Exhibitions to feature work by senior art majors

Friday, January 23, 2009

Four senior art majors at Northwestern College will display their work during February in the college’s Te Paske Gallery. The exhibitions are in partial fulfillment of the requirements for a bachelor’s degree in art.

The first show, Feb. 2–6, will feature artwork by CJ Wurpts, a Sheldon, Iowa, student majoring in religion and art. Entitled “Sucked In,” it is an installation exhibit of a piece dealing with the media culture. An opening reception with Wurpts is scheduled for Monday, Feb. 2, at 8 p.m.

Feb. 9–13 are the dates for “Life Is a Canvas,” Shelbi Parker’s exhibition of acrylic paintings, sculpture, printed digital work, and charcoal and pastel drawings. The art major from Glidden, Iowa, will host a reception the opening night of the exhibit: Monday, Feb. 9, at 7 p.m.

Inisha Scott’s sculptures, photographs, intaglio prints, and drawings done in charcoal and oil and chalk pastel will be on display Feb. 16–21. The Des Moines, Iowa, student plans to student teach next fall after earning a degree in art this spring with an education K-12 endorsement. A closing reception is scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 21, at 7 p.m.

Melissa Van Heuvelen Carrington’s show, “In the Making,” is scheduled for Feb. 23–27. The art and graphic design major from Urbandale, Iowa, will exhibit acrylic paintings, prints, drawings and photography.

The Te Paske Gallery is located in the Thea G. Korver Visual Arts Center, on Highway 10 at 214 8th St. S.W. in Orange City. Gallery hours are 8 a.m. to midnight Monday through Saturday and 1 p.m. to midnight Sunday.

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