Senior Art students exhibit their work in two capstone exhibitions

April 16, 2012

“Layered Illusions,” the first of two senior capstone exhibitions by graduating Art students, opens April 17 through April 27 in Rice Gallery. The opening reception is 7-9 p.m. April 17.

Students showcasing their works are Woodrow Butler of Smithsburg, Md., Hei Choi of Korea; Sean Copko of Hackettstown, N.J.; Ashley Fowler of Charlotte Hall, Md.; Nicolas Jarboe of Westminster, Md.; Stefon Kelly of Capital Heights, Md., and Micah Powell of Baltimore.

Works being displayed in “Layered Illusions” include a collection of photographs that Hei Choi has taken during her undergraduate years at McDaniel, 3D anaglyph images by Stefon Kelly, and “Faces of Hope” by Micah Powell, including photos taken near the non-profit Paul’s Place and stories of the people living in Baltimore’s Washington Village/Pigtown neighborhood.

Micah Powell photography features “Faces of Hope,” including this one titled “Shyanne,” all taken in or near Paul’s Place, a nonprofit organization in Baltimore that serves as a gathering place for people in the Washington Village/Pigtown neighborhood.

The second senior capstone exhibition, “Fridge Worthy,” runs May 1-11 with an opening reception 7-9 p.m. May 1 in Rice Gallery.

Students showcasing their works are Jordan Beans of Hanover, Pa.; Hannah Matthews of New Windsor, Md.; Jessica Oros of Eldersburg, Md.; Kara Owens of Doylestown, Pa.; Lindsay Riordon of Monkton, Md.; Lauren Scarborough of Eldersburg, Md.; Nicholas Turissi of Hamilton Square, N.J., and Lee Wallick of Parkton, Md.

“Fridge Worthy” includes works in sound, printmaking, darkroom photography, ink, and muslin by Hannah Matthews, artwork in a range of media, from ripped paper, VCR tape, and video and sound art, to more traditional techniques like screen printing and oil painting by Jessica Oros, installation, sculpture, video and photography by Lindsay Riordon, and sculptures showcasing the various qualities of water by Lauren Scarborough, among others.

Both exhibitions and receptions are free and open to the public. Rice Gallery hours are noon-4 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday; noon-8 p.m. Thursday; and noon-5 p.m. Saturday. Call 410-857-2595 for more information.