EXHIBITION OF SOUTHERN CAYUGA SCHOOLS STUDENTS’ ART OPENS
AT WELLS COLLEGE
Works from grades 2 – 12 to be exhibited
Aurora, New York - An eclectic mix of art will be on display in Wells College’s String Room Gallery from January 4 – 27, 2011. Artwork produced by Southern Cayuga County Schools students will be shown. This annual student art exhibition is free, and the public is cordially invited to view the show. An opening reception with refreshments on Tuesday, January 4 from 6 - 8 pm offers an opportunity to meet the organizing teachers and view and discuss the work. More than 50 students are exhibiting their work this winter. Media represented include ceramic pottery and sculpture, paintings, drawings, prints, book arts, and digital images. Art teachers Peter Bakija, Tim Amory, Jaqueline Webster, and Louisa Cushman guided and instructed the students through the last year; they oversaw the students’ work in the studios and installed the show. The String Room Gallery is located in the southwest corner, on the first floor of Main Building. Hours are Monday through Friday 12 – 5 pm. For more information about the show at Wells, please contact Professor William Ganis at 315/364-3465.
Wells College is a nationally recognized private coeducational liberal arts college located in Aurora, New York, on the eastern shore of Cayuga Lake. It was established in 1868 by Henry Wells, founder of the Wells Fargo and American Express Companies. The College is known as an exceptional value, pairing top quality academic programs with affordable tuition. Wells boasts small class sizes, an extensive experiential learning program, and a wide range of off-campus study options. The academic program allows students substantial freedom to create individually unique educational experiences. Small, smart, and connected to the world around it, Wells is currently strengthening its off-campus study offerings and introducing new athletics programs.
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