Denison Students Featured At Biennial Art Exhibit
Posted: January 30, 2006
WOOSTER -- Twenty-two art works created by Denison University students were chosen for a 57-piece exhibit at Five Colleges of Ohio Student Biennial art exhibit. The exhibit, which is hosted by the College of Wooster, will have its opening reception from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday (Feb. 10), at the College of Wooster Art Museum. It will run through Sunday (March 5). Museum hours are 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays, and 1 to 5 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. The museum is located in the Evert Art Center (1220 Beall Avenue, Wooster), and is free and open to the public.
The show is a juried exhibition featuring art by students currently attending The College of Wooster, Denison University, Kenyon College, Oberlin College, or Ohio Wesleyan University. Juror for the 2006 Student Biennial was Mary Jo Bole, professor of art at Ohio State University. This is the third Five Colleges Student Biennial organized by the College of Wooster Art Museum since 2001. This year's show garnered 186 submissions with participants from all five schools.
Denison students submitted 55 pieces; of the 22 pieces chosen, two received awards. Matt Messmer '06, of Phoenix, Ariz., earned the Juror's Award for a woodcut print created during an abroad study in Japan. Madeline Mohre '08, of Dewitt, Mich., earned the Merit Award for the printed ceramic series she created as a first-year student.
Other Denison students showcasing artwork in the exhibit include Tricia DiFranco '06 (Highland Heights), Kathryn Hotler '06 (Hilliard), Carolina Johnson '06 (St. Louis, Mo.), Allison Martino '06 (North Canton), Allison Neff '06 (Hudson), Jennifer Pecorella '06 (Glen Ellyn, Ill.), Marnie Robinson '06 (Wyoming), Keith Starr '06 (Washington, Penn.), Maureen Stemen '07 (Lancaster), Dustin Conley '08 (St. Johns, Mich.), Ashley DuMont '08 (Pickerington), Laryn Kovalik '08 (Allison Park, Penn.), Mary Mooney '08 (Medina), Stephanie Roach '08 (Camp Hill, Penn.), Mana Uchida '08 (Tokyo, Japan), Benjamin Emmett '09 (Voorhees, N.J.), and Jenny Ingersoll '09 (Hingham, Mass.).
CALENDAR LISTING: Denison University, Granville -- Opening reception for the Five Colleges of Ohio Biennial (art exhibit); 7-9 p.m. Friday (Feb. 10), College of Wooster Art Museum (1220 Beall Avenue, Wooster). Free and open to the public. Contact 330-263-2495 to confirm information.
Denison University, founded in 1831, is an independent, residential liberal arts institution located in Granville, Ohio. A highly selective college enrolling 2,100 full-time undergraduate students from all 50 states and dozens of foreign countries, Denison is a place where innovative faculty and motivated students collaborate in rigorous scholarship, civic engagement and the cultivation of independent thinking.
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