Fine Arts Students Exhibit in Downtown Fairmont Gallery

Friday, February 26, 2016

In collaboration with the Fairmont State University School of Fine Arts and the Fairmont Community Development Partnership’s Business Excelerator, FSU Gallery Management students Jessica DeBerry, Allison Gay and Christy Thompson present “Everything Abstract,” located at Gallery 517 in downtown Fairmont, 517 Fairmont Ave.

Gallery 517, which is an FSU student driven gallery space, does not have set hours. Those who would like to visit should contact Andrea Salina at (304) 614-2247. Admission is free and open to the public. The exhibition opened Feb. 15 and will run through March 10 with a reception scheduled for at 6 p.m. March 4 at Gallery 517.

The exhibition call for work was open for current Fairmont State Art students and could consist of any 2D medium that revolved around an abstract theme. The show includes 15 pieces and a variety of media including watercolor, printmaking, oil painting and mixed media paintings. The space at 517 is an excellent opportunity for students to be able to showcase their work off campus. The School of Fine Arts students featured in “Everything Abstract” include Martin Guererro, Sam Saunders, Loraine Smith, Ashley Melton, Quinn DeWalick, Hannah Lenhart, Ali McIntire, Jessica DeBerry and Allison Gay.

For more information on “Everything Abstract” or Gallery 517, visit the Fairmont State University Visual Arts Facebook page.