Posted: April 5, 2012

'Portfolio' exhibit showcases graduating art students'work

  "On the Phone" by Natasha Crabtree  
Coastal Carolina University's Department of Visual Arts will display the work of senior art students during two "Portfolios" exhibits in the Rebecca Randall Bryan Art Gallery. Studio Art students' work will be presented from Thursday, April 12 to Friday, April 20; Graphic Design students' work will be on display from Thursday, April 26 to Saturday, May 5. The exhibits are free to attend and open to the public.

The Studio Art exhibit features work by Isrelah Brooks, Charles Childress, Natasha Crabtree, Hayley Echhart, Olivia Hehir, Amanda Illian, Lauren Kies, Hannah Leisen, Stevi Morris, Latoya Perkinson, Laura Riedinger, Samantha Ross, Leah Smith, Mary Van Der Horst and Hannah Wehrmann. Showcased work includes painting, sculpture, printmaking and photography.

The Graphic Design exhibit features work by Timothy Bardlavens, Lisa Buff, Joshua Castro, Ryan Cirignano, Luis Faz, Ursula Hockman, Stephanie Jones, Kayla Looysen, Kevin Mabey, Daniel Martin, Shantelle Patterson, Victor Pirozzi, Andrea Silvernale and Shannon Watson. This exhibit includes painting, photography, ceramics, puppetry and other mixed mediums.

Each exhibit will have a closing reception: for the Studio Art portfolios, the reception will be Thursday, April 19 from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m.; and for the Graphic Design portfolios, the reception will be Thursday, May 3 from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

The Bryan Gallery is open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and will be open on Saturday, May 5 from 12 to 4 p.m. following commencement. For more information, contact James Arendt, gallery director, at 843-349-6409.

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