April 11 – May 12, 2013
Sweet Tea and Pecan Pie:
The Annual SPRING Undergraduate Juried Exhibition
Opening Reception in the Gallery: Thursday, April 11th, 5:00-7:00 p.m.
The Hartnett Gallery is pleased to announce the exhibition “Sweet Tea and Pecan Pie: The Annual SPRING Undergraduate Juried Exhibition,” featuring work by current undergraduate students from all departments across the University of Rochester. The title refers to our dreaming of and celebrating the coming of spring.
The exhibition will open on Thursday, April 11th and a reception will take place in the gallery from 5:00 to 7:00pm that evening. This exhibit represents a survey of the diversity of artistic practices that students engage with at the University of Rochester. From photography and video to painting and sculpture, all varieties of artistic media will be included in the exhibition. Hartnett Gallery hosts this exhibition each year in effort to support artistic creation on campus.
Purchases prizes and awards for artwork will be announced during the opening reception.
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The guest juror for the exhibition is the artist Romy Hosford. Hosford is a multimedia artist and Assistant Professor of Visual Arts at Roberts Wesleyan College. She holds an MFA degree in Visual Studies from Visual Studies Workshop, Rochester, NY, in conjunction with The College at Brockport, SUNY, and a BFA and MS in Art Education from Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY, where she concentrated in ceramics and fiber arts. Her photo/video based installation work can be described as storytelling through object, material, and historical contexts; often dealing with perception, definition, and expectation. For more information, visit romyhosford.com.
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