Students’ art going on display

Figurative, abstract, and functional works in oil and acrylic, ceramic, print, drawing and sculpture will be on display through April 12, in the first of two exhibits showcasing the work of the 2013 Colorado Mesa University graduating senior studio art majors.

An opening reception featuring works by bachelor in fine arts candidates Kalena Castaneda, Julia Ennis, Dennis Friedly, Pavia Justinian, Sandy Tull, and Tawni Urbina, will be from 6–8 p.m. Friday, March 15, in the Art Gallery at the University Center.

“CMU Studio Art majors begin their studies with a strong foundation in design, drawing, art history, and sculpture, and then move on to advanced studio courses in the media of their choice, including ceramics, drawing, painting, printmaking, and sculpture,” according to a news release.

Art Gallery hours are noon to 4:00 p.m. Monday through Saturday, and admission is free. The Art Gallery will be closed March 23–31 during Spring Break.

Call the art department at 248-1833 for information about the show.

■ More student artwork is on display at the Student Art Show from 6–8 p.m. Friday, March 15, at Watercolor Dogs Art Studio, 145 N. Mesa St., in Fruita.

Visitors can see the student entries for the 2013 National Western Stock Show’s Youth Art Show. There will be food and drinks. Go to or call 270-2235 for information.


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