Over 250 high school students from across the state attended the Fairmont State University Art, Architecture, and Design Exploration Day held on campus on Tuesday.
Joel Dugan, Chair of the School of Art, Architecture, and Design, said this year they wanted to make the event more interactive and immerse the students into the culture of Fairmont State. Undergraduate students welcomed the high schoolers and guided them around while they were on campus.
With Commencement fast approaching, 10 Fairmont State University Art students will showcase their senior exhibitions in Wallman Hall throughout April and May for their Capstone Experience, taught by Jennifer Yerdon LeJeune, Professor of Fine Arts and Studio Art.
The Fairmont State University School of Fine Arts announces a comprehensive printmaking retrospective. The 109 prints included in this exhibition showcase the work of Fairmont State students over the past seven years, and the work represents students from both Printmaking I and Printmaking II. All work was done via the media available at on-campus print facilities, including linoleum relief, intaglio (dry points and etchings done on zinc plates) and polyester plate lithography.
In collaboration with the Fairmont State University School of Fine Arts and the Fairmont Community Development Partnership’s Business Excelerator, FSU Gallery Management students present an exhibition titled “Fantastical Imagery” at Gallery 517, 517 Fairmont Ave.
FSU Gallery Management students Lila Rocovich, Loraine Smith and Sofia Graziano have curated the new show curating work that focuses on exaggerating the elements of art and design by students and alumni.
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.
The Fairmont State University Department of Visual Art presents an exhibition of historic and contemporary pottery from Seagrove, N.C., on campus in the James David Brooks Gallery in Wallman Hall in February and March.
The Visual Arts Department at Fairmont State University presents new work created by Associate Professor Jennifer Yerdon LeJeune, in her solo exhibition “aerial crossings,” located in the JD Brooks Gallery on the fourth floor of Wallman Hall.
A Fairmont State University Art student and two recent Art graduates have been selected to be part of the Tamarack Foundation show “Emerge,” featuring the artwork of 18 students and recent graduates from college and university art programs across the state of West Virginia.
Fairmont State University’s Department of Art attended the West Virginia Art Education Association conference in Morgantown in October. Faculty members Jeff Greenham and Jennifer Yerdon LeJeune staffed a mobile vendor cart and student Ty Collins presented a painting session. Yerdon LeJeune presented shaped canvas and silk screen printing sessions.
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