Seniors capstone art work featured in two exhibitions

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April 23, 2013

Works by graduating Art students at McDaniel College are highlighted in two Senior Capstone Exhibitions. Both exhibitions take place on campus in Rice Gallery, Peterson Hall.

Students working in digital media and graphic design are featured in “Vaguely Graphic Materials,” which runs Tuesday, April 23-Friday, May 3, with an opening reception on Tuesday, April 23, 7-9 p.m. Students showcasing their works are Catherine Brooks-Kenney of Springfield, Va.; Sarah Higby of Catonsville, Md.; Jessica Kinn of Taneytown, Md.; Julio Melendez of Hanover, Pa.; Graham Miles of Hartford, Conn.; William Paulshock of Kingsville, Md.; Colin Shorter of Odenton, Md.; and David Stout of Westminster, Md.

“Vaguely Graphic Materials” includes mixed media sculptures by Catherine Brooks-Kenney, work combining picture panels and text inspired by comic books and comic strips by Julio Melendez, drawings and digital media by Graham Miles and package designs by William Paulshock, among others.

“Everything but the Kitchen Sink” features work from students working in Studio Art. The exhibition runs Tuesday, May 7 – Friday, May 17, with an opening reception on 7-9 p.m. Tuesday, May 7. Students showcasing their works are Dani Allen of Laurel, Md.; Caitlin Bennett of Bothell, Wash.; Dara Dinisio of Parkville, Md.; Colin Donnelly of California, Md.; Elyse Hyle of Phoenix, Md.; Nicholas Turissi of Hamilton Square, N.J.; Keith Wilus of Philadelphia; Claire Woolley of Ephrata, Pa.; Sara Yost of Westminster, Md.; and Kira Young of Glen Rock, Pa. *Some work in the exhibition explores adult content and is intended for mature audiences only.

Works being displayed in “Everything but the Kitchen Sink” consist of mixed media and video by Dani Allen, old magazines, color palettes, wire hangers and thread exploring the fashion industry by Dara Dinisio, and small graphite drawings on paper, as well as a wood burnt drawing, inspired by messy rooms by Keith Wilus, among others.  

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