhibiting in Art Education: Jason DeNinno (Taylor, PA), Leah Donovan (Scranton, PA), Yana Hannah (Lake Ariel, PA), Lisa Hanselman (Manheim, PA), Kelly Kuzicki (Sussex, NJ), Danielle Mira (Keansburg, NJ), Tara O'Connor (Sparta, NJ), Candis Perlman (Tabernacle, NJ), Richard Schenk (Rogersville, TN) and Alexandra Suszko (Warren, NJ).
Exhibiting in Art Therapy: Caitlin Antanavige (New Hartford, NY), Kaitlyn Briggs (Monticello, NY), Rachael Cowley (Sterling PA), Mary Joslyn DeFelice (Chester, NJ), Kimberly Eroh (Nescopeck, PA), Jessica Fultz (Marietta, PA), Amelia Giordano (Northford, CT), Ross Hopkins (Brooklyn, NY), Megan Kamosky (Olyphant, PA), Rebecca Kribbs (Massillon, OH), Katherine Nguyen (Broomall, PA), Meghan Ottochian (Warwick, NY), and Candis Perlman (Tabernacle, NJ).
Exhibiting in Graphic Design: Courtney Baro (Sinking Spring, PA), Kathryn Bondi (Bethlehem, PA), Alicia Capazzi (Harrington Park, NJ), Amanda Dittmar (Jordan, NY), Angela Duris (Shavertown, PA), Timothy Farley (Waymart, PA), Kristy Jamison (Scranton, PA), Christina Kutch (Carbondale, PA), Denise Nikodem (Hawley, PA), Amanda Osborne (Scranton, PA), Angela Powell (Lansford, PA), Patrick Rex (Summit Hill, PA), Dominic Roppa (Dallas, PA), Derin Spector (Warwick, NY), Matthew Watts (Runnemede, NJ), and Jacquelyn Wiley (North Branford, CT).
Exhibiting in Illustration: Mark Brenzel (Waymart, PA), Sarah Davis (Scranton, PA), Bradley Hendricks (Mont Clare, PA), Brendan Howells (Scranton, PA), Jessica McGrath (Bellmawr, NJ), Tiffany Mulhern (Cortland, NY), James Rosenthal (Pleasantville, NY), Stephanie Shotwell (Scranton, PA), and Kayla Skamanich (Scranton, PA).
Exhibiting in Painting: Rachel Howard (Owego, NY), Thomas Kraky (Scott Township, PA), Marisa Levine (Dalton, PA), Beth Rinker (Brodheadsville, PA), and Krystina Thomas (Wilkes-Barre, PA).
Exhibiting in Photography: Kacie Conaboy (Dalton, PA), Megan Donnelly (Levittown, PA), Amanda Lass (Brackney, PA), Ashley Levin (Philadelphia, PA), Timothy Meyers (Archbald, PA), Maggie Platko (Pottsville, PA), and Amandarose Szezorak (Honesdale, PA).
Exhibiting in Sculpture: Jenna Brocious (Tunkhannock, PA) and Gillian Hanlon (Bath, PA).
Exhibiting in Interior Architecture: Idalia Adan, Lauren Arena, Natalie Castillo, Christopher Chilek, Abigail Crismon, Amanda Fischer, Erin Furlong, Elizabeth Green, Amanda Hunisch, Karen Kalloz, Erin Ruddy, Carly Shaver, Alexandra Spaciano, Julianne Townsend, and Emily West.
The reception, exhibition, and open house are free and open to the public. The Mahady Gallery is open Monday, Thursday and Friday 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; Tuesday and Wednesday 9a.m.-8p.m.; and Saturday and Sunday 1-4p.m. For further information or directions, contact Marywood University Art Galleries at (570)348-6211 ext.2428 or visit www.marywood.edu/galleries.
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