Art Program Holding Opening Reception Sept. 21 for Faculty Art Exhibition
Article by: Rosa Linda Reynoso
Del Mar College’s (DMC) fall semester exhibit, the Faculty Art Exhibition, provides different, richly depicted perspectives by local artists.
Presented by the College’s Art Program, the exhibit features some 48 original artworks from 11 faculty artists. Included in the exhibition are photography, sculpture, drawings, prints, ceramics, paintings and mixed media works.
This exhibition presents museum-quality artworks from dedicated teaching faculty in the long established tradition of the artist-teacher.
The opening reception is scheduled from 6 to 8 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 21, in the Joseph A. Cain Memorial Art Gallery in the Fine Arts Center on the DMC East Campus, Ayers Street. The FREE event includes light refreshments, appetizers, cash bar and music.
For more information about the reception or exhibit, call the Art Office at 698-1216.
Anyone visiting the gallery can expect to see a variety of works, including Kerstin Dale’s photograph entitled “Alsek Lake 3, Alaska 2014,” Day Wheeler’s “Wise Monkeys Mezcal Bottles” and Amorette Garza’s “Tchotchke” (wild boy). Among other artists are Loring Baker, Robert Brink, Jerry Cobarruvias, Kitty Dudics, Randy Flowers, Ken Rosier, Mike Stephens and Ashley Thomas.
The 2018 Faculty Art Exhibit is on display through Wednesday, Dec. 5. Admission is free; the Cain Gallery is open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays and 9 a.m. to noon on Fridays.
The Art and Drama Department’s programs are nationally accredited. The Art Program is a member of the National Association of Schools of Art and Design, with the Drama Program holding membership with the National Association of Schools of Theatre.
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