Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Seniors present art and research at the Maier Museum of Art at Randolph College

The Maier Museum of Art at Randolph College will hold an opening reception for Young Ambitions: 2014 Senior Exhibition on Tuesday., April 29 at 4 p.m.

The exhibition includes works in a variety of media including paintings, photography, video, sculpture, and installation art by seven Randolph College seniors majoring in art with a concentration in studio art: Ashesh Maharjan ’14, Kelsea Hammoura ’14, Kelsey Abell ’14, K. Becker Bickley ’14, Jerelle Morse ’14, Kelly Wood ’14, and Mariah Reed ’14.

On Thursday, May 1, at 4 p.m., Randolph College’s graduating art history students will present their senior papers. Presentation topics include:

  • “Physiognomy in the Works of Gianlorenzo Bernini and the Influence on Le Brun’s Treatise A Method to Learn to Design the Passions,” by Katherine Vance ’14;
  • "Balancing Gender Roles: The Daphne and Apollo Myth in Victorian Paintings by Henrietta Rae and John William Waterhouse," by Monica Varner ’14;
  • "Looking Through the Lens: Optical Means in the Painting of Fabritius and Manet," by Hannah Neifert ’14;
  • "Mistress of Misogyny: A Gendered Reading of Feminine and Masculine Representations in Peggy Guggenheim's Collection," by Lian Aurora Perez ’14;
  • "Nost-algia: Redirecting the Case for Repatriation of the Parthenon Sculptures," by Glenna Gray ’14;
  • “Saving Grace: The Influence of Papal Acquisitions on the Conservation of Roman Monuments and its place in Modern Conservation Scholarship,” by Tierney Dickson ’14;
  • and "Harmony with Strangers: Daily Tous les Jours 21 Balançoires (21 Swings)," by Melissa Halka ’14.

These events are free and open to the public, and refreshments will be provided at both the opening reception and the presentation. For more information on exhibitions and events, visit www.maiermuseum.org or contact them at (434) 947-8136 / museum@randolphcollege.edu.