Reception: BFSDoArt Faculty and MFA Thesis Exhibitions

Center for Art & Theatre, University Gallery and Contemporary Gallery
233 Pittman Drive, Statesboro, GA

Friday, November 30, 2012 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Artist Reception, Friday, November 30 from 5-7 p.m. in the Center for Art & Theatre's Contemporary and University Galleries, Georgia Southern University.

2012-2013 Faculty Exhibition:

The Betty Foy Sanders Department of Art (BFSDoArt) is proud present the 2012-2013 Faculty Exhibition. The exhibition is on display from November 12 - December 14, 2012 in the Contemporary Gallery at the Center for Art & Theatre, Georgia Southern University. The department will host an artist’s reception on Friday, November 30th from 5-7 pm at the Center for Art & Theatre. Here, visitors will also have the opportunity to meet and discuss art with faculty at the BFSDoArt.

This year the Betty Foy Sanders Department of Art welcomes 2 new faculty members, Jeff Schmuki and Amy Fix, who will be exhibiting alongside Jessica Burke, Elsie Hill, Jessica Hines, Derek Larson, Christina Lemon, Santanu Majumdar, Julie McGuire, Marc Mitchell, Hans Mortensen, Marc Moulton, Onyile B. Onyile, Ed Rushton, Leigh Thomson and Pat Walker.

These exhibitions feature the work of 16 renowned faculty in all disciplines and reflects each artist’s academic specialty as well as their individual endeavors. “Many of these artists are unique because they spend a great deal of time and energy with their students. Yet, they still manage to continue their own studio practice and produce great work,” said Gallery Director, Marc Mitchell. “Many of our faculty members are known both locally and nationally. Having an exhibition such as this allows us to highlight their artistic achievements. In addition, it is a fantastic way for both students and the local community to see all of the works in one space.”

MFA Thesis Exhibition:

The Betty Foy Sanders Department of Art (BFSDoArt) at Georgia Southern University is pleased to
present the works of the Master of Fine Arts (MFA) Thesis Exhibitions for Fall 2012. The exhibition
will be on display in the Center for Art & Theatre from November 12 – December 14, 2012 with an
artist reception Friday, November 30th from 5 – 7pm; all are invited to attend.

Dedicated to serving the public of Southeast Georgia, as well as the university community, the
Betty Foy Sanders Department of Art is geared toward an interdisciplinary interpretation of art
and culture. “The BFSDoA Master of Fine Art graduate program is extremely diverse and offers
degree specialization in 2 and 3 Dimensional Art, plus Graphic Design. Courses are specifically
tailored to develop the professional practices necessary for any contemporary artist. Our graduate
student body is dynamic, energetic and passionately focused on creating work that reflects their
broad interests. This exhibition is the culmination of three years of deep artistic research and is a
wonderful showcase of creative expression," explains Marc Moulton, MFA Director at the Betty Foy
Sanders Department of Art.

The exhibition features the following MFA Candidates:

Alicia Perez / MFA in 2-Dimensional Art

Jennifer McLaughlin / MFA in Graphic Design

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Contact Info

Marc Mitchell
(912) 478-2788

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