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, January 26, 2016

The Fairmont State University School of Fine Arts and the Masquers theatre group will present “The Importance of Being Earnest,” Oscar Wilde’s most popular play, in February in Wallman Hall.

First performed in 1895, the farcical comedy is also a satire on Victorian customs and behaviors. Performances are 7:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 19; Saturday, Feb. 20; Thursday, Feb. 25; Friday, Feb. 26; and Saturday, Feb. 27. The matinee performance will be at 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 21. For tickets, call the Box Office at (304) 367-4240.

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Tuesday, January 26, 2016

The Fairmont State University School of Fine Arts is hosting a benefit performance of alumnus Christian Cox’s short, one-act play “Hyena,” produced by M.T. Pockets Theatre. Cox is the Youth Services Librarian for the Fairmont branch of the Marion County Public Library and a graduate of the FSU Communication and Theatre program.

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Friday, January 22, 2016

The West Virginia Symphony Orchestra, ZMM Architects and Engineers Pops Series presents “John Williams: All the Blockbusters,” conducted by Maestro Grant Cooper, at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 8, in Colebank Hall on Fairmont State University’s campus in Fairmont.

For advance tickets, call the Box Office at (304) 367-4240. Tickets will be available for sale at the door. Reserved seats are $30; general admission are $20; and student tickets are $5. Fairmont State University and Pierpont Community and Technical College students can gain admission free of charge with a student ID.

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