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.
The Fairmont State University School of Fine Arts, in partnership with the West Virginia University School of Art and Design, will host its annual Iron Pour, “Sputnik’s Landing,” on Friday, April 8.
The event, which is open to the public, will take place at noon April 8 behind Duvall-Rosier field on the FSU campus.
“Artists, researchers, educators, students and the community involved at every step. FSU welcomes you to come and watch the show and even make some custom artwork of your own,” said Jeremy Entwistle.
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.
The exhibition will be open and on display from Tuesday, Jan. 19, to Friday, Feb. 19, with an artist lecture on Wednesday, Feb. 3, at noon in the JD Brooks Gallery with a reception to follow. Admission is free and open to the public. For more information, call (304) 367-4219.
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. At the awards dinner, Kylie Ford won the WVAEA Student Achievement in Art Education Award and Jennifer Yerdon LeJeune won the WVAEA Art Educator of the Year Award.
The Visual Arts Department at Fairmont State University will host an exhibition of the work of printmaker Joseph Lupo in September.
The Fairmont State University School of Fine Arts presents the work of artist Michael Loop in his solo exhibition, “Chopped, Dropped and Rolled Back” in the J.D. Brooks Gallery on the fourth floor of Wallman Hall and the outdoor Sculpture Park on campus.
“Chopped, Dropped and Rolled Back” is on display from Aug. 17 through Sept. 18. An exhibition opening and artist lecture is planned for noon Thursday, Sept. 17, in the J.D. Brooks Gallery.