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.

FSUNow Stories

Thursday, November 19, 2015

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.

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Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Students from Fairmont State University’s “The Art of Storytelling” course have the opportunity to present storytelling programming for the community.

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Wednesday, November 11, 2015

Written and directed by Jennifer Siebel Newsom, the documentary “Miss Representation” addresses how mainstream media contribute to the under-representation of women in positions of power and influence in America.

A local screening of “Miss Representation” will take place at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 15, in Multi-media Room A of the Ruth Ann Musick Library on the Fairmont State University campus. Admission is free and open to the public. After the screening will be a faculty panel discussion led by Dr. Francene Kirk, Abelina Suarez Professor of Communication and Theatre.

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