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Current Exhibition


March 27 - May 3, 2009

Opening Reception: Friday, March 27, 2009 from 5-7 p.m.

Art History Presentations : Tuesday, April 21, 2009
6:00 p.m. in Cook Auditorium



Artwork by the graduating Hope College studio art majors will be featured in the exhibition "Grafted," on display in the De Pree Art Gallery from
Friday, March 27, to Sunday, May 3.

The pieces represent the culmination of four years of artistic study and development.

"The show will be like a big family potluck," studio art major and senior Emilie Puttrich said. "Everyone brings something unique to the table."

There will be an opening reception in the gallery on Friday, March 27, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. In addition, graduating art history majors will be presenting their research papers on Tuesday, April 21, at 6 p.m. in the De Pree Art Center's Cook Auditorium.

The public is invited to the exhibition and the opening reception as well as the reading. Admission is free.

The senior studio art majors are Daryl Andresen of Park Ridge, Ill., Nikolas Burkhart of Brutus, Ario Elami of Mattawan, Theresa Fernandez of Holland, Heather Garrett of Climax, Amy Gilles of Wauconda, Ill., Michelle Ipema of New York, N.Y., Karie Luidens of Altamont, Kathleen Mojzak of Grand Rapids, Emilie Puttrich of Arlington Heights, Ill., Randall Schultz of Grand Haven, Sarah Sligh of Holland, Cassandra Thomas of Holland and Audrey Wasielewski of Traverse City.

The senior art history majors are Lauren Bright of Portage, Kelsey Browne of Birmingham, Madelyn Rzadkowolski of Oxford, Amy Weber of Hoffman Estates, Ill.and Katherine Wilbur of Muskegon.



For more information, please contact the De Pree Gallery Office at (616) 395-7500. Regular Gallery hours for the Academic Year are Monday - Saturday 10:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.; and Sunday 1:00 until 5:00 p.m. The De Pree Art Center and Gallery is located at the corner of 12th Street and Columbia Avenue. Gallery hours may be reduced during breaks and holidays. The gallery is handicapped accessible.

Admission is free.