The Fairmont State University School of Fine Arts Department of Art will be holding the 2013 Juried Student Exhibition in JD Brooks Gallery from April 15 through April 26. The show will be holding an opening on April 16 at 12:30 PM.
 
The show will be exhibiting Fairmont State Student work that has been selected by Juror Dylan Collins. Dylan Collins was born in Chicago, Illinois, in 1974, and grew up in east central Illinois. He attended Eastern Illinois University and received both a B.A. in Two-Dimensional Studio Art in 1996 and an M.A. in Sculpture in 1997. He moved to Ohio in 2000 to attend Kent State University, earning an M.F.A. in Sculpture in 2003.
 
Since earning his MFA, he has held academic positions as Adjunct Instructor in Drawing and Sculpture programs at Kent State University, Visiting Assistant Professor of Drawing at Oberlin College, and Instructor of Studio Foundations at Southeast Missouri State University in Cape Girardeau, MO. Dylan is currently Visiting Assistant Professor and Sculpture Program Coordinator in the School of Art & Design at West Virginia University in Morgantown, West Virginia.
 
Recent exhibitions of his work include Diagrammatic Disarray at Northwest Florida State College Mattie Kelly Arts Center, Apparatus at the University of Texas at San Antonio Satellite Space, Phenomena(l) at SPACES gallery in Cleveland, the 21st International Juried Show at the Visual Arts Center of New Jersey in Summit, New Jersey, Once Familiar at MOCA Cleveland, and The NEO Show at the Cleveland Museum of Art.
 
The opening will present the winners of several awards the show has to offer. Best in 2D/3D Foundations, Best in Sculpture, Best in Painting, Best in Printmaking, Best in Show and President's Choice. Admission is free and open to the public.

FSUNow Stories

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Members of the Fairmont State University Collegiate Singers, Chamber Choir and Community Chorus spent four exciting days in New York City on March 27 through 31.  The group was led by Dr. Sam Spears, Fairmont State’s Director of Choral and Vocal Activities. 

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Monday, April 20, 2015

The Fairmont State University Department of Music will kick off its year-long Fairmont State Sesquicentennial Celebration at its Spring Gala at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, May 2, in Colebank Hall.  

Tickets are $10 for the general public; $5 for seniors (ages 65 and older) or faculty and staff; and free for all students. Tickets can be purchased by calling the FSU Box Office at (304) 367-4240 or at the door the night of the performance. A public reception precedes the concert at 7 p.m. in Colebank Hall.

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Monday, April 20, 2015

Immigrant heritage and coal mining history are points of pride in many Marion County families; however, one cannot talk about Marion County history without mentioning the darker side of immigration and coal.

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