Graduating seniors from Coastal Carolina University's Department of Visual Arts will display their works in two "Portfolios" exhibits April 14 to 22 and April 28 to May 7 in the Rebecca Randall Bryan Art Gallery of the Thomas W. and Robin W. Edwards College of Humanities and Fine Arts.
"Portfolios I," which runs April 14 to 22, will feature work by senior graphic design students Chad Carteret, Joe Cusamano, Abby Fleet, Amy Hardee, Stephanie Heikkila, Chris Henderson, Christi Keating, Allister Tague, Lisa Tyree and Tiffany Waldorf. Showcased works, based on each student's course of study, include graphic design, installation and jewelry making.
"Portfolios II," which runs April 28 to May 7, will feature work by senior studio arts students Lauren Bates, Mickaylia Biron, Kelly Brown, Kaitlyn Buckley, Alverda Childers, Tasha Deneen, Evan Donevant, Amanda El-Tourky, Christine Giguere, Brittany Hallick, Carolyn Hamilton, Sara King, Samantha Lucido, Jenna Lusky, Brittany Mauldin, Megan Parker, Alicia Rorer, P.J. Schenk and Alexandra Stasko. Showcased works for this exhibit include painting, ceramics, photography, puppetry, installation works and other mixed mediums.
An opening reception for "Portfolios I" will be held at the gallery from 4:30-6:30 p.m. Thursday, April 14. The opening reception for "Portfolios II" will be held from 4:30-6:30 p.m. Thursday, April 28.
Rebecca Randall Bryan Art Gallery programs are supported in part by the Office of Student Activities and Leadership, Coastal Educational Foundation and the South Carolina Arts Commission. Admission to "Portfolios" is free; tickets are not required. Regular gallery hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, as well as noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, May 7, following commencement.
For additional information, call Rachel Harris-Beck, CCU exhibitions coordinator, at 843-349-6454.