ECU School of Art and Design to host annual Undergraduate Exhibition

The School of Art and Design’s annual Undergraduate Exhibition will be on display March 23-April 7 in the Wellington B. Gray Gallery in the Jenkins Fine Arts Center.

More than 145 undergraduate students will exhibit work in animation, art foundations, ceramics, cinema, drawing, graphic design, illustration, interactive media, metals, painting, photography, printmaking, sculpture, textile design and video.

Artwork designed by ECU student Vincent Li is will be on display at 2017 Undergraduate Exhibition. (contributed photo)

Artwork designed by ECU student Vincent Li is will be on display at 2017 Undergraduate Exhibition. (contributed photo)

Winners will be announced during an awards ceremony at 5 p.m. Thursday, March 23 in Speight Auditorium. A reception will be held immediately following the ceremony. This year’s judge is Harriet Hoover, coordinator of teen and college programming at the NC Museum of Art in Raleigh.

The exhibition, awards ceremony and reception are free and open to the public.

The Gray Gallery and Speight Auditorium are located in the Jenkins Fine Arts Center at 5th and Jarvis streets. Gallery hours are Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The gallery is closed during university holidays.

The center is handicapped accessible. Individuals with disabilities who require accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act should contact the Department of Disability Support Services at least two weeks prior to the event at 252-737-1016. For more information, go to www.ecu.edu/art/.

Go to www.ecu.edu/graygallery or contact Tom Braswell, interim gallery director, at 252-328-1312 for more information.

 

 

-by Crystal Baity