free online slots

Art Exhibit highlights student work

The Chadron State Art Department is hosting its annual All Students Art Show in Memorial Hall’s Main Gallery. The Art Show has been open since April 16 and will remain open until April 30. The gallery is open for viewing from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on the week days or by an appointment.

The art show is open to any CSC student who has been enrolled in any form of art class over the last two years. The gallery is displaying over 80 pieces of artwork done by more than 40 CSC students. The works on display in the main gallery include clay sculptures, oil painting, stain glass, water color, photography, and drawings.

“Seniors are expected to present four to six pieces of work that have been done over the last two years,” said Tessa Sanford, 22, senior, of Oshkosh.

Skeleton Study, a colored pencil piece, by Victoria Lawler's, freshman of Worland, Wyo., hangs in the Main Gallery in Memorial Hall. — Photo by Kinley Q. Nichols

Skeleton Study, a colored pencil piece, by Victoria Lawler's, freshman of Worland, Wyo., hangs in the Main Gallery in Memorial Hall. — Photo by Kinley Q. Nichols

Sanford submitted four pieces of artwork, two ceramic pots, one titled “Cider pitcher” and the other untitled, along with two multimedia pieces entitled “The Kitchen” and “Buttons”.

“Doing the piece called ‘Buttons’ was my favorite piece to create for the art show, because it’s normally something I would not create,” Sanford said.

Sanford’s other piece, “The Kitchen,” portrays  a mock set up of a kitchen composed of  different medias. One media was wood cut to make the layout of the room. Pictures glued to the surface of the wood show the detail that went into the making of the piece.

Along with the pieces done by Sanford, a few other students shared their interesting artwork as well. From a metal sculpture of a dog made out of metal pieces and bolts entitled “A Dog Named Chevy” by Guy Schmidt of Daytona Beach, Fla., to a stain-glass light box entitled “Agate Sunrise” by Kathy Underwood of Alliance, each piece is unique.

Comments

Comments are closed.

Recent Lifestyles Articles

Senior art students display projects at Art Show

Dec. 3, 2014

Many years of dedication and hard work resulted in the 2014 Senior Art Show, located in the Main Gallery of Memorial Hall. The show is open to the public Nov., 17 through Dec., 5.


5k draws runners of all ages

Dec. 3, 2014

Chadron Community Recreation, HPER Associate Professor Donna Ritzen hosted the Frozen Turkey Trot Nov. 22. With an entry fee of $20 and a free t-shirt 10 people signed up to run the 5k around the campus and onto the trails.


Audio tour accessible to students, public

Dec. 3, 2014

The Chadron State College Audio Tour was created in spring of 2013, around the same time as the inauguration of President Randy Rhine.
So far, the tour has not been widely promoted because the tour has been gradually expanding as the campus expands.


Students make home sweet homes

Dec. 3, 2014

The Pit organized a mini Gingerbread House Building entertainment project Nov. 21 in the Student Center.
Students learned how to make gingerbread houses. They used bread pieces, crackers to put them together with royal icing. Afterward they sprinkled the houses with sugar confectioner’s powder, multicolored candies, pretzels, marshmallows and candy canes. More than 20 students attended this event.


Jazz Band entertains small crowd

Nov. 20, 2014

The soulful music of the CSC Jazz Band flowed through the Student Center at 7:30 p.m., Friday. Dr. Michael Stephens, director, and music associate professor, told the audience how happy he was to see how many people came to the event. Three semesters prior to that he mentioned there was only a presence of five people, and that night the Jazz Band played for 60 people.