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.

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Tuesday, May 05, 2015

The final gallery exhibition of the 2014-2015 academic year at Fairmont State University will feature the work of Andrew Thorne.

Thorne’s solo exhibition, “Appalachia Inspired,” opens Friday, May 22, in the J.D. Brooks Gallery, located on the fourth floor of Wallman Hall. The exhibit will close Wednesday, June 10, with a reception at 6 p.m. Admission is free and open to the public. For more information, call (304) 367-4219. 

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Monday, May 04, 2015

The Fairmont State University School of Fine Arts and The FSU Academy for the Arts present “Big and Little Tales: An Evening of Story and Theatre,” featuring West Virginia storyteller Adam Booth followed by the FSU Youth Acting Company’s adaptions of Bil Lepp’s story, “The King of Little Things.” 

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Monday, May 04, 2015

About 400 students will participate in the 146th Commencement for Fairmont State University at 1 p.m. Saturday, May 16, in the Feaster Center.

Fairmont State alumna Donna Hopkins will be the Commencement speaker. Bryan Foley of Pipestem will be the student speaker representing the Class of 2015.

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