A reception for the 45th annual Juried Student Exhibition at Western Carolina University will be held from 5-7 p.m. Thursday, April 18, at the WCU Fine Art Museum.
Awards will be announced at 5 p.m. Sallie Taylor, curator at the Bascom center for visual arts in Highlands, will serve as the exhibit’s juror. The exhibit will run at the museum through May 3.
The exhibit features new and innovative creative expression in a variety of media by WCU undergraduates. Selected artists include Mason Adams, Stuart Black, Daniel Brooks, William Buddenberg, Sarah Byerly, Javier Camacho, Carla Carballo, Gabriela Evans, Jacob Evers, Kimberly Fansler, John Finnerty, Austin Gardner, Kimberly Gasaway, Allan Griffiths, Andrew Hagler, Meghan Hall, Amelia Holmes, Jason Inman, Amanda Janes, Emilio Jeffries, Jessica Kovacs, Devin Lancaster, Dakota Ling, Sarah Lowder, Lisa Maddox, Evan McCurry, Kristin Mears, Elizabeth Mosher, Annaliese Pane, Kirby Phillips, Jimmy Raines, Melena Reid, Gina Ricciardelli, Ashley Robichaux, Meredith Rorer, Nicole Salzmann, Kirsten Simkiss, Meighan Smith, Ann Suggs, Danielle Verela, Evan Voss, Celeste Wourms-Williams and Courtney Wyatt.
Awards will include best in show, painting, sculpture, ceramics, printmaking/book arts, new media, drawing and photography.
The exhibit is supported by the WCU Office of the Chancellor, Arts & Cultural Events, the College of Fine and Performing Arts and the School of Art and Design.
For more information, contact the Fine Art Museum at 828-227-3591.