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ISAD Annual Juried Student Exhibition

2009 Juried Show DrawingHANCOCK, MI – A juried exhibit of Finlandia University student artwork is featured at the Finlandia University Gallery April 1 through April 21, 2010.

A reception for the artists will take place at the gallery Thursday, April 1, 2010, from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m., with a fashion show at 7:15 pm.   Awards for excellence will be presented at the opening.

The reception is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served.

“The annual juried exhibit showcases the growing talent of Finlandia art and design students, and provides an opportunity for community members to purchase student artwork,” notes Carrie Flaspohler, director of the Finlandia University Gallery.

The exhibition includes works by International School of Art and Design students studying drawing, painting, illustration, photography, ceramic and glass design, fiber and fashion design, sculpture, product and interior design, graphic design, digital media, and mixed media/installation.

2009 Juried Show WeavingThe three-person exhibition jury includes a Finlandia faculty member, a Finlandia graduating art and design senior, and a community member.

“Every year I look forward to listening to the wonderful discussions about ideas and aesthetics that take place during the jurying process,” says Flaspohler, “The thought, ideals, and just plain hard work that are clearly invested in these student pieces always inspire me.”

The Finlandia University Gallery is in the Finnish American Heritage Center, Hancock. The Finlandia University International School of Art & Design Annual Juried Student Exhibition will be on display April 1 through April 20, 2010. Gallery hours are Monday through Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., or by appointment. Please call 906-487-7500 for more information.