Exhibition Features Work by Senior Art Majors

Posted April 2, 2001

HOLLAND -- "Big Top," an exhibition of work by graduating majors in art and art history, will be featured in the gallery of the De Pree Art Center at Hope College from Friday, April 6, through Sunday, May 6.

There will be an opening reception on Friday, April 6, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Refreshments will be served.

The public is invited to the exhibition and the reception. Admission is free.

The exhibiting studio art majors are Lara Alderman of Traverse City; Michelle Bovenkerk of South Bend, Ind.; Shawna Decker of Grand Rapids; Jay Dietsche of Algonquin, Ill.; Jessica Gutierrez of Pella, Iowa; Jon Hamm of Grand Rapids; Susan Lawrence of Schaumburg, Ill.; Janel Miller of Holland; Colin Mulder of Holland; Carrie Olson of Ludington; Andrew Otis of East Jordan; Jennifer Riley of Grand Rapids; and Sarah Shibley of Canajoharie, N.Y. Work represented in the show ranges from painting and photography to ceramics and mixed media sculpture.

Also on display are the senior papers of graduating art history majors Jennifer Hoover of Sturgeon Bay, Wis.; Sopheap Sam of San Jose, Calif.; and Brian Wondergem of Johnson City, Tenn. The students will give slide presentations of their papers on Thursday, April 19, at 7 p.m. in Cook Auditorium of the De Pree Art Center.

The De Pree Art Center is located on Columbia Avenue at 12th Street. Regular gallery hours are Monday through Saturday from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. and Sunday from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Hours may be reduced during breaks and holidays. The gallery is handicapped accessible.

Additional information about the exhibition may be obtained by calling the De Pree Art Center at (616) 395- 7500.


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