Art Department announces year's exhibits

Fort Hays State University's Art Department plans an eventful year with several exhibitions for the fall 2005 and spring 2006 semesters.

Unless otherwise noted, all exhibitions will be in the Moss-Thorns Gallery of Art in Rarick Hall on the FHSU campus, which is open on weekdays from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. With the exception of the Faculty Exhibition, all shows will include an opening reception from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. on the first day of the exhibits.

To kick off the series, the art faculty will hold its annual show on Oct. 6, displaying its own collection of artwork. The work will be on display from Sept. 30 to Oct. 28.

Visiting artist Robert Schweiger will follow the faculty exhibition with his printmaking display from Nov.4 to Dec.9.

Other shows include the Ben Schlitter MFA Thesis Exhibition from Jan.13-Feb.10; the BFA Graphic Design Exhibit from Feb.17 to Feb.24; the Interior Design ASID Exhibition from March 3 to March 17; the Annual Student Honors Exhibition from April 7 to April 21; and the Annual High School Art Exhibit on April 19. The high school exhibit, held at Gross Memorial Coliseum, is a one-day-only event and will not have an opening reception.

Gordon Sherman, associate professor of art, will wrap up the series on April 28 with the Gordon Sherman Sabbatical Exhibition.

Refreshments are provided at all opening receptions. Admission to the exhibitions is free of charge and casual attire is acceptable.

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