"Portfolios: Visual Arts Department Graduating Seniors," an exhibit showcasing selected works of fine art and design by 31 Coastal Carolina University graduating senior art majors, will be held April 26 through May 5 at the Rebecca Randall Bryan Gallery on campus. A public reception for the exhibit is scheduled for Thursday, April 26 from 5 to 7 p.m. The reception and exhibit are free and open to the public.
Coastal's Department of Visual Arts offers a bachelor's degree in studio art with concentrations in graphic design, painting, printmaking, photography, drawing, sculpture, ceramics and art education. The department also offers a Master of Arts in Teaching degree with a specialization in art. The university has more than 175 majors, 11 full-time faculty and eight part-time faculty.
Participating artists are: Shirley Batten of Little River, April J. Brown of Marion, Elizabeth Brown of Conway, Blair Browning of North Myrtle Beach, Braden Cannon of Florence, Tarra Dalley of Myrtle Beach, Chelsea Engle of Terryville, Conn., Allison Ettinger of Rock Hill, Brandon Floyd of North Charleston, Christian Galloway of Conway, Brandiann Gaston of Myrtle Beach, Jennifer Gautille of Toms River, N.J., Marguerite Granados of Milan, Mich., Jennifer Hardee of Conway, Debbie Hicks of Longs, Art Hill of Rock Hill, Hunter Johnson of Hilton Head, William Knoth of Surfside Beach, Kristina Loughrey of Cape Coral, Fla., Nicholas Madia of Queensberry, N.Y., Olivia D. Marlowe of Conway, Melissa Mastrangelo of Glens Falls, N.Y., Thomas Mendenhall of Myrtle Beach, Virginia Millard of Myrtle Beach, Stacey Nicholson of Hilton Head, Heather Remley of Leesport, Pa., Paul Robinson of Conway, Gregory Schultz of Bourbonnais, Ill., Meredith Thayer of Sagaponack, N.Y., Bruce Warner of Myrtle Beach and Megan Wood of Myrtle Beach.