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‘2016 Faculty Exhibition’ Opens at Center for Art & Theatre

2016 Faculty Exhibtion Postcard

The Georgia Southern University Betty Foy Sanders Department of Art presents the “2016 Faculty Exhibition” Aug. 15 – Sept. 16 in the Contemporary and University Galleries at the Center for Art and Theatre.

An Opening Reception and Artist Talk will take place Thursday, Aug. 18. The Artist Talk begins at 5 p.m. in the Visual Art Building, room 2071, and the reception will follow 6-7:30 p.m. in the Center for Art and Theatre.

All events are free and open to the public.

The exhibition showcases a range of interdisciplinary works of art, design and research from the exemplary faculty of the Betty Foy Sanders Department of Art. It features work from Sarah Bielski, Kelly Boehmer, Jessica Burke, Robert Farber, Scott Foxx, Elsie Hill and Jessica Hines.

“The faculty here at Georgia Southern comes from a range of backgrounds from across the U.S. and around the world, and this diversity shows in their art and design work,” said Gallery Director Jason Hoelscher. “This exhibition, part of our biennial series of faculty shows, offers an excellent look at state-of-the-art approaches to creative research, from painting, drawing and digital design to multimedia forms difficult to classify.”

The College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences (CLASS) is the largest of the eight colleges that make up Georgia Southern University, and it plays a central role in every student’s core of knowledge. CLASS, also described as the University’s College of the Creative Mind, prepares students to achieve academic excellence, develop their analytical skills, enhance their creativity and embrace their responsibilities as citizens of their communities, their nations and the world. CLASS offers more than 20 undergraduate degrees and several interdisciplinary minors from its 11 departments and five academic centers. CLASS offers eight master’s degrees, two graduate certificates and one doctoral degree. For more information, visit GeorgiaSouthern.edu/CLASS.

Georgia Southern University, a public Carnegie Doctoral/Research University founded in 1906, offers more than 125 degree programs serving approximately 20,500 students. Through eight colleges, the University offers bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degree programs built on more than a century of academic achievement. Georgia Southern is recognized for its student-centered and hands-on approach to education. GeorgiaSouthern.edu.

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