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UNH Art Gallery Features Works of Graduates

2003 Senior B.A. and B.F.A. Exhibition Opens April 26

By Lori Gula
UNH News Bureau
603-862-0574

April 7, 2003


DURHAM, N.H. -- With spring comes the annual rite of passage for graduating studio art majors in the UNH Department of Art and Art History: the senior art exhibition.

Laura Weed,
"Time to Prey," 2003
Gouache on panel, 7.25 x 7.25 in.

This spring's show, which runs April 26 to May 24, features the work of 10 senior Bachelor of Fine Arts (B.F.A.) students as well as a larger number of Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) graduates.

A public preview reception will be held Friday, April 25, from 6 to 8 p.m., at The Art Gallery, Paul Creative Arts Center.

The B.F.A. students have completed an intensive program that puts them on the path to becoming professional artists. Senior B.F.A students participating in the exhibition are Brad David Archambault, a painter from Goffstown;

Cameron Chin
"Device #6," 2003
Stoneware, steel, MDF
11.5 x 27.5 x 11.5 in.

Cameron Lee Chin, a ceramist and sculptor from Park City, Utah; Adrienne Ginter, a painter from Gilford; Brian Kerr, a painter and printmaker from Manchester; Anne Markwith, a painter from Amherst; Adam Pearson, a sculptor from Barrington; Jason Probert, a furniture designer from Plattsburgh, N.Y.; Patrick Rollins, a mixed media artist from Salisbury; Cameron Schmitz, a painter and printmaker from Greenwich, Conn.; and Laura K. Weed, a painter from Keene. For more information on each of these artists, please see the accompanying Media Fact Sheet.

"Each of the graduating B.F.A. and B.A. students brings a unique personal style and different life experiences to this exhibition, making it an eclectic grouping of works by emerging artists," says Jennifer Moses, associate professor of art, who guided the B.F.A. students in their final year.

Adrienne Ginter,
"Semi-nude Beach," 2003.
Oil on canvas, 12 x 16 in.

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Adam Pearson,
"Circular Balance," 2002.
Steel, 68 x 42 x 56 in.

ArtBreak Series: Wednesdays, noon

  • April 30: Gallery Talk with exhibiting B.F.A. candidates Brad Archambault, Cameron Chin, Adrienne Ginter, Brian Kerr, and Anne Markwith.
  • May 7: Gallery Talk with exhibiting B.F.A. candidates Adam Pearson, Jason Probert, Patrick Rollins, Cameron Schmitz, and Laura Weed.

The UNH Art Gallery is located in the Paul Creative Arts Center, 30 College Road. Admission is free. Hours are Monday through Wednesday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; Thursday, 10 a.m.-8 p.m.; and Saturday and Sunday, 1-5 p.m. The Art Gallery is closed Fridays, University holidays, and during exhibition changes.

School and other groups are welcome at The Art Gallery. Tours are offered free of charge with advance reservation and can be scheduled by calling the Outreach Program at 862-3713.

News Editors: Color slides are available upon request from Amanda Tappan, education and publicity coordinator, The Art Gallery, or to download at:
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For more information call 603-862-3712 or send e-mail to art.gallery@unh.edu.

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