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International School of Art & Design Student Juried Exhibit 2017

Exhibit Dates: March 30 to April 18, 2017

Reception: Thursday, March 30, 7:00 p.m.

Student and Alumni Fashion Show at 7:15 p.m.

HANCOCK, MI €“ A juried exhibit of artwork by students in the Finlandia University International School of Art & Design (ISAD) is featured at the Finlandia University Gallery, Hancock, from March 30 through April 18, 2017.

A reception for the artists will take place at the gallery on Thursday, March 30, from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. A student and alumni fashion show will begin at 7:15 p.m., followed by a presentation of awards for artistic excellence. The reception is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served.

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Artwork by (clockwise):  Claire Zuraw (weaving), William Thompson (ceramic bowls) and Y Show (poncho), Denia Bent (photo)

The exhibition includes works by students working in media including drawing, painting, illustration, ceramic design, fiber arts and fashion design, sculpture, integrated design, graphic design, digital media, photography, and mixed media/installation. A panel of three jurors, including a community artist, an art & design faculty member and a graduating senior student, make the selections for inclusion in the exhibit and awards.

€œThe annual student juried exhibit provides a venue to celebrate the talents of our students,€ notes Carrie Flaspohler, Gallery Director/Curator of the Finlandia University Gallery. €œFor many students this is their first experience entering work into a juried exhibit, it is a great learning tool for their professional careers.€


Sculpture by: Thalia Villa

Much of the student artwork featured in the juried exhibit will be available for purchase.

The awards include Best of Show, awards for Freshman, 2-D and 3-D, a Faculty award, and a Purchase award.

The Finlandia University International School of Art & Design Annual Juried Student Exhibition 2017 will be on display March 30 through April 18, 2017.

The Finlandia University Gallery is in the Finnish American Heritage Center, 435 Quincy St., downtown Hancock. For more information, contact the Finlandia University Gallery at 906-487-7500.