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‘B.F.A Senior Exhibition’ opens at Center for Art & Theatre

STATESBORO, Ga. – The Georgia Southern University Betty Foy Sanders Department of Art presents the “B.F.A. Senior Exhibition” May 2 – 6 in the University and Contemporary Galleries at the Center for Art and Theatre. The reception is May 6 from 5 – 7 p.m. Light refreshments will be served, and the public is invited to attend.

“One of the big ideas in the art world lately is that we’re in what is called the post-medium conditionmeaning that previous notions about the importance of clearly-defined boundaries between art forms no longer hold. That is definitely the case with this exhibition, a potent mix comprising everything from colored pencils, ceramics and paint, to sound, digital video and installation,” said Gallery Director Jason Hoelscher. “In many ways this exhibition officially marks a shift from art student to emerging artist, and everyone involved has really stepped up to create thought-provoking and engaging works of art.”

This exhibition features work from senior Bachelor of Fine Art, 2D and 3D Studio Art majors enrolled in the BFA Portfolio course taught by Hoelscher.  Students featured are Austin Cates, Luke Criddle, James Dawson, Stuart Goodall, Justin Hinckley, Erika Jordan, Zak Kelley, Allison Mueller, Katie Randall, Jessica Raymond, Victoria Slagle, Jordan Surell, Brandon Warnock, and Courtney West.

The College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences (CLASS) is the largest of the eight colleges that make up Georgia Southern University, and it plays a central role in every student’s core of knowledge. CLASS, also described as the University’s College of the Creative Mind, prepares students to achieve academic excellence, develop their analytical skills, enhance their creativity and embrace their responsibilities as citizens of their communities, their nations and the world. CLASS offers more than 20 undergraduate degrees and several interdisciplinary minors from its 11 departments and five academic centers. CLASS offers eight master’s degrees, two graduate certificates and one doctoral degree.  For more information, visit

Georgia Southern University, a public Carnegie Doctoral/Research University founded in 1906, offers more than 125 degree programs serving more than 20,500 students. Through eight colleges, the University offers bachelors, masters and doctoral degree programs built on more than a century of academic achievement. Georgia Southern is recognized for its student-centered and hands-on approach to education.


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