A series of exhibitions by students of the Vassar College Studio Art Department will be on view through Sunday, May 24, in the James W. Palmer Gallery of Vassar's Main Building
. The gallery will be open Mondays to Saturdays from 11am 6pm, and Sunday from 12 6pm. All exhibitions and receptions are free and open to the public.
The second in the series will be an exhibition of works from Judith Linns Photography I and II courses, on view from Friday, April 10 through Wednesday, April 15. Photography I focuses on an investigation of the visual language of black and white photography, while Photography II explores the development of an individual photographic language. An opening reception will be held on Friday, April 10, from 67pm.
The third exhibition, on view from Thursday April 16, through Wednesday April 21, will present the work of students from Peter Charlaps Painting I course, that teaches basic painting skills through a sequence of specific problems involving landscape, still life, and the figure. The opening reception will be on Thursday April 16, from 6:307:30pm.
Printmaking will be the focus of the fourth exhibition, on view from Wednesday April 21 through Monday April 27. Taught by Richard Bosman, the course explores a variety of printmaking techniques. The opening reception will be on Wednesday, April 21, from 56pm.
The Painting 2 exhibition, on view from Monday, April 27 through Sunday, May 3, will present work exploring a wide range of conceptual and formal approaches to painting. Taught by Laura Newman, this course investigates painting through a series of assigned open-ended projects. The opening reception will be on Monday April 27, from 56pm.
The final exhibition in the series will feature both sculpture and animation works, on view from Wednesday, May 6, through Sunday, May 24. Work from three coursesSculpture 1, 2 and the Computer Animation: Art, Science and Criticismwill be shown in a variety of media. Sculpture I, is taught by Tyler Rowland; Sculpture II is taught by Rowland and Harry Roseman; and the animation course is taught by Tom Ellman and Roseman of Media Studies and Art. The opening reception for this last exhibition in the spring 2009 series will be on Wednesday, May 6, from 56pm.