Art Exhibits and Associated Lectures Announced for 2018-19 Season
Fine Arts

Art StudioThe Franklin College Art Department will present multiple art shows and lectures during the 2018-19 academic year, including three guest artists and four Franklin College student exhibits. Exhibits will be showcased in the Elba L. & Gene Portteus Branigin Atrium on the first floor of the Johnson Center for Fine Arts, and all associated lectures will be held in the Henderson Conference Room in the Johnson Center for Fine Arts.

All the exhibits and their associated lectures are free and open to the public.

Guest artist John Bragg will present the lecture “Photography, It’s Not a Medium, It’s a Large,” from 7 to 8 p.m., Sept. 18, 2018, followed by an opening reception.

John Bragg received his Bachelor of Arts degree in photography from the University of Dayton and currently works as a commercial, magazine and corporate photographer in Indianapolis. His passion for Europe takes him on an annual trip there to re-charge and fuel his creativity. His exhibit will be showcased from Monday, Sept. 17 to Friday, Nov. 2 and will be open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Guest artist and Franklin College alumna Kelli DeMott Park will present the lecture “Indiana Courthouses: All in the Details,” from 6 to 8 p.m., Nov. 6, 2018, followed by an opening reception.  Park’s exhibit will be showcased from Monday, Nov. 5 through Wednesday, Nov. 21 and will be open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. Park is a 1981 graduate of the college where she earned a degree in secondary education. She teaches art at Franklin Community High School. Park was named a finalist for Indiana Teacher of the Year in 2013.

The first of four Franklin College Student Art Exhibits will be held from Nov. 27 through Dec. 10, 2018. Students from all levels of studio art classes will display a selection of their work completed during the semester. Student Art Awards will be presented. An opening reception will be held at 7 p.m. on Tues., Nov. 27.  The exhibit will be open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Guest artist Sul-Jee Scully will present the lecture, “Love Me Long Time,” from 7 to 8 p.m., Feb. 19, 2019, followed by an opening reception. Sul-Jee Scully received her Bachelors of Fine Arts Degree in painting from Maryland Institute College of Art in 2005. She earned her Master’s Degree in Fine Art in Painting from Indiana University in 2016, receiving a teaching fellowship which included a six-week drawing course in Florence, Italy. Her work has been shown in the Midwest, Baltimore, New York, The Corcoran Gallery in Washington, D.C., and has been featured online on sites such as booooooom.com. Along with her studio practice, she co-founded a contemporary art blog, CommandZine. She currently lives and works in Philadelphia. Her exhibit will be showcased from Monday, Feb. 18 through Friday, March 29 and will be open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday.

The second of four Student Art Exhibits will be held April 1 – 12, 2019.

Seniors will be displaying a selection of their work completed throughout the year. An opening reception will be held at 6 p.m. on Tues., April 2.  The exhibit will be open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday.

The third of four Student Art Exhibits will be held April 15 – 26, 2019.

Seniors will be displaying a selection of their work completed throughout the year. An opening reception will be held at 6 p.m. on Tues., April 16.  The exhibit will be open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday.

The fourth and final Student Art Exhibit will be held April 30 through May 13, 2019. Students from all levels of studio art classes will display a selection of their work completed during the semester. Student art awards will be presented. An opening reception will be held at 7 p.m. on Tues., April 30.  The exhibit will be open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday.

To request disability-related accommodations for this event, please email ARC@FranklinCollege.edu.

For more information, contact the Franklin College Office of Communications at (317) 738-8185.

(Posted Aug. 29, 2018)

 

POSTED Sep 13, 2018